Amy has been teaching yoga and meditation since 1981 and is founding director of the Shasta Yoga Institute where she teaches and leads registered Yoga Alliance Yoga Teacher Training programs. Through many years of dedicated teaching and practice, Amy’s teaching embraces a wonder for the human body, mind and heart continuum.
A 1986 graduate from the Iyengar Yoga Institute in San Francisco, Amy teaches Iyengar Vinyasa Yoga which honors the lineage of Krishnamacharya and blends precise awareness of Iyengar’s teaching with the grace of a spacious sequential flow. Deeply inspired by an ongoing inner investigation of the Self, Amy incorporates Embodied Anatomy & Insight Meditation to cultivate an awakened body/mind/ heart presence. She offers an integrated approach while still honoring the ancient wisdom teachings. Bringing Yoga to life has been a thread woven through her relating, parenting and working journeys… Meditation is a saving grace and the well from within where she sources her movement through life.
Amy received her 500-hour Yoga Teacher Certification from the rich community of practitioners and senior teachers at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco, specifically under the wings of Judith Lasater, Arthur Kilmurray & Manuso Manos. She has been Certified from as well as on faculty for the Integrative Yoga Therapy training program with Joseph LePage. In addition, Amy has received Certifications in Massage Therapy from the Institute for Educational Therapy and the National Holistic Institute, as well as a Meditation Teacher Certification from the Expanding Light Center.
In addition to teaching and mentoring locally, Amy leads Yoga Retreats & Immersions nationally. Call (530) 859-5433. You can find more inspiration here: https://www.yogauonline.com/therapists/amy-cooper
Courtney has worked in the health and wellness industry for over 15 years. As a fitness instructor, personal trainer, and running coach for many years, she began practicing yoga to compliment her other activities. Realizing the depth and transformative power of yoga, her journey became a priority and she completed the Shasta Yoga 200-hour VajraPani Teacher Training with Amy Cooper. Courtney’s warm, playful approach provides a light atmosphere where students can safely discover the benefits of yoga. She encourages self-care and a mindful practice through healthy alignment, breath awareness, and flow. She believes each moment is an opportunity to grow by coordinating the mind, body, breath, and spirit with their highest intentions. Courtney is also a Holistic Health Coach. Email; firstname.lastname@example.org or call (530) 925-2502.
Jade’s love of people and yoga, as well as her studies in human consciousness and love itself, bring a depth and fullness to her classes. Her style is eclectic, drawing from her Kripalu Yoga roots, Anusara Yoga, Anjali Restorative Yoga, non-dual teachings, vipassana meditation, and her experience as a Massage Therapist and Yogic Healing Facilitator. Her interest lies in bringing awareness to, and gaining mastery with, the connections between body, mind, emotions and life for more empowered and truthful living. Jade’s instruction is clear and skillful enabling heartful access to subtleties in both asana and self-awareness which bear fruit on and off the mat. For 20 years, she has taught all walks of life in various places around the globe. In her community classes at SYI, she encourages you to meet yourself where you are with grace; and guides modifications and variations to support and satisfy different levels of experience. For more about Jade, visit www.yogasatya.com or call (303) 532-6808.
Jules has been teaching Kundalini Yoga since 2008. Her love for the practice was instant and has never waned! Her style is eclectic and her passion for exploring the vast terrain of the sacred cauldron the meeting place of the ultimate trinity; kundalini, sexual and creative energy adds dimension and depth and opens the space for the purest expression of this flow to be accessed and embodied.
The focus with all her classes is for movement, sound and breath to merge freely with anything else that wants to join the mix! Her intention is to create the space for the magic to happen in a supportive and authentic way. She trained with The International School of Kundalini Yoga (SKY) and has taught extensively throughout the UK, Europe and Hawaii. Jules Garner (808) 219-7703.
Lyz Krieger earned her degree in Psychology with a focus in Cognitive Neuroscience at Northeastern Illinois University. She expanded her research to various relaxation techniques and their effects on stress and related dis-ease. Yoga Nidra and Reiki (RMT) have been her primary areas of practice but she draws from many different methods including Writing & Art Therapy, Trauma Informed Practices, and Crystal Healing. Lyz uses her well-developed modalities to hold space, acting as a mirror, to allow the opportunity for individuals to dive deep into the reflection of their own energies and recognize areas for personal transformation. (847) 310-5495 email@example.com
Rachel has been a student of yoga for over 15 years. She was part of Amy’s first 200 hour yoga training. In addition to teaching yoga, she provides primary care in Internal Medicine in Yreka, and received her Masters in Medicine thru the PA program at Stanford University. She taught for 3 years, at the Audacity yoga studio, in Yreka and is excited to be teaching again at the studio where she began her journey as a yoga instructor, coming full circle! Rachel can be reached @ (541) 223-3893.