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.
Erin Zuccaro certified through the Nosara Institute in Costa Rica in 2008, and in children’s yoga through Karma Kids. Her Vinyasa Wed at 6 p.m. integrates asana with pranayama, and helps you find stillness and a meditative mind within the flow. Erin has a background in education, which comes out in her classes as passion for both teaching and experiential learning.
Jennifer Shipman completed the Raja Yoga teacher training program in 2011, and also the Raja Yoga apprenticeship program. She teaches the Thursday evening 6:00 p.m. hatha class. Her balanced and soothing style will help you unwind and get ready for the next week. Jennifer is a developmental director for a local non-profit organization.
Nicole Taylor has been teaching since 2008, and received her 500 hour certification from ParaYoga in 2012. She creates sacred spaces for joy, healing, and transformation, and her classes provide a playful, connected experience with an emphasis on stabilizing the body, drawing awareness to the breath, stilling the mind, and experiencing the higher self. Nicole also works in public engagement for the National Board of Medical Examiners.
John Ghazvinian has been practicing yoga for 15 years, and was certified with Raja Yoga in 2012. John teaches a gentle, supportive style, emphasizing mind-body awareness and attention to subtleties. His class is ideal for beginners, but also for experienced practitioners who want to slow down and unwind. John is also a published author, who writes on history and international relations.
Andrea Behler completed the Raja Yoga teacher training in 2013. Her 6 pm Monday evening Vinyasa class is rather challenging, but is compassionate and places an emphasis on effort over expectation. Her class aims to encourage the unification of body, mind, and spirit through intention and presence. Andrea is a passionate kindergarten teacher and artist.
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.
Like us on facebook for wise spiritual quotes and workshop reminders