Fauna's passion and curiosity for what it means to be a human brings energy and joy in to every classroom she has the pleasure to teach in. Fauna has a unique approach to both yoga and anatomy. As she continuously looks to see the whole her students are able to develop context for what they are learning and how to apply it in their practices.
Fauna has been teaching yoga anatomy for 10 years and studying holistic anatomy in the dissection lab since 2012. Much of her time in the lab has been with the integral anatomist Gil Hedley. Gil taught Fauna that the greatest teachers inspire their students to fall in love with learning. This inspired her actively seeks out direct instruction from the world's leading experts in fascia, ashtanga yoga, and integral anatomy.
Her love of learning has taken Fauna around the globe. She has been traveling to study Ashtanga yoga in Mysore India with Saraswati and Sharath Jois since 2016, and is also a student of Angela Jamison in Ann Arbor MI.
Fauna also had the honor of being on the dissection team for the first fascia focused full body plastinate with the Fasicial Net Plastination Project at Body World's famed Plastinarium in Guben German. She continues to do fascial dissection work with the FNPP.
Fauna currently works at Experience Anatomy leading cadaveric dissections and developing programs. She also has 20 years as a massage therapist and massage therapy instructor.
Fauna in the yoga classroom.