Our Team

After trying her first yoga class, Brandy could not believe how good her body felt. She believes that yoga brings us back to how our bodies are made to feel- which is something that can easily be lost throughout life. She knew that sharing this amazing feeling with others was something she needed to do.

     While obtaining her bachelor’s degree in business management, she completed her 200 hour training, as well as aerial yoga training in NYC. Following her initial training, she has completed an additional 300 hours of advanced teacher training studies, as well as Reiki training.

     Besides yoga, Brandy is absolutely passionate about the beach, animals, and traveling. She enjoys being outside, spending time with her family, and all things pink. Brandy deeply respects nature and believes in loving all creatures and promoting peace among each other.

     Among Brandy's offerings are Vinyasa, Mellow Flow, Yin, Restorative, and Aerial yoga.
 

Brandy Rutledge

Emily Gavigan

Emily Gavigan is a 200 hour certified yoga teacher serving the Poconos and Northeastern Pennsylvania. She is also certified in Restorative Yoga and completed Seane Corn’s Spirit Speak program. Emily feels that she is most comfortable in her body when she’s on her mat and wants to share that feeling with others in a place free from judgment. Emily places great importance on proper form and alignment, but also enjoys getting creative in class. She wants her clients to experience movements that feel good in their bodies but also give them a place to grow from. Her offerings include vinyasa classes, restorative yoga, and meditation. Her personal practice incorporates philosophy, prayer, creative sequencing, and crystals, and this is reflected back in her teaching.

Donna Porcino

One of the things I’ve always valued is health and wellness. I’ve always been health-conscious and taken care of my body and my well-being. This passion of mine drove me to help others achieve the same enthusiasm about health that I have. It is because of this passion I’ve carried with me that I have been able to achieve great success personally and in my career. My twenty years as a massage therapist has given me the knowledge I need to help my clients to achieve a healthier, more positive lifestyle. My longtime love but recent transition from student to teacher in yoga allows me to bring my enthusiasm of crystals and aromatherapy not only to my everyday lifestyle but to the mat as well.

Kat Veloudos

Hi, my name is Katerina Veloudos, for short you can call me Kat! I love doing activities, new things, and animals. Mostly horses. I’ve been doing yoga for about 8 years and have been teaching for about 4. I really love to ski and snowboard. I've been skiing for 16 years and boarding for about 6 years. I love meeting new people, learning, and teaching. Hopefully I'll get to meet you soon. 

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