“HARD WORK BEATS TALENT WHEN TALENT DOESN’T WORK HARD.” This adage is the crux of what has always drawn me to training and athletics.
Admittedly awkward on land in my youth, I took to the pool. Competitive swimming carried me through high school, college, and eventually to my first coaching job. In pursuit of a new athletic focus after my swimming career ended, I spent time training in a number of different disciplines (marathons, yoga, triathlons, bro lifting, group fitness, spinning, etc). But it wasn’t until I encountered the intensity, community, challenge and empowerment of CrossFit that I found something to fill the fitness and competition spaces in my life.
When I started CrossFit, I was a working as a full-time swim coach and I quickly starting to incorporate functional training into our dryland workouts. When I moved to Houston to teach high school English and coach swimming, CrossFit provided an instant community of like-minded athletes with whom I could connect. By the time I moved back to Austin, my training was important enough to me that finding a Box a top priority. I trained at RedSide for a year before joining the staff, and in that time I developed a deep love for the people and energy this space draws.
I am so grateful to be able to spend my days working with dedicated, disciplined, goal-oriented people. Working at RedSide and owning Muladhara Yoga is a truly a dream come true for me.
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Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas
Favorite Quotes: "Be humble in victory, and gracious in defeat" "Last set is the best set"