Originally from Northern California, Heather has been living and teaching yoga in New York City since 2003. She completed the Jivamukti Teacher Training with Sharon Gannon and David Life while finishing her bachelors at New York University. She then completed her 800-hour Advanced Certification with Jivamukti in 2008. She has continued her training, exploring a more Iyengar based approach with Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee at the Yoga Shanti 300-hour teacher training in 2010, which she later assisted as a mentor. She has trained numerous new teachers at Pure Yoga, The Shala and Yoga Vida, and has been a contributing member of their respective teacher training programs. She currently teaches at Yoga Vida in Downtown Manhattan where she is the Yoga Director, as well as Yoga Shanti in Sag Harbor and NYC, and Love Yoga in Montauk. She is Co-Founder of Yoga For Bad People, a yoga based company focused on leading retreats worldwide. Her classes integrate creative vinyasa sequences with meditation, chanting, good music and spiritual philosophy. She is known for her sweetness, passion and authenticity.