Growing up in the North Hills area of Pittsburgh, Maggie fell in love with yoga during ballet training when she was thirteen. She continued dancing and practicing yoga while earning degrees in French Literature and Classics from Penn State, and a Masters in K-12 Education from the University of Pittsburgh. She taught high school and middle school for Fairfax County Public Schools before becoming a stay at home mom. While staying home with her three daughters, Maggie served on the Manor Recreation Board, organizing holiday parties, events and tee-ball leagues for the community. She continues to help with the elementary school PTO.
When the Yoga Flow Irwin studio opened, she began practicing regularly again and found a spiritual haven with immense physical benefits. Maggie believes the fire and breath of yoga kindle the spark of light, love and truth so our hearts shine brightly and grow in love. She passionately seeks to help others find that spark, burning off the layers that keep us from connecting to others and ourselves.
Longing to return to the field of teaching, Maggie earned her Yoga Alliance certification at Yoga Flow and began teaching yoga/ballet/movement classes. Maggie loves kids of all ages and they love her. It was always a career goal to teach younger students and adults. This is truly a dream to combine so many experiences and skills for a unique class. She instructs little ones on breathing and stretching techniques through fun movement and play, empowering them to love themselves, others and yoga!
Maggie has the necessary Child Abuse clearances & Criminal Record Background Check on file as well as certification and insurance from Yoga Alliance.