Kelly Moore launched The Balanced Being in 1997 and has been working therapeutically with individuals since 1990. Integrating her experience as an instructor and practitioner of soft tissue therapies, anatomy and Iyengar yoga, Kelly brings tangible techniques and results to her clients.
From 1990 to 1996, Kelly worked in the social services with at-risk teens and families in Bellingham, Washington. During this time Kelly completed her BA in Sociology from Western Washington University, along with attending numerous trainings and seminars related to healthy communication and relationships.
After a move to Denver in 1996, Kelly soon began studies of the body at The Center of Advanced Therapeutics. After establishing a bodywork practice in 1997 and completing several advanced programs in neuromuscular reeducation and fascial release, Kelly began teaching therapeutic massage modalities in 2000 (including Neuromuscular Techniques, Anatomy in Clay, Deep Tissue Techniques, Swedish Massage, and assisting in Advance Neuromuscular Technique seminars). Kelly's manual therapy practice extends itself to many people and conditions, however, her work is especially refined in the areas of injury and pain, athletes, and prenatal.
Interested in the path of wellbeing, Kelly began studying Iyengar Yoga at Yoga Northwest in 1995. Enjoying the practice of yoga and the profound effects on all of the aspects of body, mind, and conscouisness, Kelly began teaching yoga in 2005. In 2008, after several years of Iyengar Yoga teacher training, Kelly acquired the first level of certification in the Iyengar system, "Intro 1". In 2010 Kelly aquired the "Intro 2" certification becoming a fully Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor. The certification process in the Iyengar method is rigorous and in depth requiring sophisticated knowledge of the asanas (poses), acute teaching skills, and understanding of anatomy. Kelly regularly studies with senior Iyengar yoga teachers including Manouso Manos, Patricia Walden, Raminand Patel, Gloria Goldberg, Dean Learner, Gabriella Guibillaro, Swati and Rajiv Chanchani, Nancy Stechert, Craig Kurtz, and Leslie Bradley. She has travelled to India in 2009 to study with the Iyengar family at (RIYMI) Ramami Iyengar Yoga Memorial Institute, as well as in 2006 to study with Senior Iyengar teachers Swati and Rajiv Chanchani.
Through the years Kelly has enjoyed hiking in the Rocky Mountains, completing several sprint and olympic distance triathlons, meditation, sculpture and drawing, travelling abroad including (India, Nepal, Thailand, Costa Rica, France, Italy and Mexico), and learning in new creative ways.