Professional Swimmer & Yogi
2008 Games Silver Medalist. Swim & Yoga Instructor. Motivational Speaker. Entrepreneur. She has been teaching yoga since 2014 after completing a 500-hour teacher training in Montreal, Canada. Join Emily for a personalized yoga experience with a greater level of guidance, focused on opening and stretching all parts of the body while also developing breathing efficiency, concentration and overall wellbeing. Emily began swimming at 8 years old for Bainbridge Island Swim Club. In high school, she became the first person in the state of Washington to win the 50 and 100 freestyle 4 consecutive years. As a freshman at the University of California, Berkeley she was voted team MVP and earned a bronze medal in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the World Championships in Montreal, CA. In 2007, she won a gold medal in the 4x100m freestyle relay and silver medal in the 4x100m medley relay at the World University Games. During the 2007-08 college dual season, she recorded over 10 individual first-place finishes (in dual meets). Placing first in the 100y and 200y freestyle at the Pac10 Championships, and setting a school record in the 50y freestyle (21.99, since broken) while competing at the NCAA Championships. In 2008, she claimed her relay spot on the U.S. team by placing fifth in the 100m freestyle. Her relay team went on to win the Silver medal in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the Beijing Games.