David Nelson200-Hour Faculty, Teacher

  CHRISTIE PITKO E-RYT 500 | Teacher  Christie Pitko began practicing yoga in 2001, and since then, it has healed her spirit and ignited creativity. She teaches an alignment-based flow, and enjoys helping students stay curious about the inner landscape of their bodies and minds. Christie received her 200-hour teaching … Read More


David Nelson200-Hour Faculty, Teacher

SACHI DOCTOR RYT 500 | Teacher Sachi is an Ayurvedic health practitioner and yoga teacher. She is the founder of Elemental Alchemy, which offers holistic care and self-healing techniques for those navigating their way towards optimal mind-body health. Sachi is a board member of the Prison Yoga Project and also serves … Read More

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Stacey Swan

David Nelson200-Hour Faculty, 300-Hour Faculty, Teacher, Trauma-Informed YTT

Stacey, E-RYT500, encourages her yoga students to practice in a focused and safe manner with instruction that is clear, warm, and light hearted. Stacey has over 700 hours of training, and has been teaching yoga classes, workshops and teacher training programs since 2007.

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Roy Gan

David Nelson200-Hour Faculty, Teacher

Roy Gan (ERYT) is a classically trained dancer from Singapore, with over 15 years of experience in dance, he brings this to his dynamic Vinyasa classes.

Karen Macklin

David Nelson200-Hour Faculty, 300-Hour Faculty, Teacher

Karen Macklin, E-RYT 500, has taught yoga since 2008 with an emphasis on balancing energy, healing the body and mind, deepening awareness and insight. Her classes are typically slower, rhythmic flows that both challenge students and offer them an opportunity to enter a space of meditation and inquiry.

Europa Grace


David Nelson200-Hour Faculty, Grasp at the Root, Teacher, Trauma-Informed YTT

EUROPA GRACE RYT 500 | Teacher Europa Grace (they/them) is a mixed-race black, queer, non-binary trans person, currently living in San Francisco (Ramayatush Ohlone, Yelamu Territory), originally from Albany, NY. Since 2012, they have been a teacher of the healing practice of yoga and meditation – which, to Europa is … Read More


David Nelson200-Hour Faculty, Teacher

DENELLE NUMIS E-RYT 500 | Teacher  Namaste! With a decade of experience, I teach yoga and mindfulness in public, private and corporate settings. I offer an authentic and intentional perspective to your experience both on the yoga mat and on the meditation cushion. Since movement is my biggest passion, I … Read More

Martine Hamers

David Nelson200-Hour Faculty, Teacher

MARTINE HAMERS E-RYT 200 | E-RYT 500 | Teacher  Martine Hamers began practicing yoga in 2008 upon realizing she needed to make drastic life change to avoid reaching a point of burnout. Yoga helped her learn how to find calmness and understand the boundaries of her body. Martine earned her … Read More