Ashley Elsasser: Owner and leader of Y/A, Ashley has been practicing yoga for over 10 years and has been formally trained through CorePower Yoga, Samadhi Center for Yoga, & Tattvaa Yogashala in Rishikesh India. She has attended various Tantra, Forest Yoga, and Meditation workshops as well. In addition to yoga, she studies International Relations and Latin American Development through the University of Denver. She has a strong knowledge of Hatha yoga, various forms of meditation, yoga alignment and pranayama. Her Hatha practice has an Ashtanga base but uses a variety of other techniques derived from Iyengar, Forest, and Kundalini yoga. Ashley works closely with doctors and wellness professionals in order to provide quality service to all of her students. She leaves no question unanswered and emphasizes on alignment in all of her classes. Expect to learn how to breath, align yourself, utilize intuition and self exploration with her guidance. She will push you BUT she will not break you!
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Bonnie Mohwinkle: Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit root, 'yuj' meaning 'to join' or to yolk. Bonnie creates an enchanting space for you to feel your body and spirit in the flowing dance of yoga. Bonnie has been sharing the gift of yoga since she completed her 200 hour training in 2017. Her teaching methods are centered around serving the deeper flow of the universe and challenging students to explore the way they can connect to that subtle energy. Her practice is devoted to encouraging her students to tap into their sacred realm of creation. Her passion and excitement for transformational healing connects them to their own potential- cultivating, purpose and self love. She encourages her students to be deliberate creators, planting sustainable seeds for expansion. Bonnie believes through breath, balance and meditation we are able to tune in to an expansive vortex of infinite creation.
Sarah Wartell: Discovering yoga almost 20 years ago, Sarah loves the ever evolving practice and lessons it offers. After formalizing her 200 hour yoga training 2012, she started teaching full time for studios and schools. As an E-RYT and Registered Yoga School she offers instruction in a variety of styles of yoga including Kids Yoga, Yin, Vinyasa basics to advanced levels, Hot Yoga, Restorative, Partner Yoga, Mentoring, Yoga Teacher Trainings and Immersions. In her classes, she loves to fuse creative sequencing, spirited playfulness, and heart inspired themes intended to deepen your practice, encourage self awareness, and cultivate lasting peace. Along with her yoga training, Sarah received Thai Yoga and Reiki instruction and enjoys offering nurturing adjustments to her students. Her dual degree in Women Studies and Peace & Conflict Studies along with her background working for AmeriCorps led her to create Seedling Yoga presently serving kids in the Golden, area. She enjoys being a part of her community in Golden, Colorado with her husband, two kids and their wild dog, Max.
Kim Lenhart: Kim found profound love for yoga when her daughter was diagnosed with scoliosis and had an extensive spinal fusion to correct the curvature. Wanting to keep her daughter’s spine strong and body limber she signed them both up for a month of yoga. Kim began to practice more frequently realizing how wonderful it was. She takes yoga into other areas of her life helping with sleep, stress, relationships and overall wellbeing. Kim has continued her yoga journey practicing frequently, attending yoga festivals and workshops. Yoga Teacher Training and receiving her 200 R-YT certificate was one of the most joyful times in her life. Kim believes the practice of yoga, pranayama and meditation is for everyone and has the unique capacity to bring attention to the mind, body and breath. She feels it harmonizes your entire being and leads to a healthy limber body. She aspires to share her love and knowledge of yoga in every class.