Elizabeth Gallo’s Learning Story My learning story is also about teaching. After spending some years teaching high school English, I took a break to raise my two babies. During my pregnancies, I rediscovered and rededicated myself to my yoga practice. Yoga was one of those things that didn’t come naturally to me but that I loved somehow, and pre-natal classes allowed for a gentle, welcoming reintroduction. After giving birth to two babies in two years, I found myself back on the mat. One of my teachers, Anna Winkler, provided me with just the nurturing and challenge that I needed. In fact, she encouraged me so much that I joined her teacher training program. Anna saw through my big body, questioning mind, and not-so-strong yoga practice to my heart, which loved yoga enough to want to share it with others. Through an intensive yoga teacher training program, my practice strengthened as my interest in and faith to the philosophy deepened. I was given a gift to be guided by someone who believes that yoga is for everyone ‘ that there is a variation of every pose for every body, that yogis come in all shapes and sizes ‘ and that they all