Heike Wilczek McDoniel grew up in Bremen, Germany and now lives in Hampstead, North Carolina with her husband and four children. Heike is a certified Yoga Instructor by the Yoga Alliance since June of 2007 and completed the 200 Hour Standards training at the Wilmington Yoga Center in Wilmington, NC. Prior to her teaching Heike has been taking Yoga classes since 2003 in Raleigh, NC and enjoyed the teaching method of Iyengar, a path to holistic health. In May 2009 Heike completed her certification program for Reflexology and completed her training in Thai Yoga Massage with Gabriel Azoulay. It is Heike’s personal belief that God wants you to take care of your body, eat healthy, sleep well, and exercise. If you love yourself, it is easier to love others in return.