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Cici -short for Cecily- is a native of North Carolina and has been a student of Yoga since late 2013, but a student and lover of movement her entire existence. She grew up as an athlete, with a lot of time spent upside-down and in the air,  but it wasn't until her early twenties that she finally gave yoga a fair try. It was a hot sweaty Vinyasa class that first hooked her, at Yoga to the People in Williamsburg on N 11th. Lying in a pool of her own salt water, in the middle of a room full of sweaty yet peaceful New Yorkers on a rainy day, she realized she had finally found a bee-line to Peace. To contentment. To the home in her own body. She didn't know much then...just that she'd be back the next day.

Teaching didn't cross her mind until years later, when life showed its promise of impermanence in a way that flipped her world upside-down and ignited a desire for to make changes on her own accord. Her practice became her life-line, her ritual, and a subject of utmost intrigue in her daily life;  so in 2016, in full 'Eat Pray Love' fashion, she quit her job and moved to Bali to fully submerge....



T E S T I M O N I A L S 

"Cici is a bright light! What she teaches is fueled by her sweet spirit. I was so inspired by her energy when taking her classes and just chatting with her. Plus, I love watching her tutorial videos. Five stars!!!"
 - Allison Williamson 
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Photos by JME Photography. Amelia Jane Photography. Thomas James Kelly