Teaching

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I’ve been teaching college level courses in art, science and technology since 2011, at community colleges, independent schools, liberal art colleges, and universities, including UCLA, Cal-Arts, SOMA Mexico, Eastern Arizona College, and Universidad Autónoma de Mexico.

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Since 2014, I have been a returning instructor for the UCLA Sci|Art Nanolab, now called UCLA Sci|Art Lab + Studio. With five other instructors and guest lecturers, we use hands-on learning on nanoscience, media art, ecology, and interdisciplinary collaboration to encourage kids to imagine the impossible, and rethink the possible.

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In May 2018 I began working with the Genesis STEAM Lab, in which kids can use creativity and technology to learn and propose solutions to real world needs. In a partnership, Genesis brought me to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles, where I currently work as the STEAM coordinator for the clubs and as an instructor for kindergarten to eight grade students at Challengers, the South Central LA Club House.

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Stress related health concerns led me to begin practicing Kundalini Yoga in 2013 and I have since trained to be a yoga instructor with Tarn Taran Kaur Khalsa in the Philippines in 2017-2018. It’s a pleasure to be sharing the teachings that have brought so much health and joy to my life, and integrating them into my practice as an artist and educator. In workshops I integrate Kundalini yoga with art and science as an extension of my own personal practice, to spark a path of intuition and inspiration in others. We do collage, drawing, painting, and in more advanced workshops integrate electrical circuits into artworks. Currently I teach yoga classes and yoga-art-science workshops out of my home in Echo Park and at occasionally at some yoga studios in the region. If interested, let me know so you can come to a class sometime!

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