Teacher Bios

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Regina

Regina Trailweaver has been practicing yoga for 30 years.  Like

so many, she started with the practice of asana (postures,)

and was soon drawn to the more subtle aspects of yoga: the

cultivation of a non-reactive, non-judgmental state through

focusing the mind and breath and unifying the mind, heart, and

body.She began studying and teaching yoga and eventually

obtained her yoga teacher certification through Kripalu Center for

Yoga and Health.  She is especially interested in calming the stress

response and activating the well being response.  Her teaching

of asana and pranayama (breathing practices) is infused with her

passion for the deeper teachings of yoga and her commitment to

the mental, emotional, and physical well being of her students.  

As Regina takes seriously the promise of yoga to be free from

suffering, her students often find themselves laughing during class

due to her light and playful spirit.  Regina has studied extensively

with several Iyengar certified teachers and this is evidenced in her

attention to alignment and physiology.  She recently completed a

500 hour Yoga Teacher Training with Janet Stone.

Kate

In addition to teaching yoga, Kate Greenleaf is a health coach,

massage therapist and aromatherapist.  An examplar of healthy

living, Kate's approach is simple, gentle, and non-judgmental.  

With her multiple areas of expertise, she brings a holistic perspective

to every health challenge.  Kate has been practicing and teaching

yoga for decades, studying at Kripalu and Yoga Vermont and

obtaining her yoga teacher certification through the Lotus Yoga

Teacher Training Program.  Lotus Yoga is pleased to host Kate

several times a year for workshops and series.  

Contact Kate directly @ greenleafholistic.com.

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Ed

Ed's classes are a safe, welcoming space for anyone wishing to experience

the benefits of yoga.  Central to Ed's approach are compassion for one's self

and others, integrating the conecepts of yoga into our daily lives, and the

importance of taking the time to care of one's self.  Ed believes that yoga

should be accessible to every body no matter which life path brought you to

class.  For Ed, yoga is far more than just a series of postures; it is a road map

to feeling better and living a happier life.  Ed dabbled in yoga for many years,

started practicing regularly in 2013, and earned his 200 hour Lotus Yoga

Teacher certification in 2017.  He also enjoys photography, playing guitar,

dogs, fixing and building things, and motorcycles.

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Melanie

Melanie Moore  is a physical therapist and lifelong fitness

enthusiast who brings healing compassion and extensive

knowledge of anatomy to her yoga teaching.  She is a creative

and inspiring guide and students describe her classes as

transformational.  She has been practicing yoga regularly for 

the past decade and received her 200 Hour Lotus Yoga Teacher

Certification in 2017.