Yoga Teachers

Morgan Dice - YogaMorgan Dice, RYT® 200

Like many others, Morgan first came to yoga for the physical exercise, wanting to sweat and feel challenged during a workout, though it didn’t take long to figure out that yoga was so much more than just another exercise craze. The lessons learned on the mat quickly began showing up in everyday life. For Morgan, yoga is a way to cultivate mindfulness, balance, and most importantly, self-love. As a teacher, she truly believes that yoga can heal and transform the mind, body, and spirit, and she aims to help students explore a deeper connection with themselves through the breath and proper alignment of postures. 

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Krysta Howell, RYT® 200

For Krysta Howell yoga is much more than simply a physical practice for the body; it is a way to challenge and center the mind, an approach to tap into the ebb and flow of life, a place to not take yourself too seriously.

Krysta began practicing yoga as a way to further her knowledge about human anatomy and exercise. At the time, she was at a dead end job feeling very stifled and unsatisfied. It didn’t take long for her to realize that yoga was not simply “exercise”. Through the practice, she found how to better tune into her own body, mind, and spirit.

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no-imageChris Judge, RYT® 200

I have been teaching Tai-Chi and Qi-gong for 8 years.  I started practicing 14 years ago with Cefu Dave Foulk and Saya Pat Finley and fell in love with the way it links movement to breath and its profound ability to help promote the body's natural healing abilities. Since I was graciously allowed to begin teaching I have worked with many different types of bodies including the elder population, the disabled and even children and kickboxers.  I also hold a 200 hour yoga teacher certification from the Himalayan Institute and a BS in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland.

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Tina Crandell, RYT® 200

Tina Crandell has been a registered yoga teacher since 2014. She had studied under Lynn Matthews, owner of Yoga4Life, in Annapolis, Maryland.  For over two years Tina has continued to cultivate her teaching skills through study and practice, and by working with students of diverse ages and backgrounds.

In addition to work at Awaken Wellness, Tina is the staff Yoga Instructor for the Skipjacks Hockey Club, and independent program based in York, PA, that fields U16 and U18 teams competing in the United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL).  Tina also runs the weekly Yoga Club at a public school in Baltimore where she teaches elementary students compassion, focus, self-esteem, and how the breath improves the function of the brain.  In addition to her 200-hour teaching designation, Tina has also completed 60-hours of training and is certified to facilitate classes in the Amrit Method of Yoga Nidra.

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Kim Metz, RYT® 500 - Masters in Yoga Therapy

I am one of the first graduates in the country to receive a Masters in Yoga Therapy from an accredited University.  Yoga Therapy is an evidence based integrative treatment that can benefit many conditions including: stress management, chronic pain, sleep issues, back pain, arthritis, osteopenia/osteoporosis, anxiety, depression, energy and mood. I weaves my yoga therapy knowledge into my group classes to offer deeper insight on how to be well as your body ages. Expect a class that allows for curiosity, playfulness and nurturing- tuning into your body to more fully connect with your authentic self and move with flow and ease both on and off the mat.

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Jamie Weymont, RYT® 500, MMI Certified Meditation Teacher

Since falling in love with yoga, Jamie has deepened her practice first training under Kim Manfredi of Charm City Yoga (now YogaWorks). Then after becoming a full-time yoga teacher, Jamie ventured on a solo journey to Rishikesh, India to complete her Advanced Teacher Training. In addition to being a 500 hour Registered Yoga Teacher, Jamie is a Certified Meditation Teacher. She studied under Sarah McLean, author of "Soul Centered" and Founder of the McLean Meditation Institute. Classes with Jamie are heart felt, inspired, and full of play and surrender. No matter what, expect Jamie to welcome you with love each time you come to the mat, and encourage you to approach your practice with self-compassion and non-judgment.

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