About Christa Fairbrother
Welcome to my story
Thanks for taking a moment to join me. In my first career, I was a farrier. That’s a very physically demanding job and I’d heard from somewhere that yoga was good for your back. I thought it would help counteract the constant hunchback position of my job so I signed up with an Iyengar instructor.
Five years later, I’d developed a personal practice that carried me through another ten years of major life changes including two pregnancies and a diagnosis of Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus).
After twenty years of yoga and settling both my kids in school it finally seemed like the right time to do a yoga teacher training program. In the middle of the program, my diagnosis was officially changed to Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. The only explanation I have for my relatively pain free status is my consistent yoga practice. I entered the program not knowing if I wanted to be a yoga teacher but the diagnosis solidified my desire to bring yoga to others who were struggling with health challenges.
I currently specialize in making yoga accessible to others with chronic health challenges, whether in the pool or on land. If you’re in the Tampa Bay area, join me in a class. If you’ve found me online, sign up for my email list so you can join me digitally.
Christa Fairbrother, RYT-500, ATRIC
Certified Yoga for Arthritis Instructor
Aqua Kriya Yoga Certified Instructor
Program Director Yoga for Arthritis
MA, Museum of Education, University of Leicester
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