Teachers

  • Akasha Ellis

    Akasha began his yoga studies as a boy before he knew how to give it a label. Probably his first initiation was watching Star Wars and dreaming of being a Jedi knight.
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  • Heather Sullivan

    Heather first came to Birmingham Yoga in 2014 where she was introduced to Ashtanga Yoga. She immediately fell in love with the practice and began to heal her body and mind through a daily practice.
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  • Abi Moore

    Abi Moore (E-RYT 200) has been teaching yoga since 2013. After being drawn to the simplicity and structure of the Ashtanga Yoga system, she started practicing Ashtanga Yoga in 2016 when she met her teacher Taylor Hunt. In 2017, she moved to Columbus, Ohio to deepen her studies and apprentice with Taylor. During her 4
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  • Ally Leonard

    A native of Birmingham, Ally finally returned home for good after living and working abroad. While pregnant with her daughter, she began practicing yoga, then took a break from practice when her kids were young. As her children got older, life got busier, and having consistent low back pain, she decided it was time to
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  • Elaine McLaughlin

    Elaine McGlaughlin (RYT 500) has been teaching yoga since 2015. She dabbled in yoga in high school and college, as a complement to running and playing soccer. While pursuing a masters of public health at UAB in 2014, she realized she wanted to approach health from a more holistic perspective and improve her relationship with
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  • Frannie James

    Frannie’s yoga journey started in Tuscaloosa in 2015 when, as a recovering alcoholic, she was looking for peace & healing from a toxic relationship. She found it (and so much more) on her yoga mat. So, when she began to emerge from a “dry drunk” of political rage (during which she absolutely neglected any form
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  • Kris Saab

    Kris took her first yoga class at a small town gym in Columbiana, AL. No one in the class had a yoga mat or even knew what yoga was. Akasha Ellis instructed the class through
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  • Meghan Malone

    Meghan has always found joy in movement, starting with dance as a young girl. Yoga was the natural evolution of exploring movement. Meghan’s practice began after high school in 2011, as the years passed yoga’s presence became more prominent. In the fall of 2018 she attended 200 hour teacher training at Birmingham Yoga, focusing on
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  • Rachel Finn

    Rachel began her yoga journey in 1999 as a compliment to her martial arts training in Yoshukai. After completing her first class in an actual studio in 2001, Rachel knew that yoga and its many benefits were something she wanted to share with others. Her passion for learning more about the practice and its philosophy
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