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 

Constance Gabrielli

RYT 500 Certified Teacher
 
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.

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
 

Hillary Nielsen

Apprentice Teacher, RYT 200
 
Hillary "accidentally" found yoga after a last-minute schedule change at her gym swapped yoga for the class she was planning to attend. She was recovering from a back injury and hadn't been able to be active in the ways she was used to, but yoga opened her eyes to a physical practice her body would thank her for. 
 
Hillary graduated from SPY's teacher training program in November 2014. She brings joy and passion to her teaching, along with a genuine desire to help others experience their own exciting journey--both on and off their mats.

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:

  • Thu Apr 27 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Kate Doran
  • Sat Apr 29 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Constance Gabrielli
  • Mon May 01 8:15 am - 9:15 am with Kate Doran
  • Tue May 02 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Stephanie Mobley
  • Thu May 04 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Kate Doran
  • Sat May 06 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Hillary Nielsen
  • Mon May 08 8:15 am - 9:15 am with Kate Doran
  • Tue May 09 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Stephanie Mobley
  • Thu May 11 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Kim Norvell
  • Sat May 13 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Hillary Nielsen
  • Mon May 15 8:15 am - 9:15 am with Constance Gabrielli
  • Tue May 16 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Stephanie Mobley
  • Thu May 18 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Kate Doran
  • Sat May 20 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Hillary Nielsen
  • Mon May 22 8:15 am - 9:15 am with Kate Doran
  • Tue May 23 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Stephanie Mobley
  • Thu May 25 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Kate Doran
  • Sat May 27 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Hillary Nielsen
  • Mon May 29 8:15 am - 9:15 am with Kate Doran
  • Tue May 30 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm with Stephanie Mobley