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Yoga for Healthy Aging Certified Instructors

This page provides the names and contact information for those who have been certified as Yoga for Healthy Aging teachers by Baxter Bell, Melina Meza and/or Nina Zolotow.

Yoga for Healthy Aging Certifed Instructors, US and Canada

These are all experienced yoga teachers who first completed general yoga teacher trainings (or have equivalent study and teaching experience), and who have also taken our Yoga for Healthy Aging training and passed both a written test and teaching demonstration. 

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US: by state, then by last name:

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Neil Boyd
Heart of Yoga 200 hr TT
Alberta, Fairview

Susan Bronson
Yoga Instructor/Therapist
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Isabelle Cyr, RYT 200

Adapted hatha yoga and restorative, teaching to french speaking people over 50+ around the world

Montreal, Quebec

Deborah Drisdell, RYT 200 

Hatha and Kripalu Yoga, Mindfulness and Meditation
Montreal, Quebec 


Marg Drudge, RYT 200 

Forward Motion, Kind Yoga by Heart
Markham, Ontario, 

Anna J. Hirtle, CYT, 200 hour
Kripalu Inspired Yoga, Chair Yoga, Level I Yoga as Medicine and Yoga for Healthy Aging
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia


Agi Mallory, C-IAYT, RYT-500 
Yoga Therapist and Yoga Instructor
Specializing in Gentle Yoga, Yin Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging and Yoga for Osteoporosis
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada


Ramona Pittman, BScN, RYT 200
Yoga and Healthy Movement Teacher
Nutritious Movement-Certified Restorative Exercise Specialist, Healthy Foot Practitioner
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Instagram: @ramona_pittman

Tammy Richard, 500 hour, RYS 500m

Hatha, gentle movement, restorative

Camrose, Alberta, Canada


Michelle Silver, RYT 200
Ocean Breath Yoga for EVERY Body
Teacher of Kripalu Inspired Yoga, Gentle Dynamic Yoga and Yoga for Healthy Aging
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia


Simone Groezinger, Yoga Instructor BDY/EYU (1000+ hrs), Licensed Pharmacist, Licensed Naturopath

Trauma Informed Viniyoga, Mindful Resilience for Veterans, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Therapy

Group classes and one-on-one sessions in German and English

Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany


Lisa Demoney, RYT 200

Hatha (Alignment based) Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging
Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico


Jan Browman Barnes, MFA, RYT-200, PSI

Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Yoga For Cancer, Yoga For Healthy Aging

Kent, United Kingdom


USA (By State)


Carolyn Hitzler, MS, RYT 500 

Adapted Yoga, Accessible Yoga, Yoga For Back Pain, Yoga For Cancer, Cardiac, and Other Diseases, Restorative Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Yoga For Healthy Aging, Yoga In the Water
Kasilof, Alaska



Bonnie J. Golden, M.Ed, e-RYT
Public and Private Classes and Workshops
Tucson AZ 

Trish Harris RYT 200, Hatha Yoga 
The Yoga Connection in Tucson, AZ

Janet Rae Humphrey, E-RYT, Certified Therapeutic Yoga for Seniors Instructor 
Author of Age Without Limits - 200 Chair and Standing Yoga Poses For Seniors and the Health-Challenged
Scottsdale, Arizona

Lynn Meredith

Yoga 50+, Chair, Gentle, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Sahuarita, AZ

Yoga with Lynn

Vivian L Sanchez, E-RYT 500, YACEP, RPYT
YFHA, Seniors, Prenatal
Green Valley, AZ (just South of Tucson)

Stella Mae Smith, RYT-200

Certificate in LVCY (Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga), Certified Rehabilitation Counselor 

Chair Yoga, Adaptive Yoga, Relaxation, Mindfulness, Stress Reduction, Compassion 

Tucson, AZ


Laurie Trigilio, E-RYT® 500, YACEP

Healing Emphasis Yoga through InnerVision and the Yoga for Cancer (Y4C) certification Yin/Restorative/Hot Flow/Essential 26 (gentler Bikram style)/core strengthening and psoas release/Yoga for Cancer/Healing Emphasis utilizing Various Techniques/All Levels

Phoenix, Tempe, Chandler

Inner Vision Yoga



Eve Adler, MA RN RYT-500

Integrative Health Practitioner and Educator

Los Angeles, CA

Founder, Help People Heal

Laurie Baccash, PT, RYT 500, CYT-LMU

Certified Yoga for Seniors Instructor, Certified Yoga for Healthy Aging Instructor

San Rafael, CA


Jodi Barry, RYT500, E-RYT200, C-IAYT

Alignment and Gentle focused Hatha Yoga, Yoga for Parkinson’s and Pain Management

Dublin, CA

Lisa Becks

Public and private classes, yoga for osteoporosis, yoga for cancer

San Mateo, CA

Website: coming soon!


Nora Berklich
Santa Barbara, CA


Rocky Blumhagen

Kundalini Yoga certified, Hatha Yoga certified, Yoga for Healthy Aging certified.

(Numerous workshops with Janet Stone Yoga and Private Pranayama instruction with BNS Iyengar, Myore, India 2016)

San Francisco, CA and Gleneden Beach, OR and


Debbie Cabusas, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP 
Hatha Yoga, public and private sessions
Brentwood, CA 

Sandy Carmellini, CIYT, E-RYT 500, Craniosacral Therapist, Essential Oils
Teacher of Iyengar Yoga and Yoga for Healthy Aging
8650-H Brentwood Blvd
Brentwood, CA 94513


Dennis Chowenhill, Ed.D., RYT-500

Teaches open studio (mixed levels), Yoga for Healthy Aging, Yin Yoga

Square One Yoga, Badarikashrama

San Leandro, CA

Rich Clarke, MS, MFCC, RYT 200+, Yin Yoga 200hr
Yoga teacher, public & private
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Melanie “Mel” Defe, Yoga Instructor, RYT 200

Santa Cruz, CA

Jeanne Dowell, RYT 200

Iyengar inspired


Orinda Community Center, Moraga Parks and Recreation, Privates

Suzanne Drolet, E-RYT 500
Private and Group Classes - Beginning & Intermediate Levels
Oakland, CA

Carolyn Eitel
San Rafael, CA


Elaine Everman, RYT 200

Hatha, Yoga For Healthy Aging

Oakland, CA

Ross Foti
Reverend Ross Yoga, accessible yoga with a spiritual focus
Aptos, CA

Doris Fredericks, RDN, RYT, CHWC (Certified Health and Wellness coach)

Senior Accessible Yoga, Chair Yoga

Morgan Hill, CA

Studio: YMCA


Bridget Galli, RYT500
Castro Valley Yoga (owner)

Castro Valley, CA

Jason Hardage, PT, DPT, DScPT, GCS, NCS, RYT 200
Physical Therapist, Yoga Teacher, Yoga Therapist
Alameda, CA

Barbara Haxo-Phillips
Oakland, CA

Diane Holland
Sacramento, CA


Elsa Karpasitis, RYT 500

Private, Group Ashtanga and Yoga Therapy

SF Ashtanga Yoga School at The Mindful Body; The Stress Management Center of Marin

San Francisco and Marin County

Sarga Yoga Therapy

Caroline Kelley, Yoga Teacher 500E-RYT, Massage Therapist and Pilates Instructor 
Bernal Yoga and The Mindful Body
Alignment focused Hatha Yoga for all ages and abilities in group and private settings.
San Francisco, California


Dana Leipold


Castro Valley, CA


Lori Lindgren
Kripalu, Anusara, and Iyengar Teacher
Berkeley, CA

Sharon K. McClain, RYT-200

Teacher of Vinyasa Yoga, Therapeutic & Restorative Yoga, Yoga for Cancer Patients/Survivors, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Clovis, California

COIL Yoga, Fresno Cancer Center, UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program


Melina Meza, BS Nutrition, 500-ERYT

Yoga Teacher, Nutrition Consultant, Ayurveda Health Educator

Oakland, CA

Leslie Nana Masuda-Farkas, RYT 500
Gentle yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Chair yoga, Restorative
Los Angeles, CA


Bob Matsueda, RYT 500

Studio- San Francisco General Hospital- Yoga and Wellness Center

San Francisco, CA

Sallie Nissen Moran
Yoga for 50+
Lafayette, CA


Shelley Motley, HHP, SC

Holistic Health Practitioner and Spiritual Counselor

Aptos, CA


Judy Orloff, MS Education, E-RYT 500

Yoga Teacher, Certified Movement Analyst

San Francisco, CA

Pamela Perry, PhD, RYT 500
Yoga for 50+, Parkinson’s Disease and Pain Management

Wencke Roed, RN, BSN, 200-RYT
Healthy Aging

Ritual Studio

Sacramento, CA 

Jenny Rohan, Ananda E-RYT 200, FNP 
Ananda, Yin, Chair, Restorative, Gentle, YFHA

Studio Inner Path Yoga, Zen Den
Fresno and Auberry, California 

Joseph Sapena 500-RYT, Y12SR Certified
Alignment-based Hatha Yoga
Castro Valley, CA
Castro Valley Yoga


Heidi BK Sloss, RYT-500

Aging With Equanimity Yoga™, Gentle Flow, Restorative, Meditation, Pranayama
Yoga for Healthy Aging

San Jose, California

Sandi Smith-Grove RYT 200, Licensed Midwife

Gentle, Restorative, Prenatal and Postpartum

Walnut Creek, CA

Ellen Sommers, RYA 200

Iyengar-Style Yoga

Grass Valley, CA

Monica Stein, RYT 200

Yin, Chopra Certified Meditation Instructor & Perfect Health: Ayurvedic Lifestyle Practitioner, Iyengar, Yin, Yoga For Healthy Aging

Walnut Creek, CA

Susan Urquhart-Brown, RYT 200
Yoga and Meditation Teacher
Restorative Yoga Certified Teacher
Anjori Yoga Studio


Satya Vaidyanathan, ERYT-200
Iyengar inspired Alignment Based, Restorative Yoga & Yoga for Healthy Aging
Dublin-San Ramon, CA

YogaSukham – Wellness Village


Elaine Watson, e-500 Hr. Yoga Alliance
2 Sleepy Hollow Ct.
Orinda, CA   

Samantha Weiss, RYT 500
Hatha Yoga, yoga for youth, trauma-informed yoga
Oakland, CA
Studio/Organization: Niroga & RISE

Zoe Eudora Williams, Yoga Instructor

All Levels, Hatha, and Healthy Aging Yoga at Nourish Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA




Teresa Coons, RYT 200

Chair Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Studio: Mayu Sanctuary, Eaton Senior Communities

Denver, CO

Denise Dohanic, RYT-200

Gentle, Yin and Restorative

Fruita, Colorado

Thrive Yoga, Fruita

Diane Keyser, RYT-200
Yin, Vinyasa, Yoga for Athletes, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Lafayette, CO


Christina Mitchell, MS, CNM, RYT-500
Styles of yoga: YFHA, Women’s Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Meditation
Lafayette, CO

Sarah Pont, RYT-200
Yoga and Mindfulness for All Ages
Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs, CO
Root Center for Yoga & Sacred Studies

Judith Sims-Barlow

Yoga Instructor, La Veta Yoga Studio

La Veta, CO
PO Box 91 ~ 120 CR 365



Maureen Duggan, RYT-200

Enjoys teaching to underserved populations including classes at homeless shelters and inpatient psychiatric unit. Part of team to support employee wellness through meditation at child welfare agency.   
Clinton, CT

Julie Luciani, RYT 200 

Kripalu Yoga and Yoga for Healthy Aging 

New Haven County, Connecticut 



Cathy Smith, RYT-200, 100 Hour Mindful Yoga Teacher Training, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher in Training

Yoga for Health Aging, Gentle Yoga, Vinyasa and Gentle Vinyasa Yoga, and Restorative Yoga

Wilton, Connecticut and has private clients in several towns in Fairfield County, CT as well as in Westchester County in New York State.



Terri Surabian, RYT 500
Teacher of Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Prenatal, and Yoga for Healthy Aging
Lewes, Delaware


Kathleen Puchowski, RYT 200

Chair Yoga, Gentle, Restorative Yoga and Yoga for Healthy Aging

Middletown, DE

Ponds at Bayberry Community

Kate Walsh, 200 RYT

Yoga for Healthy Aging

Ocean View, Delaware



Margit Bannon, E-RYT 200, YACEP
Hatha Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Yoga for Tennis
Punta Gorda, Florida


Mary Jo Capra, RYT 200

Hatha Yoga and Yoga for Healthy Aging

Panama City Beach, Florida

(850) 532-9694

Lou Christian, M.Ed, RYT
Hatha Yoga & Gentle Yoga
Panama City Beach, FL


Gayle Donowitz, Certified PRYT

Yoga for the Special Child, Certified Administrator & Teacher Special Education & Advocate for Special Needs Populations, Yoga for Healthy Living
Dunedin, Florida

Cindy Hill, RYT-200, YFHA

Hatha, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Inlet Beach, FL

Barbara Anne Neumann

Yoga for Healthy Aging Certified

Martha Pelot, RYT-200

Gentle and Chair Yoga, Yoga for Stress

Punta Gorda, FL

Amy Pendergraff, RYT-200

Specializing in Gentle, Chair, Level I and Yoga For Healthy Aging

Experienced in outreach and community yoga
Punta Gorda, FL and Grayling, MI

Shubhada Pendse, RYT-200 
Yoga for Healthy Aging, Pranayama & Meditation

Orlando, FL

Melinda Roman  RYT-200, Yoga4Cancer certified

Hatha Yoga

Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Dragonfly Yoga Studio:


Janet Rosoff, RYT-200 

Certified Teacher of Chair Yoga, Gentle Yoga Flow, Gentle Yoga for Low Back, Yoga for Healthy Aging 

Aventura, Florida

Independent Contractor for Assisted & Independent Facilities, Condos, and Ayurvedic Spa Center 

Kathy Shufflebarger PT, RYT 500

Relax and Renew Level 1 Trainer, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Lakeland, Florida

Teaches at YogaPointe, Lakeland

Dolores M Tanner, RYT 200, RN

Kripalu Certified Yoga Instructor 

Orland, Florida

Gillian Ward, RYT-500

Hatha, Yoga Nidra

Punta Gorda, FL

Yoga Sanctuary, also private sessions



Jeanne Crass, RYT-200

Level 1 flow,  Hatha yoga (emphasis on structural health as a primary driver of systemic health)

Currently a vocational yoga instructor to family and friends on a volunteer basis

Atlanta, GA


Charlene M. McGowan, RYT-200

Senior Yoga

Americus, GA

Clark Duncan Wellness Center




Sookie Kunst

Yin, Iyengar and Ashtanga Yoga teacher since 2004

Good Karma Yoga



Cynthia Alleman, RYT-200
Yoga InstructorBoise, Idaho

Sarah Cox, MSN, MPH, RYT-200

Specializing in yoga for healthy aging, Yoga for people with Parkinson’s, and Yoga for people with temporary or permanent changes in physical abilities

Boise, ID


Dorothy Finaldi, RYT-200

Boise, ID

Laurie Baird McElroy, E-RYT 500
Yoga Instructor
Meridian, ID  

Janelle Oberbillig, RYT-200
Boise, ID

Don Silva
Power Yoga and Yin/Yang
Meridian, ID


Kay Totten, RYT-200

Vinyasa Flow; Gentle and Restorative

Cottonwood, ID

Studio:  Monastery of St. Gertrude


Mark Zimmerer, E-RYT 500, YACEP

Asana, pranayama, philosophy, Iyengar and Astanga influences

Boise, ID

Svadhyaya Yoga Apprenticeship, RYS 200, RYS 300




Carol Bailey RYT-200, Reiki Master

Yoga for Healthy Aging, Hatha/Vinyasa, Chair, Yin, Restorative, Pranayama & Meditation

On-demand videos & live Zoom sessions (group & private)

Western Springs, IL


Margaret Barrett, RYT 200
Reiki Master, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Gentle, Chair Yoga, Flow, Meditation
Chicago, IL

Suzanne Rosen Coffey, 200 HR 
Hatha (alignment-based)
Northfield, IL

Mary Dempsey, 200 CYT
Gentle and Yoga for Healthy Aging
Orland Park, IL
Yoga for You

Ellen Fogarty, E-RYT 200
Samadhi Yoga Studio, ElderSmart

Glenview, IL

Sharon Gaughan, MS, RYT 200
Yoga 1, Yoga Basics, Chair Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Aroma Yoga
Grayslake, IL

Alison Larkin
Alignment and Energy Based, Ayruvedic Bodywork
Glen Ellen, IL  

Sheila Lazier, MS, 200 RYT 
Kripalu Yoga and Yoga for Healthy Aging
Bloomington-Normal, IL

John Liberty 200 RYT
Heaven Meets Earth Yoga, Evanston Flow, YFHA
Evanston, IL

Kristin Blom Malone, 200 CYT
Teacher of alignment-based yoga; All levels with a focus on seniors
Health Track Sports Wellness

Glen Ellyn, IL

Susan Mitchell, E-RYT 200
Pilates Instructor, Makeufit, Inc./Hatha
Downers Grove, IL

Pat Perrier, RYT-200
Iyengar, Yin, Yoga for Healthy Aging
Crest Hill, IL
Studio: Just Breathe Yoga Studio

Vivivan Prapuolenis, 200 CYT
Currently working on certifications for Nutritious Movement, Precision Nutrition 1 and  500 CYT
Chicago, IL


Judy Raddue, RYT-200
Yoga for Healthy Aging, Yin/Prenatal/Restorative

Chicago, IL


Dorothy Robin, RYT 200

Yoga for Healthy Aging, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Wellness Educator, Beginning/Gentle Hatha Yoga

Woodstock, IL

Studio Workplace Wellness Yoga


Judy Roin
Yoga Instructor/Therapist since 2002
Beginner-Intermediate, Gentle & Senior Classes/Privates

Glencoe, Illinois


Sara Shafran, RYT-200

Vinyasa Yoga, Chair Yoga; Nia, and Nia: Moving to Heal for Parkinson patients

Chicago, Ill

Studio: Moksha Yoga 

Judi Slakter
Hatha Yoga and Yoga for Healthy Aging
Elmhurst, IL  

Amy Slyfield, RYT 200
Mindful/Hatha Yoga
Chicago, IL   

Peg Toliver, M.A., E-RYT 200
Teacher of Creative Practice Art & Yoga Workshops, Yoga for Healthy Aging
Normal/Bloomington, IL

Linda Troutman, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500
Yoga Therapist and Teacher of Hatha and Therapeutic Yoga and Yoga for Healthy Aging
Prairie Yoga & Ahimsa Studios

Lombard, IL

Pam Wilhelm, 200 RYT
Multi-Style Yoga, Influence by Iyengar alignment based teachings, Vinyasa Flow, Yoga Therapy and Yoga for Healthy Aging
Carry, IL




Kara Erickson, RN, BSN, MS, RYT 200

Gentle Yoga, Restorative, Chair Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Kansas City, KS

Currently only teaching privately

Celeste Oster, RYT 500

Chair Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Yoga for Eating Disorders

Overland Park, KS



Phoenix Wilson 

Hatha Yoga

Covington, KY



Joan G. Manuel
YoGA Practice
Alexandria, LA


T.Q. Sims

Align & Flow

New Orleans, La

Swan River Yoga



Tonia Blake, RYT-200
Yoga for Healthy Aging, Gentle, Chair

Boothbay Harbor, Maine


Gretchen Dunkelberger, RYT 200

Retired US Air Force Major General, Registered Nurse

Yoga for the Older Adult

Kittery, Maine

Patricia A. FitzGerald, E-RYT, YACEP
Gentle Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Yoga for Strong Bones

York, Maine

Sue Kelly

31 Larrabees Grove Road

West Bath, Maine 04530



Rebecca Berg, RYT 200

Restorative Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Gentle Yoga, Hatha Yoga

Sykesville, Maryland

Branches of Yoga:           

Lynn-Steven Engelke, MAT, RYT500

Gentle Yoga, Chair Yoga, Integrative Yoga for Seniors, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Columbia, Maryland


Kelly L Fisher, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, AYS
Public and Private Instruction in Yoga, Meditation, Therapeutics
Wildflower Yoga


Robin Glantz RTY-500, C-IAYT (Yoga Therapist), Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

Viniyoga, Gentle Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Washington DC

The Mindfulness Center, Washington Yoga Center, & Yoga With Robin (For Vibrant Health)

Marcela C. Hughes, RYT-500

Kent Island, MD

Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Gentle Yoga, and one-on-one sessions for people over 50.

Studio - Marcela’s Yoga Boutique


Carol Mermey, RYT 500

Takoma Park, Maryland and D.C. Metropolitan Area

Susan Wilkinson, E-RYT 200 
Vinyasa Flow, Yin Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Evolve Yoga + Wellness, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Lexington Park, Maryland


Steven Wolf, E-RYT 500, YACEP

Traditional Hatha Yoga, Seniors & Chair Yoga & Yoga For Healthy Aging

Washington DC area (I teach in Virginia, Maryland & sometimes DC)

Radiance Yoga, Alexandria VA

Susan Young, MS, E-RYT 200

Opus Yoga, Medstar Montgomery Medical Center

Gaithersburg, MD



Karen Donahue, E-RYT 200, YACEP

Vinyasa Flow, Intro to Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Slow Flow, Chair Yoga, Teaching in Day-Habilitations, Private and group classes teaching to all levels, ages and abilities, diversity and inclusion.

Yoga for Healthy Aging, Asanas for Autism and Special Needs Yoga, Adapting Yoga for Disability LI/II, Intro to Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Brain Therapy, Yoga for Anxiety and Depression, Kids Yoga and Reiki.

Marshfield, MA


Ben Kellman, RYT 200

Restorative; Older guys (and Gals); Healthy Aging, Veterans

Andover, MA

Andover Home Yoga

Yang's Fitness Center


Irene Loria RN, MSN, FNP RYT-200

Yoga for Healthy Aging, Gentle, Adaptive and Restorative Yoga

Marshfield, MA


Judy Scribner-Moore, RYT 200 

Eclectic, balanced blend of styles from over 35 years of study, practice and teaching,
Yoga for Everyday Life, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Medford, Massachusetts
Yoga with Judy Scribner

Karen Sheingold, RYT, PhD

Yoga Teacher
Amherst, MA


Angela Yvonne Smith, RYT 200, Reiki Level I and II 

Teacher of Vinyasa Yoga and Yoga for Healthy Aging 

Franklin, Massachusetts

MetroWest Yoga -  Westboro, MA

Krave Fitness & Nutrition - Millbury, MA

Yoga Method - Sutton, MA



Carolyne Brown, RYT 200

Hatha Yoga

Northville, MI           

Northville Yoga Center


Dianne Hollenbeck, RYT 500 
Hatha Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging 

Portage, Michigan 

Julie Jackson, RYT 200

Hatha Yoga and Senior Programs, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Battle Creek, MI



Nancy Kozak, RYT 200, Certified to teach Yin Yoga

Healthy Backs, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga  and Hatha Yoga

Novi, Michigan

Northville Yoga Center, Northville, Michigan and Healing Arts Center at Ascension Hospital,  Providence Park, Novi, Michigan


Raisha Janet Love, E-RYT 500

Alignment based yoga and restorative yoga

Ann Arbor, MI

Raisha Love Yoga -


Mary Jo Mclellan, RYT 500

Redford, MI


Charles J. Stivale, Ph.D., RYT 200 

Hatha Yoga, Yin, Gentle, Restorative and Chair Yoga

Novi, Michigan

Sports Club of Novi


Cheryl Weise, RYT 500
Yoga Life SJ and Ashtanga

Saint Joseph, MI




Sarah Larson

Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher

Clearwater, MN



Susanne Bulington, RYT-500, Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT)

Iyengar Yoga

Meadville, MS
Studio Meadville Yoga

Instagram: @meadville_yoga


Courtney Chunn, RYT-200
Teacher/Owner Greenhouse Yoga
Slow Flow, Restorative, Yoga For Healthy Aging
Hattiesburg, Mississippi



Jared Roesch, RYT-200

Mindful Movement, Individual and Small Group Classes

Kansas City, MO



Elizabeth “Betty” Kuropat, E-RYT 200

Gentle Hatha, Chair, and Restorative Yoga and Yoga for Healthy Aging

Troy, MT

Studio - Blue Iris Yoga


Kim Estelle Miller, RYT 500
Virginia City, MT
Nancy Ruby E-RYT 500, LMT
YogaMotion Academy
Bozeman, Montana 



Susan Burkey, RYT 200
Private and Group Classes - Beginning and 50+
Omaha, NE  


Deborah A McAtee 200-RYT 
Gentle Hatha Yoga
Omaha, NE



Rae Edwards
Owner of Center for Stress Management
Winnemucca, NV

New Jersey


Lisa Atkins RYT 500, American Viniyoga Institute

Viniyoga, Gentle Yoga, Mindful Yoga

Millington, NJ

Home Studio – Get Psyched For Yoga, Long Hill Twp. Rec. Dept.

Mary Christensen, RYT 500+
Group and Private Classes in Beginner/Level 1 and Restorative/Therapeutic
Central New Jersey area 


Beverly Davis-Baird, MA, E-RYT-200, RYT-500, C-IAYT 

Certified Yoga Therapist, Instructor of Yoga for Arthritis, Yoga for Healthy Aging and Gentle & Chair Yoga
Little Silver, New Jersey 

Lisa Enslow, RYT -200, Certified Health Coach (Integrative Nutrition)

Iyengar inspired Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Chatham, New Jersey 

Jean Lyons, RYT 500
Montclair, NJ


Ivette Mendez, RYT 500

Gentle, Restorative, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Arlena Mourier, E-RYT 200, YACEP, Certified Primordial Sound Mantra Meditation Instructor, Certified Chair Yoga Instructor

Hatha Yoga, Chair Yoga

Toms River, NJ


Liz Moss, RYT 500
Yoga for Healthy Aging, Beginner, Gentle/Dynamic Gentle, Yoga for Low Back Pain (Dr. Fishman method), Restorative, Yin
Shrewsbury/Red Bank/Little Silver, New Jersey

Mary Piersa, RYT-200

Specializing in Yoga for Healthy Aging with additional training in Yoga for Arthritis and Mindful Yoga Therapy

Lakewood, NJ 08701

New Mexico



Mary C. Brooks, RYT-200

Integrative Yoga Therapy, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Integrative Yoga for Seniors Professional Training

Santa Fe, NM

New York


Laurie Bartels

Online Gentle Yoga and Restorative Yoga

Mamaroneck, NY


Virginia Brady, RYT 200

Gentle Yoga, Chair Yoga and Yoga For Healthy Aging

Plattsburgh, NY

Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Wellness Center


Beth Cholette RYT-200, Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Ph.D.)

Mindful Yoga

New York, Rochester

Yoga 170 -


Jenét DeSimone, MsEd, RYT-200 

Gentle Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Red Hook, NY

Barbara Fee-Olsen, RYT 200 

Long Island, New York

Elizabeth Law, 300-Hour Advanced Teacher of Therapeutic Yoga

Gentle and Restorative

Halfmoon, New York


Susan Lepler, RYT 200

Delmar, New York

Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Certified Yoga for Healthy Aging Instructor


Julie Miranda, RYT-200, Hatha Yoga
North Rose, New York
The Zeal Center for Learning


Karen Clark Romans, RYT 200

Gentle Yoga, Rewind Yoga Certification for Aging and Chair Yoga

Horseheads, New York


Marcia Salvesen, RYT
"Hatha, gentle and chair yoga for wherever you are today"
Blue Point, Long Island, NY
Teaches at Love Yoga Shala

Heather Tice, E-RYT 200, MSHE

Hatha Yoga, Trauma Informed Yoga

Delmar, NY

North Carolina


Linda Arrigo, RYT-200 & RYT-300

Alignment based yoga instruction

Clemmons, NC

Sunrise Yoga Studio

Martha Garrett, ERYT 500
Greensboro, North Carolina 

Linda Hiatt, RYT 200

Greensboro, NC


Rebecca Hieter, E-RYT500, YACEP, RYS

Alignment based Hatha Yoga, Iyengar influenced

Swansboro, NC

Studio Mandala Yoga Center


Karen Hoglund, 815-Hour Yoga Therapy Certification

Specializing in Yoga Therapy, Scoliosis, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Gentle Yoga

Winston-Salem, NC

Yoga Therapy With Karen


Cathy Hold RYT-500, Hatha Yoga
Pittsboro, NC

Felicia Stewart Hoyle

Alignment based yoga, chair yoga

Clemmons, NC

Sunrise Yoga Studio


Valerie Kiser, ERYT-500, YACEP, C-IAYT

Alignment-based classes, privates, and workshops; Yoga Therapy

Clemmons, NC

Sunrise Yoga Studio

Lisa Kushner, RYT-500

Chair, Gentle, Restorative, Vinyasa, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Kernersville, NC

Yoga Path


Todd Mason RYT 500, E-RYT 200, YACEP, Kripalu 1,000 hour

Durham, NC


Barbara Parvin, RYT 200

Hot Yoga, Vinyasa, Senior yoga, Alignment yoga

Swansboro, North Carolina

Mandala Yoga Center, Swansboro Health and Fitness

Margee Wright Shore, PTA, RYT-200

Greensboro, NC

Tom Ward, RYT-500
Alignment Based Yoga
Clemmons, NC

Sunrise Yoga Studio

Ruth Washam, RYT-200

Yoga for Alignment, Iyengar-based

Winston-Salem, NC

Gabrielle Willson, RYT-200

Making Yoga Accessible for Everyone

Cary, NC




Cynthia Edwards, RYT-200

Gentle Flow, Slow Flow, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Northfield, OH

Namaste Yoga Studio

Anne Weinberg, RYT-200

Certified: Sustainable Asana Yoga Foundation (SAYF), Accessible Yoga Ambassador

Teach: Hatha, Gentle, Chair, and Yoga for Healthy Aging

Granville, Ohio

Studio: Granville Yoga



Barb Pyle, RN, RYT 200

Certified Health and Wellness Educator & Coach from the National Institute of Whole Health
Hatha Yoga, Yoga for Everyone, Beginners Yoga, Yoga Flow

Norman, OK
Yoga Life, Moore/Norman Career Tech, Private



Lisa Kuettle, RYT 500

Vinyasa Flow; Yoga for Healthy Aging; Restorative Yoga; Mindful Yoga for Trauma and Stress; Y12SR (Yoga of 12-Step Recovery)

Sisters, OR

Studio: Life.Love.Yoga. -


Rebecca Mendez, 500 hour YTT certified

Chair Yoga and Restorative Yoga (both zoom and in person)

Yoga for Healthy Aging (in studio)

Portland, Oregon

Sellwood Yoga


Maret Pajutee, RYT 200

Yoga for Healthy Aging and Relaxation (available on Zoom)

Sisters, Oregon

Private teaching, and at Life.Love.Yoga. Studio -  


Julia Siporin, RYT 500, E-RYT 200, YACEP

Alignment Yoga and Yoga for Healthy Aging

Eugene Yoga

Eugene, Oregon



Linda DiValerio E-RYT200

Restorative Yoga, Chair Yoga, Cancer Well Fit, 

Yin Yoga, Yoga for Every BODY, Vinyasa Power Yoga, Yoga for Beginners

ACAC Fitness & Wellness Center

West Chester, PA


Marybeth Lavery, RYT-200 
Specializing in Yoga for Healthy Aging and Gentle Yoga for Seniors
Cornwall Manor Community Center, Home classes - Private/Semi-private

Hershey, Pennsylvania

Colleen Robinson 
Hatha Yoga, Auroyoga (based on Aruyveda), Restorative, Anusara, Iyengar
Havertown, Pennsylvania 


Colleen Elizabeth Stuart, RYT 200

Core Strength, Pelvic Health

Hershey, Pennsylvania

Free Spirit Yoga


Mary K. Thompson, RYT-200

Hatha Yoga, Hatha Flow Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Teaching Yoga to Seniors

Swarthmore, PA

Rhode Island


Lynne Glickman

Portsmouth, RI

Karen Seitler, RYT 500

All That Matters Studio

North Kingstown, RI



Elizabeth Stewart, RYT-500 

Yin Yoga and YFHA

Sanctuary for Yoga in Nashville

Hendersonville, TN


Polly Ailor Tullock, RYT 200
Certified "Relax and Renew" Restorative Yoga Instructor
Provision Health and Wellness

Knoxville, TN



Claire Evans RN, RYT 200
Private and Group Classes

Dallas/ Fort Worth, TX

Jan Michael, RYT-200
Yoga for Healthy Aging, Restorative Relax and Renew Level 1 

Yoga for Every Body; Gentle, Restorative

Round Rock, TX

Round Rock Yoga Room




Marjorie Ames, RYT-200

Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga, Meditation

Arlington, VA

Sun and Moon Yoga Studio


Kathy Battani, RYT-200

Hatha Levels 1,2; Gentle Yoga, Chair Yoga

Fairfax, VA area

Fairfax County Park Authority; Fairfax County Volunteer Solutions


Laura Bell

Gentle, Hatha, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Fairfax County, VA


Vicki Christian, E-RYT500, RPYT, YACEP

Hatha Yoga for adults of any age or ability

Fairfax, VA

Sun and Moon Yoga Studio & Fairfax County - South Run RE Center

Sandra Clark, RYT-200

Gentle/Restorative Yoga 

Fairfax, VA

Sun and Moon Yoga Studio


Rixie Dennison, E-RYT 500, YACEP

Yoga for Healthy Aging, Retreats, Reflexology, Recovery, Yoga

Sun and Moon Yoga Studio

Fairfax, VA


Colette DiTullio 
Kripalu Yoga, Yoga for Seniors, Yoga for Healthy Aging
Falls Church, VA


Kathryn Duke, RYT 500, YACEP, ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Clifton, VA


Rosemary Evans Ellerbe, RYT 200

Hatha with alignment focus, gentle, yin, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Haymarket, VA

Private/small group practices

Abra Frankel, RYT-200

Arlington, VA

Abra Grace Yoga


Phyllis Haney, E-RYT 500
Private and Group Yoga Instruction in Northern Virginia

Victoria Hasse, RN, RYT 200
Yoga Instructor/Therapist
Upperville, VA (50 miles west of Washington, DC)

Sheila C. Hubbard, E-RYT 500, Board Certified Massage Therapist, Reiki Master

Alignment based Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Martinsville, VA

Just Breathe Yoga & Bodywork

Joy Lynn Jay, E-RYT 500 

Yoga teacher and owner of Joyoga Studio

Ashburn, VA

Beginners or students who want to come back to their practice in a small class atmosphere learning proper alignment in a safe way.

Joyoga Studio



Nancy Jones, RYT 200
Yoga Instructor
Falls Church, VA 

Kathy Knizner, RYT 200

Water and Wood, LLC

Yoga and Eden Energy Work
Arlington, VA

Linda Learn, RYT-200

Yoga Instructor
King George, VA 


Julia Morelli, RYT, 200

Hatha Yoga

Fairfax, VA

NVMS, Stonebridge Equestrian Center, and Peaceable Dragon


Jean Morra, RYT 200

Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Gentle Yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Falls Church, VA

Suma Mudan
Yoga for Back Health, Yoga for Osteoporosis, Yoga for Healthy Aging

Sivananda, Iyengar, Viniyoga

Sugarland, Texas

Patricia Pao, E-RYT 200, YACEP

Hatha, Yin, Energy Medicine Yoga, Yoga for Teens, Healthy Aging, Restorative Yoga
Ashburn, VA

Health Advantage Yoga Center & Sun and Moon Yoga Studio

Catha Pavloff, Yoga Alliance E-500 hour RYT and Certified Continuing Education Provider

Flow, Gentle, Hatha, backs and balance

Alexandria , VA

Bethanie Pitsky, E-RYT 200

Teacher of Gentle Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Yoga for Healthy Aging

Haymarket, VA


Cheryl Washington, RYT 200

Alignment based Hatha Yoga

Herndon, VA

Health Advantage Yoga Center

Lisa Rose Wingate

Hatha Yoga

Fairfax, VA

Sun and Moon Yoga Studio



Alexis J. Burroughs, ERYT 200/RYT 500, RCYT, YACEP

iRest™ Certified Yoga Nidra Teacher, Yoga for Osteoporosis Certified, Accessible Yoga Certified , Specializing in Adult and Children’s wellness yoga, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Alignment based Hatha Yoga, Gentle and Restorative, Chair yoga, Literacy in Yoga™ an early childhood educational yoga curriculum/program for children 2-7 years old, Trauma sensitive yoga and meditation

WA, Bothell

Funky Monkey Yoga LLC


Dee Anna Escobedo RYT-200
Yoga For Healthy Aging, Active Older Adults (AOA), Gentle Yoga & Meditation
Auburn Valley YMCA, Community & Event Center, Yoga at Brookdale Foundation and Privates
Auburn, WA


Linda Crayton Griffith

Yoga For Healthy Aging

Vashon Island, Washington


Jen Helfer (she/her)  | RYT-500, E-RYT-200, YACEP

Gentle, Accessible, and Restorative Yoga | Yoga For Healthy Aging

Seattle, WA

Jen Helfer Yoga, Wallingford Community Senior Center, Private Sessions (Online & In-Person)


Maia Laverty, RYT 200 
Owner, Director, and Teacher at Lotus Yoga

Seattle, WA 


Marion Lodato, M.S., L.Ac, E-RYT 200

Wenatchee, WA


Sharon Hong Maurmann
Gentle, Senior, and Chair Yoga
Olympia, Washington

Elizabeth Renold, RN, MA, RYT 200
Certified Integrative Yoga Instructor, Gentle, Flow & Chair-based Yoga, Group & Private classes
Greater Seattle Washington Area

Nina Rook
Tacoma, WA


Amy Swanson, RYT-500

Beginner, Gentle, YFHA, Therapeutic Practices, Vinyasa, Restorative, Nidra

Teaches in Seattle Region and online 

Dawn Thiessen, RYT 200
Teacher of Beginning Yoga, Hatha, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Yoga for All, and Yoga for Addictions
Auburn, WA


Beth Wallace, 200-RYT
Hatha Yoga
Bow, WA
Studio: Kelson Yoga Studio



Beth Major, E-RYT 200, RYT 500

Alignment Yoga, Gentle Yoga,  Certified Instructor in Yoga for Scoliosis, Yoga for Healthy Aging.

Hartland, Wisconsin

Studio Abundant Joy, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin and Yoga 4 All, Wales, Wisconsin

Mary Williams, RYT 200
Private Classes, Iyengar inspired, Restorative, Yoga for Healthy Aging
Madison, WI




Callie A True, CMT, CYT-700, COMT
Clinical Orthopedic Manual & Individual Client Therapy
Dayton, WY

Lisa Wells, RYT 200

Hatha & Iyengar, Yoga for Healthy Aging, & Breath as Medicine Training, All Levels Welcome

Sheridan, WY

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