Category: Featured Instructor

Making Memories and Moments

posted by Rachel Merriman

The ‘job’ of being a yoga teacher and a mom… Teaching yoga has been one of the most rewarding parts of my life. I have been blessed with an amazing ‘job’. I have also been blessed with the ‘job’ of being a mom and two kids, who even though at times make me want to […]

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Yoga for Athletes: Winning the Mind Games

posted by Jennifer Wilford

Yoga began as an exercise for me. Nothing more. But only seeing the physical benefits of yoga is like going to Baskin Robbins and getting chocolate ice cream every single visit. My son does this, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with it. But yoga is 32 flavors and then some, and if you only pay […]

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Yoga is for Athletes, too. Here’s why…

posted by Jennifer Wilford

When I rolled out a yoga mat five years ago, it was quite simple, I longed for longer hamstrings. I looked at it as training. My teacher called it a practice. Regardless, when I started, I wanted out. Pronto. Faster than I could finish a 400-meter jaunt around the track. I could outrun every of […]

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An Interview with 2015 Live Your Dream Winner, Leanne Schulz

posted by Nancy Nelson

Be who you are meant to be. The Live Your Dream Community Leadership Award program is designed to help focused, passionate individuals make strides in our community and impact the lives of others. Each year, we choose one yogi from our Inspire Yoga training programs who has shown exemplary performance in the training and has a vision for […]

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Featured Instructor – Leila Cranford

posted by Leila Cranford

I wish I had a profound story of how I found yoga, but the truth is: it’s pretty mundane. I’m guessing not so different from many others; one small discovery after another until one day, in retrospect, something profound really has happened. My practice started as yours might have, a group practice in gym. And […]

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Brave

posted by Mary Novas

What can you do to BRAVE through life’s unexpected hardships that leave you feeling lost, depleted or heart broken with grace and perseverance? DIG into the truth of your experience and find the courage to accept the situation while truly feeling the emotions that surface as a result. Explore ways to RESTORE your spirit in a supportive […]

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An Interview with Yogi Muse, Michelle Marchildon

posted by Nancy Nelson

Michelle Marchildon will be gracing Inspire with her beautiful presence this May and we could not be more thrilled. Why, you ask? For so many reasons. Let’s list a few. She is the yogi muse. She is hilarious and smart. She is a creative, authentic, and unique yoga instructor with a seriously compelling story to share. Your […]

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An Interview with Dice Iida-Klein & Briohny Smyth

posted by Nancy Nelson

The phone rang and connected with the other line. The sounds of a busy afternoon filled the air. Dice Iida-Klein and Briohny Smyth are no strangers to the life of schedules, traveling and meetings, but at the end of the day one thing matters most to them – connection. Connection with family, with each other, with themselves, […]

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Mary’s Story

posted by Mary Novas

I basically crawled into my first yoga class looking for a release of the stress that had built up inside of me due to my corporate job. Having previously been an athlete and gym-rat, I had never experienced the mind-body connection that yoga provided. I had always been high-strung and easily flustered and was able to sit […]

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Rachael’s Story

posted by Rachael Colunga

I was first drawn to yoga by the beauty and strength in the asana practice, but my yoga journey has taken me further than I ever imagined. As a graduate of the Inspire Yoga 200-hr program, a student of the 300hr training, and a teacher, Inspire Yoga has provided the ability to share this passion […]

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