TeriLeigh holds Bachelor's Degrees in Creative Writing and Literary Studies and a Master's Degree in Teaching from Beloit College. With emphasis on clear communication, best practices in education, practical skills application, and effective learning strategies, TeriLeigh has been teaching, speaking, and presenting since 1991. Since that time, she has taught over 20,000 hours of classes, totaling over 200,000 students in more than 20 states nationwide. She has experience in teaching the following subjects to a wide variety of audiences: English, communication, public speaking, self-awareness, mindfulness, body mechanics, spirituality, yoga, yoga instruction, symbolism, and the natural elements.
A master yoga teacher, TeriLeigh has led yoga teacher trainings in several states. She has guest instructed yoga classes and presented specialty workshops in over fifty studios across America. She maintains a podcast of her live classes for listeners all over the world. With over 10,000 logged practice hours on her yoga mat, TeriLeigh is a dedicated student to the practice. She practices by herself daily, studying the effects of body mechanics, breath, mental intention on the experience of life, having become a master in the science of mind-body-spirit alignment from both the physiological and energetic perspectives.
TeriLeigh attended her first self-awareness workshop at age ten. She attended multiple programs and trainings in intuitive development, spirituality, and personal growth throughout her teens, many through the avenue of Unity churches. She is a Reiki Master and went through an intensive shamanic elder initiation with the Dagara Tribe of Burkina Faso West Africa. She specializes in teaching the integration of the healing properties of the natural elements (earth, water, fire, nature, mineral) to the general public through corporate training, yoga instruction, and self-awareness and body mechanics workshops.