Hot Vinyasa - Beginner/Intermediate


This class is taught by:

Kate Kecman

Describe yourself in three words: playful, compassionate, and empathetic

Why do you teach Yoga? I teach to learn how to be a better student and to spread love.

Something surprising about you: I am a twin.

What inspires you? Challenges and people who are successful in life doing what they are passionate about.

What's the scariest thing on your bucket list? Skydiving

Training/Certifications: 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program, March 2017 | Thrive Yoga 

Level 1 Thai Yoga Massage Training | Spiritual Essence Yoga & Wellness Center, January 2017

Reiki Practitioner: Reiki First Degree, September 2016; Reiki Second Degree, September 2016 | The Grace of Reiki and the Usui System of Natural Healing

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program, June 2015 | Thrive Yoga/Simon Says Yoga

Health Coach Training Program, October 2014 | Institute for Integrative Nutrition

B.S. Community Health, December 2009 | University of Maryland, College Park, MD School of Public Health

Katie teaches vinyasa flow and will work to find a balance between effort and ease both mentally and physically. Katie’s class will integrate deep breathing, self- awareness, and fitness and will provide students with an overall wellness experience. Katie will build student’s strength, balance, and flexibility with a range of poses, sequences, and modifications to fit the student’s needs.

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!

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.

Practice flow yoga in a heated room to increase heart rate and sweating. The heated room helps open and stretch your tightest muscles. Expect unique sequences and chill time.
 
Sweat Factor: 10
Chill Factor: 4

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Oct 17 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Kate Kecman
  • Thu Oct 19 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Sun Oct 22 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Mon Oct 23 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Tue Oct 24 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Kate Kecman
  • Thu Oct 26 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Sun Oct 29 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Dorota Preysnar
  • Mon Oct 30 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Tue Oct 31 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Kate Kecman
  • Thu Nov 02 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Sun Nov 05 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Mon Nov 06 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Tue Nov 07 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Kate Kecman
  • Thu Nov 09 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Sun Nov 12 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Mon Nov 13 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Tue Nov 14 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Kate Kecman
  • Thu Nov 16 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Sun Nov 19 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Mon Nov 20 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente