A Minnesotan upbringing, with its distinct seasons, instilled an enduring love of change that continues to largely influence Nancy's personality, lifestyle and creative outlook. It has remained the binding agent that shapes her aggregate sense of Self.
Snug in a dome of Cascade Mountains with the rich, red earth below, Nancy feels her inner nature writer renewed and looks forward to an artistically productive year in the high desert.
Nancy's time in Budapest was one of intense love, loss and personal growth. The ramifications of her year long battles were painful but created the heat necessary for change, and an essential shift in perspective. The tangible result of these cumulative experiences is her debut collection of poetry, Your War Won.
Nancy hopes that her words resonate with those working through emotional trauma and self-exploration. She looks forward to rejoining the Portland community that has been so supportive and pivotal to her artistic endeavors.
By offering private yoga lessons, Nancy has the opportunity to share knowledge gained while studying yoga asana and philosophy at SOLA School in Portland, Oregon. Her lessons integrate affirmations, pranayama (breathing), and meditation to center the mind while strengthening the body through thoughtfully sequenced postures.