Regina has been passionate about storytelling for pretty much her entire life. As a little girl, she loved to entertain family and friends with her stories, and vivid imagination. Today she continues her tradition of storytelling as an award winning writer and filmmaker. Her love of life includes her devotion, and commitment to a daily yoga & meditation practice. Regina's a self described foodie, wine geek, and coffee enthusiast. Some of her favorite moments are spent with good friends laughing and sharing stories over a nice bottle of wine. She is a dedicated dog advocate, and you can find her most weekends at the Carson Animal Shelter (her local Los Angeles County shelter) helping shelter dogs find their loving homes. Regina happily lives at the beach with her husband, and their two rescue dogs. Her life motto is Anything is Possible! It was as a teenager that Julie Rader was first introduced to, and taught the power of meditation, by her own Mother! This experience became the foundation for what is now, over twenty years of Julie teaching yoga and meditation to students of her own. Julie has dedicated her life to the study, and understanding of the power of the mind, through the art of meditation.This dedication includes the study of Kriya yoga under Swami Janakandana, where a 33 day vow of non-communication (no speaking, reading, or writing), had a profound effect on Julie, expanding both her mind and her intuition. She continued her studies under many different Masters here, and also studied in India at the Bihar School of Yoga. Combining her experiences of above with a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology, a Bachelors degree in Psychology, and over 30,000 hours of yoga and meditation taught, Julie's intuitive teaching methods are well suited to weave the ancient wisdom of yoga and meditation into the everyday lives of not only the hundreds of yoga teachers she has certified worldwide, but her thousands of students which include Julie's public classes, students, corporate trainings, world-class athletes, and the U.S. National Teams for volleyball, soccer, and cycling. Allowing them all to tap into their highest potential. Julie is also a passionate sports fan. Enthusiastically rooting on her home town teams of the Cincinnati Reds, and Bengals, as well as, her soccer club favorite, Liverpool FC, but her favorite role in life, is being a mother to her two little yogis, Samson and Olina. Julie is constantly in awe of how much her children teach her about mindfulness every day.
"What You See Is What You Get is a such a kind, brilliant book lovely meditation journey that joyously works to guide us on our peaceful en-lightened way! Julie and Regina offer a wise, easy to follow, warm experience in this book. Such a gift for all who read it!"-Jill Willard, Author of Intuitive Being