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...

Daniela Becker

When and how did you start practicing yoga? I started practicing yoga at 16. I hated going to the gym and exercising all together, thanks to my mother’s suggestion, I checked out Bikram yoga at the only studio in Matthews. Needless to say I was hooked. I loved...
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,...
Nan Vuncannon

Nan Vuncannon

When and how did you start practicing yoga? An aquatic center opened in my small town in the spring of 1998 which offered yoga classes. I was doing a lot of running at the time & had heard that yoga was helpful for runners. I immediately loved the cozy vibe of the...
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...