MADRONA YOGA TEACHERS
Madrona MindBody has a staff of well-trained and gifted teachers and practitioners who are dedicated to helping you create health and well-being for today as well as for the future.
Renee Klein - Yoga
Renee invites you to explore the magnificent world of yoga, where bodies, minds, hearts and spirits can be healed and enriched. Yoga has changed her life, and she feels honored to share the practice. She teaches in a manner accessible to all -- the yoga newcomer and the advanced student. Renee's initial training was in the therapeutic Viniyoga lineage with Anne Basco. Additional studies have included numerous workshops with notable yogis such as Gary Kraftsow, Angela Farmer, Richard Miller, and Mikunda Stiles. Subsequently she earned her Yoga Therapist credentials (RYT 500) through Ananda Seva Mission. She is indebted to all these yogis, but mostly she is indebted to her students.
Shayann Hoffer - Yoga
Shayann completed her 200 hour teacher training with Mary Beth Nehl in 2007. She has taught in Minnesota, Canada, and 2 years in Maui; always dedicating her time to taking her own practice of yoga deeper. She has studied Maya yoga and Svadhana, delved into vibrational healing and mantras. She is also an artist and painter. Shayann's gentle teaching style and vibrant energy welcomes you to her new classes.
“Yoga brings me closer to wholeness. I feel closer to the truth while tending to the physical body. This, and the awareness in breath brings strength and flexibility to the emotional, psychological, and spiritual side of my existence. It's hard to imagine life now without it. This ancient knowledge that has found its way to us, guiding us to see ourselves as connected, is truly a gifted seed to spread. I teach yoga because it is my dharma; IT found me as I found IT, to honor this, I honor you. I encourage all those whom want to learn more about themselves to join me in these classes, in this life, for the sake of love.”
Heather Cole-Gatto - Transformational Yoga
I am a person of devotion and service. I strive to do all that I do with an open, strong, clear, and full heart.
My life-long journey as a Creative led to a stone sculpting apprenticeship in 1998.
Then, devoting myself to a two-year traditional Hatha Yoga apprenticeship in 2002 (with Lee and Brook Atwell in Seattle) initiated the teacher in me. In 2004 my Guru Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma) awakened the Bhakti (devotional) yogi, love, and the path to liberation. That was also the year my studies with Char Sundust began. They continue to this day, guiding me along the spiritual and practical path of life with tangible tools and earth-based wisdom. May I use these gifts to serve all for the highest good.