Yoga Nidra/Relaxation

Jace Maxwell, is the owner and lead teacher training at the Roanoke location of Studio Samadhi, and is well-loved there for her bright energy and compassionate spirit.

Luke Ketterhagen graduated magna cum laude from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI with a degree in Biomedical Sciences. He then moved to the Himalayan International Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy to study under the guidance of Pandit Rajmani Tigunait where he would spend over 7 years in residence.

Claudia Carballal is a certified registered yoga teacher (RYT500) since 2013 through Yoga Alliance with formal training on prevention issues, life skills, self-development, mindfulness, and more recently psychotherapy and counseling. 

A graduate student of mindfulness-cognitive therapy and multicultural clients, she is the founder of InnerWellbeing, a personal development company that combines the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of Asian yogic techniques and mindfulness practices used in traditional healing and contemporary psychology. She offers personal development workshops, life coaching sessions, wellness consultations, yoga classes, mindfulness and meditation classes, and life skills workshops for teens and adults.

Over the course of seven years, she has deepened her yoga and meditation practice exploring Hatha yoga under international yoga instructor Chidanandi Sheri Cherokee; Tibetan yoga and meditation with senior teacher Luis Vilela at Tashi Delek Yoga Center in Spain; Hatha yoga and meditation under Spiritual Master Dr. Acharya Shree Yogeesh founder of Siddhayatan Spiritual Retreat; Vipassana meditation with Amber Bemak; and Buddhist meditation with resident teachers Gen Kelsang Menla and Gen-la Kelsang Jampa at Kadampa Meditation Center. 

​Mary Bruce is an internationally beloved yoga teacher and educator who creates sacred space and presence for her students. Mary is a torch bearer. A beacon of light. A rare guide that is breaking the mold of the modern climate of yoga. Her teachings light us up and help us manifest our deepest desires.

Where intention goes energy flows. I am dedicated to using meditation and mindfulness to help you release blocks and manifest your highest good. I am a mom, business and technology professional, and volunteer. I use yoga as a tool to connect with others and support them to lead happier, healthier, and more grounded lives.

Laura is a mother of three lively kids and wife to an awesome husband.  She currently works at The Lifeworks Group as a yoga therapist.  She has been a yoga practitioner for 15 years, and a former studio owner.

Karen found the healing path of yoga as a teenager more than four decades ago. Yoga has informed her life ever since, enabling her to thrive during and after the birth of her children, after her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in 1997 and more recently cancer in 2012.

I began my yoga journey in the 1990’s with a love of books on meditation and pranayama. I have been blessed to learn from many great teachers taking tools and words of wisdom from each experience. I am grateful for those teachers and offer them my humble gratitude.<br />
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