Mandy LathanMandy leads various international yoga retreats and
workshops throughout the year to inspire others to "live the practice." A
dance teacher since 1998 and a yoga teacher since 2008, Mandy received her
ERYT-200hr certification with CorePower Yoga while living in Chicago. It
was through her background as a professional dancer that Mandy was
introduced to yoga. Currently, she is pursuing her RYT-500hr certification
with internationally celebrated yoga teacher, Tiffany Cruikshank.
Mandy recently traveled to India for a month of training and
exploration, returning to Oklahoma City with more knowledge and spirit than
before. She was featured in Benchmark Publishing Group's
book, "Is Yoga For Everyone?" Mandy is known for her
playful teaching style that includes a strong focus of anatomical guidance.
When off her mat, Mandy loves to dance, read, travel and hug.
Justine BoazPracticing yoga since 2002, Justine has found strength
and flexibility both on and off of her mat. In 2010, Justine began
her practice with Cadence Yoga, where she was inspired to become a
certified yoga instructor. Thus, in 2011, Justine achieved
certification through CorePower Yoga in hopes to share with others the
benefits she has found through her practice. Justine's classes are
invigorating with a focus on strength and alignment. Justine enjoys
reading, travelling, wearing fluffy slippers, and spending any time off of
her mat in the kitchen.
Tracy Dawn Espinosa ChecotahTracy Dawn has been teaching yoga for
6 years and teaches a very basic style of hatha yoga. She believes that
yoga should be taught in a way that everyone understands they can do some
form of yoga from birth and well into the elder years of life. Her classes
are invigorating for all levels. In 2008, Tracy Dawn began Mamaste Prenatal
Yoga teacher training to expand her education. After the birth of her son,
Tracy has become even more passionate about teaching yoga, especially to
expecting and new moms.
Jennifer first turned to yoga 12 years ago to work out the kinks caused
by the rigorous schedule of 8 shows a week as a dancer and singer in the
Broadway show, "Beauty and the Beast." Yoga not only strengthened her body,
but brought a sense of balance and calm to her life as a working actor in
NYC. Receiving her certification through CorePower Yoga, Jennifer loves
sharing the benefits of yoga. Off the mat, Jennifer sings, writes a blog,
attempts to cook and laughs a lot with her husband and daughter.
Trinity is a fun seeking person with a love of being social and seeing
the joy in life. She began practicing yoga in 2004 and soon realized that
it was too awesome to not share. Going after the adventure, she went to the
Shoshoni Yoga Retreat Center and Ashram to live in a tent, study yoga and
become certified as a Shambava yoga teacher in 2005. Trinity has a care for
attention in poses, love of community, and enjoying the little things in
Yoga first found Alexis in her college days. Later, in 2009, Alexis
began her RYT-200hr certification journey with the Yoga Spirit Academy.
Both practicing and teaching yoga have become the expression of her
lifestyle and personality. Recently, Alexis has moved back to Oklahoma City
from North Carolina. In her spare time, Alexis loves listening to live
music, traveling to see family/friends and cooking. Alexis' hope is to
share joyful energy and promote the self-awareness that yoga has gifted to
Yoga has been a passion of Betina's for nearly a decade. Teaching this
life-changing practice to others flows naturally from her background in
education as well as her desire to lead others in living a healthy and
active lifestyle. Betina received the 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher
designation with Andrew Eppler in Ashtanga Yoga. She enjoys practicing
yoga, reading, running, and spending time with her husband and family.