Krystle Flynn

E-RYT 200, RYT 500, BS 

Krystle, a human of the world, has been practicing & studying the delights of Yoga & Pilates since 2010.  She began her studies at Neighborhood Yoga in Boone, NC for her 200 hr. certification & then took a step further into her 500 hr. with Asheville Yoga Center in Asheville, NC. She has worked with a wide variety of students & has taught to all ages from toddlers to seniors. She has brought her teaching to many privately in their homes, has led group lessons in studios such as High Country Yoga as well as various country clubs, and even at-risk youth facilities. Leaving her with a rich experience of working with many demographics, ages, & ailments, & is incredibly grateful to share her knowledge & joy to those who seek it.

 Being also brought up in a multicultural family,

it has inspired her to create health & wellness practices in a spaces

that are diverse & inclusive to all.

 Devoted to her practice, learning, & teachings, while healing many traumas of her own, from physical injuries to emotional trauma, such as major sprains to anxiety & depression. She has now brought her teaching to the Bay Area in Oakland, CA & is honored to be serving the community with her new studio,

Pink Salt Wellness.

"Krystle has been a constant joy and inspiration. She is a natural teacher. Her knowledge provides the perfect balance of physical & meditative practices. Krystle has increased my awareness of the breath and its relationship to my muscles. Yoga has been life changing. To have more energy, flexibility, & calm in my body at age 71 is truly remarkable."

LAURA / AGE 71 / CHARLOTTE, NC

"Krystle has a spiritual & calming voice hat is mixed with accurate descriptions of yoga poses that compel a student to reach beyond their limits in her vinyasa flow yoga classes."

GAIL / AGE 70 / WINTER PARK, FL

"My wife & I have been a client of Krystle's now for over 4 years. We began taking Yoga at the recommendation of our primary care physician. We both have greatly benefited from it & feel that it has contributed to a better a quality of life. Krystle has customized every session to where we are physically & mentally. She pushes us when the time is right & knows when we are at our limits.

TERRY & BONNIE  / BOONE, NC

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Evelyn Villa

Evelyn has been on a spiritual journey ever since she was a young student
questioning the ways and whys of the Universe. It is her belief that her
decades long journey of self realization has been the stepping stone for her
present role as yogi, teacher, grandmother! She has been practicing yoga for over 20 years, and is an experienced registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) with Yoga Alliance.

Evelyn traveled to India in 2014 to immerse herself in learning the foundations of Iyengar Yoga at B.K.S. Iyengar’s overseen Yoga Ganga Ashram, Old Rajpur, at the foothills of the Himalayas. She has a 200 HR Yoga Teacher Certification from CorePower Berkeley and YogaFit and has mentored in Workshops/Immersions led by Seane Corn, Janet Stone, Jason Crandell, Pamela Maldonado, MC Yogi, Jason Crandell, Nubia Teixeria and Jai Uttal, and Rajiv and Swati Chanchani. Hala Khouri. The yoga she teaches is an exploratory journey of self acceptance searching to bridge
together a sense of truth, trust, and integrity.

Evelyn loves to teach Vinyasa Flow, Restorative, Yin within a tapestry of
intuitive awakening, somatic release and the cultivation of DEEP
PRESENCE.

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Judi Quan

Judi began her own yoga journey in an effort to reconnect with her inner voice. As an instructor, her classes mirror her path toward finding peace and joy on the mat in the meditative stillness of restorative yoga. Her focus is on creating a safe and healing environment where students can honor their individuality, while finding a personal path that nourishes their spirit. Her classes often feature themes based on building a sense of rest, gratitude, wholeness, and the celebration of inter-connectedness with others.  

 

Judi is an E-RYT 200, RYT 500 and is a Judith Hanson Lasater Certified Level I & II - Relax and Renew Restorative instructor.  

 

Currently, Judi is studying trauma as it relates to body mobility.  Her past studies include: Zen Buddhism Meditation, Buddhist Contemplative Care, and the science and neuroscience surrounding happiness, gratitude and compassion.

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C'mone Larissa

C’Mone started practicing yoga for fitness shortly after the birth of her first daughter. She quickly began to learn the healing aspects yoga lends to life and began incorporating yoga into her everyday life. Offering a variety of Vinyasa classes for varying experience levels, her classes often focus on moving with ease and calm, encouraging students to challenge themselves in new ways. 

 

She has been introducing yoga to new students since 2011 and recently obtained her 200 hr certification from Hot Spot Yoga. In addition to Vinyasa, C’Mone also teaches Yin yoga and personalized meditation. She holds a passion for introducing the benefits of yoga to communities who may not be familiar with or have access to the practice.

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Amanda Knapp

Amanda began practicing yoga in 2015 after the passing of a loved one. She found immense solace and joy in her practice over the years and completed her 200hr YTT at Yoga Garden during the summer of 2021. As a yoga instructor she looks to meet each student where they are, with love and compassion for all bodies and minds. Her teaching style channels calm strength through fluid movement and mind-body connection. 

 

Off the mat, Amanda is an educator and environmental steward with a deep passion for food justice. She looks forward to connecting with and learning from her students and teachers as her yoga journey continues.

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Mhairi Scallion

Mhairi Started teaching Vinyasa Yoga in 2015.
She started her yoga journey back in 2000 & has realized this is the practice that elevates her life the most.
After suffering from PTSD & anxiety for many years she overcame both from the yoga practice & meditation.


She decided to dive deeper into the practice & get her 200 YTT Certification in 2015 quickly after going into a 50 hour extension mentorship program at Worlds yoga as well as mentoring other new teachers. In 2016 she got her certification in the prison project yoga program that involves more intense training learning to guide postures & meditation in different non based studio environments.


Mhairi's past studies are Crystal healing Mindfulness training, meditation, & received her Reiki 111, & Master certification back in 2018. Mhairi’s empathy & compassion for others that have suffered from trauma, ptsd , & anxiety, has brought her to a place to become a teacher.
She wants to help others achieve the magic connection between breath & movement & to come back into space of grounding & healing in the body so that her students can reconnect to their true selves.

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Stephanie Walpole

Stephy is passionate about many things, but her family, rescued dogs, and Yoga take the lead as her top three. Hailing from New York and based in the Bay Area, she earned her 500-hour teacher training certification from Yoga Garden in San Francisco and has been teaching since 2020. Stephy obtained specialized training in Prenatal Yoga and values empowering those in all stages of their pregnancy through the practice of breath and movement. She is also excitingly expecting her first child with her partner in August 2022, which initially ignited her devotion for offering Prenatal Yoga. In addition to teaching, Stephy achieved her Masters degree in Expressive Arts Therapy, and holds positions as an Astrologer and Expressive Arts Facilitator. Her other joys include traveling, hiking, camping, surfing, creating art, gardening, and cooking. 

 

Stephy found her way to Yoga over a decade ago as a way to help her practice mindfulness and grounding. She discovered on her journey that Yoga also helped her immensely with deepening her spirituality and creativity. As a Yoga teacher, Stephy's intention is to help students discover the unique balance between strength and flexibility through breath and movement as they explore their edges and experience a sense of renewal. She hopes her students are able to find moments of refuge on their mats and use what they learned during their practice in their day-to-day lives.

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Jennifer Zotti

E-RYT 200
Jen Zotti is a Registered Yoga Instructor with Yoga Alliance and a Certified Meditation Instructor. Her passion and enthusiasm for Yoga and breath work radiates into her classes. She teaches corporate, private residence, studio and outdoor classes. She meets you where you are at in your practice and creates optimal classes to benefit the particular individual to gain posture, flexibility and ease in the body.


To Jennifer, yoga isn’t just an exercise for the body, but also the mind, a way of life.

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Lindsey Hardy

Meet our newest instructor!

Yoga has been a lifelong practice for Lindsey, due to her parents meeting in a yoga class in Mexico in the 80s. Both had diverse backgrounds in the practice and yoga brought them together. Lindsey began a daily asana practice in 2004 because her high school offered yoga instead of PE, since then she has done three trainings, many workshops, manages an Ayurvedic center & is studying yoga therapy.

 

Iyengar & Ashtanga are her favorite practices.

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"Sé que no van a creerme, pero canta, canta la sal, la piel del los salares, canta con una boca ahogada por la tierra"

-PABLO NERUDA