Shawna Emerick

Shawna Emerick – Creating Happy, Healthy and Confident Lives

Yoga instructor and professional coach Shawna Emerick talks about how moving to New York helped her discover how to pursue the calling she’s had since childhood. Tell me how you got started. When I was in high school, people seemed to know what they wanted to do with their lives.  All I knew is that[…]

Yoga in the Park

Bread & Yoga – Creating Excuses to Have Community

Marcela Xavier opened the Bread & Yoga studio in 2009 in Inwood (Northernmost Manhattan), a neighborhood with many health-conscious individuals, but few wellness-oriented business. While opening a yoga studio in a neighborhood filled with families, actors and performers made business sense, Xavier was actually just looking for an excuse to create community. Xavier finds that[…]