On a whim, in 2005 Carolyn E-RYT 500, RPYT, Birthing From Within Mentor and Doula, DONA trained Doula, woke up and decided to become a yoga teacher. The next morning she enrolled in a 200 hour teacher training at Yoga Sutra, training under the tutelage of Christopher Hildebrandt: an Ashtanga teacher and Sanskrit scholar.
Sat Siri Singh (Frédéric Pommeret) is a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher and has been teaching in New York City since 2004 at various centers such as Golden Bridge, East West Yoga, Kundalini Yoga East, Pure Yoga and Universal Force Healing Center.
Kristin’s journey began years ago thinking of yoga as just a deep stretch class, to help enhance her dance training. As a lover of all movement she will try just about any class once but it was yoga that always pulled her back because it gave her so much more than just a workout.
Lauren began practicing yoga at 14, using a VHS tape and occasionally dropping in on a class. Searching for healing after a jarring loss in 2013, Lauren committed to a daily practice. After seeing the transformative effects of yoga first hand she began training to teach to share the endless health and healing powers of yoga.
Lindsay O’Brien has been practicing yoga since 2003. Her yogic journey began when she took her first Hatha Yoga class while studying at Eastern Connecticut State University.
Samantha Debicki received her B.A. in English from Columbia University and her 200-hour yoga teaching certification from Yoga Effects, a vinyasa studio in Manhattan. She is currently working to complete her 300-hour advanced teaching certification with Alison West of Yoga Union.
Christopher Hildebrandt was authorized to teach by the guru of Ashtanga Yoga, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. He has received a second authorization from R. Sharath, Guruji’s grandson, and has been certified to teach by Manju Jois, Guruji’s son.
Val was introduced to Iyengar yoga in December of 1986, while residing in his home town in southern Indiana. He was a musician and his mother thought that yoga would help him improve my musical endeavors.