Wes Tudor, E-RYT, has been practicing yoga since 1992 and became a Himalayan Institute trained yoga teacher in 2006. Prior to that, he studied meditation and biofeedback in San Francisco, while also completing a masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego. In 2001, he traveled to India for the Maha Kumba Mela festival and did intensive practices on the Ganges for one month. He teaches in the Hatha yoga style, and brings an expertise in meditation and guided relaxation to his classes. Wes founded the Raja Yoga and Meditation Center in 2010, and transformed it into a non-profit organization in 2015. Wes also has an undergraduate degree in cello performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of music.
Kathy Revelle completed her 500 hr certification through Yoga on Main in 2012. Her Hatha classes are an artful balance of asanas, pranayama, philosophy, mantra & meditation. Kathy has a gentle style which emphasizes staying present, through the breath, while surrendering to your own sense of calm & relaxation. She is also an artist, works as a nanny, and teaches yoga to children.
Jenn Flannery went to her first class in search of a more holistic way to manage anxiety, and was hooked from her first down dog. She truly fell in love with the mind, body, breath connection and completed her training at Palo Santo with Alex Holmes and Daniel Cordua. She considers herself forever a student. She works full time as a Physician Assistant, and has a passion for anatomy and safety to create a sustainable asana practice.
Patricia Hughey, after a 35-year career in IT decided to use retirement to take her yoga practice to the next level and became a certified teacher at Raja Yoga. She credits her yoga practice with keeping her happy, healthy, and medication-free in her 60s and so is especially interested in the benefits yoga brings later in life. She loves sharing her practice and experience with students of all ages. Namaste!
Angi York Crane is a certified Hatha yoga teacher and a Jungian-oriented Spiritual Guide. Her struggle with lupus, an autoimmune illness, was the impetus that brought her to yoga ten years ago. Through a meditation, Hatha yoga, and pranayama practice, she has learned to maintain her health, embody her presence, and deepen her path of devotion. Her classes aim to connect body, mind, and spirit, the inner and outer, and bring into consciousness the innate wisdom of the body, and the bravery of an open heart.
Cassidy Noonen has been practicing yoga for nearly a decade. Through the years, practice has given her a sacred space to visit when life grows tiresome, challenging, or even painful. Conversely, asana is a place to celebrate the body and this life. She composes classes with breath as centerpiece, using movement and flow as philosophical metaphor. Her heart overflows with gratitude to share these practices.
Lynn Gallagher developed a personal yoga and mindfulness practice as a means for healing her body after a debilitating injury. She received her training from Grace and Glory Yoga and specializes in power vinyasa yoga. She gives special attention to trauma-sensitivity and works closely with non-profit yoga organizations to bring yoga and mindfulness to communities where they are not easily accessible. Her classes balance honoring the body where it is, and learning to advance at a pace that feels sustainable – on and off the mat.
Miles Turner was raised in West Philadelphia, and since discovering Yoga in 2014 has been studying, taking and teaching ever since. He received his 500 hour RYT training at Yoga On Main in 2015/2016, and has taught all over the city. He also teaches now at Penn, Yoga On The Pier, Roots Philly Yoga Project a maintains a free Community class at the Tustin Recreation Center. Miles style has been described as fresh, energetic and innovative, as he crafts his classes for whomever shows up to practice. Om Sri Hrim Klim Glaum Gam GanapataYe Swaha
Olivia Oldridge was born into a folk dancing family, and has been exploring movement and dance her whole life. She has an accessible teaching style and strives to bestow all her students with a feeling of tranquility and well-being throughout every class. Olivia has a Ph.D. in physics, and is working as a pediatric cancer researcher at CHOP.
Jessica Martin teaches Vinyasa Flow to all levels. Jessica enjoys a strong vigorous yoga practice combining breath with movement. Jessica loves to travel and when not practicing yoga is a Printed Textile designer at Anthropologie. Jessica complet
Harris Pike completed his training in Ashtanga inspired Vinyasa at Dhyana Yoga, and also in Hatha Yoga at the Yoga and Movement Sanctuary. He assists John Vitarelli’s vinyasa and Mysore style Ashtanga classes and also Noah Julian’s Architectural Movement classes. He uses yogic practices as a tool for calming the fluctuations of the mind, recognizing the mind as a malleable tool similar to the body, and unbinding the mind from the constructs of expectations.
Emily Cooper was born and raised in Philadelphia, where she continues to grow and contribute to the ongoing physical and spiritual community around her. She graduated from Ursinus College with a degree in psychology and has always had an interest in the balance between mind and body. Trained in Ashtanga, a vinyasa style yoga, Emily places special physical emphasis on the body’s core; at the same to time, Emily strives to maintain a natural, calming, meditative, and self-reflective state.
Devon Byrne is trained in classical vinyasa yoga in the Ashtanga Lineage and believes in the healing powers that yoga has to offer every student. Students can expect great instructional cues, and to utilize and understand the different breathing techniques of yoga. Enjoy stretching and relaxation throughout her sequence, quieting the mind, and returning to balance. Devon invites students to acknowledge their inner truths and to encourage self love and acceptance through their individual journeys.