Elizabeth Hilary Snider, also known by Hilary, is an experienced registered yoga teacher, ERYT-200 with the Yoga Alliance and a Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher. She earned her M.F.A. in Dance, Creative Practice from Saint Mary’s College of California and a B.A. in Art from Lewis & Clark College. She has completed specialized training in Pilates for the Performing Arts. She also has specialized training in both Pilates and Yoga for Scoliosis. In addition, she is a certified Prenatal and Postpartum Yoga teacher. She believes Yoga and Pilates are pathways to transformation and catalysts for healing and health. She has taught Yoga and Pilates at Saint Mary's College of California, The Working Body in Oakland, Leela Yoga Alameda, Equinox Berkeley, ProBalance Physical Therapy Sports Medicine & Pilates in Alameda, Total Woman Gym & Spa, The Pleasant Hill Irvin Deutscher Family YMCA, Moving Arts Dance Center Concord, and Seventh Heaven Berkeley. With a background in somatics and dance she approaches teaching with a keen awareness to enlivening all body systems. She has found that posture and core strength improve with a dedicated practice to Yoga and Pilates, and adopting these practices as a lifestyle supports spiritual contentment and joyful living.