Teachers

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Wes Tudor has been practicing yoga since 1992 and became a Himalayan Institute trained yoga teacher in 2006. Prior to that, he studied meditation and biofeedback in San Francisco, while also completing a masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego. In 2001, he traveled to India for the Maha Kumba Mela festival and did intensive practices on the Ganges for one month. He teaches in the Hatha yoga style, and brings an expertise in meditation and guided relaxation to his classes. Wes has an undergraduate degree in cello performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of music.

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Kathy Revelle completed her 500 hr certification through Yoga on Main in 2012. Her Hatha classes are an artful balance of asanas, pranayama, philosophy, mantra & meditation. Kathy has a gentle style which emphasizes staying present, through the breath, while surrendering to your own sense of calm & relaxation. She is also an artist, works as a nanny, and teaches yoga to children.

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Olivia Oldridge was born into a folk dancing family, and has been exploring movement and dance her whole life. She has an accessible teaching style and strives to bestow all her students with a feeling of tranquility and well-being throughout every class. Olivia has a Ph.D. in physics, and is working as a pediatric cancer researcher at CHOP.

Sasha Brown began practicing yoga in 2010, while working at her first office job and feeling the aches associated with sitting all day. Since then, she has studied the intersection of trauma, movement, and mindfulness in healing the whole person. In May 2017, Sasha completed a specialized 200-hour Yoga and Social Justice teacher training at the DAYA Foundation in Portland, OR. She has taught in a hospital pain clinic and alternative high school. Her classes combine breathwork, sensory integration, and self-attunement with asana to increase students’ awareness of their mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing.

Miles Turner was raised in West Philadelphia, and since discovering Yoga in 2014 has been studying, taking and teaching ever since. He received his 500 hour RYT training at Yoga On Main in 2015/2016, and has taught all over the city. He also teaches now at Penn, Yoga On The Pier, Roots Philly Yoga Project a maintains a free Community class at the Tustin Recreation Center. Miles style has been described as fresh, energetic and innovative, as he crafts his classes for whomever shows up to practice. Om Sri Hrim Klim Glaum Gam GanapataYe Swaha  🙏

  

Graceann Palmarella completed her 200 hour certification through Verge BodyMind in Wayne, PA in 2016. She enjoys challenging vinyasa practices that combine breath with movement with a focus on the physical and mental benefits of the practice. Graceann works at the Center for Public Health Initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania. In her free time, she enjoys spending time either outdoors or in the kitchen.

Olivia Parente grew up dancing and was first introduced to yoga through a dance teacher in high school. She completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training at Kripalu School of Yoga in Stockbridge, Massachusetts in June 2017. Olivia has allowed her yoga practice to transform her life mentally as well as physically support her as a dancer and mover. It is for these reasons that she is passionate about sharing yoga with others. Her Hatha yoga classes aim to connect breath and body in a way that calms the mind and encourages acceptance and appreciation for the self.

Brighid Scanlon has been practicing hatha yoga since 2008, and her personal exploration into mindfulness meditation techniques and yoga have greatly enhanced her life. She completed a 220 hour residential Hatha yoga teacher training at Agama Yoga in Thailand in the spring of 2017 which launched her into a deeper exploration of the yogic lifestyle. Brighid is inspired by Buddhist and Daoist philosophies, and she infuses mindful awareness into her yoga classes as a way to release tension and anxiety.

Angi York Crane is a certified Hatha yoga teacher and a Jungian-oriented Spiritual Guide. Her struggle with lupus, an autoimmune illness, was the impetus that brought her to yoga ten years ago.  Through a meditation, Hatha yoga, and pranayama practice, she has learned to maintain her health, embody her presence, and deepen her path of devotion.  Her classes aim to connect body, mind, and spirit, the inner and outer, and bring into consciousness the innate wisdom of the body, and the bravery of an open heart. 

Jessica Martin teaches Vinyasa Flow to all levels. Jessica enjoys a strong vigorous yoga practice combining breath with movement. Jessica loves to travel and when not practicing yoga is a Printed Textile designer at Anthropologie. Jessica completed her 200 hr training at The Inbound school of yoga in Peru and is excited to be teaching at Raja.

Mallika Bender has been practicing yoga since she was twelve and still learns something new in every class. She completed her 200-hour Vinyasa teacher training in 2016. An actuary by day, she also enjoys bringing yoga into non-traditional settings like the corporate conference room. Mallika has cultivated compassion for her body and self through yoga practice, and hopes to help her students do the same.

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