Sarabeth Arima

Where are you from originally? I am originally from Sumter, South Carolina.

How long have you lived in Chattanooga? I have lived in Chattanooga for 5 years now.

Tell us about your childhood: I had a really special childhood, thanks to having a mother who was really good at fostering creativity and healthy imaginations in her kids.

Do you have a nick name? Some of my friends call me SB for short.

When were you introduced to Yoga? My mom introduced me to yoga at a really early age, I used to go to classes with her. It was the best!

Describe your childcare experience. I have been babysitting since I was around 12 years old for lots of different families. During my summers during college, I nannied for a 5 month old girl, and her two brothers, ages 6 and 8. I have a niece and nephew who both live in Chattanooga and they are 18 months and 3 years old.

What appeals to you about taking care of children?  I love seeing children explore their imaginations through play, and I just think they are down-right fun! (most of the time:) )

What is your favorite quote? “Enter the generosity of silence to hear your hidden heart; know the serenity of stillness to be enfolded anew”