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

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...
Jen Riordan

Jen Riordan

Birthplace: Chicago, IL When and how did you start practicing Yoga? I started my yoga practice in college, I remember purchasing a yoga DVD my sophomore year. I would practice in the common room of my sorority house. Shortly after I started I convinced some of my...