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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.

Roy Gan Yoga Garden SF teacher power vinyasa

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  Denelle Numis is a NYC native, a certified Coloradan and a newly relocated Bay Area yoga teacher ready to share her yoga offering with the community at Yoga Garden. Denelle composes an authentic experience on the mat where each student can immediately connect with … 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

Angelique Alvarez

David NelsonTeacher

Angelique Alvarez Barre Teacher Growing up as a classically trained ballerina and gymnast, Angelique cultivated a deep understanding of the synergy between movement, breath, and mindful awareness. This background gave her the foundation to fine tune and evolve her focus in finding her identity within the fitness and wellness community. … Read More