Heather Witkop

What do you love about Traverse City?

I love the friendliness of the people and welcoming energy of the city. Every time I leave and come back it feels like home.

What inspires you?

Beautiful art, thoughtful designs and yoga… It’s a funny combination, yoga inspires me to create art and the creative process inspires me to keep coming back to the yoga mat.

What is your motto?

Don’t Hold Back! If you want something ask for it, and if you have something to say, say it.

What is your favorite yoga posture?

Headstand! When your world feels upside down stand on your head.

When and where are you the happiest?

Anywhere outdoors, but mostly overlooking Lake Michigan from Sleeping Bear Dunes. There’s something very comforting about looking out over the lake and knowing that we are just a small part of this world we live in, but yet we are all connected.