Ashley Walker

Ashley Walker

When and how did you start practicing yoga? I first started practicing about ten years ago infrequently. I came back to my mat years later after a diagnosis of a chronic pain condition. I moved slowly at first and then something amazing happened, instead of just...
Celeste Rackley

Celeste Rackley

Birthplace: Auburn Indiana When and how did you start practicing Yoga?  I began my journey in 2002 here in Charlotte. A girlfriend talked me into my first class. After sweating,reaching and stretching my body and mind, I found myself feeling peaceful, grateful, and...
Cindy Bickman

Cindy Bickman

When and how did you start practicing yoga? I started practicing yoga in high school and had my first profound and transformative yoga experience when I spent a weekend at the Kripalu Yoga Center in Lenox, Massachusetts when I was in college.  There was something so...
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...
Grace Millsap

Grace Millsap

When and how did you start practicing yoga? I took my first yoga class in 2009. I was a dancer, gymnast and cheerleader in my younger years and could already feel the effects of years of training on my body.  I had heard that yoga was a safe way to retain my...