About Us

 

Our mission is to create a welcoming, all-inclusive community where folks from every walk of life can connect and practice yoga and meditation in a loving, relaxed environment.

 

We pride ourselves in our creativity and encourage individuality while you practice. We will help guide you into a new sense of body awareness, confidence, and strength. Be a part of our family and let our yoga community inspire you.

 

All are welcome here.

Beverly Hopkins

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Beverly’s husband, Mark, introduced her to yoga twenty-eight years ago and she has been practicing ever since.  In 2016, she decided to commit to her love of the practice by completing a 200-hour Teacher’s Training through Trailhead Healing Arts Center. Since that time, she has been teaching Beginner’s Yoga, Flow, and Children’s Yoga classes at Trailhead Healing Arts Center, Spot Nutrition, and Fit Yoga.

Angela Neale

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Angela is a native of Springfield and RYT-200.  She first discovered yoga in 2010 while pursuing her master’s degree in Oak Park, Illinois.  There she completed her yoga sculpt teacher training through CorePower Yoga.  Upon returning to Springfield, Angela completed her 200-hour teacher training at the Trailhead Healing Arts Center in 2016.  Since then, she has taught a variety of classes including vinyasa, yoga sculpt, restorative yoga, beginner’s yoga, and meditation.  Angela strives to create a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere in her classes where every body is welcomed and celebrated. Off the mat, Angela is a licensed clinical social worker.  She enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Moose and Maggie, as well as exploring the world around her.  

Betsy Calvin

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Betsy has been practicing yoga off and on for over 20 years. After growing up in competitive gymnastics, she found it was a great way to keep her flexibility and get a good workout in without stressing the joints.

 

She took her practice further in 2010 and 2011, successfully completing a 200 hour yoga teacher training and registering with Yoga Alliance in June 2011.

Leslie Curry

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Leslie Curry (RYT 200) has been practicing yoga on and off for years, but decided to become more dedicated to the practice on and off the mat. It is important for her to teach her students that yoga is not about holding a perfect pose or attempting to force yourself into unaccessible poses. Yoga is about being in the present moment and finding comfort and peace within yourself. Her instruction focuses on Vinyasa.

Nancy Thompson

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My first exposure to yoga was 20 years ago on a VHS tape in my family room not long after a big upheaval in my life. I instantly knew this ‘exercise’ was going to be helpful to me to get through some challenging times...

 

Bailey Sullivan

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Bailey has been practicing pilates since 2008 and teaching since 2016. She went through a 500 hour program at the University of Utah where she received her comprehensive pilates certification through Balanced Body. She taught in Utah for 6 months and then took her skills to West Hollywood, California where she taught clients from all walks of life for. She has found herself back in Springfield, after 20 years away and is excited to use everything she has learned to enhance your pilates practice. She teaches an upbeat, intense class, but keeps things light and fun! Every class is different so come in ready to move, shake and sweat!

Kalea Miller

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Kalea (pronounced “Kay-Lee”) is a Springfield native and certified Barre (pronounced “bar”) Fitness Instructor. She discovered barre fitness in 2011 and has been hooked ever since. In 2015, she moved to Oak Park, Illinois, and became a trainee with The Dailey Method, a Barre Fitness program that focuses on spinal alignment.  She’s so excited to bring this practice to her hometown and can’t wait to share it with you! No prior dance experience necessary, barre fitness is for EVERY body. It is a fantastic combination of moving meditation, low impact toning, and FUN! Come see what all the buzz is about and “meet me at the barre!” 

Mollie Krueger

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I have always loved music and movement. I have been singing, songwriting, and performing for as long as I can remember. Both have consistently sparked a sense of freedom for me.  I started my yoga journey while searching for something that would help in my own personal healing and it eventually turned into an everyday practice. I decided to take the next step and get certified to teach and I completed my 200 hour training in 2020.  I have been teaching yoga for a little over a year now and absolutely love it!

Patricia Lanser

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Patricia started her yoga journey in 2004 with an Ashtanga yoga practice as part of her triathlon training regimen. Fast forward to 2017, when she received her Level One Yogafit Teacher Certificate. A year later, in 2018, she wrapped up her 200RYT. Currently she is working toward her 500RYT with only 10 hours to go...

Sarah Ginder

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Sarah Ginder (RYT 200) found yoga in 2014. After running several half marathons and playing indoor and outdoor soccer for years, her joints were in need of a form of exercise that offered opportunities to grow stronger in kinder ways...