Anne Livingston

Anne Livingston – RYT200 is a graduate of Spirit House Yoga’s first teacher training class. She teaches alignment based yoga with humor and knowledge. Ms. Livingston has long been a student of Philosophy, and weaves both Eastern and Western Philosophical precepts into her teaching.



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.


Hillary Kallenberger

Hillary Kallenberger – RYT 200, had a passion for movement early on and developed a love for anatomy and kinesiology as a dance major at Tisch School of the Arts in NYC. This passion expanded into becoming a dance instructor and later a group fitness instructor and personal trainer. In seeking relief from various injuries, Hillary found yoga and was immediately at home with the connection of breath and movement in her body and Her love of the practice inspired her to teach and share this gift with others. Hillary has a MHR from the University of Oklahoma and has worked as a licensed counselor in various settings across three states. Now she incorporates those skills into her teaching and bodywork sessions hoping to bring a full wellness approach to her clients. She completed her Yoga Certification with Bryce Yoga Teacher Training and also holds various certifications in Chair Yoga and Pilates.

“I am grateful to have been given the gift to reach others through the power of connection”


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.


Jackie Ellis – RYT 200, attended her first yoga class some 20 years ago with the intent of teaching her hamstrings a lesson. What she discovered was a lifetime practice of learning how her body, mind and spirit work. Several years ago, Jackie started her journey towards becoming a Hatha yoga instructor. She received her 200-hour Yoga Certification from Spirit House Yoga in 2018 and has been teaching steadily since then. Jackie’s special interest lies in the therapeutic applications of regular yoga practice and teaching her yoga students how to apply the lessons learned on the mat to their everyday lives. Along with her yoga practice, Jackie is an avid skydiver, hiker, mountaineer, Jeep fanatic, and is a certified Thai Yoga Bodywork practitioner. Jackie and her husband Alan are freelance writers and bloggers, who have many published articles in these fields. When not practicing yoga or one of her many hobbies, Jackie spends time with her husband, her children and grandchildren, and her active Labrador Retriever puppy, Tucker.


Kelly Behrend – With a background in visual arts and art therapy, yoga is another avenue for Kelly to explore her creativity. Kelly loves to explore deeper meanings to present day challenges by reflecting on life’s blessings and difficulties, through the process of trying to find balance in life while interpreting the beauty around us. Her desire is to creatively share yoga with others to explore a deeper knowledge of who we can become.


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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Rachel Yates – RYT 200, 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.