After working for Pacific Bell/AT&T for 20 years (she started at 17) she retired. She decided to follow her passion for animals and started her own dog walking and pet sitting business. She has been in business for over 16 years. She started practicing yoga 18 years ago. She has done all types of yoga. She came to Some like it hot and fell in love with the studio. She is married to a fellow yogi that also practices at the studio.