Caron Bellestri

Vinyasa & Gentle Yoga Caron began her journey in Michigan where she attended her first yoga class and was immediately drawn the possibilities yoga offered her mentally, spiritually and physically.  Caron is interested in all styles of yoga and has been practicing for over 20 years.  She received her 200hr …

Gayle Watkins

Pilates Originally from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, I have called Birmingham my home for the last 30 years.  I met my husband in Birmingham and have two children. After semi-retirement from the apartment industry, I wanted to step outside of my comfort zone and do something that I have always wanted …

Emily McLeod

Emily is a Birmingham native who grew up with a book attached to her nose. The travel bug bit her in high school where she continues to be an aspiring world travel today. She is an avid coffee and tea drinker and a foodie. Emily believes yoga is for everyone …

Sam Shouse

Ashtanga & Kundalini Sam discovered yoga in 2005 as a way to promote physical and spiritual balance but the practice took on a new sense of urgency after a serious skydiving accident. Yoga soon became a way of life and Sam completed his RYT-200 certification (Yoga Alliance) in 2009 under Akasha Ellis.  With over …

Nikki Cosper

Ashtanga & Kundalini A California native, Nikki grew up in the horse world, riding, training hunter/jumpers and dressage.  A  middle school science teacher, Nikki found her way to the yoga community in search of a  way to relieve stress.  She fell in love with mental and physical challenge she found in Ashtanga. After developing her …

Kourtney Hallowell

Kourtney has been a practitioner of yogic philosophy and asana for over a decade. After falling for the discipline at a young age, she received her YogaFit certification; teaching for a few years before taking a break while in university. Continuing a personal practice, she has experienced the evolving journey …

Sarah Dunn

Co-Owner and Yoga Teacher Sarah began practicing yoga in 2012 as part of a  weight loss journey. She was delighted to discover that yoga empowered her to enjoy physical activity and that it was possible for a plus size body to be strong and athletic. As she got deeper into …

Nancy Rhodes

Owner & Instructor Nancy began practicing yoga on a weight loss and fitness journey after years of obesity. It was not what she expected, but she found a calm acceptance that she hadn’t felt in years AND she could almost touch her toes! Nancy has been practicing since 2009 and …