Lynn Beaver founder of The Painted Yogi was born in Santa Clara California and raised in Branson Missouri. Lynn started working in the mental health industry in 2011 in various capacities, including patient advocacy, clinic liaison, office management and patient/provider intermediary. In 2010 she began studying psychology and the inner workings of the mind at TMCC and Capella University. In the spring of 2017 Lynn completed an 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Psychoeducation course taught at UNR.
Upon discovering the psychological and physiological benefits meditation and yoga have to offer, Lynn felt compelled to begin studying various yogic traditions and practices; leading her to find her path in life in life coaching and alternative health and wellness guidance.