Mindith is the founder of Breaking Muscle. Although she has an MA in clinical psychology, her passion has always been health and wellness. An avid dancer in high school and college, yoga was a natural path to follow. Soon after becoming an E-RYT 500 Certified Yoga Therapist and Teacher. Mindith has studied under illuminating yoga teachers including, Joseph and Lillian LePage, Baron Baptiste, Bryan Kest, Shiva Rea, Rod Stryker, and recently with Master Paulie Zink.
Becoming a certified CrossFit coach and pursuit of Olympic Weightlifting was the next rung in the ladder. A shoulder injury sidelined her for nearly a year, during which time she explored many different rehabilitative modalities to avoid invasive shoulder surgery. The pursuit of Russian Kettlebells and body weight training these past two years helped gain back her full mobility and strength.
Pre/Post-Natal Yoga and Lactation Education are also areas of expertise for Mindith who is a Certified Lactation Educator Counselor and prenatal yoga teacher.
Mindith started Breaking Muscle to share and explore her knowledge and passion with friends and family, and it has continued to grow and gain avid followers around the world in multiple disciplines. She has remained passionate about the science of the mind, body, spirit connection and it’s application to health and well being.
Mindith, her husband, and their four children live in Southern California where she is actively engaged in pursuing new passions in yoga and optimum performance. She is currently pursuing additional 500 hour teacher training and studies in the Taoist art of Yin Yoga with Master Paulie Zink.