As a member of the Bloom team, Deanna's intention is to foster a warm and nurturing environment for the community and for each individual's yoga practice to flourish. Her diverse skill set in fine arts, hospitality, yoga and pilates operations management helps her support and celebrate the incredible community at Bloom.
Deanna's personal yoga journey began after a traumatic injury that required she find an alternative method of chronic pain management. That pursuit eventually led her to The School of Sacred Arts in Bali, Indonesia, where she completed her 200 RYT certification. She went on to pursue her 500 RYT advanced certification along with specialized training in Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Meditation and completed her 85 RYT certification in Prenatal Yoga. Deanna fervently believes that yoga is more than asana and to live your practice off of the mat. Cultivating care and compassion for all,and embracing the idea that "comparisons and assumptions work against the mission and philosophy of yoga, so let's remember that we are in this practice together, as a community, where our intention is growth, upliftment, and inclusion for all"
Deanna's love of travel has shown her all but one of the 50 states, Canada, Mexico, much of Europe, Asia and Central America. Her time living in Seattle and Alaska has left an indelible impression on her heart. Now returned to her hometown, she is thrilled to grow with Bloom.