Elke (Milhench) is an instructor and the director of the Marion Yoga Loft.
She opened The Yoga Loft in the fall of 2007. She is certified in Hatha, Vinyasa, and LifeForce Yoga. She was certified by Paul Jerard of the Aura Wellness Center in Attleboro, MA and by Amy Weintraub, author of 'Yoga for Depression'. Elke has also studied with Richard Freeman, Vyas Houston, Tom Gillette, Ann Greene, Priti Robyn Ross, Bryan Kest, Anna Forrest, and Sean Corn. She is committed to helping others help themselves through yoga and the traditions of yoga - with the focus on living with greater happiness, peace and truth. Elke is fully certified as a Reiki Master.
There is lots to love in Elks's classes: she loves giving assists and she offers a creative flow with a rockin' playlist. Though her new class, ALL LEVELS VINYASA, is slower and more potent. This small group of 12 students only keeps this class unique with its many hands-on assists and personal attention.
Sara-Jane Gage completed her 200-hr KYT at Kripalu during their month-long intensive yoga teacher training program in 2018 and has been practicing yoga for the last 12 years. Sara is a mental health and substance use therapist and has a passion for helping others learn how to help themselves. The practice of yoga became an integral part of Sara’s life when she was struggling with substance use disorder and she began seeking ways to learn how to be present in the moment and more in touch with mind, body, and spirit. Through yoga, exercise, faith, and therapy, Sara learned new ways to cope in a healthy and positive way and works to help others learn how to be the best version of themselves, both on and off the mat.
Sara brings a sense of fun, empathy, creativity, and passion to her classes, along with ever changing playlists and themes. In Sara’s classes you can expect to deepen your practice on and off the mat by connecting with your authentic self through breath, asanas, and meditation.
SIMPLY YOGA on THURSDAYS 9AM - 10:30AM | POWER HOUR on FRIDAYS 12pm to 1pm
Jennifer has been cultivating her yoga practice for 19 years. She is a 200-RYT and has been teaching for 9 years with her introduction in Newport, RI. Her Vinyasa flow style is an eclectic fusion of many teachers she has studied with over the years. She completed her 200 hour with Judy Mclain at Grace Yoga School, Jamestown, Rhode Island.
She continues to be captivated by the inner peace and love she experiences in her teachings and personal practice. Her classes help students find grace and stillness, strength and agility, while igniting breath and movement as one. She believes yoga should be filled with freedom, grace, and laughter both on and off the mat. Jennifer's classes encompass a powerful flow, emphasizing strength and lightness allowing the mind to relax and the heart to shine!
Jenn is a Reiki Master Teacher (RMT) whose energy healing is sprinkled into all her classes!
WEDNESDAYS 9:30am - 10:30am | Vinyasa Flow
Photos of Elke by Corinna Roznikov
Kate completed her 200 RYT training 10 years ago while living in Dallas, TX. She spent time living in DC, Texas, and Northern CA before coming back to her roots of MA this past July. She believes power yoga is a great way to strengthen the body and mind and also relieve stress and anxiety. She also loves the detox benefits to practicing hot yoga. In addition to yoga, she has a love for travel, tennis, hiking, the beach, photography and interior design. She is a mama to a very sassy two-year old and a very energetic almost 4-year old who have proven to be her greatest teachers. In Kate's class expect a powerful practice with plenty of modifications for all levels and upbeat music.
TUESDAYS | INTRO POWER YOGA | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Emily Bourgeois discovered how yoga is a tool for finding her center and managing adversity. Emily endeavors to guide others in connecting to their deeper self through the physical and spiritual practice of yoga. She recently completed her 200-hour Anusara training with Sara Davidson Flanders at All That Matters Yoga Studio in Providence, RI. Emily leads our Community Yoga Class. Community yoga is yoga for all to enjoy!
$5 COMMUNITY YOGA | SUNDAYS | 9am - 10am
15 Creek Road Marion, MA 617.816.2133
Sara received her B.S. in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina in 2011 and her A.S. in Physical Therapy from Bay State College in 2014. Having danced competitively since age 12 and professionally since age 18, she has traveled the entire east coast of America teaching and performing with the best, her favorite being the James Brown Band because they make you GET DOWN and FEEL GOOD!! After a hamstring injury slowed her dance career, she found yoga in 2015. After 3 years of her own PT and daily yoga practice, she pursued her license to teach. She trained under Tanya Dumaine at Divine Power Yoga in Fall River and received her RYT-200 in December, 2018. Sara believes in the healing power of the 2 woven disciplines, PT and yoga, because it gave her back not only her physical body, but the positive mindset she lost after her dance career ended. She currently works as a PTA at Hawthorn Medical Associates in Dartmouth, MA and teaches yoga all over the New Bedford area. Expect some funky beats, therapy infused, well choreographed flows when you take her class!
WEDNESDATS | VINYASA FLOW YOGA | 6:00pm - 7:00pm