With the sole intention of exercising for the first time in her life, Anne was introduced to yoga in the fall of 2010 and as surprised at its transformative effects. There she was, outside of those physical and emotional comfort zones where she had been safely residing for some time. Anne further discovered in yoga a writing opportunity; her blog is a written manifestation of the impact of her practice. A native Washingtonian with a passion for writing, an interest in painting, and a background in public relations, she is presently an executive assistant at a health industry consulting company. Her two children live in New York City, where they practice yoga as well. Anne is a regular columnist on elephantjournal.com. Visit Anne's posts at YogaSpeak.blogspot.com and Facebook.com/YogaSpeak.