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Jessie T

Jessie is a third grade teacher who loves working with children. She began her journey of yoga at home and expanding her own practice. In wanting to expand her passion for teaching and love of yoga, Jessie earned her 200 hour certified yoga teacher training at Trillium Ayurveda and Yoga in Orange, MA. Jessie loves how yoga is something that anyone is capable of doing, and each time you practice is a new experience. She enjoys teaching to adults and children, which she incorporates into her classroom as well in promoting mindfulness and different poses with her students. She loves sharing the power of yoga through her classes and is grateful for the opportunity to share her knowledge about the benefits of yoga in all areas of life.

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Lori P

Lori is a 200 RYT with Yoga Alliance and has received her training and certifications through YogaFit in Levels 1-5, Senior Yoga, Yoga for Kids, Yo-Chi and Yoga Nidra.

She has a passion for fitness and helping others and has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years. She also is a personal trainer through AFAA (Aerobics & Fitness Association of America) and has multiple certifications with MOSSA, she also is a Certified SilverSneakers instructor.

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Ron

Ron discovered yoga in a pursuit to connect physical and mental well being within a spiritual pathway. His practice began in 2000, focused for many years solely on Ashtanga yoga. Desiring more freedom of personal expression and Asana arrangements he came to practice, vinyasa, hot, and power yoga disciplines.

He is a 200hr certified yoga teacher through My Vinyasa Practice in Austin, TX. His Asana practice focuses on movement, connection, and grace. He believes Yoga should be explored and developed with consideration to each individuals physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.

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Caroline D

A certified fitness professional since 1993, Caroline has merged her passion for fitness and wellness with her business background to deliver top notch training and services to both industry professionals and clients. She has collaborated with some of the top fitness professionals in creating new programs and services out of New York City and consults fitness industry leaders under the business name cadawson.com. She currently holds NASM, ACE, and AFAA certifications, is a Yoga Alliance RYT, and holds Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Business Administration.

Caroline is a Master Instructor for the Spinning® program, certifying instructors in Spinning® in the US and internationally since 2005. She has been featured in Spinning® segments on WB11 Morning News, FOX’s Good Day New York, and NY1, and contributed to articles in Self, Fitness, Best Body, Quick & Simple, For You, Fit Yoga, Healthy Aging, and In Touch magazines. She has been a regular on the fitness conference circuit, presenting for Spinning® at WSSC, ECA, ECA Miami, Boston Balance, Can Fit Pro, and the TSI Summit. She has created curriculum for ACE and AFAA approved continuing education workshops, and presented for Instructor Toolbox and BodyWedge21™ throughout the US.

Through her corporate fitness experience, Caroline has taught tens of thousands of fitness classes and led hundreds of staff trainings for group exercise instructors and personal trainers on branded programs. She has managed and trained over 65 in-house presenters in a variety of programming, including strength training, yoga, boxing, Pilates, functional training, and kids programs.

These days, Caroline resides in central Massachusetts and has a never-ending passion for teaching fitness classes and developing lasting fitness relationships. She is currently the Special Projects Coordinator for Nectar Yoga Studios in Virginia, featuring top-notch talent and in-studio experiences minutes away from the Nation’s capital. In her spare time, Caroline loves practicing ahimsa through pit bull rescue and spending time with her boyfriend and six pitties.

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Rebekah T

Rebekah Traylor has been a practicing yoga for many years. She earned her 200-hour certification in Yoga at the Yoga & Ayurveda Center in Pennsylvania. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Fine Arts. She has a very full and exciting life, which she enjoys with her husband, her 4 children, her dog and cat, and her friends and family- all of whom are very important in her life. She enjoys being outside, being active, and music. For

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Vanessa F

Vanessa is a writer, autism advocate, and mom of 4 with a unique and powerful story of addiction and recovery. She recovers out loud in hopes to help others that may find themselves in the grips of the scary and lonely world of addiction as well. She is fueled by her faith, family and fitness; all which help carry her through her sobriety. Yoga has been an essential part of her recovery, which lead her to her becoming an instructor

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Britt Truman

Britt T

Britt received her 200hr certified teacher training at Frog Pond Yoga Centre under Diane Featherstone and Anne Goewey. With a strong desire to heal and share knowledge, she continues to enrich her education and qualifications. Consistently showing up to the practice has brought her deep self-discovery, that has connected her to her creative expression. What grounds Britt, are the moments between breaths and space between thoughts, sipping tea in the sunshine while curled up with a good book, journaling, her

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Jenna

Jenna M

Jenna Mooney has been a practicing chiropractor in this community for over 20 years. Her approach to care has always included patient education on the importance of self-care. She believes a personal yoga practice is an important part of a self-care program. Jenna trained at Frog Pond Yoga Center and received her 200-hour certification in 2013 and went on to study under Patty Townsend at the Yoga Center of Amherst to attain an additional 300 hours of study in the

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kelsey

Kelsey Rigopoulos

Kelsey strives to guide people in understanding more about their relationships with food and body, simply so that they can work toward nourishing all parts of their life. Kelsey graduated from the Coordinated Program in Dietetics of Framingham State University in 2015 and is now a local, outpatient dietitian supporting Young At Heart’s mission. As a Registered Dietitian, she immediately followed her passion working to support people in developing healthy food and body relationships. Her personal background in community education

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Emily Grigos

Emily Grigos first found vinyasa yoga in 2008, and it was love at first Savasana! She soon realized that it was her dream to become a yoga teacher and in 2012 made that dream a reality; receiving her 200 RYT through Frog Lotus Yoga International. Emily brings a peaceful strength and playful approach to her vinyasa classes, finding joy in establishing connections with her students. She is extremely grateful to be able to share what she loves with the community.

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Paula Magee

Paula is an instructor at Zen, formerly Young at Heart. She founded Young at Heart to fulfill her dream of offering yoga to children and adults of all ages to promote total health and wellbeing. Paula strives to make a place for each person to work all parts of their body and mind, equally without judgement or competition. Paula is a 500-Hour YogaFit Registered Yoga Instructor, holds Color Me Yoga and YogaKids International certifications in children’s yoga and is a

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Amanda Marchetti

Amanda is a busy mom and hairstylist who’s used to working long hours on her feet. She found Pilates in 2015 as a way to strengthen her body, ease back pain, increase flexibility, and prevent injury with a physically demanding job. Recognizing the benefits that Pilates provides towards overall health and physical fitness, she completed the 600 hour Power Pilates Comprehensive Certification. Amanda firmly believes in Joseph Pilates’ philosophy that “Change happens through movement, and movement heals“. She credits Pilates

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Yee Leng

Yee Leng Yee Leng is a two-time cancer survivor. After being diagnosed at age 24, she began her quest to discover the mind-body-spirit connection.  Her very first yoga class was in 2005 that eventually brought her to Frog Pond Yoga Centre in Princeton where she received her 200-hour yoga teacher training in 2011. Her second news of cancer came at age 48 and she was very grateful and thankful to have yoga with her through treatment and recovery. She credits

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Timea

Timea Godor

Timea is a full-time real estate agent and a long-time fitness enthusiast. After taking a short recovery break due to a minor injury, she relied on yoga to get back into working out while beginning to explore other forms of fun, low impact exercises. Once discovering and falling in love with Barre, she knew it was the right avenue for her and decided to become a certified instructor in order to share her passion with others. Timea brings her energetic,

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