Yoga Teacher Bios:
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Devon Olberding: Devon has taught spinning at Elliott’s Uptown Fitness for over five years. She has also taught fitness and dance classes for several years in the Mount Vernon area and specifically Dance Arts Iowa. She is certified in KAY Kids Yoga and TRX and is in the process of health coach certification, as well. Devon is passionate about mindful fitness and inspiring people of all ages to live healthier, happier lives.
Jen Zimmerman Bronder, RYT-200: Jen teaches Hatha Yoga which is influenced by two training, one in the Anusara Yoga style and the other in the Para Yoga style. Her classes blend the physical poses with breath work and meditation. She continues to expand her knowledge by attending workshops and training that focus on the healing, therapeutic aspects of Yoga.
Ann Fleckenstein, RYT-200: Ann specializes in Hatha Yoga which focuses on physical exercise for flexibility, strength, balance, concentration and relaxation. Breathing techniques and meditation are also part of her class offerings. In addition to the practice of Hatha Yoga, Ann also brings insight and instruction into Patanjali’s eight limb path of Yoga which offers guridelines for “Yoga as an entire lifestyle.” Ann enjoys teaching and learning and being able to bring Yoga to the community in a way that makes Yoga obtainable for all level of students.
Carol Daly, DPT, RYT-200: Carol’s Yoga teacher training is in tradition of the Himalayan Masters and is influenced by ParaYoga, a Hatha Yoga practice that is both accessible and in-depth. As a licensed physical therapist, she combines her knowledge of movement science with the ancient teachings of Yoga. Carol’s goal as a Yoga teacher is to make Yoga accessible to as many people in our community as possible.