Cherie Hotchkiss, eRYT, YACEP, created and founded Your Own Gentle Approach™. Being a certified Yoga Instructor prior to a dx of Multiple Sclerosis gave her tools to help manage the course of this debilitating challenge over the past 18 years. Cherie teaches Adaptive Y.O.G.A. Workshops for the National MS Society support groups, ALS Association, The Cleveland Clinic’s Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, and local community organizations, where she helps people with challenges experience the benefits of Yoga. She also teaches yoga instructors an experiential Y.O.G.A. Workshop that allows them to have an experience of practicing yoga with a different-ability to better relate to their students. Recently, Cherie authored ‘Yoga and MS’ for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society website – www.nmss.org. She is currently writing a companion guide for her workshops and producing a DVD.