Shoshana Hebshi-Holt

Shoshana Hebshi-Holt

Shoshana Hebshi-Holt is a freelance writer and editor with nearly 15 years of professional experience in newspapers, magazines and nonprofit communications. She has written on various topics, including the environment, politics and lifestyle and has had essays published in the anthologies Bare Your Soul: The Thinking Girl's Guide to Enlightenment and Chick Ink: 40 Stories about Tattoos-And the Women Who Wear Them. Her work has also appeared in various publications, including Interfaith Family.


Shoshana hold an M.S. in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State University.

Professional Yoga Instructor

Shoshana has been practicing yoga since 1999 and teaching since 2010. She began teaching coworkers during lunchtime and now teaches in various locations around northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Her students include teachers, retirees and athletes. Shoshana believes everyone, no matter what level of physical fitness, can benefit from including yoga in their lives. She brings a perspective of openness to her classes and to her writings about yoga. She also provides insights to poses and yoga philosophy.

Shoshana's work has also been featured on

Exercise Expertise

As an athlete, Shoshana has seen the importance of leading an active lifestyle. From improved health to a positive outlook and mental clarity, she believes that exercise does not have to be punishing and should be fun.

Shoshana played varsity volleyball and softball in high school and has since taken up triathlon. She enjoys building her endurance through running, cycling and swimming, and also incorporates a healthy regimen of yoga to strengthen and stretch muscles.

Shoshana provides tips in her writing on fun ways to incorporate activities into your everyday life, whether it's spotting a trail to run or breaking down some strengthening moves to do at home.

Former San Francisco Resident

Shoshana fell in love with San Francisco during a family trip the summer before her freshman year of high school. She followed her heart after college and began living in the city and working as a journalist.

During her years living in San Francisco she felt truly at "home." While temporarily on "hiatus" from life in San Francisco, she returns frequently. One of Shoshana's favorite pastimes is to provide travelers with tips on interesting places to eat and drink, parks and neighborhoods to visit, and walks to take around this incredible city.

More About Shoshana Hebshi-Holt

You can learn more about Shoshana's work and freelance writing and editing services by connecting with her on LinkedIn and visiting You can also follow her on Twitter.

Most Recent Contributions by Shoshana Hebshi-Holt

17 Yoga Poses for Lower Back Pain Relief

Yoga for Lower Back Pain Yoga is a great way to relieve lower back pain. Many extension poses, such as bridge pose pictured here, work t ... Read More

3 Free Beginner Yoga Routines With Instructions

Whether you're new to yoga, returning after some time off or just want to fine tune basic poses, the following sequences will provide a thor ... Read More

Aquatic Exercise Routines

You don't have to attend an aqua aerobics class in order to enjoy the many benefits of exercising in the pool. Get in the water and enjoy a ... Read More

Exercises for Doorway Poles and Bars

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Great Options for Senior Apartments in San Francisco

San Francisco, with its bustling streets and lively cultural attractions, good public transportation, and easily walkable streets, is a grea ... Read More

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