Kira Ryder

Kira Ryder is grateful for all her teachers and the teachings that have been so generously shared with her. Fascinated by the opportunities of Relationship, Kira’s teaching style has evolved to help cultivate an understanding of the practicality and global necessity of Self Love. With keen attention to the subtle currents, her teaching emphasizes tuning […]

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Will Balogh

Hey there, I’m Will. Audra said that I didn’t need to talk about myself here in the third person, so that’s awesome. I like movement. I like watching, participating, and inspiring all forms that are potential avenues to individual expression. I come from a background in sports, military service, and then later education with lots of […]

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Audra Carmine

I come from a long line of athletes and rugby coaches, which, I have come to realize, is something you should know. I can feel my familial lineage coursing through my veins as I develop, both as a teacher, and as a practitioner. The cultivation of change through the daily ritual of practice is what […]

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Marianne Tanner

Marianne’s relationship with yoga began with her first class in 2000, and like every good relationship it has grown stronger and more committed with time. She completed her teacher training at Red Door Yoga in Orlando, Florida in 2004, and has been teaching ever since. Upon moving to Portland in 2005, her practice and teaching […]

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Shaney Aalbers

I have been leading folks through intentional breathing and moving practices since 1995. I surely didn’t reference these experiences as mindfulness or yoga in those early years, I was supporting others in their exercise regimen. Now that it is conscious discipline and a formal, investigative practice, I am more comfortable referencing my role as a […]

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Carling Harps

Carling is a Portland, Oregon based yoga teacher and Pacific Northwest native. Trained by Annie Carpenter, and endlessly inspired by countless others, she offers a harmonious blend of Iyengar & Ashtanga yoga, weaving a balance between strength and flexibility in her vinyasa classes. Students can expect a fun, lighthearted, but hardworking practice from Carling with […]

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Abby Kraai

Abby Kraai received her yoga teaching certificate (RYT 200) from Yoga Tree in San Francisco, CA, and has studied a rich blend of styles including Iyengar, Vinyasa, Hatha, Meditation, Kids Yoga, and Yoga for Athletes. Abby first came to the mat as a teenager, when she was diagnosed with a severe case of scoliosis. When […]

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Pam Blair

Pam caught the “yogabug” in 1998 when she clamored into a crowded room at the Pittsburgh Public Library for her first Hatha yoga class. “None of us had mats. In true east-coast style, as soon as the doors opened we ran into the room to claim our spot. It was just short of pushing each […]

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Kris Olson

Kris has been teaching Vinyasa and Yin Yoga since 2009. She has certification from The White Lotus Foundation and The Yoga Space. Her classes focus on using the intelligence of the breath to guide movement. She teaches a strong class with both the beginner and advanced student in mind. She hopes to help students open […]

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Sarah Trelease

Sarah Trelease has been teaching yoga since 1999. From 2004-2010 she taught teacher training at OM yoga in New York City and around the United States and was the director of teacher training at OM from 2007-2010. Currently she teaches group classes, workshops and teacher trainings in Portland, Oregon. Her teaching is informed by her […]

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Julie Westlin-Naigus

Julie is a practitioner of Hatha yoga with an emphasis and passion for Kripalu yoga. Julie believes that yoga can serve as a catalyst for a more balanced and fulfilled life. She encourages individuals to understand what is right for their own souls and bodies through exploration of breath, meditation, movement and mindfulness. She works […]

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Rachel Stern

Rachel Stern (RYT*) began studying yoga at age 2, took a 20ish year break, and rediscovered the joys of a consistent yoga practice over the past 13 years. She received her 200-hour teacher certification in Interdisciplinary Yoga from the Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica, and completed a year long teaching apprenticeship yoga at Amrita, […]

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Alix Northup

Alix began her study of yoga as a teenager, when her mom brought her to her first yoga class as an alternative treatment for her scoliosis. She draws from her own experience of finding balance in her body and mind to compassionately assist others on their own unique path of healing and discovery. A student […]

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Sarah Robinette

A forever student, I am committed to the practice of yoga. I enjoy sharing my experiences and serving others. One of my best friends introduced me to the practice during my undergraduate work in Flagstaff, AZ. Here I completed my B.S. in Psychology/Sociology. I continued on to San Francisco, CA for my M.A. in Integral […]

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Nancy Giardini

The magic of Yoga started to unfold for Nancy when she moved to Portland, Oregon in 1998. Realizing the powerful effects it was starting to have on her, she has never looked back and has practiced continuously since then. She feels yoga is a blessing and a challenge for anyone who is willing to take […]

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Jessica Garay

Yoga has been a practice of coming home; home to my body, to my greatest potential, to my spirituality, and to my truest self. My vinyasa teaching style is flow-based, athletic, fun, and loving. My restorative classes are designed to nurture, pause, and relax. Always working with the intention of bringing ourselves into heart-felt alignment […]

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Suniti Dernovsek

Suniti Dernovsek began studying yoga in 1999 with Iyengar teacher, Janet Lilly. She met her Buddhist teachers, Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche and Lama Padma Drimed Norbu around that same time. Since moving to Portland in 2004 she has studied a variety of yoga traditions. She completed the Dharma Yoga Teacher Training and a Yin Immersion with […]

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Heather Craig

Heather Craig is the creator of Booty Luv® (bootyluvfitness.com) and the owner of Body Luv Fitness, LLC (bodyluvfitness.com). She has been in the industry over a decade and holds certifications in yoga (200 hr., Iyengar-based Hatha); Pilates Mat; Personal Training (ACE); TRX Suspension Training; Spinning; Barre, and Kettlebells (NPTI). She brings proper alignment, challenge, and […]

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Kelly Connor

Kelly Connor Sunrose began practicing yoga over 18 years ago under the glow of the Hale Bopp comet. Kelly is grateful for every teaching that has illuminated the path, from the grocery store parking lot to the top of Meditation Mount. Kelly has been teaching her signature blend of investigative, devotional yoga since 2006, when […]

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Alison Alstrom

The practice of Yoga can empower you. My commitment as a teacher is to guide you toward an ever deepening understanding of your capacity to thrive on every level, and to support you as you step fully into that capacity, one pose at a time. I have taught hatha yoga for eight years, and practiced […]

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