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sonia aponte

sonia aponte

RYT 200

A thoughtful friend and pain relief are what brought Sonia to yoga. Sonia has lived with chronic back pain since suffering an accident…
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ginger boyce

ginger boyce

RYT 200

Ginger initially came to the mat in a gym yoga class seeking increased flexibility and relaxation. She quickly realized yoga offered so much…
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evelyn byerly

evelyn byerly

E-RYT 200, YACEP, Teacher Training Lead Instructor, Director of Chair Yoga, Yoga Wellness Coordinator

Sometimes all it takes is just a little urging from a friend to discover something new that can be life-changing. This is what happened…
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kim cansler

kim cansler

RYT 200, Reiki Master

Kim is a Nuclear Medicine Technologist who has taken her passion for healing others in a holistic direction. This has led her…
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lisa coahran

lisa coahran

RYT 200

Lisa began her yoga practice nearly 20 years ago, looking for a balance to her favorite aerobic exercises of jogging and cycling, and…
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lori coffey

lori coffey

E-RYT 500, Certified Yoga Therapist, YACEP, Teacher Training Lead Instructor

Lori Coffey was introduced to yoga and meditation after a spine injury in the late 90’s…
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meagan rogers enlow

meagan rogers enlow

E-RYT 200

Meagan has loved yoga since rolling out her mat in her first class many years ago. Yoga helped her face some of life’s challenges and…
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mindi epstein, director of yoga teacher training, owner

mindi epstein, director of yoga teacher training, owner

E-RYT 500, YACEP

An avid cyclist and runner, Mindi Epstein came to yoga as a way to move her body in any direction other than forward. She sought a…
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erica eugster

erica eugster

RYT 200

Erica was introduced to yoga as a teenager while living in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Decades later after moving to…
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deseri garcia

deseri garcia

RYT 200

For anyone who knows Deseri Garcia, it’s no surprise that her life of adventure and passion for learning led her to yoga mats and cat-cow…
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whitney hayden

whitney hayden

RYT 200

Whitney first experienced yoga while in college and returned to it years later when pregnant with her first child. She is now a mother to 3…
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beth jerrels

beth jerrels

RYT 200

Neck and shoulder pain may have been what prompted Beth to attend her first yoga class, but 20 years later, the ease she feels in her…
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abbey johnson

abbey johnson

RYT 200, CRRT, KIDDING AROUND YOGA CERTIFIED

Sometimes a light shines through a crack in the darkness. This is how Abbey came to yoga. After…
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mark killion

mark killion

RYT 200, Ashaya Yoga, YACEP

Mark began practicing yoga in 1997 to find relief from low back pain. His introduction to yoga led to the discovery of the wonderful…
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patrick kinsman

patrick kinsman

RYT 200

Patrick discovered Ashtanga yoga in the summer of 2004 in Bloomington, IN. He has practiced regularly ever since, mastering Primary series…
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charlie lucas, 200 hr yoga teacher training director

charlie lucas, 200 hr yoga teacher training director

E-RYT 500, YACEP, Teacher Training Lead Instructor

A much loved teacher, Charlie weaves affirming themes…
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amanda mcintosh

amanda mcintosh

RYT 200

Amanda has the soul of a yogi. She is a luminous, gentle spirit who finds fulfillment in helping others. Yoga has filled her heart and body…
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blair mckissock

blair mckissock

RYT 500

Blair is not your typical yoga instructor. She came to yoga many years ago when pregnant with…
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kelly bendis miller

kelly bendis miller

RYT 200

Kelly found Peace Through Yoga because she was truly seeking peace through Yoga. She has always been a physically active person ranging…
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laurie miller

laurie miller

E-RYT 500, Certified Yoga Therapist

Laurie is a certified yoga therapist and has treated athletes and clients for injuries and disabilities. Laurie is skilled in the practice…
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hope neely

hope neely

E-RYT 200

Hope found yoga looking to manage stress associated with Chronic Kidney Disease in 2010. Yoga has helped her settle into a healthy lifestyle,…
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amanda pryor

amanda pryor

RYT 200

Amanda came to yoga in search of a mid-day stress reliever from her professional career as a social worker. Her commitment to weekly classes…
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shannon rayes

shannon rayes

RYT 200

Shannon found a love for Yoga in 2001 and has maintained an asana practice with self-study ever since. In 2015, she made a life-changing…
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nancy schalk, b.a.

nancy schalk, b.a.

E-RYT 500, Certified Yoga Therapist, Yes to Vets Founder

Nancy discovered yoga as an I.U. Bloomington art student in the mid ‘70’s, and it has been an integral part of her life ever since. Her…
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kay ecken schuetter

kay ecken schuetter

RYT 200

Kay Ecken came to yoga as a self-professed “runner who doesn’t stretch” just to spend time with her friend and mentor, Sally Brown…
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barbara smith

barbara smith

RYT 200

Barb had been attending yoga classes at a gym for several years, but it was not until she attended her first studio class that she fell in…
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jill smith

jill smith

RYT 200, CRRT, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Like mother, like daughter! Jill found her way to yoga when her mom, a dedicated Peace through Yoga…
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haylie spencer

haylie spencer

RYT 200

Like many people, Haylie always found a reason or bumped up against an obstacle that prevented her from pursuing what she desired. In her…
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claire stewart

claire stewart

RYT 200, REIKI MASTER

Claire credits her yoga practice to the days when she was overweight and had tight hips, poor posture, mild arthritis and a short temper…
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kari templeman

kari templeman

RYT 200

When you first meet Kari, you would never guess that she has encountered such severe medical issues that at one point in her young life, she was…
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nancy trapp

nancy trapp

RYT 500, E-RYT 200

Nancy has pursued various forms of fitness throughout her life as a way to remain healthy and minimize stress. Nothing, however, brought her…
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kathryn weirick

kathryn weirick

RYT 500

After a successful corporate career, Kathryn decided it was time to have more fun and became a Peace through Yoga Real Life Yoga…
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