Where are you from originally? Born and raised in north Georgia

How long have you lived in Chattanooga? I have always claimed Chattanooga as my hometown.Tell us about your childhood: I have one sister 15 months younger than me. I read a lot, traveled a bit, and a learned a little about myself.

Do you have a nickname? My mom and quite a few other people call me “Tedda”. Its the only thing my mom calls me and at one point about half the people in my life called me that.

When were you introduced to Yoga? I think it was around my senior year in high school.

How do yoga and the community play a role in your life? Yoga is a source of sanity for me. The community is a family for me.

What pose do you love the most and why? I love child’s pose. It’s everything yoga is to me. It’s calming, grounding, and draws my thoughts back to the present.

What is your favorite quote: Be badass