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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 first yoga class was a college class in the early...

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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 Yoga.  Read on to learn a bit more about Mary Kay....

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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 nutshell, how did you wind up from that place to...

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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 this different stuff was happening. And you get...

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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 you?  Lisa: My path to yoga…  At first, I...

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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 yoga? Jenn: I came to yoga about 20 years ago, on...

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