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Featured Teacher: Maija Waris

We are excited to welcome Maija Waris to the team as part of our merger with Moxie Yoga! Tell us about yourself! What are some things that your students might not know? I was born in Sweden to Finnish parents, and have spent most of my adult years traveling between the US and Scandinavia. I…

Featured Teacher: Darren Main

We are excited to welcome Darren Main back to the team! Darren was one of the original founders of Castro Yoga, now Yoga Garden SF, and he will be leading our Restorative Yoga teacher Training. Tell us about yourself! What are some things that your students might not know? I'm a single gay father. How…

Featured Teacher: Harpinder Kaur Mann

Please share a warm welcome to Harpinder Mann who is a guest teacher in our Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher Training. Tell us about yourself! What are some things that your students might not know? My practice is rooted in my spiritual background of Sikhism and Buddhism and ancestral roots in Panjab, India. My name “Harpinder”…

Featured Teacher: Maria Zhao

As part of our merger with Moxie Yoga, we are excited to welcome Maria Zhao to the team! Tell us about yourself! What are some things that your students might not know? I have a dog that I spoil too much, a black English cocker spaniel. How did you become interested in yoga? As someone…

Featured Teacher: Melylah Botté Smith

Please give a warm welcome to Melylah Botté Smith who is the lead teacher of our Prenatal Yoga Teacher training, as well as a support teacher for our Kids and Teens Yoga Teacher Training, and the Trauma-Informed Yoga Teacher Training. Tell us about yourself! What are some things that your students might not know? My…

Featured Teacher: Nina Samaco-Zamora

As part of our merger with Moxie Yoga, we are excited to welcome Nina Samaco-Zamora to the team! Tell us about yourself! What are some things that your students might not know? I was a former athlete (fencing and air rifle shooting), and post-athlete life led me to the practice of yoga. Currently, I am…

Featured Teacher: Elisha St. Denis

As part of our merger with Moxie Yoga, we are excited to welcome Elisha St. Denis to the team! Tell us about yourself! What are some things that your students might not know? At my core, I'm an adventurer and love exploring and traveling the world. When I'm not traveling or teaching, I draw inspiration…

Featured Teacher: Stephanie Yarborough

As part of our merger with Moxie Yoga, we are excited to welcome Stephanie Yarborough to the team! Tell us about yourself! What are some things that your students might not know? I am a proud Texan transplant with strong roots in Austin. Since graduating in biomedical engineering, I have been working in biotech in…

Featured Teacher: Catherine Ross

As part of our merger with Moxie Yoga, we are excited to welcome Catherine Ross to the team! Tell us about yourself! What are some things that your students might not know? I am a retired professor! How did you become interested in yoga? I started practicing yoga at age 50. I started taking classes…

Featured Teacher: Megan April

As part of our merger with Moxie Yoga, we are excited to welcome Megan April to the team! Tell us about yourself! What are some things that your students might not know? I grew up in Pacifica and I love being near the ocean! When I'm not doing yoga, you can usually find me visiting…