My passion as a yoga teacher is to assist people in nding peace and balance in their lives by culvang a strong sense of mind/body connecon. In 2000, in NYC I became cered in the Alexander Technique, a body alignment therapy. During that me, I had a strong desire to incorporate a physical exercise pracce into my Alexander teaching. I was guided into yoga by my friend Tony Carr, owner of a Bikram studio in Oakland, CA. As the old adage says…”You teach what you need to learn” and so began my journey into Yoga. In 2001, I was cered as a Bikram Yoga instructor and worked in The Bikram Yoga studios in the LA area. Living in LA, I was blessed to have studied with Paul Grilley, author of Yin Yoga and with Ana Forrest, founder of Forrest Yoga. I moved to Ausn in 2004 and began teaching yoga at Bodhi Yoga’s original downtown locaon. I completed Bodhi Yoga’s 200 hour training in 2012, a truly amazing experience of growth and transformaton. I am currently nishing my cercaon in Resonance Re-Pa8erning, an energy-based system of healing that has its origins in Yoga and Chinese Acupuncture. I am so happy and blessed to be part this amazing Yoga community who share my same goals for health, healing and happiness.
Empowering and inspiring others is where Melinda finds her greatest joy.
Her classes are full of love, laughter and lots of sweat! Melinda creates a safe space full of possibility reaching ALL LEVELS. As she has personally grown in her own practice, Melinda has experienced the power of being a “YES” for herself, for those around her and then taking that power from her mat into her world. Melinda began her teaching journey by earning her 200RYT with Desirae Pierce in 2012. She then went on to train with world-renowned Baron Baptiste of Baptiste Power Yoga Institute, and is currently enrolled in the Bodhi Yoga advanced teacher training to earn her 500RYT. Melinda is also an Institute For Integrative Nutrition graduate, and is a certified Holistic Health Coach registered through the International Association for Health Coaches. She currently resides in Austin with her husband of 23 years, two beautiful daughters, two spunky westies and has a heart filled with gratitude!
Kathryn has practiced yoga for over 18 years, while also actively participating in competitive sports. This high level of activity led to injuries, which was a blessing in disguise. This blessing was, and still is, the time and mindfulness to deepen and explore her yoga practice, enabling her to not just enjoy the physical aspects of the practice, but to appreciate the mental and spiritual benefits yoga has brought to her life. Kathryn’s intention as a yoga teacher is to help others find joy, peace and strength in their practice through a compassionate, grounded and fun class. She completed her 200 hour RYT through Bodhi Yoga in 2013 and has been teaching at Bodhi ever since. Kathryn has continued her education by attending training workshops with Seane Corn, Kathryn Budig and Baron Baptiste. She feels blessed to share the joy and peace yoga has brought her with others.