Scottsdale, Arizona based writer Stephanie Spence is the former publisher of the award winning monthly wellness lifestyle magazine in Pennsylvania, Health & Fitness. Spence Communications, Inc. published numerous magazines and produced a short documentary film. Stephanie has worked in TV, films and radio and now is currently a student at Arizona State University. This mother of two spends her time writing, traveling, teaching yoga and volunteering with an equine therapy group for challenged youth. Her philosophy and approach to yoga are unique and powerful drawing on her vast life experiences. She is a living example of living life with an open heart. Practicing yoga for thirty years has given her the great gift of balance, humbleness and creative freedom and her focus is on guiding her students in a meaningful way for the sacred exploration of authenticity, truth, wellness and love. Her blog is an expression of that love of yoga and love of life. Stephanie recently completed a month long Yoga Road Trip traveling up the west coast of the US visiting yoga centers and interviewing yoga teachers. She is currently working on a book about the trip.