Kristin is passionate about living life to the fullest. She hopes to inspires others to live fully and passionately through her teachings of yoga, meditation, and mental health advocacy. Kristin works with individuals, private and public corporations, sports teams, and leads transformational workshops and international yoga and meditation retreats. She was named “Best Yoga Teacher” on the Main Line and is a regular contributor to the online magazines MindBodyGreen and WomenForOne. Kristin is the founder of Dan’s Down Dog and Dash, a local yoga and run community event that raises money for families dealing with cancer. Dan’s Down Dog and Dash has been named one of the top 10 things to do in Philly by Philadelphia Magazine.
Kristin began her yoga journey when she was 23 and injured her back. A physical therapist suggested she try yoga. She went to her first yoga class and never looked back. Kristin has studied with various teachers including Shiva Rea, Simon Park, Dharma Mitra, Sue Elkind, and Yoganand. She has practiced and studied meditation, including an intensive two year Meditation Teacher Training, with Scott and Nancy McBride of Clearlight Meditation Institute where she is now a faculty member. Kristin works with Minding Your Mind as a Program Facilitator for Mindfulness in schools and workplaces. Kristin has thousands of hours of meditation experience including several long silent retreats. She has an undergraduate degree in psychology, a graduate degree in Design from Drexel University, and is finishing a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling at University of Pennsylvania . Kristin worked for many years in the Design Industry and now focuses on her passion for yoga, meditation, mental health advocacy, and the transformative aspects of these practices. She enjoys yoga, skiing, surfing, swimming, triathlons, plant based eating, and being with her family. She is a lover of dogs, especially her beloved dogs Gus and Max.
Dan's Down Dog and Dash
A Yoga and 5k community event
Dan’s Down Dog and Dash is a Yoga, 5k and Fun Run event in the heart of Wayne, Pennsylvania. It is a celebration of community, movement and fun. This race honors Dan Schultz, whose fight against cancer and approach to life emphasized the importance of surrounding yourself with a wonderful community, remaining mentally fit, and maintaining physical activity. Proceeds from Dan's Dash benefit For Pete’s Sake, the Schultz Kids Education Fund, as well as other organizations and causes near and dear to our hearts. Dan’s Down Dog and Dash is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people Live Life to the Fullest! See our website and Facebook page for all of the details!