Presenters 2013

Catherine Allen

Catherine Allen
She is an inspirational and motivational teacher who gives you newfound confidence in your body's ability to heal, strengthen, and evolve both on and off the mat. Read More

Hemalayaa Behl

Hemalayaa
Hema’s special gift is a teaching style that invites students to embark on a journey to their own inner joy. Read More

Bhakti House Band

Bhakti House Band
Nada Bhakti Yoga/Kirtan Chant Artists Randall and Kristin Brooks for combine the sacred sounds of ancient Sanskrit with a modern East-Meets-West rhythmic groove. Read More

Robert Boustany

Robert Boustany
Robert is a physicist, who has been teaching yoga for 42 years. Read More

Tracie Brace-Hatton

Tracie Brace
Tracie is committed to and successfully creating a yoga community that is sustainable and supported by all of its members. Read More

Jennifer Buergermeister

Jennifer Buergermeister
Jennifer is founder of the Texas Yoga Conference, Jennyoga Studios, Blue Tree Yoga, Breathe the Cure, Inc. 501(c)(3) and BTC Conference, OneYogaUSA Training Programs, and the Texas Yoga Association. Read More

Rebecca Butler

Rebecca Butler
Rebecca fell in love with Baptiste because of the philosophy: Be your true Self and you can make anything in your life happen. Read More

Julie Byrd

Julie Byrd
Julie has been instructing yoga for over 20 years and is the expert that many yoga instructors seek out to help resolve their injuries and muscle imbalances. Read More

Marita Gardner-Anopol

Marita Gardner-Anopol
Veteran yoga teacher Marita Gardner-Anopol, has been practicing yoga for 40 years and teaching more than 30. Read More

Amy Garratt

Amy Garratt
Amy is a sought after instructor whose clients include local celebrities, models, actors and actresses, healthcare professionals and business leaders. Read More

Tymi Howard

Tymi Howard
Tymi is known in the yoga community as a skillful practitioner, and a dynamic, non-dogmatic, playful teacher. Read More

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson
Sean's voice is equally influenced by vocal exploration of his ancestral Irish heritage as well as study in Indian vocal music and love of the path of bhakti yoga. Read More

Becky Jordan

Raye Lynn Rath and Becky Jordan
Becky's dedication and love of yoga shines through her teachings as she guides her students in an inspiring and fun yoga practice. Read More

Dearbhla Kelly

Dearbhla Kelly
Dearbhla’s asana teaching style is deeply informed by her extensive training in Forrest Yoga, and in depth studies of Anusara, Yin Yoga, Vinyasa flow and Yoga Nidra. Read More

Laura King

Laura King
Laura believes that yoga is a practice for everyone and enjoys helping students meet their goals, both mentally and physically. Read More

Adri Kyser

Adri Kyser
Adri’s classes are fun, dynamic and inspiring. During her classes, she invites you to transform your practice from a state of doing into a state of being. Read More

Aaron Lind

Aaron Lind
Aaron is Certified as a Level 1 and Level 2 AcroYoga teacher as well as an Anusara-Inspired Yoga teacher. Read More

Cat McCarthy

Cat McCarthy
International traveling yoga teacher, Fulbright Scholar, and Emmy-nominated filmmaker, Cat McCarthy is based in New York City and her hometown of New Orleans. Read More

Arielle McMahan

Arielle McMahan
Arielle's philosphy is that health is all about enjoying the simple things in life for as long as possible. Read More

Harry McMahan

Harry McMahan
Harry believes that yoga compliments all ways of life, and is able to help more than just the physical needs of a person. Read More

Renu Namjoshi

Renu Namjoshi
Renu Namjoshi offers a unique Yogic Counseling service based on 20 years of deep study and practice. Read More

Denise Ngo

Denise Ngo
Through the practice of yoga, Denise seeks to inspire and empower others toward their own transformation. Read More

Theresa Polley

Theresa Polley
Theresa has been teaching Yoga since 2003 and hosting monthly yoga retreats since 2004. Read More

Raye Lynn Rath

Raye Lynn Rath
In teaching, Raye Lynn focuses on working with students to rediscover the greatness of their own heart and being. Read More

Henry Richardson

Henry Richardson
Henry is passionate about teaching and describes his teaching style as supportive, challenging, and fun. Read More

Albina and Roger Rippy

Roger and Albina Rippy
Roger and Albina have been actively and devotedly developing their individual yoga practices since their first class together in 2002. Read More

John Salisbury

John Salisbury
John has been teaching Vinyasa Yoga since 2000 and currently teaches workshops throughout the country. Read More

Shriram Sarvotham

Shriram Sarvotham
Shriram leads his students into a holistic experience of Yoga with emphasis on postures, breathwork, meditation, devotion and wisdom from classic Yoga texts. Read More

Beth Shaw

Beth Shaw
Beth is the creator of Yoga Fit and is internationally recognized as one of the foremost authorities in yoga and fitness. Read More

Eric Shaw

Eric Shaw
Eric's workshops and image-packed lectures on yoga’s history, philosophy and science take him to locations worldwide. Read More

Nancy Sheridan & Laura Calcaterra

Nancy Sheridan & Laura Calcaterra
Nancy and Laura are co-owners of Big Yoga studio in Houston. Read More

Lisa Ware

Lisa Ware
Lisa is greatly motivated by helping people enrich a mind / body / spirit connection. Read More

Kay Westcott

Kay Westcott
Kay encourages her students to reach their highest potential, reminding them our path is not a straight line and that there are no rules. Read More

Janaki Wheat

Janaki Wheat
Janaki encourages her students to be open to the experience of yoga beyond the postures. Read More

The Willy Collins Band

The Willy Collins Band
Collins released his first EP in May, 2012 and "Black Jesus of West Gray," a single featuring Krishna Das, in September. Read More

Dr. Bing You

Dr. Bing You
Dr. You was trained in traditional Western medicine and Chinese medicine in China, is a licensed acupuncturist and practices at the Center for Intergated Medicine in Houston. Read More

Kristin Abel

Kristin Abel
Kristin has studied and practiced many styles of yoga, including Ashtanga and Power Vinyasa, which strongly influence her teaching. Read More

Action Required Now

Action Required Now
Through the power of music, Action Required Now aims to propel people to support the causes in which they believe. Read More

Liz Antognoli

Liz Antognoli
Liz is in love with studying, practicing, and teaching yoga and Ayurveda. Read More

Katalin Axmann

Katalin Axmann
Kat's classes are an exploration into the mind/body connection that originally led her to yoga. Read More

Nicolai Bachman

Nicolai Bachman
Nicolai has a knack for synthesizing and organizing complex topics into simple and understandable presentations. Read More

David Berkeley

David Berkeley
David Berkeley is known for his haunting voice and poetic lyrics. Read More

Zachary Biegun

Zach Biegun
Zach teaches his students how to use their breath to feel their bodies more fully and deepen the mind body connection. Read More

Benjamin Brochstein

Benjamin Brochstein
Benjamin has practiced Reiki since 1990 and is Houston’s only member of the Reiki Alliance. Read More

Lori Burgwyn

Lori Burgwyn
Lori is always a student first and has gathered inspiration and knowledge from many influential teachers. Read More

Marizol Cabrera

Marizol Cabrera
Marizol's classes are musically charged, fun, challenging, and consistently different. Read More

Lissa Coffey

Lissa Coffey
Ayurveda expert Lissa Coffey is the renowned authority on Ayurveda and Relationships. Read More

Mateo J. Daniel

Mateo J. Daniel
Mateo is a globally recognized Stress Management Expert with over 20 years of experience in the field.

Nydia Darby, MS, PT, RYT

Nydia Darby
Nydia's students learn that yoga is available to every body—regardless of age, size, shape or fitness level. Read More

Kamala Easton, Ph.D.

Kamala Easton, Ph.D.
Kamala is a mystic, teacher and intuitive reader from Santa Fe, New Mexico, who brings information from that place where All is known. Read More

Dana Flynn

Dana Flynn
Dana brings an ecstatic expression of movement, music and community to her practice and her students, as the co-founder of Laughing Lotus Yoga Centers and Lotus Flow Yoga. Read More

Hilly Flora

Hilly Flora
Hilly received her ERYT while earning her bachelors degree in Eastern Philosophy and Religion and continues to strive toward further enriching her knowledge of yoga. Read More

Gioconda

Gioconda
Teaching in the Vinyasa style, she encourages students to connect with their breath, their body, and their inner being in a playful and encouraging environment. Read More

Rose Hahn

Rose Hahn
As a national speaker, Rose has presented seminars and workshops on yogic healing techniques, conscious evolution, and the return of the divine feminine energy. Read More

Ricardo Hambra

Ricardo Hambra
Ricardo has been tirelessly working on the World Beat Ethnic Fusion field for more than 20 years. Read More

Ben Heath

Ben Heath
Ben is a licensed massage therapist specializing in deep tissue, corrective work primarily relating to yoga. Read More

Gail Knight

Gail Knight
Gail currently teaches Silver Age Yoga in Gainesville, Texas. Read More

Joel Laviolette & Rattletree Marimba

Joel Laviolette & Rattletree
Rattletree Marimba loves to make you dance!

Les Leventhal

Les Leventhal
Les is one of San Francisco’s most popular and sought after teachers of vinyasa yoga around the world. Read More

Lise Liddell

Lise Liddell
Lise's fan base is comprised of those who love the amorphous entendre of heartfelt lyrics and those willing to embrace emotion. Read More

Sarah Luna

Sarah Luna
Sarah possesses an innate ability to establish rapport, build trust, and relate to individuals on all levels. Read More

Zoe Mantarakis

Zoe Mantarakis
Zoe Mantarakis is known for her uniquely sequenced and challenging vinyasa yoga classes. Read More

Amanda McFadyen

Amanda McFadyen
Amanda loves sharing yoga with children ages 0-99! Read More

Charles MacInerney

Charles MacInerney
In addition to his regular public yoga classes, Charles has extensive experience integrating yoga into hospitals, corporations, universities, and government agencies. Read More

Master Del Pe

Master Del Pe
Master del Pe, known as a world-renowned modern sage and life mentor, integrates the best of Eastern Wisdom and Western Practicality. Read More

Maria Merrill

Maria Merrill
Maria is a certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa Teacher and certified renew and restore trainer. Read More

Melina Meza

Melina Meza
Melina combines her knowledge of Hatha Yoga, Ayurveda, whole foods nutrition and healthy lifestyle promotion into a unique style called Seasonal Vinyasa. Read More

Vanessa Mock

Vanessa Mock
Vanessa's classes allow a nice fusion of body stretching and strengthening with emphasis on proper alignment. Read More

DeAnna Nielsen

Deanna Nielson
DeAnna's playful spirit encourages laughter, exploration and the freedom to Bliss Out and simply Be. Read More

Meredith Patterson

Meredith Patterson
Meredith's wish as an instructor is to help others seek themselves and to awaken to their own power and light. Meredith Patterson

Patrice Pike

Patrice Pike
Patrice is a musician, life motivator and certified Integrative yoga therapy teacher. Read More

Neal Pollack

Neal Pollack
Pollack teaches yoga reluctantly, only appearing when called to do so, like Batman. Read More

Pratibha

Pratibha
New Orleans based kirtan trio Pratibha blends traditional mantra practice with groove-based rhythms and elegant melodies. Read More

Dr. Patrick Price

Dr. Patrick Price
Dr. Price uses the holistic approach to bring physical and emotional health into the lives of his patients. Read More

Tari Prinster

Tari Prinster
Tari developed a unique, carefully constructed system of yoga poses and sequences based on the specific needs of cancer survivors. Read more

Raghunath

Raghunath
Raghunath is an expert at taking the esoteric yoga philosophy and making it understandable and practical for the contemporary world. Read More

Stacey Ramsower

Stacey Ramsower
Stacey guides yogis of all levels through a vinyasa practice tailored to their needs. Read More

Matthew Remski

Matthew Remski
Matthew teaches courses in ayurveda and yoga philosophy based upon the ongoing research of writing, and the ongoing experience of practical therapy. Read More

Dana Shamas & Mary Opperman

Dana Shamas & Mary Opperman
Mary Oppermann and Dana Shamas share a combined 25 years of yoga practice and 15 years of yoga instruction. Read More

Malia Scott

Malia Scott
Malia’s eclectic style of vinyasa yoga draws from her roots in Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga, PranaFlow and most recently, Anusara Yoga. Read More

Stephanie Shorter, PhD

Stephanie Shorter, PhD
Stephanie is passionate about promoting yoga as a foundation for wellness, personal transformation and profound social change. Read More

Gillian St. Clair

Gillian St. Clair
Gillian's classes reflect the honesty, alignment, and steadfastness of the Ashtanga Vinyasa system fused with her dance training to create a truly unique Vinyasa practice. Read More

Mimi Solaire

Mimi Solaire
Mimi is most interested in sharing the healing benefits of yoga through asana, meditation and pranayama. Read More

Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones

Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones
Jo Ann is a professor of Dance and Kinesiology and has been teaching for over 30 years. Read More

Kim Taurins

Kim Taurins
Come to Kim's class with a playful disposition and be prepared to sweat! Read More

Pradeep Teotia

Pradeep Teotia
Pradeep is an internationally certified yoga teacher who draws mostly from his training in India. Read More

Ricky Tran

Ricky Tran
Ricky Tran, E-RYT, BBA, CYT, RYT, CBA, has a remarkable cross-cultural life story of survival, reinvention, and the transformational power of yoga. Read More

Katie Toohil

Katie Toohil
Katie was awarded the Dallas Observer MasterMind Award for her work on her Dallas debut piece, titled "Grieve: The Dance." Katie Toohil

Sandra Vanatko

Sandra Vanatko
Sandra loves blending science and spirituality and believes that healing starts from within. Read More

Elysabeth Williamson & Christin Staszesky Harper

Elysabeth Williamson & Christin Staszesky Harper
Elysabeth is the developer of Principle-Based Partner Yoga™ techniques and Christin is currently the only certified Principle-Based Partner Yoga™ Teacher Trainer. Read More

DJ Hyfi

DJ HyFi
DJ Hyfi is a nomadic DJ who has taken his art into the yoga studio to create a deep fusion of sound and movement

Joy Winkler

Joy Winkler
Named as one of the top yoga instructors in Houston, Joy breathes fun and vitality into her uplifting vinyasa flow classes. Read More

Hope Zvara

Hope Zvara
Hope’s passion is helping people to start to live and become the best version of themselves. Read More
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