MS, PTA, E-RYT 500, Program Manager/Teacher Trainer
Elizabeth began studying and practicing Yoga in 1998 in Memphis, TN. After moving to Elizabethtown, KY she continued her practice with Cheryl Bennett who introduced her to Yoga East located in Louisville, KY. There she met her teacher, Laura Spaulding and the practice of Ashtanga Yoga. Through classes at Yoga East and traveling to study with master teachers (including David Swenson, Tias Little, Richard Freeman, Francois Raoult, and Doug Keller) she completed her 200 RYT in 2005 and her 500 RYT in 2007. Elizabeth has taught Yoga to children, adults, and seniors in Elizabethtown for over 15 years. She tailors her class to the participants, paying attention to individual capability. The classes blend the best of the Ashtanga, Iyengar and Hatha systems to provide a class that is safe, creative and joyful. In 2011 she obtained an Associate Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant which adds to her ability to help people find safe, alignment based ways to practice yoga. Elizabeth is also an approved SilverSneakers / Healthways Flex Instuctor and offers a chair based Yoga class for SilverSneakers members. Elizabeth also directs the KARMA Yoga School of Yoga and Wellness, a 200hr Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance. Persons interested in becoming a Registered Yoga Teacher can reach Elizabeth at: firstname.lastname@example.org
“The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness” Sakyong Mipham
E-RYT 200, YACEP, RYT 500
Azalia, also known as Sally, travelled the world as the child of a Military family. Her travels have taken her to many beautiful and exotic places. Her traveling experiences have nurtured a love for foreign languages. She is fluent in several languages. Sally also holds a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Human Resource Leadership. A student of Pilates in the early 2000's, her interest in yoga began in 2008. In 2013, she began to take yoga classes in Elizabethtown, KY. Her love for yoga was further enhanced when she studied and practiced under the guidance of experienced yoga practitioners. Yoga became more than just physical movement; it became a mental and spiritual journey. Always a student first, Sally has been an active yoga teacher in the community for several years; working with a wide range of people and abilities. She has been consistently practicing yoga for many years. Her teaching style reflects the principles and foundation of the Ashtanga Yoga Method. This method of yoga embodies internal and external observances, focus, movement and breath. Sally emphasizes the importance of proper alignment to make yoga accessible to everyone. She is a E-RYT 200 (Experienced Yoga Teacher); YACEP (Continuing Education Provider) and a RYT 500 (Yoga Alliance's highest registration). She continues to study under the guidance of experienced yoga practitioners. Her love for yoga has been shared with yoga students with the local community, including veterans, Camp Hendon (a camp for children with diabetes), Team RWB of Ft. Knox, and the Hardin County Library.
“Yoga is the journey of the self through the self to the self” The Bhagavad Gita
Inspired and intrigued by Eastern Culture and philosophy, Amy began her yoga journey in her early twenties. She attended yoga classes at local gyms and developed a personal practice. After her son Micah was born, she was busy working and taking college courses so her practice became intermittent. In 2014, she resumed practice at home, and incorporated a weekly Iyengar class at Yoga on Helm. In the following months, Amy began the 9 month program at Ntouch School of Yoga and Wellness, in which she was 200 hr. Yoga Alliance certified in March, 2016. Amy makes it a goal to attend workshops regularly and has studied under Master Iyengar Instructor, Francois Raoult and Master Sivananda Instructor, Robert Moses. Amy loves spending time with her husband Jason, her son Micah and their three cats. She enjoys camping, hiking, fishing, reading & photography. Amy’s love of yoga took root at an early stage in her life and has enhanced her present journey to one that is deeper, internal and more enlightening. Amy looks forward to helping others experience an overall sense of well-being; a genuine mind, body and spirit connection.
“It is not your history, but your presence on your mat that matters” Sri Pattabhi Jois
OT, RYT 200
Deejay Hall is an Occupational Therapist, Certified Hand Therapist, and Health Coach. She has 30+ years of experience in her field. Deejay has been practicing Yoga for the past 30 years and completed her 200hr RYT training with Elizabethtown, KY's first Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School, the NTouch School of Yoga and wellness. She has a special interest in injury/illness prevention and wellness education.
“Practice, Practice. All is coming” Sri Pattabhi Jois
RYT 200, CHES
Kim’s relationship with yoga goes back to the 80’s when she took her first class in community college. Since 1999 she has been a certified health education specialist thru NCHEC. In 2008, she completed her 200 Yoga Alliance Teacher Training after studying with Nancy Kirkland and Zo Newell in Nashville. In 2012 she completed level 1 iRest meditation training with Richard Miller. In 2013 she completed her certification with Judith Hanson Lasater PhD as a trainer in restorative (Relax and Renew) yoga. In 2014 she studied with Robin Carnes, MBA, E-RYT and Karen Soltes, LCSW, E-RYT and completed the final level of training with Warriors At Ease to become a certified to provide trauma sensitive meditation and yoga instruction. As a military spouse she has donated many hours of training to active duty soldiers and their families. In 2016 she began donating adaptive yoga and meditation classes at her local library expanding the program to currently include 2 classes per week.
With an interest in yoga and a practice that spans over 13 years, Pam has been a student in various yoga scenarios from classes in gyms to dedicated yoga studios. Always finding her way back to studying under Elizabeth McNeil, Pam completed her 200 RYT in March of 2018 at the of Karma School of Yoga and Wellness. Holding belief in the power of yoga to bring peace and stillness in a fast world, Pam aspires to continue to gather calmness from the practice and share that quality of yoga with others.