Martie has a compassionate personality. She loves bringing joy and laughter to her practice. She teaches and alignment focused practice giving close attention for limitations and ailments. She teaches Hatha, Restorative, Gentle and Yin Yoga. Her main focus is to help people who suffer from Chronic Pain. Click here to read more...
Durga has lived a disciplined yogic life since the age of 22 when she was initiated into the Sivananda Lineage. For 5 years she lived a life of austerity, worked, studied, and taught yoga in various Sivananda Yoga and Vedanta Centres & Ashrams worldwide. Durga’s classes are centered on the wisdom of the breath and its ability to open possibilities in the body beyond the physical and gently lead the mind into meditation. Click here to read more...
Shelly Haas is a Transformational Life Coach and Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. Guided visualization meditation has been a great tool for stress relief and personal growth for both Shelly and the clients that she works with, which is why she loves sharing these workshops. The meditations provide full body relaxation, and specific topics of visualization for personal growth. The attendees of her workshops experience great stress relief, eye opening experiences, heart opening experiences, and clarity on their journey in life. Shelly possess a calming & comforting way about her and provides a safe & welcoming environment that puts her workshop attendees and clients at ease allowing them to be open, relax, and make wonderful shifts in their life. Shelly’s passion is supporting those she works with in creating happier, healthier, more balanced, & full lives.
Heather Kazda is an RYT-500 who trained at High Desert Yoga in Albuquerque, New Mexico and has been teaching since 2008. As a licensed clinical therapist with a specialty in treating trauma through somatic awareness, her classes promote healing by emphasizing the movement of emotion and vitality through the body. Heather's classes facilitate deep embodiment and self-understanding through finding the precise alignment and wisdom of each pose and taking time in every asana to allow energy to increase, re-align and transform the body. Her use of poetry and somatic meditation in classes encourage a shift away from the weariness of the overwhelmed mind toward the deep nourishing well of heart centered awareness.
Amanda has always had a passion for working with babies and families, and the healing arts. Inspired by the birth of her own child and her college coursework, she began to pursue the path of a birth professional upon graduating Evergreen in 2015. As a Birth and Postpartum Doula, and as a mother herself, Amanda has gained deep insight into the physical and emotional needs of birthing bodies. She teaches prenatal and postpartum yoga to support the physiological and spiritual changes women experience during this transformation, and to hold space for community and connection with others in the same life-stage.
Susannah is an RYT 200 Hour instructor who was trained at Firefly’s Yoga Teacher Training. She began practicing yoga in 2007 and fell in love with it instantly due to its benefits for stress relief and increasing strength and flexibility. As her practice has deepened in the last couple of years, she has come to know yoga as a spiritual practice too, and it has helped her to be more fully aware of herself and those around her. Because of this, she decided to become an instructor to share all she has learned with others who seek the practice for similar reasons. Becoming an instructor to her means ensuring that yoga remains a part of her life, and that aging will be kinder to her as she keeps her body strong and flexible and her spiritual life deep and ever growing
Aaryn is an RYT-200 registered yoga instructor with yoga alliance. She attended a liberal arts college in Santa Barbara, CA, where she majored in computer science with an emphasis in graphic design. After college she focused her efforts on product development, and marketing. Exploring an interest in organic cosmetics she developed a product that she marketed and sold locally in Washington state.
After transitioning to Florida, she recognized a yearning to deepen her understanding of the physical and spiritual healing powers of yoga and decided to further it's integration into her life by sharing her practice with others. Click to read more
Ale is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Method Practitioner. She started her professional training in 2013 and graduated in 2016, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. From the first Feldenkrais lesson she experienced 14 years ago, to now finding herself teaching and sharing the benefits of the Feldenkrais Method classes, Alejandra is still discovering more and more layers of this method and how we can all use movement as a tool towards a better quality of life.
Meagan was born in Olympia, and truly loves this community. Her desire, as an instructor, is to provide space for healthy living, gratitude for our individual journeys, and rest for our busy minds. Healthy community is created as we pursue life balance alongside one another.
Meagan has worked in office environments for more than 20 years. In 2000, she began practicing yoga to gain flexibility and relieve stress. Her journey in and out of regular practice has helped her realize the transformational benefits of yoga.
Sedentary careers do not support healthy balance for the body and mind. With daily practice, her body is more open, her posture is on point, She is more cognizant of her body, and her mind is at peace. Yoga has helped her to almost effortlessly integrate exercise, breath work, meditation and rest into her daily and weekly rhythms.
Although she has always found peace and connection while hiking. It is exciting to think that a reward, very similar to a refreshing walk outside, can also be realized by simply arriving at her mat! Yoga is something that can be practiced for your entire life, and Meagan is thrilled to share this experience and knowledge with others.