Mia Park shares her passion and advocacy for self-awareness through teaching yoga, acting, writing and active participation in different communities.Mia is a producer and celebrator of life whose lived in Chicago for over twenty years and calls this city that works her home.
Mia began professionally acting in 1997 hosting the Chicago cable TV access dance show Chic-A-Go-Go. Her acting career has brought her on stage, in film, on television and on the radio. She loves sharing stories and seeing life through different character perspectives.
Yoga became an immediate passion for Mia during her first class in 2002. Teaching since 2006, Mia is grateful for this transformative and healing practice.
Music is Mia's fist love and she's played drums and sang in many Chicago bands. She produces and performs in an annual rock music fund raiser called "Covers for Cover" benefitting women's organizations.
Communicating effectively is important to Mia. She writes for Yoga Chicago Magazine and is currently in a playwriting class. Mia also consults in digital communications, assisting clients to share their message in an authentic, engaging way. Mia was the only Asian American journalist from Illinois to attend the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Dedicated to serving the community, Mia is a Domestic Violence Advocate and has volunteered at the domestic violence center KAN-WIN for almost 20 years. She also volunteers teaching yoga at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center and at the Department of Correction where she teaches prenatal yoga.
Mia lives in grateful amazement of the endless possibilities in life. She is committed to experiencing the world with agency while sharing her love of learning with hope and optimism.
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