TUESDAY TEACHER TALK: Michel

For this weeks Tuesday Teacher Talk we sat down with Michel Le Gribble-Dates for her take on yoga, teaching and life. When did you start working for Yoga 4 Change? I came on the Yoga 4 Change team in December 2014. What inspired you to become a yoga teacher?  The phone rang many times (so to speak) before I answered the call to become a yoga teacher.  What finally moved me to answer the call was a quote from the Dalai Lama.  “If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.” Why did you ...

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Tuesday Teacher Talk: Dawn Clapp

We sat down with one of our wisest teachers Dawn Clapp for our weekly Tuesday Teacher Talk to get her take on yoga, teaching and life. When did you started working for Yoga 4 Change? I began working with Yoga 4 Change in the spring of 2014. Kathryn Thomas, the executive director, had just founded the organization and was teaching all the classes. She was preparing for surgery on her feet and asked if I would teach for her at the Community Transition Center while she was recovering. I jumped at the chance. I have wanted to teach in correctional facilities since I first ...

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Tuesday Teacher Talk: Fawn Auge

We had a great time talking with Fawn about her journey to the mat and what keeps her going as a teacher. We hope you enjoy the interview and, of course, when you support Yoga 4 Change you support all of our amazing teachers! When did you first start working for Yoga-4-Change? I started working for Yoga-4-Change in the Summer of 2014 when I first heard about the organization. I was excited to be a part of an amazing group and knew with collaboration and support we could accomplish anything. What inspired you to become a yoga teacher? After trying my first real ...

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TUESDAY TEACHER TALK: Anjelica

We sat down with Anjelica to talk about teaching to kids and the power that yoga has had in her personal life. When did you start working for Yoga 4 Change? I started working for Yoga 4 Change in October 2014. I joined because I was excited to teach both kids yoga and special needs yoga to at-risk youth.  What inspired you to become a yoga teacher?  What inspired me to become a yoga teacher is how yoga made me feel in my own practice. I don’t worry about the rest of the day when I am practicing yoga. I am present in the moment, and for ...

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TUESDAY TEACHER TALK: Anna Luciano

We sat down with our teacher Anna Luciano to talk about her path to yoga, her practice, and why she became a yoga teacher.   When did you start teaching for Yoga 4 Change? My first experience with Yoga 4 Change was June of last year.  Kathryn, our fearless leader, was about to have another round of foot surgeries, and she asked me if I'd be interested in teaching while she was laid up.  I accompanied her to the Community Transition Center for a few weeks prior to her surgery, and I've been teaching there ever since. What inspired you to become a yoga ...

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Tuesday Teacher Talk: Kristi Robbins

We sat down with one of our wisest teachers Kristi Robbins for our weekly Tuesday Teacher Talk to get her take on yoga, teaching and life.  When did you start working for Yoga 4 Change? My first Yoga 4 Change class was last October and have been teaching at Youth Crisis Center every Wednesday since. I’m very proud of my class at YCC. Youth Crisis Center is a non-profit shelter for at-risk teens, with families in crisis. I had a very rough childhood and was a client at YCC’s residential shelter 13 different times as a teenager. I have been an advocate for ...

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TUESDAY TEACHER TALK: ELIZABETH HENRICHSEN

We sat down with our awesome teacher Elizabeth Henrichsen to get her take on yoga, teaching and the power of change. 1. When did you start working for Yoga 4 Change? My first teaching job with Yoga 4 Change was in July 2014 at a 3 week summer camp for foster teens who were not able to be left home on their own. 2. What inspired to become a yoga teacher?  My yoga teacher told me for many years that I would be a teacher one day. I always disagreed, telling her that I practiced for my own knowledge and benefit. Eventually I came to see I was living ...

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We Do Morning Yoga On WJXT

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Did you miss our appearance on WJXT Channel 4 this morning? Don't worry, we had them tape it for everyone! How many sun salutations can you do while watching it?

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