Lisa is a Billings, Montana native who spent 21 years in the San Francisco Bay Area where she was immersed in various yoga trainings and practices with top instructors from the region and the nation. Whitmer holds a Bachelors of Science in Health & human performance, has over 1,000 hours of Yoga Teacher training and has been teaching yoga for over 15 years. Her personal practice and teaching style are peppered with the spicy details of Iyengar and the delicious flow of energy movement inspired by Angela Farmer where emphasis on personal alignment and conscious breath assist the process of growth and healing. Heavy influences also come from Janice Gates, a world-renowned yoga therapist, and Paulie Zink, founder of yin yoga. Combined with Lisa’s intuition and gentle nature, her students are also guided by a remarkable sense of depth and inquiry. For twenty years, Lisa has been practicing, and exploring the physical, emotional, and psychological benefits of yoga and began teaching in 2000 as a result of the deep, and lasting transformation she has experienced in her own life. In the last several years, essential oils became a staple in the process of assisting Lisa and her yoga clients with the healing process.