Julie Bales

Julie is a native of Kansas. She and her husband, Kevin have two grown daughters and three grandchildren. For many years, Julie worked as a Licensed Speech Pathologist in hospital settings working with stroke and brain injured patients.  While living in Houston, TX, she was Chief Operations Officer of a large group of free standing medical imaging and diagnostic facilities. She retired in 2008, and became a Certified Forrest Yoga teacher. She now lives on St. Armands year round and operates her C'est La Vie Yoga business from there. She teaches yoga classes in the Longboat Key area focusing mainly on helping golfers and tennis players up their games. She also volunteers for Catholic Charities at Bethesda House in Sarasota. Julie enjoys hosting the grandchildren each summer to help them learn about the natural beauty of the sea and marine wildlife that we are so fortunate to have nearby.