Our Teachers

Amber

RYT-200 Hour

I discovered yoga over 8 years ago after a literal sobering experience. I took an in studio class and went back for more. Yoga helped and is still helping me find myself emotionally and spiritually. When I couldn’t make it in studio, I had an at home practice and I eventually moved my practice outdoors. 


I am an RYT-200 vinyasa graduate from Vibrant Life Studios taught by Jasmine Margreno and am Yoga Alliance certified.


I love building creative and mindful flows, smiling and laughing through successes and failures that eventually turn to wins. That’s why it’s called a practice.  


Whenever I get the chance, I love to travel and take as many different classes from as many different teachers as I can and infuse that knowledge and energy into my practices. My last destination was London and would love to go back, again and again. 

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I am incredibly grateful for all the teachers that have helped guide me so far.  With that said, I am also content staying home with the cats and having our own dance party.

Jessica

SatkaraYoga, RYT300, Writer

“I love to teach yoga because it provides a great sense of self, community, and health. Our practice helps us connect to ourselves and evolve. In this spirit, my classes have a strong focus on breath, alignment, and mindset. I hope to remind yogis that when life is challenging, yoga brings lightness and joy to life.”

Jessica first experienced yoga while traveling in India in college. While only an observer, a seed was planted in her that took hold and slowly grew over the following years. Within five years, while working in Turkey, she became friends Annie Anderson of PranaClimb and started a weekly practice. The increased strength, flexibility and balance that yoga brings to  the body was clear, and Jessica continued her small and consistent practice until during a huge life shift, she changed direction in her life and began studying yoga formally, full-time with Katie Manitas (Jivamukti) and Idit Tamir (Hatha).

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After she earned her RYT200 in 2008, Jessica taught all over Sydney as a small business owner who taught on- site classes. During this time she was an informal student of Simon Borg Oliver’s  Yoga Synergy. She attended Donna Farhi’s workshop, Yoga for Lower Back Pain. These teachers have influenced her immensely.
 

When not teaching, Jessica enjoys time on wooded trails, cooking, and growing her yoga practice.


“Yogash Citta Vritti Nirodhah”-  Yoga is the cessation of the fluctuations of the mind- bliss.
                     -Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1.2

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