Whether teaching beginner, intermediate, or advanced students Natasha’s pace is consistently slow, deep, and expansive. While respecting form and fitness, she emphasizes inner awareness, breath development, and meditative stability with the intention to take you into the energetic heart of Yoga.
Kristina has an amazing depth of knowledge, experience, and determination that flows into her unique expression of Yoga. With grace and reverence, she expands the literal movement of breath in your body, bringing new light to your eyes.
Elizabeth is an oriental medical practitioner with many years of experience in the healing arts. She did her yoga training at 7 centers in Sedona, a friend school to Sol, and has been teaching privately within her own clinic. We are delighted to have her energetic wisdom with us.
Jessica believes the most important part of yoga is being on the mat and showing up for oneself. She has found yoga to be a powerful tool for emotional healing and a way to restore balance to life; she provides guidance and support for her students to experience the same. Jessica is clear, attentive, playful, and down to earth with a lovely range of physicality and stillness.
Elisa is a lover of yoga and meditation and committed to living and sharing the path as taught to her through the tradition of the Himalayan Masters. Professionally, she’s a trained social worker, dedicated to working with children & families involved in the behavioral health system. She completed the Sol Center Yoga training program in 2017, continued as an intern in the 2018 program, and carries on other studies with respected teachers across lineages. She is also a lover of nature, the arts, and travel.
Nancy Bower’s yoga journey began in 1971, using a small book with pictures and few instructions. Her studies led her to Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda. Her teaching style is gentle, thorough, and informed by classical Yoga teachings, Ayurveda, and neuro-muscular movement. Nancy is qualified as E-RYT500 with the Yoga Alliance, certified in Yoga for Stress Management with Integral Yoga, Yogaville, certified as a yoga therapist with integrative Yoga Therapy, and has studied Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy at the Ayurvedic Institute, Albuquerque NM. She honors her many distinguished teachers: Lilias Folan, Debbie Stevens, Sri Swami Satchidananda, Lex Gillan, Ammachi, Priscilla Potter, Goswami Kriyananda, Lillian and Joseph LePage, Maria Mendola, Erich Schiffmann, Dr. Vasant Lad, Linda Wilson, Tom Myers.
Ann is the Founder and Director of the Center for Ayurveda and Yoga Study in Portland, Oregon as well as Lighthouse Ayurveda & Publishing. She is passionate about Yoga & Ayurveda as modern health care modalities, as well as a lover of the holistic vision of Yoga Philosophy. Ann Wagoner, MA, Board Certified Ayurvedic Practioner, CAP-NAMA, Yoga Therapist CIAT, E-RYT 500.
At the age of 80, Beth is our senior student and newest teacher. She has practiced yoga for some 50 years, and swears by all of it. She has humor and grit, is smart and vibrant, and interested in inspiriting others to benefit as she has all these years. She didn’t think she wanted to teach, but as she would say herself, we’re never too old to change!
Stacey has been exploring the path of mind, body, spirit, growth and healing her whole life. Professionally, she is a licensed professional counselor. She has spent her career developing, administrating, and practicing behavioral health interventions for adolescent and adults. She completed the Sol Center Yoga Training Program in 2017 and is currently re-envisioning the second half of her life. Come and re-envision yourself!
James comes to teaching through personal physical trauma, chronic pain and long term disability. Through a dedicated, engaged experiential yoga practice, he has had exponential healing. Learning and utilizing the ways of Hatha Yoga, Mindfulness meditation and a basic Ayurvedic (food science) practice he lives a more healthful and physically functioning life. James’ classes are breath centered, mindful and dynamic, a deeper practice yet with ease and tangibility, for all ages, shapes and practice levels. Amid his studies, he is in training (and has trained) with; Poep Sa Frank Jude Boccio, Rama Jyoti Vernon and is Hatha Certified at 7 Centers Yoga Arts and Yin Certified with Devi Debbie Daly.
Bonnie is an experienced and beloved teacher who specializes in gentle & strong yoga, pre/postnatal yoga, and “boomer” classes with an emphasis on health aging practices. Her style is accessible, safe, empowering, calming, and fun. Her dedication to her own practice and learning, combined with her generosity and skill as a teacher and educator is a gift to the whole Tucson Community.