Patricia is the founder and owner of Shakti Yoga Center. She has a unique understanding of health and fitness through her personal experience not only as Yoga teacher, but also as a Licensed Massage Therapist. Her yoga journey started in 2002, and thru the years she has studied different modalities of yoga including Ashtanga, Iyengar, Power Yoga. Patricia received
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Alyssa firmly believes that yoga is the grounding force that keeps her energy from shooting out in five million directions on a daily basis. She is a mother, a dancer, a writer, and a Gemini. She holds a B.A. in Art & Performance and an M.A. in Aesthetic Studies, which essentially means that she is fully qualified to find beauty in this world.
Alyssa has taught dance classes
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Jordan’s yoga practice has allowed her to heal a number of emotional wounds that were affecting her everyday life. Years of dealing with ADHD symptoms, anxiety, and self-doubt have slowly melted away as she has spent more time on her mat, with her teachers, learning how to serve herself and others with this practice.
Yoga, to her, is an expression of self-care. We create our own
Julie Reid ~ Substitute Teacher
Julie is a 500-RYT, Parayoga Level 1 Certified teacherc and Certified Ayurveda Lifestyle Counselor. She comes from a strong athletic background and a lifelong passion for health and wellness. Formally practicing yoga since 2009, she has studied primarily with her beloved teacher, Yogarupa Rod Stryker, internationally renowned master teacher of Tantra-Hatha yoga and meditation, founder of
Karan is a dedicated yogi who believes that true joy is the freedom to access your inner child. He was first introduced to yoga when he was 14, seeking therapy for his scoliosis.
Over the years, the philosophy of yoga has become a way of life and an outlet for his inner expression. It has been a source of his creativity and drive as a musician, asana practitioner, and teacher.
Kirsten Joy Burch ~ Substitute Teacher
Kirsten began practicing yoga, and teaching group fitness in the late 1980s and enjoyed yoga for fitness during her career in corporate finance. She retired her job to care for her husband, who had been diagnosed with incurable brain cancer in 2011. When he passed 2 years later, she relied on yoga therapy as a way to recover from the physical and mental symptoms caused by prolonged stress, and trauma.
Mitra found Yoga as an instrument to heal her past trauma, prevent future suffering and live in peace. She practiced Power yoga for 7 years and passionately started studying Iyengar yoga in 2014.
Her non-dogmatic teaching style are influenced by the many exceptional teachers whom she had the opportunity to work with (such as Randy Just, Paula Weithman, Carla
RYT 500 and Certified Ayurveda Counselor, Nancy discovered yoga in college over 40 years ago, and since that time she has had a long, continuous love affair with the practice. She has had an opportunity to study and practice Hatha, Iyengar and Anusara styles of Yoga and with masters Tias Little, Erich Schiffmann, and John Friend. Nancy originally began teaching Anusara Yoga in 2003. Her teaching style is a composite of