Patricia Wright Hess is a 200 hour registered Yoga Alliance teacher through West End Yoga in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She is the founder of "Yoga Joy" - tools for healthy living. She has enjoyed the practice and study of yoga, qigong and taiji for many years. She is a Licensed Yoga 4 Classrooms Trainer, Certified ChildLight Yoga Instructor and Yoga 4 Teens Instructor. In addition, she holds a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology.
As an educator, Patricia observed many changes that have taken place in the classroom over the years, primarily those dealing with the daily educational, social, emotional and physical challenges our children face. Out of this grew her passion to address these issues using the tools of yoga to help meet the needs of the whole child which will help them find success in and out of school.
Patricia enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends. In addition to her interests in health and nutrition, she also enjoys running, hiking, biking and gardening.