Alexandra has taught Yoga since 2009. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Business and is currently taking advanced hours with Judith Hanson Lasater. Her Yoga training includes in-depth therapeutics study with Gabriel Halpern in Chicago, Illinois; a 200hr RYT Certification with Christy Burnette at the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts; and the exploration of divine energetics with Dr. F.K. Martin at his medical practice in Phoenix, Arizona. She teaches Yoga classes focused on mind, body and breath observation. She has taught yoga retreats in Costa Rica and is a member of the managing committee for Himalayan Social Tours in Nepal. She leads international yoga tours a few times a year and keeps a facebook blog at www.facebook.com/alexandrayoga .
Lacey took her first yoga class in 2005, and has been hooked ever since. Yoga has helped her maintain clarity and balance throughout her life thus far, and this is something she strives to give her students in every class. She completed her 500-hour training in 2009 and emphasizes authentic yogic teachings in her classes. Using a combination of postures, philosophy, and breath, Lacey’s classes will leave you feeling inspired and light.
I began practicing yoga years ago but true journey didn’t start until just over five years ago when I found a yoga practice that drew an inspiration, energy, and focus I hadn’t experienced before. This passion led me to the burning desire to teach, to give and share with others what I had discover inside myself with my own practice. That was only the beginning, what an amazing adventure I embarked on training with the knowledge, support, and unbelievable experience of Jeff Martens and a handful of wonderful teachers at Innervision Yoga in their teaching training program in 2009. Completing my teacher training led me to a handful of wonderful experiences teaching family yoga, power, and yin classes in Tucson before coming back to the valley three years ago with my focus on guiding students through hot yoga classes and private lessons. In addition to my own practice I am currently completing my next 300 hr certification. Forever a student and feeling beyond blessed to be able to teach and share with others!
Chris Schwan, RYT® 200, has been involved in fitness her entire life, having been a certified aerobics instructor for over 30 years as well as participating in national and state aerobic and fitness competitions. After many years of fitness and weight training, Chris began practicing hot yoga as a way to find more balance in her life, physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally. After practicing hot yoga for more than a year, she then went on to receive her Hot Yoga Teaching certification through The Jimmy Barkan Method of Hot Yoga in the summer of 2008, and most recently his Level II/III Advanced Vinyasa Flow certification. Chris is currently a certified personal trainer and an adjunct professor of anatomy and physiology and her extensive knowledge in these areas as well as kinesiology and the biomechanics of the muscular system enables her to bring a depth of knowledge of the human body to her students. Chris also has her own private practice in Pediatric Speech Pathology and offers private yoga sessions specializing in corrective alignment & rehabilitation with students & athletes of all levels.
Not long after Erin awakened to the incredibly transformative power of a regular yoga practice, she became a Yoga Alliance Registered instructor. Although Erin’s body demands an intense physical practice, her intellectual and spiritual bent do not allow her yoga practice to stop when the asana stops. It is that ‘something more’ that underpins Erin’s teaching style. Through a combination of breathing and meditation exercises, artful living concepts, inspiring and encouraging messages, a deeply heart-centered and intuitive focus, as well as thoughtfully-arranged asana sequences, Erin strives to give her students that ‘something more’ . Erin gravitates toward teaching slow-flow, experiential classes that expand not only the physical body, but also the mental and emotional bodies, too. As a DONA-approved Postpartum Doula; with a deep-seated passion for guiding women on their journey through pregnancy, birth and new parenthood, Erin also specializes in teaching yoga to expectant and new mothers.
Jordan Denae Macbeth
I began my Yoga practice in 2002 and in 2009 decided to complete my 200 hr certification, in Iyengar method with Anusara emphasis, at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, AZ. I am YogaWorks certified and continue to further my education, most currently enrolled in NAAM Yoga training in Los Angeles, CA.
I have been a student of astrology from a young age, and as someone always looking for the deeper meaning in things, I found Yoga to be a perfect fit. I am a life long student and I love to encourage my own students to find what they can learn within each and every moment. I feel if you are open to the transformation, Yoga literally has the ability to change your life for the better and I am passionate in helping others to find this same freedom in Body, Mind and Spirit.
My classes are a unique and creative blend of Yoga traditions and Astrology. They are designed with the intention to inspire and uplift my students.
I have competitively danced for 16 years and stopped when I went to college, which then got me into yoga. I found that it was one of the only places where I could totally clear my mind and just focus on myself. I always left practice feeling so much better. I have been practicing yoga for over 5 years now and have been teaching for almost a year. After practicing for about 3 years I decided I wanted to share my passion with others. I truly love teaching yoga. It’s so nice to see people in class grow and deepen their yoga practice over time. Yoga is my true passion. I love sharing it with any age, as yoga is so important for all ages to practice. I am so lucky to be able to share this beautiful practice with others! I look forward to sharing my passion and helping others see what a difference yoga can make in their lives.
Amy started her yoga practice in 1995, but became a committed practitioner in 2004 when a hectic job encouraged her to find a way to recover from long, stressful days at the office. Driven by a love of the practice, she completed her 200-hour teaching certification with Martin and Jordan Kirk in 2005 and has been teaching ever since. She is also a registered yoga teacher through Yoga Alliance. Amy’s classes focus on proper alignment and safe movement techniques while also sharing the meditative principles of yoga that help to ease stress and reconnect the body and spirit. Her classes are challenging, fun, and encourage you to “find your edge.” When she’s not teaching yoga, she can be found writing or attempting to be mommy extraordinaire for her two young tots.