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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Courtney Sunday certified in 2010, and has taught older adults, prenatal, vinyasa, Hatha, restorative and yin. She has an interest in learning new techniques and the latest science and applying them to her classes. Her classes range from soft and meditative to strong and playful. Courtney is also trained in Pilates and Thai massage and leads teacher trainings. She also has a math degree that is getting no use whatsoever.

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Mary Harju has been practicing vinyasa yoga for 15 years, and became certified in 2013. Her classes flow, in body and breath, which builds heat and energy to transform you physically, emotionally and mentally. Her classes encourage creativity, and living with intention. Mary is an artist and holds an MFA in painting, and she has taught at the Woodmere, the New York Academy, and The New School.

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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 Padovan 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.

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Emily Watson grew up playing and enjoyed many sports, but when she took her first yoga class over a decade ago she fell in love with the calm it provided her. She is a graduate of the Raja Yoga Teacher Training program. Emily’s degree is in Romance Languages, and she writes and creates recipes for a healthy food blog. http://www.nourishing-matters.com

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Olesya Tarasenko started practicing yoga as a compliment to her dance practice 4 years ago, and graduated in 2015 from Dhyana Yoga 250-hrs teacher training in Philadelphia. Her vigorous classes are based on the Ashtanga primary series; they are fast paced with a focus on the breath, as well as alignment, core work, and flexibility.  Olesya is a full time Human Resource specialist, and she aims to bring the joy of yoga to different places and communities.

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Patty Kelly has been practicing yoga since 1994 and teaching since 2000, having completed teacher trainings with Laughing Lotus Yoga Center and Karma Kids in NYC and an advanced teacher training with Rodney Yee. Her classes are a blend of meditative flow and safe alignment. Patty also has a Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology and writes and teaches about Mexico and the United States.

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Raevon Pulliam grew up playing competitive soccer and after a battle with injuries turned to yoga and never turned back. She completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training in Rudraprayag, Himalayas with the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre. Raevon’s degree is in engineering and she enjoys the balance of yoga. Her hatha yoga class is taught in the classic Sivananda tradition with an emphasis on breathing and relaxation.

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Joanna Schlicher was introduced to yoga through a college course in 1999, quickly embraced the practice, and has found it to provide a helpful constant through the ups and downs of life over the years. She completed her 200 hour training at Golden Buddha Yoga in Ocean City, New Jersey under the guidance of Cailin Callahan and Sarra Kauffman. Joanna is thrilled to share the practice that has transformed her from the inside out while she continues on her own spiritual path.

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