Brooke has lived in the Valley since 1972. She has been practicing yoga and meditation since 1987, and now owns Bikram Yoga Phoenix. She has studied in ashrams across the U.S. and in Nepal. Brooke also plays the gong and practices Reiki. She is diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, and uses yoga and meditation to manage the disease.
"I believe that the most basic tools—breath, movement, and awareness—will be what ultimately helps people figure out how to help themselves."
Brooke's favorite foods are fried chicken, complex salads, pickled anything, and coffee. As a street social worker for 18 years, she appreciates the absurd and nonsensical. She is dedicated to lightening the load of everyday people as they trot through their daily experience.
Brooke Sterling instructs the following:
A 30-minute beginning meditation class held in a candlelit room with essential oils and peaceful background music.
Focus is on breath awareness, body awareness, and releasing stressful mental patterns.