Lisa has been practicing yoga since 1994. Her main teaching style is Ashtanga Yoga, which is the system of yoga developed by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore, India. She has studied with numerous teachers of this yoga system to deepen her Ashtanga yoga practice, and has traveled to India three times. Twice to study under the instruction of Pattabhi Jois, and once to Kovalam to study with Lino Miele, a world renowned Ashtanga yoga instructor. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and currently has a private practice in Chico.  Lisa recognizes the challenges of an Ashtanga yoga practice, and likes to teach with humor and energy to engage and support her students.