Vinyasa Flow - Beginner/Intermediate


This class is taught by:

Susan Mondi

Describe yourself in three words: Fun, inquisitive, alive
Why do you teach Yoga?
It keeps me present and young at heart. No other job in the world requires me to consciously breathe all day long.
What inspires you?
Children
Where did you get your training/certifications?
I have several certifications and have attended yoga workshops and trainings in all different styles since 1987. The biggest influence on my skill as a teacher has been from teaching yoga to thousands of students over the last 14 years. On the job training. My style is derived from the yoga tools that are the most effective and most pleasureable ways to live a conscious, healthy and loving life.
Studio owner;Yoga Training Director and an E-RYT500, susan has studied various yoga styles and yoga fusion formats for more than 25 years, including Baptiste Power Vinyasa, ISHTA, Kundalini, Yin, Restorative, Prenatal, Yoga Nidra and Therapeutic Yoga. Susan teaches within the framework of Kriya yoga using the tools of the 8-limbs of yoga. Her classes class are sequenced uniquely to inspire strength, flexibility and conscious awareness. Expect your yoga practice to surprise you.

Susan is the creator, director and lead trainer of the Thrive Yoga Teacher Trainings. Thrive Yoga Trainings have graduated more than 200 yoga teachers who today continue to uniquely influence yoga in America (and other countries). Thrive Yoga Trainings specialize in helping trainees discover and develop their unique voice as a human being and as a yoga teacher.

Dorota Preysnar

Describe yourself in three words: happy, passionate, spontaneous

Why do you teach Yoga? It's really fun, it inspires me, makes me happy and energized

What is something surprising about you? I'm pretty artistic and love to create things with paper

What inspires you? Being around people who are passionate about doing what they love

Training/Certifications: I got both my 200 and 500 hour certifications here at Thrive. I received my aerial yoga certification through Transcend Wellness and Yoga

 

Dorota likes to find creative ways of modifying poses to create movement and help her students find connection with their body and breath while creating awareness.  She's enthusiastic, encouraging and even though her classes can be challenging, she strives to make them fun so everybody finds something that will suit them.

Felicia Piacente

Describe yourself in three words: Balanced, passionate, optimistic.

Why do you teach Yoga? Because yoga teaches me.

What inspires you? My children, my work, and the first day of spring.

What's the scariest thing on your bucket list? Holding handstand in the middle of the room.

Where did you get your training/certifications? ISHTA at Thrive:RYT 500;RYT200,Prenatal; Thai Yoga Massage Level 1

 
Felicia, 500RYT, has been teaching at Thrive since 2009. Her positive energy and direct instruction inspire students to pay close attention to alignment while keeping a light-hearted and spirited way. Felicia's classes focus on balancing a strong physical practice with mental well-being and fun!
Everything alive, vibrates! Celebrate being alive with creatively sequenced asana to live musical vibrations!
Sweat Factor: 8
Chill Factor: 5

Upcoming classes:

  • Wed Mar 01 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Susan Mondi
  • Sun Mar 05 9:20 am - 10:50 am with Susan Mondi
  • Mon Mar 06 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Dorota Preysnar
  • Wed Mar 08 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Susan Mondi
  • Mon Mar 13 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Dorota Preysnar
  • Wed Mar 15 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Susan Mondi
  • Sun Mar 19 9:20 am - 10:50 am with Susan Mondi
  • Mon Mar 20 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Dorota Preysnar
  • Wed Mar 22 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Susan Mondi
  • Sun Mar 26 9:20 am - 10:50 am with Susan Mondi
  • Mon Mar 27 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Dorota Preysnar
  • Wed Mar 29 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Susan Mondi
  • Sun Apr 02 9:20 am - 10:50 am with Susan Mondi
  • Mon Apr 03 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Dorota Preysnar
  • Wed Apr 05 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Susan Mondi
  • Mon Apr 10 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Dorota Preysnar
  • Wed Apr 12 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Susan Mondi
  • Sun Apr 16 9:00 am - 10:15 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Mon Apr 17 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Dorota Preysnar