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  • Ashley Houston-King

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    Ashley is an elementary school teacher and PhD candidate at Boston University on a lifelong pursuit of learning, healing, and finding inner peace.
    As a former dancer and Zumba instructor, she has spent her life connected to movement as a continuous source of joy, self-study, and connection. Ash...

  • Emily Lovdahl

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    Emily has been a lifelong mover and is passionate about helping others connect to their bodies to enjoy joyful, healthy, and freeing movement in a safe environment. During her career as a full-time professional ballet dancer which spanned the past eight years, she discovered Pilates was the most ...

  • Gregor Singleton

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    A native of Scotland, Gregor studied English Literature and Theatre at Trinity College, Dublin, and trained as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. When Gregor found Baptiste Yoga he at once saw that its intense physicality offered unique opportunities for breaking free of dis...

  • Kyle Morgan

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    I was introduced to yoga in an old mill building studio downtown Nashua, NH in 2015. The room was hot hot hot, surrounded by mirrors and accompanied by extremely bendy bodies. I was not a bendy body and, quite frankly, I was nervous as hell. Over the course of the years every time I returned to m...

  • Angie DiCiccio

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    Angie DiCiccio is an engineer by training, an inventor by application, and an enthusiastic community builder by practice.
    Angie discovered yoga in 2017 in California as a beautiful compliment to her marathon training and role as a materials engineer at a biotech start-up. This initial seed of in...

  • Abby Keene

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    Yoga ruined Abby’s life. Richard Freeman often says that “yoga ruins your life”. As in the unconscious experience of living before yoga is destroyed. When Abby started practicing yoga she found a heightened state of awareness that allowed her observe her attachments and those of the world around ...

  • Shawna Lemelman

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  • Marco Vinci

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  • Ally Hines

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  • Erran Gilchrist

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  • Emily Sullivan

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    Emily has been a dedicated yoga teacher and massage therapist for over a decade but have held many physical jobs-from classical ballet dancer to bartender-that have informed her career. She also has a background in teaching, having spent several years in ESL working with people of all ages across...

  • Paulina Haduong

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    Beloved Ashtanga teacher, Harvard PhD candidate and yogi, Paulina fell in love with the repetitive rhythms of Mysore when they first started graduate school, after having practiced vinyasa yoga since 2006. As a queer, Vietnamese teacher and education expert, Paulina strives to create inclusive op...

  • David Magone

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    One of the first non-Tibetan teachers authorized to teach Mangalam Yantra Yoga (a Buddhist Yoga meditation practice dating from the 10th century), David Magone is a master instructor with over twenty years of teaching experience in meditation, yoga, stress inoculation, cold/heat exposure and othe...

  • Braxton Rose

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  • Sara Bravo

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    Sara began her practice in 2014, drawn to the awareness of body and mind connection and stress release. She quickly witnessed the transformative power of yoga asana by beating cervical cancer. Ever since, she returns to her mat daily, as asana becomes her self-care routine.

    Beating cancer, wit...

  • Kate Robinson

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  • Claire Este McDonald

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    Claire, a Master Baptiste teacher, ERYT-500, teaches from an extensive background in health and healing. She holds a B.S. in nursing from Northeastern University, as well as degrees in kinesiology, anatomy, and physiology. Through extensive study and practice in Vedic astrology, Ayurveda, and sha...

  • Sabbi Lall

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    Graduating from Down Under Yoga's 500 hour teacher training program under Natasha Rizopoulos, Sabbi found her focus early on in restorative yoga and has studied in Judith Hanson Lasater's Relax and Renew teacher trainings as well as in Nicole Clark's Power of Touch mentorship program. A strong be...

  • Charles Jacobs

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    Professional musician, power yoga and meditation teacher and sound creator, Charlie Jacobs is a force of nature. As a professional flutist and composer, Charlie “composes” each of his powerful sequences, challenging students to explore their edge while inviting all to be part of the orchestra. Be...

  • Claire Carroll

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    Claire Carroll was living in New York City in the 1980s when she came across a copy of Light on Yoga and a video of BKS Iyengar. She immediately wanted to try all of the poses, and was fascinated by Iyengar’s skillful integration of yoga philosophy with asana practice. She began practicing formal...

  • Sami Lea Konczewski

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    Yoga saved Sami’s life; it’s from that place of determination and vulnerability that she teaches. A former ballerina, Sami originally turned to yoga to give her pain relief after back and hip surgery at 16 and 21. In late 2014, Sami tragically lost her then fiancé. Her experience with trauma and ...

  • Larisa Forman

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  • Natasha Rizopoulos

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    A former dancer, Natasha Rizopoulos began practicing yoga in her 20s. Her teaching style combines an emphasis on precise alignment with a commitment to finding joy and ease in the practice. She is celebrated for her ability to communicate the essence of a pose or an action, exploring and explaini...

  • Justine Wiltshire Cohen

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    Australian-born Justine Wiltshire Cohen is known for her warmth, humor and lucid instructions for opening the body. Justine was introduced to yoga and the cultures of the East by her journalist parents, who taught English to Tibetan monks in the Dalai Lama’s community. While her parents resent th...