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 founded the Raja Yoga and Meditation Center in 2010, and transformed it into a non-profit organization in 2015. Wes also has an undergraduate degree in cello performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of music.
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.
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.
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.
Liz Coda began practicing yoga while in college, taking up yoga as a way to stretch and build strength to support her running, but quickly fell in love with yoga on its own. She moved to Philadelphia in 2013 to teach middle school, and deepened her yoga practice as a way to destress and center herself. She completed her 200 hour Teacher Training at Maha Yoga Philadelphia in 2017. She’s excited to offer students a fun yet challenging practice to help them build strength and confidence.
Lynn Gallagher developed a personal yoga and mindfulness practice as a means for healing her body after a debilitating injury. She received her training from Grace and Glory Yoga and specializes in power vinyasa yoga. She gives special attention to trauma-sensitivity and works closely with non-profit yoga organizations to bring yoga and mindfulness to communities where they are not easily accessible. Her classes balance honoring the body where it is, and learning to advance at a pace that feels sustainable – on and off the mat.
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
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.
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 complet
Harris Pike completed his training in Ashtanga inspired Vinyasa at Dhyana Yoga, and also in Hatha Yoga at the Yoga and Movement Sanctuary. He assists John Vitarelli’s vinyasa and Mysore style Ashtanga classes and also Noah Julian’s Architectural Movement classes. He uses yogic practices as a tool for calming the fluctuations of the mind, recognizing the mind as a malleable tool similar to the body, and unbinding the mind from the constructs of expectations.