photo: @lex_dumas

photo: @lex_dumas

photo: @lex_dumas

photo: @lex_dumas

 

Background (Pre Yoga)...

Kim was born in New Milford, Connecticut. She attended high school at The Gunnery  in Washington, Connecticut where she started rowing. She went on to row in college at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.  In 2007, she began working on motor yachts seasonally while she finished college. Upon graduating from Northeastern in 2009, with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, she left Boston to work on a boat. In 2010, she moved to Fort Lauderdale, FL to continue working in the Marine Industry. Kim continued working on motor yachts for a few years. It was after a falling incident which led to a concussion forced her out of the industry. This was a blessing in disguise. Kim's back began to heal.

 

 

How Yoga Began...

Everyone begins their yoga journey for different reasons, and I began it as a tool for injury recovery. As a collegiate rower, I sustained a back injury that never seemed to heal. After committing to Physical Therapy and a few cortisone shots, I was on my way to recovery but eventually hit a plateau. This led me to yoga and I immediately fell in love with the practice.

Around 2013, I became much more serious about my commitment to the practice. Not only has my back seen incredible improvement, the strength in my body and mind have grown. 

With each unique journey, comes a unique style of teaching. I am particularly affected by and interested in anatomy. Assists and anatomical alignments is the main focus of my practice and teaching. As a community, we are all able to learn from each other’s journeys, and I continue to be open and interested in learning from all students and teaching peers. 

Everyone has their own path and process.  The best thing that people should be open to in my opinion, is using others as inspiration and information rather than comparison and judgement. 

With love and light, 

@CollettiYoga


"Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have."  Eckhart Tolle