The RIY Board Members
FOUNDER | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | INSTRUCTOR CERTIFIED PEER RECOVERY COACH
"I have been a person in recovery since October 25, 2013. I Teach a recovery-based yoga, focused on evolution towards a community that heals."
In 2014, On October 2nd, Recovery Infused Yoga began at Dawn farms Spera Detox Center.
On May 15, 2015, we brought RIYCC to Home Of New Vision.
In March of 2016, we started teaching yoga to participants of the the15th District Sobriety Court.
As of September 2019, we have gifted the opportunity to offer RIYCC to 61st District Court Participants.
"It's been an honor to teach RIYCC to thousands of people, at no cost to them, and to be able to spread the healing powers of yoga and spirituality. One day, one class, one breath at a time."
TREASURER | ACCOUNTING
Julie will use her accounting background to serve as Treasure at RIYCC.
Julie is an active part of the community being involved with the Junior League and serving a treasurer term currently for the local chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction.
After working in a drug rehabilitation center when she was younger, she developed passion for removing the stigma of addiction after meeting so many beautiful people.
She also has a passion for removing the stigma of mental health, especially in youth.
She looks forward to helping this organization grow and thrive! In her spare time she loves to practice yoga and hang out with her family.
SECRETARY | HEALTH COACH & OWNER AT RETURN TO FIT
Daniel will serve as Secretary using his business experience and website and computer skills to help support and grow RIYCC.
"Walking away from alcohol was the best decision I made for my mental and physical health. It has allowed me to become a better father to my boys and pursue my purposes in life. Being able to play a role in Recovery Infused Yoga’s mission sits very close to my heart.”
"I’m a father to three sons, a fitness, nutrition, and mindset coach, and a wrestling coach. I love to serve and believe that when people reconnect with their mental strength, they can live an extraordinarily happy life."