Trainer Category: Vinyasa

Nick Combs yoga instructor portrait

Nick Combs

Nick has a deep understanding of how yoga can heal, as he battled mental health issues and degenerative disc disease, causing turmoil in his life and severe pain in his body. Nick found solace on his mat and knew he had to share his experience, in the same way he shares his nursing skills with […]

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Jane Branan

Jane first started practicing yoga during college for the work out and community. After college, she completed a 200-hour teacher training at Athens Yoga Institute and a second 200-hour YTT at Mira Yoga School in Savannah. For Jane, yoga became much more than an exercise routine but something to help quiet the mind and heal […]

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Jamie Diaz

Jamie’s yoga journey began while pursuing her graduate degree in fine arts at UGA in 2014, and she has been practicing ever since. In seeking ways to cultivate mindfulness, presence and non-attachment, Jamie found that the moving mediation that yoga offered gave her an opportunity to ground and connect with her breath, especially in a […]

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Ali Fitzgerald yoga instructor portrait

Ali Fitzsimmons

Ali Fitzsimmons first discovered yoga through a modern dance class at the University of Virginia in 2005. From there, she experimented with various styles of yoga, eventually finding Iyengar yoga at Allied Yoga in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ali completed an apprenticeship under studio owner Shaaron Honeycutt and then completed a 200-hour vinyasa-iyengar training program through Yoga […]

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Annie Marcum yoga instructor portrait

Annie Marcum

Annie Marcum received her 200-hr yoga teaching certification in September of 2012. Since then she has been studying and learning from different teachers throughout the country and abroad. She found iRest, a research-based transformative practice of deep relaxation and meditative inquiry, in November of 2015 after a personal traumatic experience, and has been so grateful […]

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Becky Grubbs yoga instructor portrait

Becky Grubbs

Becky first discovered yoga in 2011, while trying to cope with persistent low back pain and chronic illness. She found the practice to be transformative both physically and emotionally, and completed Baptiste Level 1 training in Sedona, AZ in 2013. She subsequently finished teacher training in Power Vinyasa yoga at her home studio in Texas […]

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Em Harger yoga instructor portrait

Em Harger

Em Harger first turned to yoga in New York City to find relief from a stressful job (and life). After moving to Athens, she deepened her practice, and last year received her 200RYT certificate from Lakshmi Rising School for Yoga in Cabuya, Costa Rica. Her classes are vinyasa based—linking breath and movement—normally to some funky […]

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Gota Cerebro yoga instructor portrait

Gota Cerebro

Gota’s native country is Argentina. Since he remembers, he’s been wondering the mysteries of life. That internal yearning motivated him to leave his native country.This journey took him to over 25 countries. In 1999, he had his first direct contact with yoga which was Ashthanga yoga vinyasa in Ecuador. In 2001, he discovered zen meditation […]

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Kate Guthrie yoga instructor portrait

Kate Guthrie

RYT 500 Kate originally came to yoga in college in efforts to help reconnect to her body after battling disordered eating. With pranayama and asana, yoga provided a space for her to discover wholeness and appreciation for her body. Kate’s classes are a direct reflection of her Pranakriya training. You’ll find each of her classes […]

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Katie Kupier yoga instructor portrait

Katie Kuiper

After swimming competitively for most of her life, Katie started practicing yoga in college. Her various injuries were almost immediately alleviated by the practice of yoga. After practicing for over four years, she received her 200 hour yoga teacher training from Southern Star Yoga Center to share this with others. Katie believes that yoga is […]

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