Teacher Listings

Teacher Listings

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.

Jace first discovered Yoga while she was in college. After a long history of depression and complusive over eating that lead to obesity, she was looking for something that would help her learn to love herself, no matter...

Jacy has a multifaceted background in both the eastern philosophy of yoga and western practice of psychotherapy. She received her Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Texas in 2014. She studied at Namah Shivaya Yoga receiving her 200 hour yoga teacher certification in 2013. She currently practices psychotherapy and teaches psychotherapeutic yoga at...

Jeff Masters LMT, C-IAYT, MPCT, Msc. (Hon.), is the founder and director of the Masters Institute, an organization dedicated to vibrant health, wellness and the realization of our fully actualized potential.

With over 30 years of mentorship, training and clinical practice, Jeff’s...

Jennifer began her professional life with wilderness camping. This included driving a bus with a 6 canoe trailer, hiking in Big Bend & the Pecos Mountains, canoeing the Buffalo river in Arkansas, sleeping in a tent come rain or shine, and..oh yea…feeding 10 pre adjudicated youth from a ‘real’ wood burning fire! This experience helped to lay a solid foundation for her counseling career. “...

In 2004 I started my yoga practice after the birth of my second child. I found it to be the perfect "exercise" for my body and mind to balance the busyness of raising a family. I began sharing my practice with children and teens in 2011 at Yogikids/FitFamily studio and area schools. Through stories, games and music we learn that yoga is a calming, centering, and strengthening practice that we...

Jenny's approach to yoga has been with the attitude of "Learn from everyone, but your practice is your own." Her personal practice has been influenced my leaders in a variety of disciplines. With focus on efficiency through alignment, awareness and breath, Jenny has made a remarkable recover from the crippling effects of rheumatoid arthritis. It's Jenny's experience...

Jessica O’Keefe E-RYT 500, has 20 years of experience guiding people in yoga and movement education.  Her understanding of yoga and the human body has been influenced by Body Mind Centering, modern dance, dance therapy, and holistic health.  Jessica assists her students in knowing the joy and wonderment of integrating the mind and body.  She encourages an authentic and life-nurturing practice...

As an avid health & fitness professional, Jo found the healing power of yoga 13 years ago as a way to heal an injured body. She has been sharing these powers every since in a style that is fun, uplifting, educational, & spiritually awakening. She is a 500 E-RYT, a Certified Yoga Therapist & is currently the spokesperson for Easton/Bell's line of mind/body products &...

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. Since 1996, Karen has taught community yoga classes for students of all ages and abilities: children and teens with physical...

Kathleen Lohr, LMT, became enchanted with Ayurveda over thirty years ago when a fellow herbalist returned from Nepal and described the exotic form of healthcare practiced there.

She immediately became a lifelong student of the world’s original and most expansive holistic health system, never imagining this passion was laying the foundation for her life’s calling.

After enjoying...

Kathryn Templeton has devoted her life to the health of others.

A psychotherapist for more than 20 years, Kathryn is a Master Teacher in the field of Drama Therapy and continues to work both clinically and as an educator specializing in the treatment of individuals with complex trauma. As an E-500 RYT and NAMA-registered Ayurvedic practitioner, Kathryn has worked to develop specialized...

I teach yoga because I want to make everyday a source of healing. It is my love and my passion. Mind, body and spirit come together for me in the energies of movement and the calm of breath of yoga. I began teaching yoga in 2003 after practicing for several years. In all my teaching, I focus on deep tissue release, joint mobility, and strength. Yoga can help anyone heal the aches of their body...

Childhood gave me a deep fascination for nature, but my practical upbringing suggested a life in business, so I graduated Magna Cum Laude from UTD with a focus on Environmental Science and Business Management.  I started my professional career as a medical assistant / office nurse, ran business operations for a large hospice in Missouri, and came back to Dallas for a career in finance &...

My passion is fitness, period.

I do one-on-one or duo in-home sessions ranging from traditional strength training and cardio, continuation of physical therapy rehabilitation programs, mat Pilates, yoga, stretching, HIIT (interval training) and every combination of them all! I customize a program that works for you and your goals. I will provide a great workout for you when we are...

Kristi McDonald, E-RYT 200 & Registered Children's Yoga Specialist with Yoga Alliance, is the Director of Inspired, Best Life and creator of the Indigo Project Children's Yoga Specialty Teacher Training Program.

I'm a bit of a soul searcher, travel junkie & adventure guru! Inspired, Best Life is an umbrella for all the great things I'm honored to share with you. Here you'll find...

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. She attained her 200 hour certification with Tias Little, Prajna Yoga, and currently studies under Rod Stryker, Para Yoga, Arpita Shah, Om Yoga Journey for Ayurveda, and The Mindful...

Ayurvedic Lifestyle Counselor, Reiki Master, 500 RYT and Nutritionist

Laura is a Certified Holistic Health Counselor and Lifestyle Coach, AADP, a Certified Yoga Teacher E-RYT 500 with Yoga Alliance and a Reiki Master. She was previously a Certified Anusara Teacher and is presently teaching a form of aligned flow hatha yoga that has evolved from this knowledge along with Rajanaka Tantra...

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