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Meet a Teacher: Here’s Amy

Posted by on May 5, 2019 in carson city yoga studio, meet a teacher | 7 comments

This month in our meet a teacher series, we introduce you to Amy, the owner of Carson City Yoga. You may know Amy from classes, and she is usually your first contact when you reach out to the studio for more information. Amy’s primary job is to hold the studio steady as it grows in to what it wants to be, and to provide support to teachers and students in the process. Read on to learn more about Amy… CCY: Let’s start with a bit of background – when and how did you come to yoga? Amy: Well, it’s been a long and winding road. My very...

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Meet a Teacher: Mary Kay Raponi

Posted by on Mar 31, 2019 in carson city yoga studio, meet a teacher | 4 comments

This month in our Meet a Teacher series, we introduce you to Mary Kay Raponi. Mary Kay started out with Carson City Yoga as co-owner, and was instrumental in making sure many of the business details were handled.  While not new to the world of yoga, she was new at the time to the world of teaching, and so she bravely took on not only a teaching gig, but also stepped into the business world.  As you will find out below, Mary Kay is stepping back from the business aspects now, but will continue to teach and is an integral part of Carson City...

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Meet a Teacher: Angela Sullivan

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in carson city yoga studio, meet a teacher | 2 comments

This month in our Meet a Teacher series, we introduce you to Angela Sullivan, a teacher who has been here in Carson City for many years, and is know to many students as a Master Teacher.  Angela teaches the Men’s Class here at Carson City Yoga, and has some great workshops coming up as well.  Read on to learn a bit more… CCY:  Hello Angela. So glad to have you here. Angela: Thank you for having me. CCY: Angela, you have a very long background in yoga, having been teaching for 30 years now. What first brought you to yoga? And in a...

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Meet a Teacher: Dresden Truesdell

Posted by on Jan 30, 2019 in carson city yoga studio, meet a teacher | 2 comments

Meet Dresden Truesdell, our featured teacher for the month of February.  Dresden is our newest teacher in the studio, and is a newcomer to the world of teaching. Here, she tells us a bit about her background, and her path to yoga, and touches briefly on the relationship of yoga to her art. CCY: Hi Dresden. Let’s start with a brief background. How did you come to yoga, and how long have you been practicing?  Dresden: Well when I was about 14 or 15, there was a lot of turmoil going on in my personal life… my parents were splitting up, all...

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Meet a Teacher: Lisa Cook

Posted by on Dec 31, 2018 in carson city yoga studio, meet a teacher | 2 comments

This month, our featured teacher is Lisa Cook.  Lisa is a long time teacher here at the studio, teaching since the inception of Yoga Sol, and then staying on as a teacher with Carson City Yoga. It’s taken us a while to get together, but we finally got to sit down for an interview. Read on to learn more about Lisa, and what she is up to, both in and out of the studio. CCY:  So, Lisa, let’s start with a little bit of your background. In a nutshell, what brought you to yoga? Did you have specific teachers that were really significant for...

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Meet a Teacher: Jenn Andrews

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in carson city yoga studio, meet a teacher | 2 comments

Our meet a teacher feature went on hiatus in November due to some technical difficulties, but we are back this month, and our featured teacher for December is one many of you know already…. Jenn Andrews was the owner of Yoga Sol before we transitioned to new owners and became Carson City Yoga. We are fortunate that Jenn stayed on with us as a teacher. In this interview, you get to find out a little more about her background, and what she is up to these days. CCY: Let’s start with just a brief background…. how did you come to...

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Meet a Teacher: Molly Dahl

Posted by on Oct 2, 2018 in carson city yoga studio, meet a teacher | 2 comments

Many of you already know Molly. She is a long time teacher, having been part of Yoga Sol, and now a favorite teacher at Carson City Yoga.  We are happy to feature her as our teacher this month.  You can see Molly’s bio on her teacher page here, but we wanted to dig a little deeper.  Read on to learn more fascinating facts about Molly! CCY: I know we have your bio on the website, but lets start with just a quick background, something people might not know about you – Molly: Well, it’s interesting, I started yoga because I was...

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Meet a Teacher: Diane Dunn

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in carson city yoga studio, meet a teacher | 2 comments

Meet Diane Dunn, Carson City Yoga’s featured teacher for the month of September. Diane joined Carson City Yoga when it opened in January of 2018, and she is a great addition to our family with her expertise in the area of Yoga for Arthritis, her lovely sense of humor, and her willingness to be part of this great community here. Diane teaches an 8 week Yoga for Arthritis program that teaches people how to create and begin a home yoga practice to manage the pain and stiffness of arthritis. You might also see her around in other classes as...

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Meet a Teacher: Cindy Webb

Posted by on Jul 31, 2018 in carson city yoga studio, meet a teacher | 0 comments

This month, in our Meet a Teacher series, we are highlighting our teacher Cindy Webb. Cindy has been with the studio for about a year and a half, coming to teach when it was still Yoga Sol. As you will read below, Cindy’s introduction to yoga was not in a class on a yoga mat, but rather through the written word.  An encounter with the book Autobiography of a Yogi stimulated a curiosity about yoga that eventually led her to the mat. Cindy continues to combine her love of books with her love of yoga, and she is the impetus behind the...

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Meet a Teacher: Steve Yochum

Posted by on Jul 1, 2018 in meet a teacher | 1 comment

This is the first in a series of blog posts to highlight Carson City Yoga teachers. Steve Yochum teaches his “Kick Ass Yoga Class” on Tuesday nights at Carson City Yoga.  You can see his bio here, and read more about his class here.  In this post, we highlight some of the questions we talked about in a recent conversation: CCY: What do you like best about teaching yoga?  Steve: Yoga keeps me in the loop, and helps me stay connected. It helps me stay connected with myself and the teachings, as well as with the students. I once...

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