Dawn is the founder/owner of Crescent Yoga Studio in Midlothian, TX. She has been practicing hatha yoga since her early teens and has enjoyed teaching an eclectic blend of yoga styles since 1998. She was introduced to yoga through sports with a 12 year background in Cheerleading, which includes regional and national cheer competitions in junior high, high school and college. She received a collegiate scholarship to cheer at Northeastern State University in Oklahoma where she earned a Bachelors of Business Administration degree and a Business Education Teaching Certification.
Most of her formal teacher training is with YogaFit based in California, but she has also completed various other yoga trainings like the Personal Revolution Workshop with Baron Baptiste, Restorative Yoga with Judith Lasater, and many other fabulous local yoga teachers, like Marinda Hollar and Adri Kyser who have inspired and enhanced her yoga journey. Dawn's other certifications include Reiki Level 3, SilverSneakers MSROM & YogaStretch 1&2, CPR and First Aid.
Dawn is a loving wife, mother of two young adults, and a cancer survivor (diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer in Sept.2019). When she is not practicing yoga, she enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, music/dancing, camping and being outdoors.