“To be kind one must understand patience. To be patient one must understand compassion. To be compassionate one must see themselves in other sentient beings, in the earth, and as part of the whole. When we are kind to another we feel good about ourselves and become a part of the solution instead of the problem.”
Kim, a peaceful warrior, has been practicing yoga for 20 years, teaching since 2000 and meditating since 2002. Healthy Spicy Life, her company which combines yoga with health coaching, she works privately with doctors, celebrities, senior citizens, finance and corporate yoga, pre-natal, post-natal, and stay at home moms and working moms. Kim teaches in her community mommy-baby yoga at The 14th St. Y and co-created IDP Body and Movement yoga program for the non-profit, The Interdependence Project where she has been a member since ’08. She has worked with Bent on Learning, an organization that brings yoga to children and teachers in underserved schools in NYC. Kim has a B.A. degree from SUNY Albany and more yoga and nutrition certifications than you can shake a stick at. Some fun facts, Kim has lived in all five boroughs of NYC, was first runner up in Miss NY State teen-ager pageant, writes gratis for the e-zine Elephant Journal supporting mindful lifestyles, and is currently penning a memoir “Stardust: Spiritual Words from a Rock-N-Roll Addict”. Kim has a business plan in the works to open an urban retreat center in NYC and aspires to expand nationally offering restorative yoga and meditation practices which are desperately needed in the healing process.