Power Basics


This class is taught by:

Kate Doran

Certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa Teacher, RYT500
 
Kate started practicing yoga in 1998 to balance out the physical stress of her running habit and the mental stress of working in the software industry. During the years since, she has turned a weekend hobby into her vocation. With more than 1,000 hours of teacher training under her belt, Kate brings a breadth of experience to her teaching.
 
Primary Training:
 
Baron Baptiste - Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, GREAT Assisting Program, Art of Assisting, BADASS Master of Teaching Program, 2009-2015
 
Mark White - Teacher Certification Program - 200 Hours 2009
 
David Swenson Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training - 40 Hours, 2008
 
Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute Mysore, India, 2008
 
Silver Age Yoga Certification, 2007
 
Asheville Yoga Center - 200 Hours, 2006 

Stephanie Mobley

ERYT 200
Certified Baptiste Teacher

Stephanie started practicing yoga one month after undergoing lower back surgery. A lifelong runner, she was worried that the pounding would reinjure her lower back. She had also heard stories that yoga was calming and that sounded pretty nice to a working mother with two small children. Stephanie's passion for the practice gets her up at 5:00 am to practice before she starts her busy day. Stephanie's teaching is steeped in her personal experience on the mat and her passion for serving others.

Primary Training:
Baron Baptiste - Level 1 Training, 2012
Level 2 Training and Art of Assisting, 2013
Advanced Art of Assisting and Level 3 Training, 2015
 
Kate Taylor - Advanced Vinyasa Teacher Training, 2011
Yoga Works - 200 Hour Teacher Training Certificate, 2010
Mark White - Weekend Warrior Intensive, 2010
 

Biza Mabry

RYT 200
 

Biza took her 1st yoga class 6 years ago and thought it was slow and boring. She decided yoga was not her thing. Biza is a cardio junky. She has been teaching aerobics for 5 years, TRX for 3 years and a personal trainer for 3 years, Biza is also an avid runner. She loves to sweat and get her heart pumping. When SPY opened friends told her that she would love it. After arguing that she would not she decided to give it a try. Well, the rest is history. Biza was hooked. Not only was she sweating and getting her heart pumping she discovered that there was much more. It opened her heart. She has learned to control situations that she could not control before just by breathing and not reacting. Stepping back and finding joy in things that are not always joyful.

 

200hr Advanced Vinyasa Teacher Training with Kate Taylor

Level 1 Training with Baron Baptiste
level 2 Training with Baron Baptiste

Art of Assisting

Breakthrough Weekend with Mark White

IFTA fitness instructor
IFTA personal trainer

FITTBARR instructor

 

Constance Gabrielli

Teacher, RYT 500
 
Con took her first yoga class in 2004 at her gym to see what all the fuss was about. It looked like it might be a change from her usual workout. As a lifelong sceptic she wasn't expecting to like it. She came out of that first class totally relaxed and she was hooked.

Con found a yoga studio and started regular classes. By 2008 she signed up for 200 hour teacher training. She was by far the oldest student. In 2009 she started teaching Baby Boomers and Seniors showing them ways to increase flexibility and improve balance. Her mission to keep the aging population strong and healthy.

When Kate opened SPY, Con followed her there and took the first Advanced Teacher Training adding another 100 hours to her resume.

Con has led yoga retreats in France and spent a month in 2012 in India. After years of struggling with meditation and the more spiritual side of yoga, Con has plunged into the deep end of the pool and come up smiling.

She completed a 28 day meditation with Sally Kempton the summer of 2012 and took private meditation and nidra classes in India. The journey continues here at SPY with meditation, pranayama and yoga nidra classes. Con invites everyone to come along.

Emily Strickland

Emily started practicing yoga at her local YMCA when she was in high school and fell in love with the practice. Since then her practice has continued to grow and she began teaching in 2012.

Primary Training:
Savannah Yoga Center 200Hr RYT in 2011
Paddle Into Fitness Weekend SUP Yoga Certification in 2012
Savannah Power Yoga 100Hr Advanced Vinyasa Teacher Training in 2015

Kim Norvell

E-RYT 200
Certified Baptiste Teacher
 
Kim was introduced to yoga for the first time in February 2011 by a roller derby teammate. After years of wanting to try yoga, she agreed to attend a class. It was exactly what she needed to balance out her Type A personality and passion for a female aggressive sport. She quickly discovered that a regular Baptiste Power Yoga practice not only suited her physically, but transformed her mental state as well, allowing her to find a more peaceful and loving way of life.
 
Primary Training:

Baron Baptiste - Level 1 Training and Art of Assisting, 2013
Level 2 Training, 2014
Advanced Art of Assisting and Level 3 Training, 2015

Kate Taylor - Advanced Vinyasa Teacher Training Program, 2012
This class will teach you the fundamental poses and breathing techniques used in all of our power yoga classes. If you are new to the practice, looking to fine-tune some of your poses, and/or you want a slower paced flow - this is a great class for you! This class is heated to 90 degrees. 

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Sep 23 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Kate Doran
  • Mon Sep 25 8:15 am - 9:15 am with Kate Doran
  • Tue Sep 26 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Stephanie Mobley
  • Thu Sep 28 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Biza Mabry
  • Sat Sep 30 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Constance Gabrielli
  • Mon Oct 02 8:15 am - 9:15 am with Constance Gabrielli
  • Tue Oct 03 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Emily Strickland
  • Wed Oct 04 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Kim Norvell
  • Thu Oct 05 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Kim Norvell
  • Sat Oct 07 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Emily Strickland
  • Mon Oct 09 8:15 am - 9:15 am with Kate Doran
  • Tue Oct 10 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Emily Strickland
  • Wed Oct 11 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Kim Norvell
  • Thu Oct 12 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Kim Norvell
  • Sat Oct 14 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Emily Strickland
  • Mon Oct 16 8:15 am - 9:15 am with Kate Doran
  • Tue Oct 17 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Emily Strickland
  • Wed Oct 18 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Kim Norvell
  • Thu Oct 19 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Kim Norvell
  • Sat Oct 21 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Emily Strickland