A mechanical engineer by degree and a yoga and mindfulness teacher by passion. Her mindfulness practice has helped her succeed at a Fortune 500 tech company, overcome mental illness, and ultimately connect more deeply with those around her. An avid learner, Dorsey routinely grows her practice and her teaching by participating in yoga workshops, silent meditation retreats, and conferences like Wisdom 2.0 in San Francisco. Her mission is to inspire women worldwide to embrace self-care and self-love.

Natalya Dubrovina was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States in 2008. She had been practicing yoga for 7 years, before becoming RYT-200, and started teaching yoga. Natalya has a choreographic and athletic background, including 10 years in a ballet school and 10 years in professional sport (sport aerobic), including 5 years as an athlete and 5 years as a coach for community college team.

Psychotherapist and yoga teacher Thom Allen has been sharing his passion for wellness for more than 25 years. Students enjoy his unique style that is mentally stimulating, physically exhilarating and spiritually inspiring. With experience ranging from restorative therapeutics and meditation to an empowered yoga flow, Thom works with a variety of populations, from corporate executives and professional athletes to those with terminal illnesses and their caregivers.

I took my first yoga class in college in the early 2000’s and all I can remember about it is that I always fell asleep in savasana, the resting post at the end of every class. A workout that ended with a nap sounded pretty good to me!

Julie comes from a strong athletic background and a lifelong passion for health and wellness.  Formally practicing yoga since 2009, she has studied primarily with her beloved Teacher, Yogarupa Rod Stryker, internationally renowned master teacher of Tantra-Hatha yoga and meditation, founder of ParaYoga, and author of The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity, and Freedom, since 2011.  She is honored and humbled to be an initiate of the Sri Vidya Tradition and Himalayan lineage since 2012.

Jordan’s yoga practice has allowed her to heal a number of emotional wounds that were affecting her everyday life. Years of dealing with ADHD symptoms, anxiety, and self-doubt have slowly melted away as she has spent more time on her mat, with her teachers, learning how to serve herself and others with this practice.

Nationally recognized star of numerous best-selling dance, fitness and yoga DVD’s, Jennifer Galardi is a popular figure among top media, held in high esteem throughout the fitness industry, and adored by fans.

Harmony Slater has been teaching Ashtanga Yoga in the Mysore method for over a decade. She was first introduced to Yoga in 1995, and began practicing Ashtanga Yoga in 2000. She always had a keen interest in spirituality and the art of physical movement, which culminated in fifteen years of dance training and two BA degrees in Philosophy and Religious Studies. 

Amber Bemak has engaged in a formal meditation practice for twenty-four years. She was raised attending family retreats at the Insight Mediation Center in Massachusetts and began her own practice at the age of fourteen. She studied with Michele McDonald for many years and practiced in the Therevadan tradition until 2001, when she was exposed to Tibetan Buddhism and met her teachers Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche and Phakchok Rinpoche. She then embarked on the path of Vajrayana practice and has been on this path ever since.

David began his journey into yoga in 1993. David started studying under one of Dallas' finest certified Iyengar instructors, Fred Dowd. He has now taught yoga extensively and has visited India numerous times to visit sacred sites, to study meditation under the Dalai Lama, and to study yoga with many contemporary yoga luminaries including B.K.S Iyengar and T.K.V. Desikachar.