CJ Lawing

CJ Lawing

BIRTHPLACE: I was born in Long Island, NY. At  4 years of age we moved. I grew my roots in Hendersonville, NC in the mountains. WHEN AND HOW DID YOU START PRACTICING YOGA? I was introduced to yoga by a girlfriend in 2004. It was myself, her, a Baron Baptiste video and...
Emily Elder

Emily Elder

Birthplace:  Cincinnati, Ohio When and how did you start practicing Yoga?  I started practicing an Ashtanga-based Yoga in 2001 at a gym. I loved it immediately and felt I found the perfect fit for my physical needs. The mental and spiritual gains came later, over the...
Emily Gröm

Emily Gröm

When and how did you start practicing yoga? I began practicing yoga as a college student in 2012. As a former dancer, I was looking for something that was movement based but wasn’t dance. I didn’t really care for the meditative aspects of yoga, but liked the physical...
Erica Kiely

Erica Kiely

When and how did you start practicing yoga? I took my first “official” yoga class in college and soon realized that I had been playing around with yoga for most of my childhood-I just didn’t have a name for it. How has yoga helped you grow as a person? Yoga allowed me...
Greg LaBarbera

Greg LaBarbera

Birthplace: Lewiston, NY When & how did you start practicing yoga: I began practicing yoga in early 2000, to help with chronic muscles tightness and soreness related to years of weight lifting and injuries from my days as a college football player.  My focus...