Shelley Wambo, Yoga Coordinator & Teacher
Shelley Wambo credits the influence of the practitioners at Good Life Wellness for her yoga journey. Several years ago, in search of structured yoga classes to help deal her deal with weight loss and anxiety, Shelley came to Good Life and says she was happy to find a friendly, knowledgeable, and laid back community of experts in the wellness field from whom she has learned and grown. Without the support of yoga teacher Amy Cummins and Good Life owner Stacie Shepherd, Shelley says she would never have taken the leap to be a RYT-200 yoga instructor and wellness practitioner.
Shelley began teaching at Good Life Wellness in February 2015 while studying yoga and completed her yoga teacher certification in the fall of 2015. In addition to teaching regular yoga classes at Good Life, she enjoys developing and implementing wellness workshops for the Good Life community, alongside her Good Life colleagues. She considers herself to be a lifelong learner and continues to develop her knowledge in the areas of health and wellness. In addition to teaching yoga at Good Life, Shelley leads a weekly yoga class for her co-workers at Randolph Eastern School Corporation.
In the winter of 2017, Shelley studied under Janell Foust to become reiki certified–Level One. Shelley has continued her knowledge of reiki, studying Holy Fire Reiki with Marilyn Watkins to complete certification through Level Two in 2018. She is excited about the opportunity to continue to learn and develop her reiki skills by working with clientele at Good Life.
A graduate of Ball State University, Shelley has taught in the secondary classroom for more than twenty years. In addition to teaching young people, she regularly leads professional development activities with teachers and administrators. She has a master’s degree in education and curriculum development and a Graduate Certificate in Composition Studies from IU East. When not at Good Life, Shelley is a full-time English teacher at Union City Junior/Senior High School and regularly volunteers at Richmond Civic Theater.