Erika began teaching in 2007. She teaches us to breathe, sweat, and move with inner grace; to build strength and power in our core, and to radiate it all out. She is a RYT 200 and was trained by Faith Hunter in Washington, DC. Erika is also a pilates instructor with certifications from PHI Pilates and Balanced Body University, and is a trained Barre teacher. Erika is also an Army wife and a writer. In September 2011, she was published in Yoga Journal. While she was pregnant with her daughter Audrey, Erika appeared in a Yoga Vibes online prenatal yoga video demonstrating how to modify poses during pregnancy. Following Audrey’s birth, Erika trained at Tranquil Space Yoga in Washington, DC to teach baby-and-me and toddler yoga. Erika also taught yoga to the Warrior Transition Unit in Schweinfurt, Germany, her class received rave reviews amongst soldiers and also in the Bavarian Times. A self-described “recovering attorney,” Erika had a 10-year career in litigation, holds a law degree from American University, in Washington, DC, and has a BA from Brown University, in Providence, RI.