Natasha is the descendant of two Jamaican parents, born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She moved to America in her early twenties and is married with three children. She is the founder and owner of Dubwise Yoga, a certified hatha yoga instructor and member of Satya Yoga Cooperative, Colorado’s first 200 hour yoga teacher training program for Black, Indigenous, People Of Color and the nations first BIPOC member-owned yoga cooperative. She’s had a personal practice since 2000 and began teaching in 2018.
Natasha offers trauma informed yoga, is passionate about disabilities, mental health and mindfulness practices being accessible and readily available for communities of color. Prior to teaching Natasha spent several years working for persons with developmental disabilities later teaching yoga and mindfulness practices to this community. She eventually became a CNA and had the pleasure of working at Craig Hospital with those who experienced a spinal cord injury (SCI) and/or traumatic brain injury (TBI), as well as the neuro ICU at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus.
She later became a certified accessible yoga teacher an accessible yoga ambassador and supporting organization, as well as a registered yoga teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance. She completed Skill in Action – Yoga + Social Justice 300hr yoga teacher training, as well as level 1 and 2 adaptive yoga training. Natasha became a certified LoveYourBrain yoga instructor, facilitator and joined their training team supporting and sharing the benefits of yoga and meditation with the TBI community. She currently contributes to their YTTs as well as their six week Mindset programs for those who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their caregivers.
Natasha is currently a Pre-Nursing student and leads donation based yoga classes in-person and online. She collaborates with community partners sharing her mission of creating equitable and accessible yoga spaces for all bodies and abilities. She currently resides on Susquehannock, Nentego (Nanticoke) and Piscataway Territory, known as Columbia, Maryland.