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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.
Why do you teach Yoga? To share with others the abundance yoga has given me. My mat is my HOME… I teach yoga because I have so much left to learn.
What inspires you? Humans! Nature! The BIG things… but especially the quiet moments.
What's the scariest thing on your bucket list? To live by myself.
Where did you get your training/certifications? 200 Hour (Thrive Yoga), Reiki I and II (Thrive Yoga), currently enrolled in 300 Hour at Thrive Yoga
Describe yourself in three words: Kind, hopeful, happy.
Why do you teach yoga? It's not about looking a certain way but yoga is about tapping into the essence of who you really are. I teach to continue to learn. The more I practice and learn the more I lean toward prioritizing "Being" practices that focus on meditation, pranayama, Yoga Nidra, restorative yoga and feeling balanced on and off the mat.
What inspires you? Beauty and being outside in Nature inspires me. The simple beauty and perfection in a flower or watching birds at my feeders.
Julie believes yoga is for everyone. It is her mission to honor and embrace each student's search for self awareness. Julie's aim is to teach with compassion, love and a sense of humor. Find your inward feeling and outward spreading of joy in each individual accomplishment through yoga and interactions out in the world.
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.
Describe yourself in three words: Optimistic, determined, direct.
Why do you teach Yoga? It’s made such a difference in my own life. I really wanted to share.
Something surprising about you: Tough marketing professional by day. Confident, compassionate yoga instructor by night.
What inspires you? People’s ability to see the best in any situation, to overcome challenges and adversity and to experience life to its fullest.
What's the scariest thing on your bucket list? Hmmm, dying to do flying trapeze but not sure I have the nerve.
Trainings/Certifications: ISHTA YOGA AT THRIVE YOGA 500HR
Jane teaches with a blend of confidence and compassion. She inspires her students to find presence and balance on and off the mat through asana, breath awareness and meditation. Jane is supportive and encouraging regardless of students' level of practice. Her hands-on adjustments help you feel proper alignment and allow you to go deeper into the poses.
Why do you teach Yoga? I teach yoga because I believe that it is the most honest path for self healing, awareness, and exploration. Each practice offers us an opportunity to observe, witness, and learn more about ourselves so that we can thrive closer to our full potential.
Something surprising about you: My self-symbol is a fire hydrant and I embarked on a journey with it through art and empirical research that began seven years ago.
What inspires you? Most recently, I have been inspired by the pattern of life/death/life, regeneration, evolution, and the way that centering/creating around a deep void has the power to bring fullness into life.
What's the scariest thing on your bucket list? Having a child/giving birth to an earthling.
Training/Certifications: 200-HR RYT from Yoga District in Washington, DC; Reiki I & II; currently pursuing 500-HR RYT at Thrive Yoga
Sweat Factor: 6
Chill Factor: 7
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