Vinyasa Flow - Beginner


This class is taught by:

Susan Mondi

Describe yourself in three words: Fun, inquisitive, seeker
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, anyone who asks questions 
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 15 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 300 yoga teachers who today continue to uniquely influence yoga in America (and other countries). Thrive Yoga Trainings specialize in helping students discover and develop their unique voice as a human being and as a yoga teacher.

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!

Kevin Platt

Describe yourself in three words: Playful, Caring, Grounding

Why do you teach Yoga?  I teach yoga because it is my passion to spread love and connection. I try to open space in my classes for compassion, intuition gratitude and integration in each student and often feel gitty in doing so. Yoga has been a blessing to me and I would like to help offer that gift to the world.

Something surprising about you: I was diagnosed with a spinal infection when I was 19. The infection eroded parts of my Lumbar Vertebra in my back. I went through 4 months of healing and decided that I was going to teach yoga. I wanted to help people to mindfully move and love their bodies and furthermore, to intuitively self-heal. That was when my real "Yogic Path" began.

What inspires you? Community, The human body, vulnerability, intuition, travel, nature, the unique nature of each individual, animals ( including humans)...

What's the scariest thing on your bucket list? Highlining over canyons

Where did you get your training/certifications? Kripalu 200 Hour YTT July 2013

 

Kevin, 200RYT, offers classes that are soulful, energetic expressions of life and yoga. He allows space and intention for creative expression and development of your own yogic practice, while celebrating the connection we each bring as individuals into one community. His connection to intention and meditation is clear and allows each yogi to know themselves on a deeper level.

Popular flowing style of yoga known for practicing deep breathing and increasing self-awareness and fitness. Students who like moving with breath to build heat, strength, and flexibility favor vinyasa yoga. Expect unique sequences and a wide range of music.
 
Sweat Factor: 8
Chill Factor:    5
 

Upcoming classes:

  • Wed Mar 29 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Susan Mondi
  • Sat Apr 01 9:15 am - 10:40 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Apr 05 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Susan Mondi
  • Sat Apr 08 9:15 am - 10:40 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Apr 12 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Susan Mondi
  • Sat Apr 15 9:15 am - 10:40 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Apr 19 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Susan Mondi
  • Sat Apr 22 9:15 am - 10:40 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Apr 26 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Kevin Platt
  • Sat Apr 29 9:15 am - 10:40 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed May 03 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Susan Mondi
  • Sat May 06 9:15 am - 10:40 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed May 10 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Susan Mondi
  • Sat May 13 9:15 am - 10:40 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed May 17 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Susan Mondi
  • Sat May 20 9:15 am - 10:40 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed May 24 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Susan Mondi
  • Sat May 27 9:15 am - 10:40 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed May 31 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm with Susan Mondi
  • Sat Jun 03 9:15 am - 10:40 am with Felicia Piacente