Augustine has been practicing meditation and Chi Gung (Carrying the Moon, Lifting the Sky, and Standing Mediation) for over 25 years. He has had the honor of expanding his knowledge of Chi Gung with lessons from Master Wong Kiew Kit and Master Robert Peng. During his 200 hr yoga training in Rishikesh, India, Augustine learned to bring love and confidence deeper into his body. His goal is to guide individuals towards a deeper Mind-Body connection in order to release emotional pain and find happiness.
Ngone’s passion for teaching yoga to children and adults shines through in her classes where she leads with fun, play, uplifting movements, and mindful awareness. She completed her 200 hr and 300 hr trainings at Three Sisters Yoga, received her children's yoga certifications from Little Flower Yoga, Urban Yoga Foundation, and Rainbow Kids Yoga, and an additional 300 hr Hatha certification in Rishikesh, India. Her classes invite individuals to be present while accessing and honoring the Inner Goddess within.
Using her extensive understanding of the human body and psyche, Tijana aims to bring ease and mobility to the body for added strength and flexibility. She received her Iyengar certification with Master Teacher Sharat Arora and values teaching her students correct postures, alignment, and the usage of props to experience the full benefit of yoga. By sharing her knowledge, she hopes to bring a sense of growth, balance and self-discovery to each of her classes.
As the granddaughter of Bambara singer and dancer Maimouna Keita, Marie Basse-Wiles began teaching at the age of 12 as a member of the Ballet National of Senegal, West Africa. She has won numerous awards for her commitment to the community and accomplishments in dance, created multiple ballets throughout her career, as well as a piece for The Center For Traditional Music and Dance "Bedenya 97" Festival, which is archived at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
A space holder, artist, mover, and healer, Anne is passionate about bringing people together to connect with themselves, experience community and celebrate life. She enjoys blurring the student-teacher line, guiding participants to tap into their own rhythm & flow. Anne's toolbox incorporates dance, yoga, Reiki, meditation, written/spoken language, cross-cultural living, honoring one's roots, playfulness and a passion for helping others feel comfortable and safe to meet themselves, express from the heart and channel their creativity.
Through the language and postures of yoga, Beth strives to encourage body respect and acceptance in her classes by being present in the moment. Having received her 200 hr teacher training from Siddhi Yoga in Rishikesh, India, she values the traditional yoga teachings and hopes to instil her students with a deeper awareness of their own relationship with the practice. With an emphasis on gentle flows and the therapeutic benefits of yoga, she teaches Hatha, Gentle Yoga, and Restorative classes.
Pena has been teaching Capoeira for over a decade, having trained in the practice over 20 years ago in his native home of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Under the tutelage of Mestre Sabia, the coordinator of The Association of Ginga Mundo Capoeira, Pena has gone on to teach Capoeira to kids ages 2 all the way up to adult. For him, Capoeira is an art, a dance, a fight, culture, and education. He believes that Capoeira has been responsible for transforming the lives of people all over the world and hopes to bring this understanding to his students.