Janet McGillivray took her first yoga class in 1984 and became a certified teacher in 1993 through the White Lotus Foundation. She is also a Reiki two practitioner since 2000. Her approaches to yoga include many styles that reflect her explorations in holistic health and wellness. She has led retreats and workshops throughout Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Arizona. She is an artist, writer, and has worked as a teacher in multiple Montessori settings. She sees her role as a guide, allowing each student to find balance through self-awareness.