Graduates

Liana K Ables

Millstadt, Illinois, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair and Gentle Yoga Teacher
This has been a dream of mine for many years. We are never too old to find our way.

Kristine Amey

Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Kristine teaches a weekly Chair Yoga class at her church. This group has been her inspiration and chair yoga has become a jewel in her teaching. Her students come...

Lisa Apeltauer

Frankston South Victoria Australia
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I have been a student of yoga for over 22 yrs now and a teacher for 5. My passion is to encourage everyone who has or is experiencing any...

Kate Arnold

Loveland, Ohio, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I'm now doing something I had no idea would make me so happy.

Peggy Aveyard

Dayton, Ohio, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Peggy Aveyard is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with a Registered Yoga School (RYS).

Debbie Barnes-Allan

Yelm, Washington, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
What is so special for me is how intimate the group becomes, they come to trust me. As one member once said, “You listen to us, work with...

Yvette Basabe

Elizabethtown, Kentucky, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher

Marybeth Bastian

Parker, Colorado, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
My nursing background helped me to formulate the belief that the best health comes from the harmony of Body, Mind, and Spirit. Yoga has helped me become a Health...

Renay Bayer

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Inspired by the phrase, “you are only as young as your spine is healthy,” Renay found her focus in teaching yoga. Motivated to help adults and seniors of all...

Julie Bolton

Watchet, Somerset, United Kingdom
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Julie is an Aging Well coordinator for Age UK which fits in beautifully and compliments the Chair|Yoga Course and the direction she hopes to move into.

Victoria Boyko

Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Viki blends her learning as a core strength vinyasa master trainer with somatics and Franklin method training to bring an anatomy aware, fluid, inner body experience to her teaching.

Katie Brandes

Orlando, Florida, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher and Kids Yoga Techer
Katie is a specialized yoga teacher with weekly classes consisting of Gentle Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Children's Yoga, and Chair Yoga in Orlando, FL. As a 500 Hour Level RYT,...

Nina Boswell Brown

Bristol North Someset, United Kingdom
Yoga Vista Academy Chair Yoga Teacher
Nina teaches Chair Yoga to people in wheelchairs in her converted barn designed especially for Yoga!

Jeannette Brown

Pico Rivera, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Gentle Yoga Teacher
May I also take this opportunity to let you know that I really have learned a lot during this training. You have provided such a complete experience and...

Hope Carroll-Rizzo

Oronoco, Minnesota, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Chair Yoga Teacher
I have trained in Aqua yoga with Mary Irby from White Crow and I am trained in Pilates at the RAC and Yogalates through Holy Yoga. I incorporate those...

Tatis Cervantes-Aiken

San Diego, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Tatis teaches Gentle and Chair Yoga in many libraries across San Diego County. She has created several Chair Yoga videos on YouTube, one in Spanish which continues to...

John Conroy

Ennis, Republic of Ireland
Yoga Vista Academy Trained Chair Yoga Teacher
John teaches a group of 20 Seniors every Tuesday 4pm -5pm at his local Community centre with ages ranging from 64 -92. The Community centre is located...

Camille Cronfel

Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Originally from Canada, Camille lives in Elk Grove Village, Illinois with her husband and three children. She is a former school teacher, now a stay-at-home mom. Through several...

Louise Curran

Wicklow, Republic of Ireland
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Louise teaches Chair Yoga in a variety of venues in Wicklow Ireland. These include Yoga Studios, Active Retirement Groups and Nursing Homes. She also teaches Vinyasa Yoga.

Judy D’Agostino

Derwood, Maryland, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Gentle Yoga Teacher

Maria Daily

Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher

Carol Daly

Jackson Heights, New York, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Trained Chair Yoga Teacher
Carol is a Silver Sneakers Teacher and teaches at many different senior centers and assisted living centers.

Lorrie Denning

San Pedro, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I suffer with osteoarthritis myself and have dealt with chronic pain for many years. Yoga enables us to better manage chronic pain and the emotional stressors that...

Elaine Duda

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Elaine Duda is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with a Registered Yoga School (RYS).

Gail Duncan

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I have been teaching yoga out of my home for just about two years now YTT 200 September 14th 2014. I have six students. I do have two...

Nelda Eserin

Marion, Iowa, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Nelda is a Nurse and pursued her Chair Yoga Teaching credential to supplement her medical training.

Judith Fitzsimmons

Franklin, Tennessee, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Judith Fitzsimmons is a writer, aromatherapist, and yoga instructor who lives in Franklin, TN. The author of “Seasons of Aromatherapy” “Aromatherapy Answers” and “Not at Your Child’s Expense” Judith...

Raquel Jex Forsgren

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Raquel Forsgren is a Chicago-based certified yoga teacher on a mission to bring re-ignite the spark and health of seniors! She weaves many types of philosophy and styles...

Marilynn Freeman

Silver City, New Mexico, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Marilynn is a Master Teacher offering private sessions, individual coaching, classes, workshops and retreats. She uses a variety of modalities to facilitate a state of balance wholeness.

Kathryn Geib

Orlando, Florida, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I am semi-retired and very happily back to my roots as a physically active and creative person! I am a 200 RYT yoga teacher and am certified as...

Charon Geigle

Wall, South Dakota, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher

Karina Gough

Masterton, New Zealand
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Volunteer at The Open Soul Collective and Yoga Teacher, RYT 200 at Karina Gough - Flow Yoga

Heidi Green

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I had one session in chair yoga during my 500 hr program at the Yoga Center of Minneapolis during a module on special populations. I work for a...

Julie Hamilton

Edwardsville, Illinois, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher

Judy Harder

Kerrville, Texas, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Chair Yoga Teacher
I am sitting here with a smile on my face because you have encouraged me so much. As I have said before, what a wonderful experience this has...

Ana Hernando

Hickory Creek, Texas, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher

Gerry Hurtig

Frisco, Texas, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair and Gentle Yoga Teacher
Gerry has been teaching to all age groups, but has a special focus on the 50+ community where he has the honor of meeting so many new friends as...

Danelle Hutcheson

Okemos, Michigan, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Chair Yoga Teacher

Jo Indelicato

Owings Mills, Maryland, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
My teachings start at a very basic level and you have the option to build up your practice with added instruction. Classes are tailored to suit each individual. All...

Gillian Isvan

Isle of Arran North Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Gillian teaching Chair Yoga in Scotland and adds some sprinklings of Chair Yoga Dancing to Scottish songs! She has done yoga for many years and now love teaching and...

Pat Jakobsen

Delano, Minnesota, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
As a retired nurse and practicing craniosacral therapist, this is a great fit for me! I’m hoping to reach our local nursing home and assisted living centers with this...

Lisa Johansson

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I have a particular passion for teaching yoga that helps people rehabilitate, relax and restore. I love to see how my students progress and I strive to create a...

JoAnn Johnson

Hickory, North Carolina, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Yoga has been in my life for over ten years having been certified to teach at age 62. My yoga practice has kept my body strong and flexible. I...

Patricia Joyce

San Marcos, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Patricia's mission is to empower people to live a better quality life through a healthy body, mind and spirit!

Terra Kirsch

Calabasas, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Terra works in Los Angeles as a senior fitness expert and yoga teacher. She currently teaches at 24 hr fitness and The Y and is studying to become a...

Colleen Koziara

Itasca, Illinois, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Chair Yoga Teacher
Senior Wellness, Activity and Adventure Programming

Ronda Krouch

Saratoga, Wyoming, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Chair Yoga Teacher
Ronda teaches Chair Yoga at a Senior Center in Wyoming.

Karen Langevin

Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Yoga Vista Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Since becoming a 220­hour certified yoga teacher (CYT) with Yoga Ink in 2014, I have been offering gentle Hatha yoga classes in both English and French. I have also been...

Rebecca Layne

Incline Village, Nevada, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Techer

Jana Ledesma

Abilene, Texas, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Trained Chair Yoga Teacher
Jana is a Wellness Coordinator at an Independent Living Community.

Karen Logan

Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Karen teaches the full spectrum of Yoga from Bikram to Chair Yoga in Arizona.

Josee Madison

Dupont, Washington, DC
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Gentle Yoga Teacher
Having turned 50 this year, my heart is leaning more and more towards restorative and gentle yoga although I do like a little power vinyasa once in a while.

Cecilia Magnell

Klagstorp, Sweden
Yoga Vista Academy Trained Chair Yoga Teacher
I am a 200 hour teacher in viryayoga and have 150 hours of Yinyoga to. I went to a Swedish short chair yoga introduction last summer and started a...

Raquel Patricia Mantilla

Miami, Florida, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Raquel is a Chair Yoga Teacher in Miami, Florida.

Camri McAvoy

Boulder, Colorado, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Camri enjoys sharing her love of Yoga with all students. She believes that everyone can benefit from Yoga's wonderful tools of stress relief, self discovery and mindfulness, no matter...

Bill Miller

Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Low Back Care Yoga Teacher
“My study and practice of yoga has led to a meditation practice and a spirituality of greater depth. I have lived a successful life because others took the time...

Heidi Minga

Oceanside, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
A Los Angeles native with North Dakota roots, Heidi’s enthusiasm for yoga began in 1991. With 22 years of on-again off-again personal practice at local gyms, she took the...

Janet Misbach

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
. Janet teaches gentle yoga and chair yoga incorporating mindfulness and meditation. Her classes explore poses that can improve posture, flexibility, strength, breathing and mood.

Deb Mix

Wenonah, New Jersey, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I am the owner of Willow Creek, a small studio located in Wenonah,N.J. A sleepy town nestled amongst hundred year old trees. I spent my career in the Arts...

Catherine Moffat

Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher

Jane Musgrave

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Gentle Yoga Teacher

Shona Noyola

Brookeland, Texas, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Shona is a VInyasa Flow teacher in Southeast Texas that has a passion for offering Yoga that is accessible to everyone.

Aki O’Leary

Venice, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Born in Japan and raised in both Japan & Australia, I've had a colourful multicultural upbringing. Being influenced by my 'always meditating' mother, I was introduced to yoga at...

Donna Parks

Pasadena, Texas, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Donna Parks is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with a Registered Yoga School (RYS).

Alison Partridge

Oxford, United Kingdom
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Alison classes in Oxford and surrounding areas in a variety of venues, from community halls to nursing homes, and she also teaches people on a one-to-one basis at home.

Sabrina Patino

Lake in the Hills, Illinois, USA
Academy-Trained Chair Yoga Teacher
I have been teaching some chair yoga classes at the local senior center as part of my 200 hour training.

Kathleen Paton

Canmore, Alberta, Canada
Chair Yoga Teacher
Kathleen was a Community Health Nurse for many years, after retirement she did her yoga teachers training. She moved to Canmore, Alberta, Canada a small town in the...

Janis Phelps

Queen Creek, Arizona, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher

Simone Price

Glenfield, New Zealand
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Simone lives in Glenfield, New Zealand

Sandra Price

Hobe Sound, Florida, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher

Patti Radigan

San Francisco, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Patti is a Certified Chair Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Vista Academy.

Kate Regan

Brisbane, Australia
Yoga Vista Academy Chair Yoga Teacher
Teaching in a government sponsored community Center for less well off Seniors.

Julie Renaud

Old Hickory, Tennessee, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Julie is a certified yoga instructor with additional training in Senior Yoga, Yoga for Cancer, and Chair Yoga. She teaches Gentle Yoga to individuals and small groups in...

Roberta Rewers

Dyer, Indiana, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
After more than a decade of personal yoga practice, Roberta became a certified vinyasa and chair yoga instructor (Yoga Alliance and Yoga Vista Academy certified). She believes that yoga...

Helen Rigby

Vista, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Helen teaches at the Gloria McClellan Senior Center in Vista, California. She is on her path to becoming a Yoga Therapist where she wants to help people with physical...

Amy Ritchie

Barrington, Illinois, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Amy earned her Yoga Alliance Certification in 2013 and Chair certification in 2015. She was trained in Hatha yoga, but her practice has a strong Anusara influence. Besides running...

Karen Roberts

Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I love what I do and your courses and guidance have given me an amazing range of insights into ensuring those who attend my classes are given the best...

Janet Rosoff

Aventura, Florida, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
When my accident occurred I was not sure I would teach again and or finish the training. As my recovery progressed, it became very clear to...

Susan Rowan

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Susan blends her Yoga training with other modalities and teachings from Qi Gong to Ayurveda to offer her students a safe and calming place to be.

Judy Rycombel

Inverness, Illinois, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Judy teaches Chair Yoga at her local church where people pay a monetary donation or bring food to give to those in need. "I encourage my students to listen...

Kay Saied

Amarillo, Texas, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Chair Yoga Teacher
I am AFAA certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor. My passion is teaching others how to be as healthy as they can be. Specially seniors and those with...

Lynda Sandoval

Fredonia, New York, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Lynda is the owner of Yoga Underground, a Yoga studio in Dunkirk, New York. Upon completing the Online Course ..." I immediately started a chair yoga class at my...

Donna Schnoor

Surprise, Arizona, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I have been teaching at Sun Health for several years now and offer a variety of different classes for seniors. I offer a mat class for those seniors that...

Monika Schweizer

Männedorf Switzerland
Yoga Vista Academy Trained Chair Yoga teacher
Monika is self-employed at Outdoor Fitness by Monika Schweizer in Switzerland.

Jane Shantz

Greenfield, Iowa, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Jane Shantz is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with an approved and active Registered Yoga School (RYS)....

Kathleen Siker

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher

Kate Somerville

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I took the YTT training though I had no intention of teaching. I fell in love with the philosophy. I’ve been teaching Chair Yoga at the YMCA over...

Stephanie Spann

New Harmony, Indiana, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Trained Chair Yoga Teacher
"Chair Yoga is a form of putting energy back into oneself. Waking up the body! When you lack energy by being sedentary your body ends up turning into glue."

Kim Stabbe

Lenexa, Kansas, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I began my yoga journey in 2009 to help me deal with physical issues due to age and life. I discovered so many more benefits and wanted to...

Melanie Starr

Vista, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I earned my Chair Yoga Certification through the Yoga Vista Academy and am passionate about teaching Chair Yoga at the Yoga Vista Studio in Vista, as well as to...

Corey Stiles

Thornton, Colorado, USA
Member Community Director for the Yoga Vista Academy and Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Corey is the Member Community Director and the creator of the Online Mentor Program which empowers teachers to fast track their certification with the support of an online community....

Irene Sunn

Sunshine Coast, Australia
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Irene is currently facilitating Gentle Chair Yoga for Seniors at an Aged Care Retirement Village, Gentle Yoga classes for 50+ and Kids Yoga at a Daycare Centre.

Holly Suter

Oceanside, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
In addition to being a Certified Chair Yoga Teacher, she is also certified to teach prenatal and children's yoga. From her very youngest, 6-week old students to her students...

DL Sweet

Hermosa Beach, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I am D.L. Sweet, RYT -200, teaching Yoga In Chairs to Seniors and MS individuals. I also teach Therapeutic Yoga to Seniors. My passion is to establish a...

Sheri Templeton

Stanwood, Washington, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Sheri teaches in Stanwood, Washington.

Dana Thiele

Rabun Gap, Georgia, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
So blessed to be a member of Yoga Vista Academy! I am a RYT 200 HR Yoga Teacher, registered with Yoga Alliance. I love the yoga practice and the...

Cheryl Todd

Escondido, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Passionate about making yoga more accessible for all who want to practice, regardless of age or limitations, so that everyone can experience the benefits that gentle yoga provides.

Eileen Tremarco

Brick, New Jersey, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Chair Yoga Teacher
I received my one and only chair yoga training through Lakshmi Volker, at the open center in New York City. I learned so much in your class. Thank you...

Lucy Valente

Hazleton, Pennsylvania, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Chair Yoga Teacher
Bringing the benefits of yoga to all who are interested at its most holistic level is her singular goal.

Suzanne Ware

Coronado, California, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I have been practicing yoga for 40 years. I so wanted my friends to experience the joy and benefits of yoga. I earned my masters teachers certificate in Deep...

Donna Wasneski

Grand Junction, Colorado, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Gentle Yoga Teacher
BS Biology, MA Special Education, additional PhD work University of Colorado Denver. -RYT 200 2013 Academy of Yoga Colorado, Yoga Alliance member

Jane Waterman

Ladysmith, British Columbia, CANADA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Jane is a Chair Yoga Teacher in Canada. "Being a chair teacher means I am different to the other teachers. Having access to the community you continue to build...

Kim Tran Weaver

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
"Kim" cuong Tran-Weaver is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with a Registered Yoga School (RYS).

Kim Wemer

Grinnell, Iowa, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Kim discovered yoga after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005. She found it to be very healing during her recovery, and as an RN, she wanted to...

Anita Whittle

Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
I am passionate about helping people learn what their bodies can do and how much stronger they are at any age. Whether you are 30 or 90, Yoga is...

Jo Willis

Axbridge, United Kingdom
Yoga Vista Academy Chair Yoga Teacher
Jo practiced as a health visitor and nurse prior to qualifying to teach Chair Yoga. She teaches a class for less agile at the Draycott village hall.

Alice Bogniovanni Wisniewski

Flemington, New Jersey, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher

Lynn Woodbury

St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher
Gentle Yoga at Yoga with Lynn, Chair Yoga Teacher at St. Paul Eastside YMCA and Registered Yoga Teacher at Skyway YMCA (Downtown Saint Paul)

Kate Yoshida

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Yoga Vista Academy Certified Chair Yoga Teacher