Harumi Maejima

Harumi is the owner /director of harumiyoga+ and a E-RYT 500 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, with more than 2,000 hours of teaching experience ) through Yoga Alliance. It is the highest proficiency level in Yoga teaching recognized by the Yoga Alliance. She has been practicing yoga since 1994. Harumi uses a unique approach to the body and mind connection awareness. She focuses in breathing techniques and body movement to create balance and health throughout yoga and meditation.

Dawn Budetto

  • Yoga Instructor 200 RYT

Dawn brings over 20 years of Yoga experience with emphasis on empowering students to feel confident and comfortable at their own level of Yoga exploration. Dawn obtained her 200-hour certification from The YogaLife Institute, the North American Headquarters of the 100 Yoga Centers program sponsored by The Yoga Institute of Mumbai, India.

Teri Nugent

  • Yoga Instructor 200 RYT

Part of Harumi’s Healing House to share the Kripalu Yoga of compassionate awareness thru meditation in motion. Classes focus on breath and movement connection, with mindful awareness of the body.

Rachel Hollingsworth

  • Yoga Instructor 500 RYT

Rachel taught public yoga classes to students of various ages and fitness levels in both Hatha and Kundalini Yoga formats. Starting in January 2008, assisted the director of 7 Centers teach Yoga Asana workshops for students in the month-long intensive Yoga Teacher Training program; taught yogic philosophy, a variety of yoga practices, and yoga classes to the teachers in training.

Betti Ahmed

  • Certified Nia Instructor

Betti has a background as a classical pianist and ballet/jazz dancer. After graduating from college, she followed her passion to get certified as a Nia instructor in Los Angeles and immediately started teaching in the L.A. area. Betti is also a Licensed Massage Therapist, having studied at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, which she believes is a great complement to her teaching.

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Wanda Letourneau

  • Yoga Instructor RYT500

Wanda’s classes accommodate everybody and every body. They are designed to mobilize and heal the spaces in your body through stretching, breath work and meditation and stabilize your body in space through Astanga vinyasa flow sequencing. In class you may experience partner poses, adjustments, or restorative poses. All you have to do is just show up! Hope to see you soon!

Gretchell Kaplan

  • Yoga Instructor 200 RYT

Gretchell has been a dancer since 2002 and started teaching in 2004. She received the 200 hour yoga certification through SCC and an active RYT 200. Her approach is to guide your mind and body with breath control focusing into alignment and adjustment based in Iyengar style.

Nancy Wilford

  • Yoga Instructor 200 RYT

Nancy Wilford has been a resident of Arizona since 1990. She is a certified yoga instructor completing her 200YTT at the South West Institute of Health in Tempe , AZ. Nancy is also a licensed Massage Therapist, and a certified RAW chef. Recently studying under Kamini Desai, Nancy is a certified Yoga Nidra instructor as well. Join Nancy as she shares her love for Restorative and Yoga Nidra.

Brian Skow

  • Jujitsu based Self Defense Instructor

Brian holds Shodan (First Degree Black Belt) in Danzan Ryu Jujitsu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danzan-ry-AB) by the Shoshin Ryu Yudanshakai (http://www.shoshinryu.com/). His martial arts studies began in elementary school in Belgium, when he trained for two years in traditional Japanese Jujitsu. He continued as an adult in the 1990s, with a year of training in Kantan Kyo Jujitsu (http://kantankyo.com/) in Boise, Idaho, followed by five years of training in Danzan Ryu Jujitsu in Tempe, Arizona. At the end of those five years, in 2000, Brian was awarded Shodan, at which point he decided to take some time off to study and practice Tai Chi Chuan, Ki Gong, and Shiatsu. Time off, with occasional Jujtisu practice with former Dojo-mates. In 2014, Brian decided to return more fully to the art, exposing others to the benefits of Jujitsu. His focus is middle-aged women and men desiring to learn about martial arts and develop some confidence in daily life without getting injured in the process. However, if any become serious, desiring to learn more deeply, Brian is ready to bring them through the belt ranks