Angela Minard

Angela grew up in and around the Kansas City area, born in Missouri, and settling with her husband and four sons in the Olathe area. She studied voice performance at the Conservatory of Music at UMKC, and after starting a family, worked for almost 15 years as an Autism Instructional Therapist for the Olathe School District.  She discovered yoga later in her life while in recovery from an eating disorder, and became passionate about sharing the healing powers of yoga and mindfulness.  Angela is passionate about giving back to the mental health community and is currently working in behavioral health hospitals in the Kansas City area. Angela is an E-CYT 500 hr. Yoga Instructor, and also has extensive specialty training in Trauma Sensitive Yoga, studying with David Emerson, Yin Yoga, studying with both Bernie Clark and Carole Westerman, Restorative Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, and Yoga for Eating Disorders. Her main intention in teaching is to weave a sense of calm and self compassion into each practice while maintaining a lighthearted sense of humor.