Adriana Gutierrez is a teacher for Buddha Belly Kids Yoga. She is currently pursuing her Masters degree in Family Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University, and completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. Since then, has fashioned a career around working with children and families. Adriana's diverse experience has led her to appreciate a child’s early years as a crucial time in their lives, as they develop and learn at a rapid pace, setting a foundation for their future. Her commitment to helping children and families build balanced, healthy lives is found in the way she incorporates body-mind awareness, self-exploration, and creativity into her teaching. Adriana promotes a yoga practice that offers opportunities for connection, self-expression, and development of self-regulation strategies for children and adults alike. Adriana is certified to teach yoga for children through Rainbow Kids Yoga.