Our Teachers

As a cooperative model, our teachers are the heartbeat of who we are.

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lauren duke

Lauren uses the wisdom from many traditions to teach people how to pay attention. Her application of alignment based vinyasa yoga is geared towards mindfulness and mental health. 

Venmo: @ Lauren-Duke-1



With a deep bow to the “Old Guard,” a fearless leap into the “Avante Guard” and drawing on a lifetime of studying music, Josh creates classes that at once honor the tradition of yoga and also the brilliance and vitality of our own time.

Venmo: @ Joshua-Vincent-11

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rachel leshaw

Rachel was introduced to yoga by a college friend and became hooked to the non-competitive, non-judgmental atmosphere.

Venmo: @ Rachel-Leshaw


luke wientzen

Luke has been practicing since 2003 and draws from his own experiences and creativity to offer a dynamic blend of pranayama breathwork, potent asanas, and mindful meditation interwoven into a unique and heartfelt yoga practice.

Venmo: @ Raoul-Wientzen

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karen wiggins

Karen creates a welcoming, relaxed space and interweaves bits of yogic and life philosophy with asana to make the practice more applicable to our daily lives off the mat.

Venmo: @ Karen-Wiggins-Yoga

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juliana bruni

Juliana is known for her creative and dynamic sequencing, clear and precise alignment instruction, and down-to-earth approach to bringing yogic philosophy to life on and off the mat. She is dedicated to uplifting and empowering her students by cultivating a safe space for true transformation.

Venmo: @ Juliana-Bruni

Kristen Van Hoesen

Kristen Van Hoesen is a mover, a shaker, a lover, a steward of the earth and a Yogini. She believes in the power of yoga to transform and inspire positive life change, and calls upon her own practice and spiritual journey to bring compassion and balance to her classes. Kristen's intention is to embody an open heart and mind, which is evident in the soulfulness of her classes; they incorporate movement, breath, music, freedom and connection to the heart. 

Venmo: @ Kristen-VanHoesen


Sarah haughton

Sarah began teaching yoga in 2006 in the small town of Ichocan, Peru while she was serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Her journey has encompassed multiple yoga trainings and science courses that have led her to be extremely passionate about sharing the Bowspring method. A true practice for everybody, the Bowspring is a dynamic and expansive yoga practice that heals, strengthens and opens the mind, body and heart. Sarah has been a dedicated student and teacher of the Bowspring since its inception in 2012, with full compassion and high levels of respect for the creators of Bowspring: Desi Springer and John Friend.

Venmo: @ Yogabow


Kate Hohenstein

As a firm believer that an intentional yoga practice is the gateway to an intentional life, Kate’s classes are centered around mindfulness on the mat and inspire students to carry this expanded awareness into their daily lives. Teaching with openness, warmth, playfulness, and intuition, her classes provide a safe space for students to explore and connect with their mind, body, breath and soul. In addition to yoga, Kate enjoys being in nature as much as possible. In the ocean and on the side of a mountain is where Kate connects most with her practice. She loves exploring stillness within movement and movement within stillness. Her love for exploration and inquisition has taken her all around the world, including places like Bali, Zanzibar, Brazil and Australia, and she brings insights from her travels to her teachings. Kate is committed to her student’s personal growth. She is eager to cultivate meaningful relationships, communicate with authenticity, and share the immense beauty of the human experience.

Venmo: @ Kate-Hohenstein


aubrey hackman

Aubrey’s classes range from rigorous, alignment based vinyasa to therapeutic restoratives created for special needs.

Venmo: @ Aubrey-Hackman


ashley llano

Ashley is known for having a gentle heart. She is easy to be around and her intention is to offer a practice where people feel safe, supported and calm.

Venmo: @ Ashley-Llano-1

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lauren gaglione

Lauren loves teaching yoga to beginners, pregnant women, and anyone who wants to feel better in their body and mind.

Venmo: @ Lauren-Gaglione


Jack Greene

Jack Greene is a holistic healer and yoga educator who lovingly infuses his classes with knowledge from 500+ hours of yoga training, 1100 hours of study in massage and holistics, wisdom from his life experiences, and steady attention to the breath. After practicing Hatha yoga for 12 years, Jack says yoga has taught him that what he had been looking for most of his life was actually inside of him the whole time.

Venmo: @ Jack-Greene


Daniella DeVarney

Teaching yoga since 2001, Daniella creates a dynamic class experience infusing several types of yoga, breath and movement traditions. She uses music and movement together as a vehicle for transformation and healing. For more info: www.daniellayoga.com

Venmo: @ Ddevarney


Reis Paluso

From summiting mountains in sub-zero temperatures wearing only shorts to better handling the daily stress of being a father and owning two start-up businesses, breathwork has been the catalyst for Reis to find his inner strength and hone in on his passions. By studying with some of the leaders in the field like Wim Hof, Dan Brule and Brian Mackenzie, Reis has uncovered progressive yet simple tools to help upgrade your life and make a deep mind-body connection.

Venmo: @ Reis-Paluso


Rita James

In 2009, Rita came to the path of yoga as so many yogis do—on the heels of a personal struggle and in search of a way to balance her spiritual and material life. What she found in her practice and teaching has led to not only a profound transformation in the way she views the world, but more importantly, she has learned the value in slowing down by creating a unique experience using restorative yoga as her platform to aid the nervous system in resetting itself. 

Venmo: @ Rita-James-5

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Katie Brauer

Called a “power house yogi and rising leader” by Forbes, Katie Brauer is an international yoga educator, high performance coach, personal transformation expert, and mentor at the intersection of yoga and entrepreneurship.

Venmo: @ KatieBrauer108

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aaron klein

Born and raised in Leucadia with parents that are both swamis of the Kriya Yoga lineage, Aaron grew up immersed in yogic culture. In his early 20's, he traveled to Costa Rica to study under Don and Amba Stapleton at the Nosara Yoga Institute. His classes challenge you to explore the boundaries of your mind/body while listening intently to the feedback your body provides.

Venmo: @ Aaron-Klein

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monique minahan

Monique started practicing yoga in 2008, six years after her husband died, and credits the practice of yoga with taking her from surviving to thriving. She believes that everything is sacred and nothing is sacred, including yoga. This allowed her to step away from her roots in Anusara and Iyengar, and explore yoga biomechanics and movement science. This radically changed her practice and her teaching.

Venmo: @ MoMinahan 

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Libby Carstensen

Creating a strong container to hold change is the first step. Libby found Kundalini, the yoga of awareness, as the answer. In 2017 she studied with Kia Miller and completed Kia’s Radiant Body teaching program. Libby is also studying Kundalini as taught by Yogi Bhajan at the Kundalini Research Institute. Her classes bring the yoga of awareness as a catalyst to remove inner barriers as we increase our own radiance. It’s perfect for beginners and anyone wanting to tap into their own inner lighthouse. You’ll be challenged, you’ll find strength you didn’t even know you had, and you’ll find your ability to navigate life improves.

Venmo: @ Libby-Carstensen


anne kay

Anne’s mindful movement journey began over 20 years ago in a small Ashtanga studio in Colorado, leading her to a 200 hour prana flow training with Shiva Rea and the Samudra School of Global Movement in 2010. Her practice, both physical and spiritual, has been an anchor for her throughout the rollercoaster of life. Introduced to pilates six years ago, Anne discovered a new way to explore and deepen her asana practice.

Venmo: @ AnnieKay


Josh Blatter

Josh is best known for his skillful use of language, understanding of the human body, subtle anatomy, yoga therapy and the ancient tradition to guide his students into the heart of yoga. Josh believes that the root of the practice is our ability to bring the body, mind and breath into balance.

Venmo: @ Josh-Blatter

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Traci Mcknight

Traci's yoga journey began in 2009 after a lifelong career in dance had left her body injured and ill-informed. She went to her first class by the suggestion of a co-worker and instantly fell in love. Yoga had offered a view and approach to taking care that dance hadn’t-- to use movement as a modality of healing was radical and transformational. With consistent practice, Traci was able to begin dancing again with tenacity and has since danced professionally and taught dance to young people in a way that promotes mindfulness and longevity. The past nine years have filled her with wonder, awe, deep respect and reverence for the system of yoga. Traci is a yoga teacher- but really she considers herself an eager student who loves to share what she learns. She believes it is her duty to take in as much as she can in her own studies and apply it well, so that she may be a more useful and valuable guide to her students. Her practice is fueled by the study of yogic and eastern philosophy, embodiment through movement, sitting meditation, and non-compartmentalization of the practice from our daily lives. She strives to encourage her students to live with awareness, clarity, integrity, vibrancy, and fullness and shapes each practice she teaches to meet the needs of those in class.

Venmo: @ TraciMcknight