Downers Grove, IL US
Julie Pate fell in love with yoga over 30 years ago. She is a Mental Health Counselor working with children, adolescents, and adults. She holds a BS in Physical Education and an MS in Mental Health Counseling and is Certified in adult yoga, YogaKids, Pilates, and personal training. Julie has been teaching fitness, yoga, and Pilates for over 25 years. She is an ERYT 500 and a Certified Yoga Therapist, with over 1700 hours of study in many styles of yoga. When not teaching yoga, Pilates, or fitness classes, Julie also loves to write about her passions and is a regular contributor to the YogaKids blog and webinars. YogaKids creator Marsha Wenig inspired Julie to teach yoga to children in 2006. She lives in the western suburbs of Chicago with her husband and two sons.