Yoga has been a part of Joan’s life for over 30 years. Her practice has helped her grow stronger, more flexible and fearless, on and off the mat. Yoga inspires her to two live each moment more mindfully. Joan completed her teacher training at Kripalu in 1992. Joan continues her physical and yoga education often, Her many teachers have helped shape her diverse teaching.
Classes with Joan combine creative sequencing, a light hearted attitude and a dose of inspiration to deepen the practice. She seeks to help others thrive in life by nurturing body, mind and spirit. Her classes aim to leave you feeling challenged, refreshed, stronger, more flexible, nourished and balanced.
MODERATE YOGA Tuesdays 7:30 - 8:30pm
Photos of Elke by Corinna Roznikov
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 always offers a creative flow with a rockin' playlist. You will be challenged in her Vinyasa Classes and Deeply Soothed in her new class "Less is More: yoga.
Simone wholeheartedly believes in the transformative power of Yoga. She is a Hatha Yoga instructor who has been sharing her insight with students for over six years. Drawing from her experience in Hatha, Vinyasa and meditation, Simone devotes her energy to helping students realize an array of physical, mental and emotional benefits that derives from Yoga practice. She also helps students concentrate on the evolution of each asana, as well as their own and unique approach to overcoming challenges. Simone assists each student with connecting and identifying with their inner-essence by exploring the tri-sphere (physical, mental and emotional) state during practices. Simone is a 300 hour Hatha and Kids Yoga Teacher Certified by Aura Wellness Center.
THURSDAYS 6:30pm - 7:30pm | POWER Flow
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.
EARLY MORNING ALL LEVELS VINYASA FLOW | Wednesday 6:30am-7:30am
Deb Fraine has been practicing yoga for 20 years and is a registered member of Yoga Alliance having completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Donna Pagliarani at the Dharma Connection in Sandwich, MA. “As a yoga instructor my goal is to integrate my knowledge as an outpatient orthopedic occupational therapist into my yoga classes by helping to prevent injury with sequences that stretch and strengthen the core, neck, back, shoulders, quadriceps, hamstrings, hips, shoulders, wrists and hands.”
Mindful Vinyasa Flow | Wed 5pm - 6:15pm | April 3 - May 15 (no class 4/17) 2019
15 Creek Road Marion, MA 617.816.2133
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!
MONDAYS 9:30am - 10:30am | Vinyasa Flow
Derek Notman is a Philosopher, Healer and Movement educator with 30 years of experience in mind/body healing through classical form and tradition.
He provides a complete curriculum and education in learning how to disentangle mind and body from the pervasive tension patterns and limitations that set upon us from cultural and personal trauma and story. His training leads individuals on a deep journey into health, strength and vitality. Teaching about natural design and the interrelationship between body, mind and spirit.
Through energy focused table work sessions, movement education and mental development practices the individual is provided with a complete methodology for health, wellness, empowerment and peace.
Introductory package for Yoga loft Students only - 5 sessions for $300 MORE