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Tom Hafers

Instructor Bio coming soon!


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Danielle Hafers

WHY YOGA?
I began my yoga journey in 2004 at the urging of my husband Tom who, at the time, had a three time a week Hot Yoga addiction. At the time there were no studios in this area so my practice was infrequent because of the commute. However, this 90 min sweat bath definitely had my attention. The teacher presented curious ideas which really wouldn't grow in me till later, but as i practiced more frequently my body rewarded me and also let me know that not doing yoga wasn't an option. Fortunately for me, we founded USMMA in 2007 so i had easier access to this sweet practice that brought me physical ease and an ever growing presence. My belief is that yoga brings vitality and longevity which I intend to enjoy till the day I no longer walk the earth.

What inspires me daily, as the co-owner of USMMA, is the true difference yoga makes in peoples lives and I thank them for sharing their stories with me daily! It fills our hearts and gives Tommy and I purpose.

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
In my heart i would say that Jessie, Courtney and Stephanie have had the most impact on my teaching style.
My first 200 hr Teacher Training certification with Victoria Haffer was initially a business decision. I loved it! It gave me the body knowledge i wanted and an ability to teach. I found that teaching gave me the benefits of a deeper connection to my own practice and a thirst for more knowledge so I jumped in with Jessie in her Wild Wisdom Yoga Teacher Training. That was the icing on my cake. Her encouragement to be myself as i guide a class has allowed me to blend my two trainings to meet my personality. I continue to study on my own and learn every time I step on a yoga mat. I love taking yoga from every teacher on the schedule and everywhere I travel. Every teacher has something special to share.

WHAT CAN STUDENTS EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
In my class you will feel more deeply through intentional breath and safe, strong alignment. My hope is that each time you step onto your mat at USMMA, with any teacher in any intensity, that you will develop a deeper awareness of how yoga can improve the ways in which you hold yourself, physically and energetically, on and OFF your mat. Ideally, this awareness will cultivate the need to make yoga a consistent and integral part of your life.

Like breathing, we all need yoga. It's in the awareness of the breath that yoga begins. SEE? you are doing yoga right now ;)

OFF THE MAT...
My three grown babies have flown the coop so when I'm not flying after them, I can mostly be found with my pal Tom ;)

QUOTE OR PHRASE YOU LIVE BY:
Teamwork makes the dream work!

GO TEAM USMMA!


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Casey Beksha

WHY YOGA?
When I was 19 I suffered from vertigo. A friend told me to try yoga and I actually started my yoga practice with teacher training. It relieved the tension in my neck that was causing my vertigo episodes. The training was a healing based practice that I loved but I always knew there was more. I needed to explor the spiritual side of yoga in order to truly understand myself. This is what lead me to my guru, my path and who I am today.

WHAT TEACHINGS HAVE MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
Since I was 19, I have acquired over two thousand hours of yoga philosophy and teacher training education. I have been teaching since 1997. I am certified to teach the Amrit method of Yoga Nidra, a guided meditation technique that allows you to drop into oneness and experience your true Self, where healing, manifesting and releasing karma takes place. I have been an energy healer for over 20 years.

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR YOGA CLASS?
My yoga teaching style is a traditional tantric practice based off of Patanjalis 8 limbed yoga. I inherently teaches yoga in its original form. In my class you will explore yoga as it is intended, to transform and experience your true Self.
We begin with breath focused meditation to center yourself, release your day and drop the mental dialogue that embeds itself into your physical body. The mind creates tension, imbalances and disease in the body. Focusing on breath and cultivating the space of awareness that lies behind the mind releases these blocks. In class we Flow through postures to move prana into areas where you have been unconsciously storing trapped energy. Long holding of the postures invites you to go even deeper into your practice of letting go. Shavasana is the most important pose. It is in stillness when the subtle shifts occur. All of practice leads you to this place of stillness where you abide in awareness itself.

OFF THE MAT…
I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, from State University of New York at Potsdam, and a Masters degree in Acupuncture, from The New England School of Acupuncture in Watertown, Ma. I am licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine and is recognized as a Diplomate in Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). In addition, I completed over 245 hours of post-graduate studies in sports medicine.
I have always been an athlete. When I’m not working in my practice or spending time with my adorable nieces and nephews, I can be found doing Muay Thai boxing, Jiu Jitsu, running or in my personal meditation practice.

MY FAVORITE QUOTE:
"Never are you more near the light than when in the dark" - Swami Vivekananda 


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Molly Bradosky

WHY YOGA?
As a daughter, wife, mother and friend, I have spent years caring for others. However, it was a focus on my own wellbeing after a personal loss that led me to embrace the powerful benefits of yoga. With the love and support of my family and my faith, I found an inner strength and peace on the mat. Through my healing came a true appreciation for self care and a desire to help others along their own journeys.

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
I received my 200-hour Certificate through USMMA’s Wild Wisdom Yoga Teacher Training in 2018

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
I hope to emphasize the Power of the breath and offer a student the opportunity to develop a feeling of inner strength the way it was offered to me. Being early in my teaching career I hope to ever evolve and translate my passion for Yoga into a very positive and grounding experience for all levels of yogis.

OFF THE MAT…I am a very busy mom of four sweet and active children. I am also an active member of our community, schools, and Church. One of my favorite things is spending time in my kitchen baking for friend and family.

FAVORITE YOGA MOTTO: 
"Yoga gives you the opportunity to press pause on your life" 


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Pete Calandra

WHY YOGA?
I practice Yoga to slow the momentum of life, breathe and feel.

WHAT TRAINING HAS MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
I have a M.S. in Clinical Exercise Physiology and completed a 200 hour Wild Wisdom yoga certification with Jessie Dwiggins and Courtney Dutch.

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
Sunrise Salutations will awaken your breath, ignite your core and cultivate healthy energy to start your day with. We begin with breath work and gradual warm up, then build to Sun Salutations and stay in that flow, feeling the connection of breath and body. We close with a gentle cool down and sweet savasana.

OFF THE MAT:
You can find me on the "other" mats at USMMA as i am passionate about jiu jitsu and muay thai

QUOTE I LIVE BY:
Treat others the way you wish to be treated, because they are you, living a different life.


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Kimberly D'alesio

WHY YOGA?
Yoga has transformed my life. I fell in love with yoga Immediately after taking my first yoga class over 13 years ago. I became a kindergarten teacher shortly after and as I got to know my students, I noticed they needed an outlet to release their energy and gain self confidence. I thought yoga was exactly what they needed and that began my thirst for teaching yoga. I know that I wouldn’t be who I am today if yoga hadn’t been introduced into my life. My mission is to share it and have people feel empowered, the same way I have.

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
I began my yoga certifications with children’s yoga. I developed an after school program for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade and implemented yoga techniques throughout my kindergarteners daily activities. As my life evolved, I craved more and decided I wanted to share more so I took my first 200hr Iyengar and Hatha based training. I began teaching but wanted more, so I enrolled in a 200hr Vinyasa Training. On a vacation in Hawaii, I took a Baptist yoga class and wanted to learn more, which brought me to the USMMA, and soon after, a Baptist mentorship program. As I grow and learn more about myself and yoga, I have this insatiable urge to keep learning. This fall I will begin an apprenticeship program with Jacqui Bonwell with the goal of joining her 300hr certification program.

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
In my class you can expect to lengthen and strengthen your muscles, all while feeling the calming and nurturing effects of the asanas. I incorporate lots of core and muscle awareness in all poses as well as transitions. Expect to be challenged, get sweaty and leave the room feeling stronger, calmer and happier!

OFF THE MAT:
I am kept wildly active and busy chasing two very energetic young boys!

A QUOTE OR PHRASE YOU LIVE BY:
You only live once, so what do you have to lose?


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Courtney Dutch

WHY YOGA?
I practice yoga to stay close to my heart and clearer in my mind. To stay reverently connected to my body and to elevate it's efficiency. I practice for myself and all those I care for. I practice so that I may do my best to show up from the highest within myself and to stay as forgiving as possible for the times that I don't.

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
The teacher I am today has been inspired by many trainings and influences over a span of 2 decades.. Some of these include the Neurosomatic Educators, Baron Baptiste, Ana Forrest, Sadie Nardini, Elena Brower, and Abby Galvin.

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
The practice will be lead in a way that is intended to rebuild your body in order to have better overall function and efficiency. The sequence experienced in each class is thoughtful and intelligently designed to support and build both strength and range. It’s a class where you will gain and understand ways to be more organized in your own architectural form so that all that is contained within your frame can be more harmonized and stand the test of time.

OFF THE MAT...
I am typically on the sidelines of soccer and baseball games or track and gymnastic meets cheering on five precious little people which I have the privilege of sharing this life with.  Daily I work to always be living the life of my dreams.

A QUOTE I LIVE BY:
"Self-awareness gives you the capacity to learn from your mistakes as well as your successes. It enables you to keep growing." - Lawrence Bossidy


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Jessie Dwiggins

WHY YOGA?
Yoga helps me to understand my body and mind, challenge what i originally though I was capable of, and helps me connect and be present with myself and others

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
I hold an undergrad degrees in nutrition and exercise physiology and a graduate degree in nutrition. I am a 200 HR E-RYT and began teaching yoga in 2007. I am also a Forrest Yoga Foundational and Advanced teacher training alum and certified in Yoga Tune Up® and Functional Range Conditioning® (FRC) methods. I am currently pursuing my 500 HR Teacher Training Certificate with Heidi Sormaz.

I am also a licensed Am I Hungry

® MIndful Eating facilitator.

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
My hope is to guide anatomy-curious practitioners to feel better in their bodies on and off the mat. I do this through a functional movement based Vinyasa class.  I strive to shape an environment where people can cut through the noise of self-judgement, expand physical and mental boundaries, understand body structures and patterns of movement to create balance, and thrive.

OFF THE MAT:
I am co-owner of Borealis Coffee Company in Riverside, RI . I teach mindful eating courses and l love long walks with my pup

WORDS I LIVE BY:
We are not separate from nature and yoga does not happen in isolation.


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Stephanie Luke-Gilbert

WHY YOGA?
To allow me the freedom of feeling my feet on the ground, to help me hear my heart, and to let me relax my mind...all while stretching my body, burning calories and building lean muscle!! It’s the jumping point to enlightening your spirit and fine tune your world

WHAT TRAININGS MAKE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
I have been involved in fitness it seems my whole life. I trained classically and have been a competitive dancer from a very early age. My love for dance resulted in a BA in Dance and Performance Art from Roger Williams University. This major consisted of a concentration in anatomy and kinesiology along with the study of the body’s most efficient way of moving with ease and pain free. After college I pursued my love of all movement and received certifications from AFFA in personal training and group exercise. Later I combined that knowledge with Yoga Fit Certifications for Level 1&2 along with two Pilates Mat Certifications from Synergy Systems and a Pilates Equipment Certification from Power Pilates in Pennsylvania. My love of teaching was cultivated from over 12 of teaching dance. I have been teaching Yoga, Pilates, adult dance and fitness for over 17 years. I am a proud member of the USMMA Family, almost since day one, as a teacher of Yoga and kids, and also a student of Muay Thai and Strength and Conditioning!

WHAT CAN STUDENTS EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
My classes are breath and anatomy focused combined with fun flows and solid core and strength conditioning.

OFF THE MAT:
I’m a busy mom of a 5 and 6 yr old and loving wife!

MY FAVORITE QUOTE: “change the way you look at things and things change” - Wayne Dyer!
MY life philosophy is: we are love and creators of our destiny! The world is truly yours!


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Julie Elpus

WHY YOGA?
I received my Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island. It was the stress of being a full time pharmacist that actually propelled me to give yoga a try in 1999. It became a way of life for me, and I decided I wanted to share it with others.

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
I completed my first teacher training in 2010 which began my teaching career. I completed my 500hr RYT with Jacqui Bonwell. I am a Level 1 Balanced Athlete ™ certified coach, trained in Yin Yoga, Meditation, Yoga Nidra and Reiki I.

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
I believe that Yoga should be accessible for Every Body. I also believe that yoga is more than a physical experience. It encompasses heart, intuition, confidence, spirit, agility, mobility, strength, relaxation, compassion and creating balance both on and off your mat. My hope and goal is to create a safe space for you to explore your practice in, both physically and emotionally. In class, expect to move and breathe with purpose, to find your edge, and to have a little fun!
I like to mix it up yet keep it adaptable for all.

QUOTE TO LIVE BY:
“Life is a balance of holding on and letting go”.
This holds true both on and off the mat!


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Donna Godino

WHY YOGA?
I have practiced yoga on and off for the past 20 years. For many of those years I struggled to commit the time to deepening my practice. Until 2011 when my life changed forever. A diagnosis of kidney cancer was the awakening that prompted me to develop a consistent practice. Yoga helped me to heal physically, emotionally, and spiritually. I felt so moved by the experience that i decided to share this gift with as many as possible!

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
Life has been my greatest teacher in guiding people through their journey of yoga. I received my 200-hour yoga alliance teacher certification from Inner Strength Yoga in Watertown, MA in 2012

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
My hope is to guide you on your personal journey, in the space you hold on your mat. In my class you will learn to connect with your body and your breath. Feeling each breath, within each moment. This is the place where shifts occur.

OFF THE MAT:
I am the proud mother of two strong and kind sons and am married to my best friend. In addition to teaching yoga, I am a NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) certified personal trainer / Corrective Exercise specialist. I truly believe that fitness is not just about appearance; it’s about how you feel. My goal as a coach is to offer my clients encouragement, confidence, motivation and support to assist them in living a healthy life.

FAVORITE QUOTE:
"Be careful what you say to yourself, you're listening" - Donna Godino


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Shauna Jean

WHY YOGA?
I practiced different forms of yoga for over 20 years as a form of "zen dieting" and a way to rid my body of stress. When the mental weight was lifted I would, as many dieters do, get off track with my practice. Eventually the mental "weight" comes back when the habits don't become a way of life. So, with two, 200hr Teacher Trainings under my belt, an OHM tattoo on my wrist, and a regular teaching schedule I do my best to breathe mindfully, take time to detach before reacting, live in the moment and take the lessons I learn on the mat into life.

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
My trainings include 200 hr Body Matrix with Victoria Haffer and A 200 hr Wild Wisdom Yoga with Jessie Dwiggins. Since a 4 day workshop with Josh Summers and Yin/Meditation/Meridians I have become slightly obsessed with his podcast, "Everyday Sublime" to continue learning.

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
In my class you will experience a light hearted humor and my acceptance focused approach. My goal in each class is to connect with my students to foster and environment where everyone feels like they are part of something special.

OFF THE MAT...
I work as a Behavior Analyst and Special educator.

QUOTE THAT YOU LIVE BY:
"Yoga for me is striving to do better while simultaneously remaining satisfied with where i am"
Adam Levine


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Charles Labrador

WHY YOGA?
With 15 years of study and practice in kickboxing, and 35 years of weight training experience, I built mental and physical strength.
In 2009, inspired by my innate curiosity of physical fitness, I pursued my first yoga class at USMMA. I discovered a stronger more full presence of being and a greater ability to manage disappointment, stress, and frustrations. I cultivated healthier perspectives and actions through gratitude, through practice of mind more than body. Through yoga I built emotional strength. I was hooked and I wanted to share and inspire others to feel a shift, the same way I did.

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
For me, the study of yoga began with my personal practice. I was deeply influenced by the Forrest Method of Yoga as taught by Jessie Dwiggins at USMMA. That is when I began to develop a deeper understanding for the purpose of the poses and the depth of the “practice”. My formal training was in 2012 through Raffa Yoga where I received my 200hr Teacher Training certification in the Power Vinyasa style.

WHAT CAN STUDENTS EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
In my class you can expect to be guided with full awareness of the entire body. You will fully experience and get intimate with each pose, transition, and more importantly, each breath, . You will be encouraged to seek patience and presence, allowing for the discovery of, and a deep connection to your center.

WORDS YOU LIVE BY: 
Flow with the Go. (thats not a type-o)


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Matty LaRose

WHY MUAY THAI?
I was looking for a way to lose weight, but regular weight lifting gyms bored me. Always having an interest in martial arts, specifically kickboxing so I decided to give Muay Thai a try. Although I was intimidated at first, I knew I needed a change in my lifestyle. In 2008 I walked through the doors of USMMA and never looked back. It is easy to say that I have achieved and surpassed my original goals.

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE MARTIAL ARTIST AND COACH YOU ARE TODAY?
Martial arts and Yoga quickly became the focus of my life. I have found a true love for Muay Thai, weekly yoga practice, and JiuJitsu, even receiving my no-gi blue belt. In the summer of 2017 I competed in a Muay Thai fight, winning by a vicious second round knockout. This wasn’t enough for me; I wanted to take my love for Muay Thai to the next level. In the fall of 2017 I took a 10-week trip to Pattaya, Thailand to train Muay Thai at the famed Sityodtong international boxing camp under Kru Toy Sityodtong Sriwaralak. There I trained every day, twice a day, not only improving my skills in the art of the eight limbs, but also absorbing the culture of the Thais’.  I thank my head coach and owner of USMMA, Tom Hafers, for leading me in my martial arts journey and all the opportunities martial arts has given me. My future goals include traveling, continuing to coach young up and coming fighters, and to continue living the life of a martial artist.

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
Since my return to the United States I have made it my mission to pass on all that I have learned to others by picking up the roll of a teacher to many students inside the walls of USMMA.  I teach with a positive and encouraging approach and meet every student where they are at!

OFF THE MAT...
Outside of the gym I enjoy wrenching on cars, drag racing, rally racing, nature, listening to music and grilling

FAVORITE QUOTE YOU LIVE BY:
“No one will spend as much time with you as you, so be good to yourself”- Donna Godino

“Always against the odds, one with the underdogs”- Terror


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Matt Martin

WHY MMA?
I started training martial arts in 2002. The connection was instant and clear. Soon after I began training I had an urge to compete and so my real MMA journey began.

WHAT EXPERIENCES HAVE MADE YOU THE MARTIAL ARTIST AND COACH YOU ARE TODAY?
After traveling throughout the country to compete in grappling tournaments I had my first MMA fight in 2004. I wanted to take my training to the next level so, in January of 2007 the month opened , I started training with Tom Hafers at USMMA. Since then I have had a total of 10 professional MMA fights, earned my nogi black belt, and now I am the head coach of the USMMA competition team. Moving forward I plans to continue teaching Jiu Jitsu at USMMA and help further develop the USMMA fight team.

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
We take the pretentiousness of a typical bjj class and toss it out the window. In my class expect to learn practical techniques that will help you effectively compete in combat sports or defend yourself. We focus on how grappling translates into MMA. Expect many leg locks too

OFF THE MAT...
I am a modern day renaissance man. I enjoy studying different fighting techniques to help me be the best coach i can be. Not only am I a high level martial artist with and impressive professional record, I am a high level dog breeder, show exhibitor, show judge, and just a complete jack of all trades. There are few things I can't do.

FAVORITE QUOTE:
"I do what I want." - Eric Cartman


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Jennifer Reilly

WHY YOGA?
When I was 13, I babysat for a yoga instructor who let me join in her practice. Being a gymnast at the time, I found yoga offered me a new physical experience that immediately became part of my routine. As my practice progressed i found yoga to be a direct connection to a lessened social anxiety. I developed a groundedness that softened my busy mind. I also loved that yoga was inclusive to all spiritual paths.

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
With a degree in Physical Therapy and Personal Training, I have always had a passion for the human body and the benefits of movement. As my personal practice evolved so did my passion for all forms of yoga. I completed my yoga certification in Vinyasa, Hot Power, and Hot Power Fusion as well as Yoga Sculpt while living in Colorado Springs in 2011.  I also completed a certification in Hip Hop yoga which solidified the importance of music to me in my classes.  I am continually seeking to expand my knowledge through personal study. 

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
In my Class you can expect to dig deep and connect to the best within yourself, the most capable and strong version of yourself. I will challenge and empower you to reach beyond what you thought was possible and find success in the most simple or most dynamic pose. I fuse humility, humor, and motivation to move you beyond your doubts and leave you wanting more.  Jazz hands are not out of the question!

PHRASE YOU LIVE BY: 
One world, one god, one love

OFF THE MAT:
I have two amazing sons, a flock of birds and one very fluffy hamster.  I work as a medical aesthetician In Wellesley.


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Hilarie Rose

WHY MMA?
I started training Muay Thai at USMMA in October of 2008 at 14 years old. High school sports were no longer captivating me and I was looking for a sport that is different than what the school provided.

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE COMPETITOR AND TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
After training Muay Thai for many years with Tom Hafers, I decided to also add Jiu Jitsu and Yoga practice to my training. With a more well rounded fight game, I decided I wanted to begin competing, and have now made martial arts my career and lifestyle. I have eight amateur MMA fights, capping off my amateur career as the 115lb. Champion. I continue to compete as a professional fighter with a winning record. I am a nogi JiuJitsu purple belt and teach classes in JiuJitsu, Muay Thai, and Strength and Conditioning. I have completed 200 hours of teacher training with Jessie Dwiggins in her Wild Wisdom training at USMMA. I am also the kids martial arts program director at USMMA. I am excited to help in the growth of USMMA kids program, expanding the competition team, and furthering my professional fighting career.

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
In my class you can expect a higher energy class with detailed instruction.

OFF THE MAT…
When I’m off the mat I am thinking about being on the mat and studying the game. I am an avid netflix watcher and a fantastic baker.


Neil Taylor

WHY YOGA?
I found Yoga the way many people do; looking for a workout. By the end of my first practice I realized that the physical practice of Yoga was a gateway to a deeper experience. I am continually fascinated by the unfolding potential and many benefits that come with a regular Yoga Practice.

WHAT TRAININGS HAVE MADE YOU THE TEACHER YOU ARE TODAY?
I have trained extensively with Master Baptiste teachers Gregor Singleton, Claire Este-McDonald and Coeli Marsh. I have also had the opportunity to be mentored closely by Masaaki Okamura. In 2019 he completed his 500 hour certification with teacher and Yoga therapist Theresa Murphy. Neil has also served as a classroom assistant to Natasha Rizopolous, and has deepened his understanding of the craft through his apprenticing with Dr. Tom Alden. Neil is an active member of the Boston chapter of the Teacher's Study Project and in his steady commitment to teaching has completed additional trainings with David Nichtern (Meditation), and Johnny Gillespie (Balanced Athlete).

WHAT CAN A STUDENT EXPECT IN YOUR CLASS?
My class emphasizes the power of a safe and strong practice. You will be guided with clear instructions that encourage intentional placement, steady rhythmic breathing and the development of awareness. My intention is to help students find their innate ability to empower themselves to heal and live well both on and off the mat.

OFF THE MAT…I enjoy spending time with my lovely wife, hiking in the woods and jumping in lakes. As a professional musician I am continuously exploring creative pursuits in music.

QUOTE YOU LIVE BY:
"The only way to make sense of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance" - Alan Watts


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Tara Tremelling

Instructor Bio coming soon!