Teachers

Abby-1Abby Kenny is a Massage Therapist who works with woman ready for healing in both their physical and spiritual bodies so that healing can take place at their deepest core. She offers Womb Healing, Trauma Release, Craniosacral Therapy and Massage infusing all sessions with healing plants, Maya Spiritual Healing and sound healing. All of Abby’s work has a spiritual foundation and is guided by her client’s intention and her intuition.

 


AdiAdi Vajra
lives and teaches in Hood River, Oregon.  His approach to the non-dual teachings is a unique blend of wisdom and experience from various spiritual traditions including Native American shamanism, the Enneagram, Tibetan Buddhism, A Course in Miracles, Yoga, and Sufism.  Adi has generated a fresh approach to the deepest teachings that combines his experience in the mystical traditions and the world of psychology.  He runs a program, Vajra Heart, which is a multi-faceted approach to inner work and spiritual maturity.  He also teaches a variety of classes including yoga, Course in Miracles, and meditation.  adivajra.org   flowhoodriver.com    adivajra.blogspot.com

 

Annie Adamson is co-owner of Yoga Union Community Wellness Center. She is a diligent student of Anatomy and kinesiology. She holds certifications in Anusara, Power Vinyasa, Hatha yoga, and Holistic Pelvic care. Annie believes that modern Western yoga presents us with the opportunity to connect with our bodies, and that this mindful practice can be applied to any and all movements. ‘Yoga Therapy’ allows for an integration of body-consciousness and more functional movement patterns into everyday life. Instead of relying on alignment as a ‘one size fits all’ method, Annie sees alignment as the navigation of new pathways for deeper sensation and awareness. Annie empowers her clients to use their own intelligence and strength to tap into their unique potential for healing. Annie has helped hundred of clients find greater freedom in their bodies and specializes in one-on-one Yoga Therapeutics for injury rehabilitation. She also finds great joy in training students to become teachers and has run successful Teacher Trainings at her studio for the last 8 years. Annie is deeply inspired by nature, community and family.

 

Britt Bensen Steele has been teaching and practicing yoga for more than 20 years.  In her “past life”, Britt earned a BS in Exercise Physiology and a Masters Degree in Public Health. Throughout her career, Britt has authored books, taught at the university level, conducted mind/body oncology research, directed wellness programs, and studied in India, Southeast Asia and Indonesia with some of the brightest lights in yoga and Ayurveda. Britt weaves her experience in academia and western medicine with the rich and ancient history of yoga.  Britt offers yoga teacher trainings, retreats, and Daycations at her home and retreat center, Deva Daaru Yogafarm, the only vastu shastra designed retreat center in the Pacific Northwest. Britt’s dedication to the ancient teachings of yoga, and living her yoga, every way she can, make her a unique teacher in these modern times.

 eb squareE.B. Ferdig helps people to live their best lives through meditation, mindful movement, deep compassion and development of self-love.  She is a yoga therapist and specializes in helping women with anxiety feel empowered.  E.B. has been teaching yoga for fourteen years, she is a mentor to many teachers and therapists.  She is a co-creator of unfold studios in Portland, Oregon – a yoga studio that is unconditionally welcoming, regardless of perceived barriers.

 

 

Deven SislerDeven Sisler will empower your yoga practice on and off the mat by making the seemingly impossible fun, accessible & safe! A senior certified AcroYoga teacher she is known for her joyful, playful approach to partnership, collaboration and compassionate communication, and her articulate teaching. An E-RYT 200 yoga teacher, she has trained with international master teachers for the past ten years in AcroYoga, yoga, thai massage and acrobatics. She offers a holistic approach to exploring biomechanics and the subtle body through movement, and teaches teachers of children and families, through The Yoga & Mindfulness Institute (YAMI) while integrating her experiences through self-practice, teaching and writing. She writes for Yoganonymous, Yoga Journal Online, Good Tiger Yoga & Elephant Journal and her personal blog DevenSislerYoga.com

 

 

Johanna Beekman is a sacred songstress, kirtan artist, and yoga teacher with a lifetime of experience as a singer, songwriter, and performer. Johanna is loved for her rich, soulful voice, her radiant spirit, and her evocative, inspiring songs and chants that tap deep into the collective soul. She is equally comfortable performing sacred music for yoga festivals, rhythmic world-beat grooves for dancers, and soulful ballads for concert audiences. Johanna’s a cappella anthem Free to Decide (Breathe) has been performed by ensembles and choirs across North America. Johanna Beekman is unique among kirtan artists. Her velvety voice, her creative interpretations of classic chants from various world traditions, and her open-hearted presence come together to create unforgettable musical experiences. Many of her chants interweave mantras and chants from other cultures with their English translations. Some are unison meditations, some are ecstatic call-and-response jams, and all are paths to a deeper awareness of Source.

 

Kabe Grant PhotoKabe Grant plays music for sound baths and guided meditations. He is richly inspired by the path of musical vibration and the musical traditions from Kirtan, drumming, singing bowls and didgeridoo.  Together with Lora, they create a sound container for restoration and self reflection.  He is honored and grateful to be able to share these healing practices in reverence with great hearts.

 

 

Kimi Marin is a Portland-based yoga teacher who helps people find clarity in their mind, body and spirit. She guides students through their practice by riding the waves of breath, energetically aligning breath and body. Kimi has a master’s degree in literature, and loves to combine the power of stories with yoga. She often weaves the myths and stories about various poses into the class. Her transformative Yogic Lore Flow workshops are a fun combination of stories, asana, meditation, and mantra. Kimi was featured in Origin Magazine’s Inspire Series, was the featured ambassador for Ahnu Footwear June 2013, and her writing is published on several blog sites. www.kimimarinyoga.com

 

KriLaughKriyanna Feyalove has been trained and initiated in the Western Hermetic lineage and the Red Left Hand Path of Tantra. She is a Reiki Master Teacher, founder of Ecstatic Awakening Meditation and Tantric Qabalah. She combines these techniques to create a powerfully synergistic and moving experience that catalyzes personal growth and deep, lasting transformation. You can find her at Temple I AM.

 

 

Lora Munn, (E)-RYT 200, is a local teacher known for her deep devotion to the healing practices of yoga and for her ability to weave ancient, heart-centered philosophy into practices for the modern yoga practitioner. Lora’s passion as a yoga teacher and healer is fulfilled by her creative fusion of restorative yoga and yoga nidra – a balance of physical release and psycho-emotional nourishment that serves as a self-empowering antidote to her students’ stressful lives. Each class is a humble offering, a chance to relinquish the habits and histories that bind us all, and a chance to recognize that each moment is an opportunity to create a bright new story.

 


IMG_1655Sarah Christine’s
voice is a soulful siren that delivers uplifting messages of empowerment, positivity and connection. Drawing inspiration from the joys and challenges of life, the beauty and healing energy of nature, and the desire to promote awareness and respect for the earth, she is a songwriter with a vision. Having called Vashon Island home for the past 15 years Sarah Christine thrives in the peace and tranquility of the Pacific Northwest. In addition to teaching voice lessons to groups and individuals, she also works as a labor support doula, and has welcomed over 50 babies into the world with song. Balancing a career in music with family life offers her constant lessons in surrender, self-reflection and growth which she then pours into her art.

 

Stephanie Adams ERYT 500, has been a devoted yogi and teacher trainer for 20 years. She has trained teachers throughout North America (25 states and 3 provinces), in Mexico, and in Rishikesh and Mysore, India. Her inspiration is to share Yoga in ways that are meaningful to you energetically and spiritually. Her teaching is also uniquely grounded in preventing yoga injuries so that you can continue your practice for the rest of your life – approaching yoga not from what’s trendy, but from what’s sacred, sustainable, and revolutionary. Stephanie is the Creator of Flow Yoga Community in Hood River, Jaya Yoga Teacher Training RYS 200 and 500, YogaFit Kids Teacher Training, Cancer Exercise Training Institute – Yoga Training, and True Nature ~ A Summer Yoga Gathering. http://www.flowhoodriver.com