Marnie Quinn - owner + meditations, ceremonies, movement

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Marnie always dreamed of living in NYC and working in Fashion.  She fulfilled that dream above and beyond any expectations.  But she realized that this dream was leaving her with an empty feeling and was no longer aligned with who she really was.  As her soul was calling her to do something different, deeper and with more meaning, she went within to uncover the next steps on her path.  She dove into her yoga & meditation practices.  She began on a shamanic path.  She uncovered the many layers of her being until she found her most authentic self.  Through this transformation (or remembering) process she had many healers, guides and classes to help her along the way.  Because of the powerful impact yoga, meditation, holistic health & nutrition, shamanic practices and healing modalities had on her she decided to open a center to give back what she had been given on her path to transformation.  (and as these things go she had a Dream that she opened a container for the people who would come in in need of healing, growth, transformation and were curious about The Great Mystery).  

in 2015 Marnie was certified in Usui Ryoho Reiki.  In 2017 she became a Reiki Master Teacher.  In 2015, She studied with the Foundation for Shamanic Studies in Princeton, NJ, with the Q’ero and The Four Winds Society at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY and did a 10 day intense shamanic retreat with the Shipibo tribe in Peru. She also dove into Folk Herbalism.  In 2016 she became a certified holistic health coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.

Marnie has been dancing since the age of 2.  She was in ballet 3-5x a week until the age of 13 when she decided she wanted more freedom of expression where she moved to jazz dance, then modern & contemporary in high school and college.  She choreographed & instructed multiple color & winterguards each season from the years 1998 - 2005 when she returned to New York to pursue her fashion dreams.  but she never stopped dancing.  in new york when she could make time, she took classes most famously at the Joffrey School of Ballet & Alvin Ailey School of Dance.  in 2014 she finally went deep with a yoga practice that she had been dabbling in since college and hasn't turned back since.  Marnie knows how important self expression is through movement and how imperative it is to get deep into our bodies and listen to its language every day.  the physical vessel houses our soul and must be taken care of on this beautiful spiritual path.      

Reviews

Spiritual, Emotional, Intellectual.

"Marnie has always been an excellent mirror for me. I believe that the best people in our lives often help us grow through their own evolution and I have had the privilege to witness Marnie's progressive and authentic path.  Sound actionable tools rooted in a blend of advanced spiritual, emotional, and intellectual principles." 

— A.N

She helped me see....

"I am constantly grateful for my connection with Marnie. We crossed paths when I was at a very challenging point in my life. She helped me to see my situation in a different light and to approach it with confidence and calm. She has an amazing way of seeing the world and helping you approach difficult people or situations. I walk away from each conversation with her feeling refreshed and ready to take on whatever life throws at me. It is hard to imagine not having her be a part of my life. I find myself bringing her up in conversations and sending friends who are looking for a positive conversation or a little direction her way frequently. "

— M.L.

Marnie helped me go deep inside myself...

“Marnie has helped me go deep inside myself, asking the important questions like, 'What do you love? What do you want to achieve? What are your strengths? Weaknesses? What are your goals? What kind of environment do you need?' All of us know the questions to ask, but very few of us know the next steps we need to take in order to close an old, rusty door and open a new, fresh one. 
She walked me through the questions, the answers.
I am so grateful to her for all the energy, love and encouragement she gave me. I believe every single person, whether you are happily seated in your life or not, could benefit from her tremendous professionalism and heart. "

— Y.M..


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Anne Mangiardi - Kundalini

Anne fell in love with yoga starting with her very first class in 1995, but did not feel called to teach until she began studying kundalini yoga.  Anne completed the KRI Kundalini Yoga teacher training program in 2015.  Anne teaches fun, challenging classes that showcase kundalini yoga’s ability to balance and enliven the nervous system.

 

Ronda Cooper - Yoga

Ronda began her personal yoga journey with a need and a desire to balance her busy and active lifestyle. She discovered her yoga practice to be the center point to replenish, renew, and reconnect on and off the mat.  She acquired her 200hr YTT in 2014 with a desire to share the awareness that everyone can practice yoga regardless of experience, age, or flexibility. She strives to provide a space that is welcoming, safe, and empowering for students to experience the joy and well-being that the gift of yoga can bring to their lives.

Ronda’s teaching style is influenced by her love of Yin, restorative, and gentle-mindful flow. She guides her students to seek their edge in a subtle way and encourages them to look within themselves to find their own wisdom and strength to guide them through their practice.

             -We are the ones we have been waiting for-

                                                                     Hopi elder

               

 

Cristine Googins - Yoga 

Cristine began her yoga journey back in the late 90's when she moved to the mountains of Colorado from New Jersey. Her practice has changed and evolved over the years and in 2014 she finally decided to do yoga teacher training after it had been calling to her for quite some time. Yoga; with its asana, breath work and various facets of spirituality has been a very important part of her own personal self discovery journey. She is a 200 hour Power Yoga Level 1 and Level 2 certified instructor through Core Power Yoga as well as a certified BUTI yoga instructor.  She loves seeing her students grow in their practice and is very alignment focused to give a safe, fun, upbeat and effective class. 

 

Mishel Wolfe - Yoga & Reiki

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Mishel began practicing yoga off and on 10 years ago when physical pain became immobilizing. She had many injuries, both physical and emotional, which surfaced in the body as severe pain. At first, she didn’t think that she would be able to do yoga because of the injuries and her body type. After finally committing to a regular practice, she realized that yoga is more about the internal journey to peace and self-love. Along the way she discovered that there are no “limitations,” only opportunities for growth.  Yoga is truly a practice for everyBODY.  Mishel decided to fulfill her dream of becoming a certified yoga instructor by receiving her Yoga Alliance RYT 200HR certification in 2017. She has used her experience as a college professor to tailor each of her yoga classes to the students in the room, making adjustments to the flow and offering modifications along the way. She strives to make her classes challenging, but approachable to all body types and physical abilities so that everyone can enjoy the benefits of this practice.  

Mishel is also an energy worker and seeks to learn several more modalities to incorporate into body, mind, and spirit healing. She is a Master Level Usui Reki practitioner, intuitive healer, and Womb Keeper.

She believes that by combining energetic modalities with a regular yoga practice, people can learn how to heal themselves. (Also see Reiki Bio on Services Page)

 
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Abbie Lang - Yoga

Abbie has been practicing yoga for almost 10 years and it has been a consistent part of her life since the first time she set foot on a mat. Yoga has always felt like more than just a set of poses, and having recently earned her RYT 200, she is honored to serve the community as a vinyasa teacher. Abbie believes that yoga is an intensely personal practice and her teaching focuses on developing a strong foundation in her students. Her goal with each class is to create a welcoming space where everyone feels seen. She is certified with the Yoga Alliance and regularly takes continuing education workshops to fine-tune her teaching skills.

Abbie grew up in Delaware, moved to Southern California after college, and then ended up in Colorado in 2011. She loves being out in nature, especially trail running and hiking in the mountains with her dogs and husband. Abbie has had Reiki Level 2 training and is also a certified Courageous Living Coach. She loves to travel and explore new places, and you can follow her adventures on Instagram @AbbieMood.

 

Spiridoula Varelis - Yoga

Spiridoula was trained in the spring of 2014 under instructors Megan Doll and David Frenk at the YourYoga Studio in Minneapolis. Acquiring her RYT 200, she leads a dynamic vinyasa template. Her classes emphasize body mechanics, energetic points of contact, fascia release, and alignment. Spiridoula’s health journey began in 2012 when she explored the backcountry teaching yoga in the mountains (of B.C. Canada and New Mexico). Shortly after she met a neo-native medicine teacher off the Mescalero Reservation who passed on ancient knowledge of living in balance and beauty; taught to cleanse a space and act as a tether for ceremony.  Spiridoula highly values the Earth. A love for plants exploded through her personal procuring of herbal medicines/tinctures. Through the intricacies of body detoxification, her commitment to healthful living seeps from her heat building and peace garnering yoga classes. Spiritual concept is a vital thread to the physical practice, and she strives to spread the power of optimal dwelling. Outside of teaching yoga, Spiridoula is finishing her degree in Integrative Healthcare— aspiring to be a naturopathic doctor. Dedicated to the healing, she is also Reiki II certified under the instructor Marnie Quinn, who adheres to Dr. Mikao Usui Sensai’s teachings. 

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Sydney Zwicker - Qoya

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Sydney's path as a healer has been one of self-discovery, healing and empowerment. She is a Qoya teacher, a Yoni Crystals practitioner, and a certified Reiki master, with a background in integrative body therapy. As a Qoya teacher, Sydney believes that movement is medicine. Qoya is based on the idea that through movement we remember. In a Qoya class, we remember our essence, as wise, wild, and free. We do this by exploring the Wisdom of Yoga, the Wildness that comes in free movement and dance, and the Freedom that can be expressed through sensual/feminine movement in a safe circle. There is no 'one' way, nor 'right' way to heal. Every person is different. Sydney works with students using breath, the body, and intentional movement to feel what is working and to understand what may no longer serve each individual. Her intentions as a healer is to give students the tools to journey into wholeness. Her work is centralized around themes of intimacy, sensuality and intuitive self nourishment.

More info on Qoya at www.qoya.love

More Info on Sydney’s work at www.zwickerhealingarts.com 

 

Kimmy Hidalgo - Yoga

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Kimmy loves to share her smile with all those she meets. She moved from the Bay Area, in California in 2000, thinking she’d be here for a year, and 18 years later, calls Colorado her home. She has always loved anything with movement, like hiking, surfing, and teaching fitness classes, but around 2013, she started feeling a calling to go deeper in her spiritual practice.  In 2015, she received her RYT 200 hour and believes that teaching must come from the heart, with authenticity and truth. She always creates a welcoming and loving environment in all her classes and expresses the importance of living one's purpose. She likes to incorporate meditations in her yoga, because she’s learned, through her own practice, that meditating can help encourage growth of the physical and spiritual self.  Kimmy is also a Buti instructor as well as fitness instructor.  She loves seeing her students evolve and connect with the divine, that lives within us all. “Yoga means union. That is, you begin to experience the existence as yourself" ~Sadhguru


 

Diane Mahoney - Yoga

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Diane began her yoga journey 10 years ago after a CrossFit® injury.  She has been certified in Buti® Yoga since 2014 and completed the Buti® 200 RYT program in 2017.  Diane believes Buti® Yoga – and all yoga – is the Fountain of Youth.  She is grateful for yoga and the ways it has changed her life and connected her to a community of people seeking to live a balanced life. 



 

Asha Chhabildas - Yoga

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Although Asha was formally introduced to physical yoga practices years earlier, it wasn’t until 2012 after the birth of her daughter, that a true devotion began. Like many working parents, Asha found herself trying to accomplish more within the same amount of time. However, she realized she was missing the tools needed to do so in a healthy way. After a period of intense sleep deprivation, she felt immediate relief from  yoga practice. Yoga helped rebalance and restore her nervous system and provided a gateway for honoring and developing her inner resources, and allowed her to reconnect with her authentic self.

A longtime student of psychology and the healing arts, it was natural that she would fall in love with studying the science and philosophy behind yoga. As she discovered that yoga practices house the potential for profound healing, spiritual awakening and personal transformation, she became passionate about sharing the tools of yoga and meditation with others. 

Asha sees the role of teaching as a vehicle for building meaningful relationships and an opportunity to deepen her own experience of yoga. She currently teaches yoga in school settings, is a Take-a-Breath facilitator, and is also a volunteer with the Connection Coalition. Asha has studied yoga in Colorado, Florida and India, and has completed two Yoga Nidra certifications, Reiki 1, Reiki ll , and Master Level Reiki certifications in the Mikao Usui tradition, and a trauma informed yoga teacher training for youth. Asha became a 200-hour RYT through the Yoga Alliance after graduating from the Amrit Yoga Institute in July 2018. In addition to yoga, she also enjoys art, spending time outdoors, and making people laugh!

 

Cody Wiersema - Tai Chi

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Cody is a Five-Element acupuncturist who has been passionate about Chinese martial and healing arts since he took his first classes in 2003.  He has since trained in several martial and healing styles, but has always come back to tai chi—deeply informed by Chinese medicine—as one of the best ways to cultivate energetic clarity, sensitivity, health, and subtle skill.

He offers his students clear, playful, and compassionate instruction with heavy emphasis on the fundamentals of posture, breath, mindfulness and sensitivity in tai chi movement.