Lisa Bragaw has been practicing yoga since 1996, and instructing since 2008. After going back to school to earn her Doctorate of Pharmacy, the next logical career move, of course, was to open a yoga and cycling studio! In all seriousness, Lisa has found a balance between her pharmacy career and her passion for yoga and fitness, and is very excited to incorporate both roles in a wellness center. In her role as consultant pharmacist and providing medication management counseling services to patients, Lisa often recommends exercise and breathing techniques to complement medication regimens in an effort to improve her patients’ health and well-being. In fact, Lisa came to practice yoga regularly to improve her own health after suffering repetitive strain injuries in her neck and back related to work. She found yoga to be a great way to release stress, reduce pain and create balance in her body and her life.
Lisa is also a certified TRX and group cycling instructor. She loves group cycling, as well as road biking, running and swimming and has completed 6 sprint triathlons. She believes that her yoga practice complements other modes of exercise and makes her a better athlete.
Lisa is a 200-hr RYT registered with Yoga Alliance and is in the process of completing her 300 hour yoga teacher’s certification; working towards her 500-hr RYT. She teaches a vinyasa flow style yoga class that focuses on breath with movement. She loves introducing yoga to people who have never practiced, and watching them fall in love with it. Her classes are taught with many options or modifications so yogis of any ability, level of experience, or flexibility (or lack thereof) can find what they need in the class.