Lauren Kenney

Lauren Kenney

When and how did you start practicing yoga? During my senior year in college I took an introduction to yoga class and loved it. After college when I was living in Boston, I began running as a way to relieve stress from the workday and found yoga to be the perfect...
Mara Healy

Mara Healy

When and how did you start practicing yoga? Yoga began for me as a “really great stretch” after weightlifting and spinning, but quickly evolved into a deeper practice that shifted my focus from my physical body to the internal state of my attitudes, my...
Marcia Brown

Marcia Brown

Birthplace: Raleigh NC When and how did you start practicing Yoga? I think of my mat as a metaphor for life…everything I face on the mat mirrors what I encounter in life.  When I am challenged on the mat, I learn how to breath into the moment and to let go.  Learning...
Maria Buchsbaum

Maria Buchsbaum

Birthplace: Miami Florida When and how did you start practicing yoga? My first experience with yoga was during physical education class in elementary school. I remember my teacher using The Beatles in her playlist and a wonderful guided relaxation at the end. I took...
Missy Bagley

Missy Bagley

When and how did you start practicing yoga? I began practicing yoga to aid the aches and pains brought on by weightlifting in college cheerleading. When my athletic focus shifted I started teaching a variety of fitness classes at Appalachian State University,...