577 Tiogue Ave

Coventry, RI 02816

401-935-9642

simplifyyoga@yahoo.com

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Michelle Riley, LMHC

Michelle is a Kripalu Yoga Teacher Association member and has been teaching yoga for 10 years. Michelle has a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics through the University of Rhode Island and Masters and CAGS from Salve Regina in Holistic Counseling and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.  Michelle is a counselor/ Social Worker in addictions and mental health and has been in the field for several years. She is certified in Reiki levels 1 & 2 and in angel therapy.

Owner, Yoga Teacher, and Holistic Therapist

Crystal

Crystal has been teaching yoga since 2008 with 200hr certifications from YogaWorks and Yogaslackers. As a Physical Therapist Assistant, she uses her extensive training to incorporate a mix of alignment focused flows, challenges and a little bit of silliness to her classes. You can expect to gain flexibility, build strength and have a good laugh in a relaxed atmosphere.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Ellen

Ellen is a 200 hour Yoga certified instructor with an extensive fitness background. She has been certified as a personal trainer and group exercise instructor through the American Council on Exercise since 1991. She has worked as a fitness and wellness director in addition to training clients in their homes. She came to Yoga 25 years ago looking for new ways to challenge her students and clients and instead found the balance of Yoga made a profound difference in own life. Ellen believes that Yoga is for everyone! There is a style of Yoga that can suit each individual regardless of Physical abilities. All levels are welcome in her class!

Mobility Yoga

Emma

Emma has been involved with Simplify for the past ten years. She took her first class at the original studio and, when she got certified to teach, Simplify was where she wanted to be. Through the years, she has taught everything from basic and gentle, to vinyasa, to restorative yoga, to Zumba! More recently, she has used her skills as a graphic and web designer to redesign and upkeep the studio's online presence, email newsletters, and social media. She is so proud to be a part of this incredible community that has changed her life as well as countless others.

Website, Marketing, Zumba/Yoga

Jaclyn

Jaclyn discovered the healing power of yoga at a time where she was struggling to balance a full time career and being the mother of two beautiful children. She received her 200 hour certification in Vinyasa Flow Yoga at Raffa Yoga and has gone one to study many things including trauma sensitive yoga and MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction). Through her own positive transformation, Jaclyn felt compelled to share the gifts she found with others and began teaching yoga full time. Find out more at yogawithjaclynri.com and follow her on Instagram at @yogawithjaclyn.

Mindful Flow, Mindfulness Meditation

Jenn

 I love teaching Zumba classes. The reason is simple: Every class feels like a party! Come join me and you'll see what I mean. You don't even have to know how to dance. Just move your body and follow my lead. It's easy! Come try it, I guarantee you will have a blast! I look forward to meeting you!

Zumba

Kim

Kim is a Certified Yoga Teacher through Integrative Yoga Therapy and holds a Landscape Design Degree from the University of Rhode Island. From her professional work in horticulture, which Kim has done for the past 20 years, she learned the need for balance. Over the years she has enjoyed aerobics and pilates but found Yoga fascinating and restorative, and so, became a teacher to share it’s great benefits. Kim’s approach to her Yoga classes involves basic postures (asanas) with a gentle touch and maximum reach that strike a balance between activity and relaxation. Kim is inspired to share compassion and self-acceptance from her own yoga practice with her students.

Gentle and Basic Yoga

Lisa

I am a 2017 graduate Pranotthan School of Yoga. I’ve been practicing yoga for approximately 6 years. I started practicing yoga to help ease some major pain issues from various injuries and arthritis. I have been teaching a gentle yoga class at Simplify since June of 20I7. I teach various stretching exercises and some postures throughout my class so you can gain strength and flexibility.

Gentle Yoga

Renee

Renee is a 200hr Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher. She enjoys sharing the physical and mental benefits with her students. Renee is a down to earth instructor who is not afraid to open up and inform her students about the practice. She started taking yoga to reduce stress and feel better about her body. She is a perfect example of someone who took a chance trying a new thing with yoga and found that it changed her life.

Basic Yoga

Rhonda

Rhonda is certified Pilates instructor and has been teaching for over 7 years. She loves teaching Pilates because it gives her the opportunity to share something she really enjoy with people of all ages! Pilates focuses on core strength and stability which is essential for healthy backs and for maintaining healthy movement in our every day lives.

Pilates

Stephanie

Stephanie has had a passion for dancing from a very early age. She studied classical dance for 16 years at various studios around Rhode Island. When she found Zumba 7 years ago, she fell in love! She is dedicated to bringing the joy and freedom of dance to her students with fun and easy to follow steps anyone can do. She aslo has a BA in early childhood education and loves working with children. Be sure to join her Friday mornings at 9:30am!

Zumba

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