Jodi Pirtle (she/her) has been practicing yoga and meditation for many years. Her practice continues to evolve with the intention of balance in tune with shifting internal needs and external seasons and she is deeply inspired by the healing power of connection to the natural world. Jodi participated in a 200hr RYT training in 2012 with Kimberly Dahlmann at Yoga East in New Hampshire. She returned to Juneau in 2013 and continued her practice with Jodee Dixon at The Yoga Path, where she has been an affiliate teacher since 2014. Jodi began slowly working on a 500hr yoga therapeutic specialist training in 2019 with Tiffany Cruikshank and is a listed Yoga Medicine teacher. Jodi has also studied with Bhavani Maki and Pixie Lighthorse. Jodi aspires to bravely live her practice and teach from the heart; her classes link an intentional set of postures with breath and include additional breathwork, meditation, and other practices.