E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP. Dawn is the founder & owner of Crescent Yoga Studio in Midlothian, TX. She has been practicing hatha yoga since her early teens and has enjoyed teaching an eclectic blend of yoga styles since 1998. She was introduced to yoga through sports with a background in Cheerleading, which includes 12 years of power tumbling, dance, and also regional and national competitions in junior high, high school and college. She received a collegiate scholarship to cheer at Northeastern State University in Oklahoma where she earned a Bachelors of Business Administration degree and Business Education Certification.
Most of her formal teacher training is with YogaFit based in California, but she has also completed various other yoga trainings like the Personal Revolution Workshop with Baron Baptiste, Yoga Therapy & Restorative Yoga with Judith Lasater, and many other fabulous local yoga teachers, like Marinda Hollar, who have inspired and enhanced her yoga journey. Dawn has been a member of Yoga Alliance since 2006. She also holds other certifications which include SilverSneakers (MSROM/YogaStretch level 1 & 2), CPR/First Aid, Ayurveda, & Reiki Level 2.
She is a loving wife and mother of two beautiful kids who are now both off at college. When she is not practicing yoga, she enjoys spending time with her family, dancing to her own beat, swimming, camping, and hiking.