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,...
Noel Lewandowski

Noel Lewandowski

When and how did you start practicing yoga? Yoga found me in 2011and I thought this is where my heart feels alive along with God. I used to go to class here and there throughout college years and after. My mother enjoys yoga and would always have books around to...
Shona Baldoni

Shona Baldoni

When and how did you start practicing yoga? I started practicing yoga seriously in 2008 when I moved to Charlotte.  I had taken classes in the past, but once I took a class with Mara Healy I was hooked! How has it helped you grow as a person? Yoga has been very...