What are skills or talents you have that people don’t know about you?
I am an artist and have had a business called Artstufffor 25 years, primarily, but not limited to, doing paintings of homes for realtors who give them to their clients as a settlement gift.
What do you think are the best skills you bring to HHAC/Ballyhoo?
I believe that anyone can do yoga, to whatever degree they are capable on a particular day, to help them learn how to experience the benefits to their physical and mental wellness. I want everyone who comes to my class to feel welcome, no matter what their physical abilities or challenges are.
What are you happiest doing, when you’re not working?
Relaxing with good friends on my patio, or on the beach watching the dolphins swimming nearby.
What are some causes you care about?
My fluffy corgi, Frodo and I are a team with KPETS (Keystone Pet Enhanced TherapyServices). We visit children and adults in various places, to help them take a break from whatever stresses they may be experiencing.I also support Community Reach, which is more than a food bank, and helps those in need to learn skills to help improve their lives, as well as St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, helping families of children with serious illnesses.
What is your personal motto?
Embrace each day with gratitude, stay physically and socially active, put good fuel in your body, and be kind to others
Why have you chosen fitness as part of your career?
To help others be their best self with the challenges we might experience as we age