Pleasance founded lil omm yoga, a community yoga studio in Washington, DC in 2008 after burn out from her years as a teacher and administrator in the DC Public & Charter Schools. “Do what you LOVE and LOVE what you do” is Pleasance’s life mission and mantra. She believes yoga is TRULY for all shapes, sizes, colors, and ages. She is honored to have worked with many DC community organizations and non profits, led yoga & wellness retreats for yoga students, college students, moms groups and organizations. Pleasance is a graduate of The Institute of Integrative Nutrition & a co- founder of the National Kids Yoga Conference. Pleasance teaches weekly yoga & wellness classes, coaches and supports women seeking happiness, truth and well being in life and in their work. She co-teaches a “ Mindful Explorations” class at George Mason University & mentors female entrepreneurs. She is deeply inspired by her yoga & meditation teachers; Max Strom, Erich Schiffman, The Mohans, Erin Maile O’Keefe, Pema Chodron & Karen Maezen Miller. She is mama to Saylor & Milo, her children whom she adores.