Ashley Glenn attended her first yoga class in the fall of 2003 at the suggestion of a friend as way to help calm her mind, and was hooked after just 1 class. Yoga has become one of the ways she process life; and plays a role in her sobriety. Ashley earned her 200 hour certification from Spirit House Yoga in Dec 2014. She became certified in Y12SR, yoga of 12-step recovery, in April 2017, and has been studying trauma-informed yoga most recently. She has attended workshops with various teachers over the years such as Martin Kirk and Christina Sell; as well as a 100 hours immersion with Todd Norian and Anne Greene in 2010.Ashley’s passion is bringing the benefits of yoga to those in the addiction population by connecting breath with mindful movement.
Holly Ely E-RYT 200 began practicing yoga over ten years ago as a way to manage chronic pain from a back injury. She quickly fell in love with the practice, and the physical and emotional benefits she saw emerge led her to begin teaching in 2012. Holly received her 200 hour certification in 2013 at Yoga Life in Norman, OK. Her passion is teaching proper modifications and alignment to make yoga accessible to everyone. When she is not in the studio, Holly is usually busy in the kitchen or her backyard raising her two daughters, a large vegetable garden, and a flock of chickens.
Martha McQuaid- Owner,E-RYT 500, C-IAYT: is a Certified Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and holds certifications in Anusara Yoga and the Thai Yoga Method. She has been teaching yoga and practicing Thai Bodywork for nearly twenty years. Martha’s classes take a skilled and elegant approach to yoga through breath and dynamic alignment that balance strength with flexibility.
Martha has served as co-faculty with Martin Kirk’s Yoga Teacher Trainings and Yoga Therapy Teacher Trainings. Martha is also an Advanced Practitioner of Integrative Restoration® (iRest®) Yoga Nidra. Her teachers include Todd Norian, Martin Kirk, Jonas Westring, Richard Miller, Pichest Boonthame and Therdchai (Mac) Chumpuphong.
The yoga therapy components of my teaching are based on my certification from the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) credential and certification as a Thai Yoga Bodywork Practitioner, not derived from my status as an E-RYT with Yoga Alliance Registry.”
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Megan Hornbeek Allen – RYT200 – Megan Hornbeek Allen – RYT200 -Megan’s desire to be in service to others has not only led to a career in higher education & scholarships, but she is also dedicated to serving her community. After a regular, personal yoga practice spanning 4+ years, Megan became a registered yoga teach in April 2016; she has been teaching 2-3 classes per week since June 2015. Meagan is the Scholarship Funds Coordinator at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. In her position, Megan manages the online scholarship application process for over 110 scholarships in the state of Oklahoma; she also works with scholarship donors in establishing new funds. Megan was born and raised in Oklahoma City, she graduated from Oklahoma City University in May 2003; upon graduation Megan was accepted to Boston University School of Theology where she graduated with a Master of Theology Studies degree in 2005 and a Master of Higher Education Administration degree in 2011.
Rachel Yates – RYT200 completed her 200 hour certification in February 2016 with Spirit House Yoga. She believes everyone can experience deeper awareness, empowerment, and self-love through yoga. Rachel’s teaching method focuses on breath, muscle engagement, and alignment. She integrates yoga philosophy into her classes to facilitate deeper learning for transformation on and off the mat. Rachel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and a Master of Arts in Administrative Leadership and has previously worked in suicide prevention.
Ted Cox, E-RYT 500 – Owner: Now in his third decade of teaching, Ted began teaching professionally in 1982. Ted’s classes are fun, challenging and inspiring. All of Ted’s classes focus on alignment; the foundation, engagement and celebration of every pose with emphasis on the breath. Ted is a dedicated student of yoga, not only the physical practice of yoga, but especially the timeless wisdom yoga teaches us – how our actions, thoughts, and words affect our lives and how important it is to follow our hearts, live our truth, and become the authentic people we are meant to be. It is Ted’s sincerest desire that the students who attend just one of his yoga classes have an awakening about something they are doing either on or off the mat that will help transform them toward a more awakened life. Ted is the author of two books, Warrior Self and Warrior Truth.
Teresa Thom RYT-200, has been practicing yoga since 2000. She received her 200-hour certification from Spirit House Yoga in 2014. Teresa believes in living yoga on and off the mat and teaches this concept in her classes. She believes you never quit learning and constantly seeks inspiration. Teresa is a legal assistant and bookkeeper as well as a yoga teacher and deeply loves her pets. When not teaching or on the mat, she is often in the kitchen trying a new recipe or on the patio grilling. Teresa also is an avid photographer. Her teachers include Martha McQuaid, Ted Cox, Todd Norian and Anne Green, Martin Kirk, Hana Hofmann and Diane Jackson.