Aug
20
Tue
Slow Flow Yoga with Meryl Kerns @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Aug 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Love Vinyasa flow but think it’s just too fast? This class is for you!

In Slow Burn yoga, you will be challenged in a completely different way. Strengthen your body in a unique process by slowing down the creative flows, forcing you to ignite deeper, stabilizing muscles, focus and steady the mind to stay present and balanced, and become more flexible from holding stretches longer for a fuller release. This class welcomes students of all levels and will leave you with a better understanding of proper alignment and basic anatomy to take with you on your yoga journey.
75 minutes


Meryl’s journey of learning began in 2001, at the age of eleven, when she embarked on her martial arts path within the discipline of Kung Fu. She was trained by a second generation Si Fu assisted by a female Si Fu who was trained in massage therapy. The passion and knowledge of her two teachers, combined with the traditional approach of the school, inspired Meryl’s inquiry into the mechanics of the inner body and holistic healing. Later on, Meryl added Tai Chi to her martial arts practice, which further deepened her mind-body connection. It was Meryl’s female Si Fu who inspired her to pursue holistic healing, massage therapy, and yoga as a profession by treating her throughout the years as she attended the school.

In 2009, Meryl chose Asheville School of Massage and Yoga as the launching point for her education in massage therapy by completing 675 hours of school and completing her license massage training. The Asheville School of Massage and Yoga greatly emphasized the need for student self-care through yoga practice, as well as extending self-care awareness to clients. After starting her own practice,

Meryl quickly grew an extreme passion for the combination of massage and yoga. In 2013, she traveled to Costa Rica to complete her 200 hour yoga teacher training with Frog Lotus Yoga training program. Recently, at the beginning of 2017, she traveled to India to receive not only her 500 hour yoga teacher training  certification, but also a 50 hour yin yoga certification. After that then traveling to Spain to stay at the beautiful yoga retreat centre Suryalila for three months to continue her personal growth and deepen her

yoga knowledge. Now she’s back in Knoxville ready to share all the extensive knowledge and training to all who seek it.

Meryl has spent the last several years developing her skills by working in freelance. Her  working experiences have included practicing out of yoga studios, art festival healing sanctuaries, hospitality massage for multiple music venues, and private appointments. She currently practices integrated massages including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Thai yoga, and her personal favorite: Myofascial Release. Her multi-faceted training and experience enable Meryl to treat each client with unique and intuitive approach,   inspiring them to take an active part in their own healing.


Yoga Privates

60 min – $60  /  75 min – $70  /  90 min – $80

 

 

Aug
21
Wed
Feel Good Flow with Mary June Thompson @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wednesday at Noon: Feel Good Flow with Mary June Thompson

Take 60 minutes for YOU to lift your spirits and improve your energy level as we move through a mindful vinyasa flow connecting movement with breath. Variations and modifications are offered to make this class accessible to and beneficial for everyone and to help each individual “find what feels good” in their unique body.


Mary June is a dedicated long-time practitioner who believes in the ability of yoga to align body, mind, and spirit; relieve stress; and improve overall health. She loves teaching yoga to help others receive these benefits. Mary June has completed both 200-hour and 300-hour Advanced yoga trainings, as well as additional certifications in Yin, Yoga for Cancer, and Restorative Yoga. Off the mat, she is also a self-taught chef, herbalist, avid gardener, and holistic health expert who enjoys spending time with her husband and fur babies and soaking up the sun on a beach whenever possible.

Alignment Yoga – Level 2 with Ron Felix @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

This class is an upper level class so you have already earned your stripes by being in several series of an alignment style (like Iyengar ) yoga at Level 1. This class builds on that beginner’s level, refines it with more advanced poses and introduces you to a theme type practice. A theme could be a class focusing on back bends or forward bends etc. In addition you will be working on an inversion practice as your knowledge and experience as a beginner has taught you what not to do as compared to what you can do.

This class is taught in an 8-week series but drop-ins @ $15/class will be allowed with permission from the teacher.

Ron Felix – 865-584-0057

ron_felix@bellsouth.net

Aug
24
Sat
Power Yoga with Jill Bartine @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am

Currently, Jill is offering this class outside with masks and social distancing. Sign up ahead with Jill flutistyogini@gmail.com — sign ups open Thursday.

 


Jill Bartine, M.M., RYT

JillB_headshotJill Bartine has been a teacher for more than half her life. As a classically-trained flutist who performs with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, her first outlet for her teaching passion was music.  She is thrilled to now include yoga to her teaching repertoire after completing her 200-hour RYT certification in August 2011.  By the fall of 2013, she had already logged over 1,000 teaching hours, which made her eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 200 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher).  She also holds a Bachelor of Music in flute performance from Northwestern University and a Master of Music from the University of Tennessee.

Having never been a fitness buff, Jill stepped into her first yoga class in 2002, and it was love at first sight.  Over the years that she has practiced, she is continually amazed at the benefits yoga has brought to her life – physical fitness, better posture, mental clarity, self-confidence, increased flexibility on and off the mat, and a general sense of peace and gratitude.

Professional musical performance employs controlled breath, body awareness, energy, creativity, rhythmic flow, and harmony — all qualities of a successful yoga practice.  Jill draws upon these elements in her classes, helping her students to feel in tune with their bodies and spirit, and those around them.  She professes to have “yoga ADHD” and constantly seeks new ways to experience poses and offer them to her students in a dynamic, playful way.

Jill teaches power and vinyasa group classes at multiple studios in Knoxville and also enjoys teaching private sessions for individuals and small groups. Connect with Jill via email:  flutistyogini@gmail.com ,  facebook.com/flutistyogini,
Twitter: twitter.com/flutistyogini, and Instagram: instagram.com/flutistyogini.

Aug
27
Tue
Slow Flow Yoga with Meryl Kerns @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Aug 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Love Vinyasa flow but think it’s just too fast? This class is for you!

In Slow Burn yoga, you will be challenged in a completely different way. Strengthen your body in a unique process by slowing down the creative flows, forcing you to ignite deeper, stabilizing muscles, focus and steady the mind to stay present and balanced, and become more flexible from holding stretches longer for a fuller release. This class welcomes students of all levels and will leave you with a better understanding of proper alignment and basic anatomy to take with you on your yoga journey.
75 minutes


Meryl’s journey of learning began in 2001, at the age of eleven, when she embarked on her martial arts path within the discipline of Kung Fu. She was trained by a second generation Si Fu assisted by a female Si Fu who was trained in massage therapy. The passion and knowledge of her two teachers, combined with the traditional approach of the school, inspired Meryl’s inquiry into the mechanics of the inner body and holistic healing. Later on, Meryl added Tai Chi to her martial arts practice, which further deepened her mind-body connection. It was Meryl’s female Si Fu who inspired her to pursue holistic healing, massage therapy, and yoga as a profession by treating her throughout the years as she attended the school.

In 2009, Meryl chose Asheville School of Massage and Yoga as the launching point for her education in massage therapy by completing 675 hours of school and completing her license massage training. The Asheville School of Massage and Yoga greatly emphasized the need for student self-care through yoga practice, as well as extending self-care awareness to clients. After starting her own practice,

Meryl quickly grew an extreme passion for the combination of massage and yoga. In 2013, she traveled to Costa Rica to complete her 200 hour yoga teacher training with Frog Lotus Yoga training program. Recently, at the beginning of 2017, she traveled to India to receive not only her 500 hour yoga teacher training  certification, but also a 50 hour yin yoga certification. After that then traveling to Spain to stay at the beautiful yoga retreat centre Suryalila for three months to continue her personal growth and deepen her

yoga knowledge. Now she’s back in Knoxville ready to share all the extensive knowledge and training to all who seek it.

Meryl has spent the last several years developing her skills by working in freelance. Her  working experiences have included practicing out of yoga studios, art festival healing sanctuaries, hospitality massage for multiple music venues, and private appointments. She currently practices integrated massages including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Thai yoga, and her personal favorite: Myofascial Release. Her multi-faceted training and experience enable Meryl to treat each client with unique and intuitive approach,   inspiring them to take an active part in their own healing.


Yoga Privates

60 min – $60  /  75 min – $70  /  90 min – $80

 

 

Aug
28
Wed
Feel Good Flow with Mary June Thompson @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wednesday at Noon: Feel Good Flow with Mary June Thompson

Take 60 minutes for YOU to lift your spirits and improve your energy level as we move through a mindful vinyasa flow connecting movement with breath. Variations and modifications are offered to make this class accessible to and beneficial for everyone and to help each individual “find what feels good” in their unique body.


Mary June is a dedicated long-time practitioner who believes in the ability of yoga to align body, mind, and spirit; relieve stress; and improve overall health. She loves teaching yoga to help others receive these benefits. Mary June has completed both 200-hour and 300-hour Advanced yoga trainings, as well as additional certifications in Yin, Yoga for Cancer, and Restorative Yoga. Off the mat, she is also a self-taught chef, herbalist, avid gardener, and holistic health expert who enjoys spending time with her husband and fur babies and soaking up the sun on a beach whenever possible.

Alignment Yoga – Level 2 with Ron Felix @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

This class is an upper level class so you have already earned your stripes by being in several series of an alignment style (like Iyengar ) yoga at Level 1. This class builds on that beginner’s level, refines it with more advanced poses and introduces you to a theme type practice. A theme could be a class focusing on back bends or forward bends etc. In addition you will be working on an inversion practice as your knowledge and experience as a beginner has taught you what not to do as compared to what you can do.

This class is taught in an 8-week series but drop-ins @ $15/class will be allowed with permission from the teacher.

Ron Felix – 865-584-0057

ron_felix@bellsouth.net

Aug
31
Sat
Power Yoga with Jill Bartine @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am

Currently, Jill is offering this class outside with masks and social distancing. Sign up ahead with Jill flutistyogini@gmail.com — sign ups open Thursday.

 


Jill Bartine, M.M., RYT

JillB_headshotJill Bartine has been a teacher for more than half her life. As a classically-trained flutist who performs with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, her first outlet for her teaching passion was music.  She is thrilled to now include yoga to her teaching repertoire after completing her 200-hour RYT certification in August 2011.  By the fall of 2013, she had already logged over 1,000 teaching hours, which made her eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 200 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher).  She also holds a Bachelor of Music in flute performance from Northwestern University and a Master of Music from the University of Tennessee.

Having never been a fitness buff, Jill stepped into her first yoga class in 2002, and it was love at first sight.  Over the years that she has practiced, she is continually amazed at the benefits yoga has brought to her life – physical fitness, better posture, mental clarity, self-confidence, increased flexibility on and off the mat, and a general sense of peace and gratitude.

Professional musical performance employs controlled breath, body awareness, energy, creativity, rhythmic flow, and harmony — all qualities of a successful yoga practice.  Jill draws upon these elements in her classes, helping her students to feel in tune with their bodies and spirit, and those around them.  She professes to have “yoga ADHD” and constantly seeks new ways to experience poses and offer them to her students in a dynamic, playful way.

Jill teaches power and vinyasa group classes at multiple studios in Knoxville and also enjoys teaching private sessions for individuals and small groups. Connect with Jill via email:  flutistyogini@gmail.com ,  facebook.com/flutistyogini,
Twitter: twitter.com/flutistyogini, and Instagram: instagram.com/flutistyogini.

Sep
3
Tue
Slow Flow Yoga with Meryl Kerns @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Love Vinyasa flow but think it’s just too fast? This class is for you!

In Slow Burn yoga, you will be challenged in a completely different way. Strengthen your body in a unique process by slowing down the creative flows, forcing you to ignite deeper, stabilizing muscles, focus and steady the mind to stay present and balanced, and become more flexible from holding stretches longer for a fuller release. This class welcomes students of all levels and will leave you with a better understanding of proper alignment and basic anatomy to take with you on your yoga journey.
75 minutes


Meryl’s journey of learning began in 2001, at the age of eleven, when she embarked on her martial arts path within the discipline of Kung Fu. She was trained by a second generation Si Fu assisted by a female Si Fu who was trained in massage therapy. The passion and knowledge of her two teachers, combined with the traditional approach of the school, inspired Meryl’s inquiry into the mechanics of the inner body and holistic healing. Later on, Meryl added Tai Chi to her martial arts practice, which further deepened her mind-body connection. It was Meryl’s female Si Fu who inspired her to pursue holistic healing, massage therapy, and yoga as a profession by treating her throughout the years as she attended the school.

In 2009, Meryl chose Asheville School of Massage and Yoga as the launching point for her education in massage therapy by completing 675 hours of school and completing her license massage training. The Asheville School of Massage and Yoga greatly emphasized the need for student self-care through yoga practice, as well as extending self-care awareness to clients. After starting her own practice,

Meryl quickly grew an extreme passion for the combination of massage and yoga. In 2013, she traveled to Costa Rica to complete her 200 hour yoga teacher training with Frog Lotus Yoga training program. Recently, at the beginning of 2017, she traveled to India to receive not only her 500 hour yoga teacher training  certification, but also a 50 hour yin yoga certification. After that then traveling to Spain to stay at the beautiful yoga retreat centre Suryalila for three months to continue her personal growth and deepen her

yoga knowledge. Now she’s back in Knoxville ready to share all the extensive knowledge and training to all who seek it.

Meryl has spent the last several years developing her skills by working in freelance. Her  working experiences have included practicing out of yoga studios, art festival healing sanctuaries, hospitality massage for multiple music venues, and private appointments. She currently practices integrated massages including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Thai yoga, and her personal favorite: Myofascial Release. Her multi-faceted training and experience enable Meryl to treat each client with unique and intuitive approach,   inspiring them to take an active part in their own healing.


Yoga Privates

60 min – $60  /  75 min – $70  /  90 min – $80

 

 

Sep
4
Wed
Feel Good Flow with Mary June Thompson @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wednesday at Noon: Feel Good Flow with Mary June Thompson

Take 60 minutes for YOU to lift your spirits and improve your energy level as we move through a mindful vinyasa flow connecting movement with breath. Variations and modifications are offered to make this class accessible to and beneficial for everyone and to help each individual “find what feels good” in their unique body.


Mary June is a dedicated long-time practitioner who believes in the ability of yoga to align body, mind, and spirit; relieve stress; and improve overall health. She loves teaching yoga to help others receive these benefits. Mary June has completed both 200-hour and 300-hour Advanced yoga trainings, as well as additional certifications in Yin, Yoga for Cancer, and Restorative Yoga. Off the mat, she is also a self-taught chef, herbalist, avid gardener, and holistic health expert who enjoys spending time with her husband and fur babies and soaking up the sun on a beach whenever possible.

Alignment Yoga – Level 2 with Ron Felix @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

This class is an upper level class so you have already earned your stripes by being in several series of an alignment style (like Iyengar ) yoga at Level 1. This class builds on that beginner’s level, refines it with more advanced poses and introduces you to a theme type practice. A theme could be a class focusing on back bends or forward bends etc. In addition you will be working on an inversion practice as your knowledge and experience as a beginner has taught you what not to do as compared to what you can do.

This class is taught in an 8-week series but drop-ins @ $15/class will be allowed with permission from the teacher.

Ron Felix – 865-584-0057

ron_felix@bellsouth.net

Sep
7
Sat
Power Yoga with Jill Bartine @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am

Currently, Jill is offering this class outside with masks and social distancing. Sign up ahead with Jill flutistyogini@gmail.com — sign ups open Thursday.

 


Jill Bartine, M.M., RYT

JillB_headshotJill Bartine has been a teacher for more than half her life. As a classically-trained flutist who performs with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, her first outlet for her teaching passion was music.  She is thrilled to now include yoga to her teaching repertoire after completing her 200-hour RYT certification in August 2011.  By the fall of 2013, she had already logged over 1,000 teaching hours, which made her eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 200 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher).  She also holds a Bachelor of Music in flute performance from Northwestern University and a Master of Music from the University of Tennessee.

Having never been a fitness buff, Jill stepped into her first yoga class in 2002, and it was love at first sight.  Over the years that she has practiced, she is continually amazed at the benefits yoga has brought to her life – physical fitness, better posture, mental clarity, self-confidence, increased flexibility on and off the mat, and a general sense of peace and gratitude.

Professional musical performance employs controlled breath, body awareness, energy, creativity, rhythmic flow, and harmony — all qualities of a successful yoga practice.  Jill draws upon these elements in her classes, helping her students to feel in tune with their bodies and spirit, and those around them.  She professes to have “yoga ADHD” and constantly seeks new ways to experience poses and offer them to her students in a dynamic, playful way.

Jill teaches power and vinyasa group classes at multiple studios in Knoxville and also enjoys teaching private sessions for individuals and small groups. Connect with Jill via email:  flutistyogini@gmail.com ,  facebook.com/flutistyogini,
Twitter: twitter.com/flutistyogini, and Instagram: instagram.com/flutistyogini.

Sep
10
Tue
Slow Flow Yoga with Meryl Kerns @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Love Vinyasa flow but think it’s just too fast? This class is for you!

In Slow Burn yoga, you will be challenged in a completely different way. Strengthen your body in a unique process by slowing down the creative flows, forcing you to ignite deeper, stabilizing muscles, focus and steady the mind to stay present and balanced, and become more flexible from holding stretches longer for a fuller release. This class welcomes students of all levels and will leave you with a better understanding of proper alignment and basic anatomy to take with you on your yoga journey.
75 minutes


Meryl’s journey of learning began in 2001, at the age of eleven, when she embarked on her martial arts path within the discipline of Kung Fu. She was trained by a second generation Si Fu assisted by a female Si Fu who was trained in massage therapy. The passion and knowledge of her two teachers, combined with the traditional approach of the school, inspired Meryl’s inquiry into the mechanics of the inner body and holistic healing. Later on, Meryl added Tai Chi to her martial arts practice, which further deepened her mind-body connection. It was Meryl’s female Si Fu who inspired her to pursue holistic healing, massage therapy, and yoga as a profession by treating her throughout the years as she attended the school.

In 2009, Meryl chose Asheville School of Massage and Yoga as the launching point for her education in massage therapy by completing 675 hours of school and completing her license massage training. The Asheville School of Massage and Yoga greatly emphasized the need for student self-care through yoga practice, as well as extending self-care awareness to clients. After starting her own practice,

Meryl quickly grew an extreme passion for the combination of massage and yoga. In 2013, she traveled to Costa Rica to complete her 200 hour yoga teacher training with Frog Lotus Yoga training program. Recently, at the beginning of 2017, she traveled to India to receive not only her 500 hour yoga teacher training  certification, but also a 50 hour yin yoga certification. After that then traveling to Spain to stay at the beautiful yoga retreat centre Suryalila for three months to continue her personal growth and deepen her

yoga knowledge. Now she’s back in Knoxville ready to share all the extensive knowledge and training to all who seek it.

Meryl has spent the last several years developing her skills by working in freelance. Her  working experiences have included practicing out of yoga studios, art festival healing sanctuaries, hospitality massage for multiple music venues, and private appointments. She currently practices integrated massages including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Thai yoga, and her personal favorite: Myofascial Release. Her multi-faceted training and experience enable Meryl to treat each client with unique and intuitive approach,   inspiring them to take an active part in their own healing.


Yoga Privates

60 min – $60  /  75 min – $70  /  90 min – $80

 

 

Sep
11
Wed
Feel Good Flow with Mary June Thompson @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wednesday at Noon: Feel Good Flow with Mary June Thompson

Take 60 minutes for YOU to lift your spirits and improve your energy level as we move through a mindful vinyasa flow connecting movement with breath. Variations and modifications are offered to make this class accessible to and beneficial for everyone and to help each individual “find what feels good” in their unique body.


Mary June is a dedicated long-time practitioner who believes in the ability of yoga to align body, mind, and spirit; relieve stress; and improve overall health. She loves teaching yoga to help others receive these benefits. Mary June has completed both 200-hour and 300-hour Advanced yoga trainings, as well as additional certifications in Yin, Yoga for Cancer, and Restorative Yoga. Off the mat, she is also a self-taught chef, herbalist, avid gardener, and holistic health expert who enjoys spending time with her husband and fur babies and soaking up the sun on a beach whenever possible.

Alignment Yoga – Level 2 with Ron Felix @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

This class is an upper level class so you have already earned your stripes by being in several series of an alignment style (like Iyengar ) yoga at Level 1. This class builds on that beginner’s level, refines it with more advanced poses and introduces you to a theme type practice. A theme could be a class focusing on back bends or forward bends etc. In addition you will be working on an inversion practice as your knowledge and experience as a beginner has taught you what not to do as compared to what you can do.

This class is taught in an 8-week series but drop-ins @ $15/class will be allowed with permission from the teacher.

Ron Felix – 865-584-0057

ron_felix@bellsouth.net

Sep
14
Sat
Power Yoga with Jill Bartine @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am

Currently, Jill is offering this class outside with masks and social distancing. Sign up ahead with Jill flutistyogini@gmail.com — sign ups open Thursday.

 


Jill Bartine, M.M., RYT

JillB_headshotJill Bartine has been a teacher for more than half her life. As a classically-trained flutist who performs with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, her first outlet for her teaching passion was music.  She is thrilled to now include yoga to her teaching repertoire after completing her 200-hour RYT certification in August 2011.  By the fall of 2013, she had already logged over 1,000 teaching hours, which made her eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 200 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher).  She also holds a Bachelor of Music in flute performance from Northwestern University and a Master of Music from the University of Tennessee.

Having never been a fitness buff, Jill stepped into her first yoga class in 2002, and it was love at first sight.  Over the years that she has practiced, she is continually amazed at the benefits yoga has brought to her life – physical fitness, better posture, mental clarity, self-confidence, increased flexibility on and off the mat, and a general sense of peace and gratitude.

Professional musical performance employs controlled breath, body awareness, energy, creativity, rhythmic flow, and harmony — all qualities of a successful yoga practice.  Jill draws upon these elements in her classes, helping her students to feel in tune with their bodies and spirit, and those around them.  She professes to have “yoga ADHD” and constantly seeks new ways to experience poses and offer them to her students in a dynamic, playful way.

Jill teaches power and vinyasa group classes at multiple studios in Knoxville and also enjoys teaching private sessions for individuals and small groups. Connect with Jill via email:  flutistyogini@gmail.com ,  facebook.com/flutistyogini,
Twitter: twitter.com/flutistyogini, and Instagram: instagram.com/flutistyogini.

Sep
17
Tue
Slow Flow Yoga with Meryl Kerns @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Love Vinyasa flow but think it’s just too fast? This class is for you!

In Slow Burn yoga, you will be challenged in a completely different way. Strengthen your body in a unique process by slowing down the creative flows, forcing you to ignite deeper, stabilizing muscles, focus and steady the mind to stay present and balanced, and become more flexible from holding stretches longer for a fuller release. This class welcomes students of all levels and will leave you with a better understanding of proper alignment and basic anatomy to take with you on your yoga journey.
75 minutes


Meryl’s journey of learning began in 2001, at the age of eleven, when she embarked on her martial arts path within the discipline of Kung Fu. She was trained by a second generation Si Fu assisted by a female Si Fu who was trained in massage therapy. The passion and knowledge of her two teachers, combined with the traditional approach of the school, inspired Meryl’s inquiry into the mechanics of the inner body and holistic healing. Later on, Meryl added Tai Chi to her martial arts practice, which further deepened her mind-body connection. It was Meryl’s female Si Fu who inspired her to pursue holistic healing, massage therapy, and yoga as a profession by treating her throughout the years as she attended the school.

In 2009, Meryl chose Asheville School of Massage and Yoga as the launching point for her education in massage therapy by completing 675 hours of school and completing her license massage training. The Asheville School of Massage and Yoga greatly emphasized the need for student self-care through yoga practice, as well as extending self-care awareness to clients. After starting her own practice,

Meryl quickly grew an extreme passion for the combination of massage and yoga. In 2013, she traveled to Costa Rica to complete her 200 hour yoga teacher training with Frog Lotus Yoga training program. Recently, at the beginning of 2017, she traveled to India to receive not only her 500 hour yoga teacher training  certification, but also a 50 hour yin yoga certification. After that then traveling to Spain to stay at the beautiful yoga retreat centre Suryalila for three months to continue her personal growth and deepen her

yoga knowledge. Now she’s back in Knoxville ready to share all the extensive knowledge and training to all who seek it.

Meryl has spent the last several years developing her skills by working in freelance. Her  working experiences have included practicing out of yoga studios, art festival healing sanctuaries, hospitality massage for multiple music venues, and private appointments. She currently practices integrated massages including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Thai yoga, and her personal favorite: Myofascial Release. Her multi-faceted training and experience enable Meryl to treat each client with unique and intuitive approach,   inspiring them to take an active part in their own healing.


Yoga Privates

60 min – $60  /  75 min – $70  /  90 min – $80

 

 

Sep
18
Wed
Feel Good Flow with Mary June Thompson @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wednesday at Noon: Feel Good Flow with Mary June Thompson

Take 60 minutes for YOU to lift your spirits and improve your energy level as we move through a mindful vinyasa flow connecting movement with breath. Variations and modifications are offered to make this class accessible to and beneficial for everyone and to help each individual “find what feels good” in their unique body.


Mary June is a dedicated long-time practitioner who believes in the ability of yoga to align body, mind, and spirit; relieve stress; and improve overall health. She loves teaching yoga to help others receive these benefits. Mary June has completed both 200-hour and 300-hour Advanced yoga trainings, as well as additional certifications in Yin, Yoga for Cancer, and Restorative Yoga. Off the mat, she is also a self-taught chef, herbalist, avid gardener, and holistic health expert who enjoys spending time with her husband and fur babies and soaking up the sun on a beach whenever possible.

Alignment Yoga – Level 2 with Ron Felix @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

This class is an upper level class so you have already earned your stripes by being in several series of an alignment style (like Iyengar ) yoga at Level 1. This class builds on that beginner’s level, refines it with more advanced poses and introduces you to a theme type practice. A theme could be a class focusing on back bends or forward bends etc. In addition you will be working on an inversion practice as your knowledge and experience as a beginner has taught you what not to do as compared to what you can do.

This class is taught in an 8-week series but drop-ins @ $15/class will be allowed with permission from the teacher.

Ron Felix – 865-584-0057

ron_felix@bellsouth.net

Sep
21
Sat
Power Yoga with Jill Bartine @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am

Currently, Jill is offering this class outside with masks and social distancing. Sign up ahead with Jill flutistyogini@gmail.com — sign ups open Thursday.

 


Jill Bartine, M.M., RYT

JillB_headshotJill Bartine has been a teacher for more than half her life. As a classically-trained flutist who performs with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, her first outlet for her teaching passion was music.  She is thrilled to now include yoga to her teaching repertoire after completing her 200-hour RYT certification in August 2011.  By the fall of 2013, she had already logged over 1,000 teaching hours, which made her eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 200 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher).  She also holds a Bachelor of Music in flute performance from Northwestern University and a Master of Music from the University of Tennessee.

Having never been a fitness buff, Jill stepped into her first yoga class in 2002, and it was love at first sight.  Over the years that she has practiced, she is continually amazed at the benefits yoga has brought to her life – physical fitness, better posture, mental clarity, self-confidence, increased flexibility on and off the mat, and a general sense of peace and gratitude.

Professional musical performance employs controlled breath, body awareness, energy, creativity, rhythmic flow, and harmony — all qualities of a successful yoga practice.  Jill draws upon these elements in her classes, helping her students to feel in tune with their bodies and spirit, and those around them.  She professes to have “yoga ADHD” and constantly seeks new ways to experience poses and offer them to her students in a dynamic, playful way.

Jill teaches power and vinyasa group classes at multiple studios in Knoxville and also enjoys teaching private sessions for individuals and small groups. Connect with Jill via email:  flutistyogini@gmail.com ,  facebook.com/flutistyogini,
Twitter: twitter.com/flutistyogini, and Instagram: instagram.com/flutistyogini.

Sep
24
Tue
Slow Flow Yoga with Meryl Kerns @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Love Vinyasa flow but think it’s just too fast? This class is for you!

In Slow Burn yoga, you will be challenged in a completely different way. Strengthen your body in a unique process by slowing down the creative flows, forcing you to ignite deeper, stabilizing muscles, focus and steady the mind to stay present and balanced, and become more flexible from holding stretches longer for a fuller release. This class welcomes students of all levels and will leave you with a better understanding of proper alignment and basic anatomy to take with you on your yoga journey.
75 minutes


Meryl’s journey of learning began in 2001, at the age of eleven, when she embarked on her martial arts path within the discipline of Kung Fu. She was trained by a second generation Si Fu assisted by a female Si Fu who was trained in massage therapy. The passion and knowledge of her two teachers, combined with the traditional approach of the school, inspired Meryl’s inquiry into the mechanics of the inner body and holistic healing. Later on, Meryl added Tai Chi to her martial arts practice, which further deepened her mind-body connection. It was Meryl’s female Si Fu who inspired her to pursue holistic healing, massage therapy, and yoga as a profession by treating her throughout the years as she attended the school.

In 2009, Meryl chose Asheville School of Massage and Yoga as the launching point for her education in massage therapy by completing 675 hours of school and completing her license massage training. The Asheville School of Massage and Yoga greatly emphasized the need for student self-care through yoga practice, as well as extending self-care awareness to clients. After starting her own practice,

Meryl quickly grew an extreme passion for the combination of massage and yoga. In 2013, she traveled to Costa Rica to complete her 200 hour yoga teacher training with Frog Lotus Yoga training program. Recently, at the beginning of 2017, she traveled to India to receive not only her 500 hour yoga teacher training  certification, but also a 50 hour yin yoga certification. After that then traveling to Spain to stay at the beautiful yoga retreat centre Suryalila for three months to continue her personal growth and deepen her

yoga knowledge. Now she’s back in Knoxville ready to share all the extensive knowledge and training to all who seek it.

Meryl has spent the last several years developing her skills by working in freelance. Her  working experiences have included practicing out of yoga studios, art festival healing sanctuaries, hospitality massage for multiple music venues, and private appointments. She currently practices integrated massages including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Thai yoga, and her personal favorite: Myofascial Release. Her multi-faceted training and experience enable Meryl to treat each client with unique and intuitive approach,   inspiring them to take an active part in their own healing.


Yoga Privates

60 min – $60  /  75 min – $70  /  90 min – $80

 

 

Sep
25
Wed
Feel Good Flow with Mary June Thompson @ Breezeway Yoga Studio
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wednesday at Noon: Feel Good Flow with Mary June Thompson

Take 60 minutes for YOU to lift your spirits and improve your energy level as we move through a mindful vinyasa flow connecting movement with breath. Variations and modifications are offered to make this class accessible to and beneficial for everyone and to help each individual “find what feels good” in their unique body.


Mary June is a dedicated long-time practitioner who believes in the ability of yoga to align body, mind, and spirit; relieve stress; and improve overall health. She loves teaching yoga to help others receive these benefits. Mary June has completed both 200-hour and 300-hour Advanced yoga trainings, as well as additional certifications in Yin, Yoga for Cancer, and Restorative Yoga. Off the mat, she is also a self-taught chef, herbalist, avid gardener, and holistic health expert who enjoys spending time with her husband and fur babies and soaking up the sun on a beach whenever possible.