Romee is a certified 500 hours Ayurvedic Yoga teacher with the Kripalu School of Yoga and a certified 650 hours Ayurvedic consultant with the Kripalu School of Ayurveda from Massachusetts and registered with NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association) as an Ayurvedic Practitioner.
She brings over 25 years of experience teaching health and fitness to the community and to you.
Romee grew up in Germany and earned her degree in Exercise Science from the Technical University in Munich, (Bode Schule) in Germany. She went on to the California, Heartwood College and earned her certifications in Zen Shiatsu and Oriental massage and she completed training in Thai Yoga body work.
Romee had moved to Washington State in the early 90's where she earned her certifications as group fitness instructor and certified personal trainer with ACE (American Council on Exercise). She was passionate about practicing Yoga and completed the Yoga teacher training at the Moscow Yoga Center in Idaho in 1998. She taught dance group fitness classes and Yoga at Washington State University from 1994 until 2001.
Romee continues to immerse herself in the sciences of Yoga, Ayurveda and nutrition. Some of Romee's continuing education teachers include Dr. Vasant Lad of the Ayurvedic Institute, Yogananda Michael Carrol, Larissa Hall Carlson, Baron Baptiste, David Swenson, Beryl Bender Birch, Ana Forrest, Shiva Rae, Patricia Walden, Gabriel Halpern, Philip Urso, Megha and others.
In 2016 she completed 2 workshops in foot reflexology with Wendy Decker in Bath Maine. And she completed the Ayurvedic Head, Face, Hands and Foot massage, Abhyanga (full body Ayurvedic massage) and Thai Yoga foot massage at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Massachusetts.
In 2018 she completed training as a "LET YOUR YOGA DANCE" instructor at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health with Megha Nancy Buttenheim, M.A.
Romee also works as an assistant for Ayurvedic bodywork trainings at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health.
In 2001 Romee had moved to Boothbay Harbor, Maine where she teaches Yoga and "Let Your Yoga Dance" classes, gives Ayurvedic consultations and body work sessions and teaches Ayurvedic workshops. She founded and operated the Yoga Firm Studio from 2003 to 2017 and brought Yoga to the Boothbay community.
She brings skill, experience and a deep understanding of the body's anatomy and physiology to her students and clients. Her warm and passionate approach provides a nurturing environment to guide her students into self empowerment and vibrant health.
Romee lives Yoga and Ayurveda daily. She enjoys walking in nature and spending time by the ocean where she finds peace, solace and inspiration. She loves cooking wholesome plant based foods and spending time with friends, reading and relaxing with her cat.