WHO WE ARE
Laurie Eagle, Founder
Laurie Eagle left a successful, high-hustle career in sales to pursue her passion for wellness. Over the past 6 years, she has taught yoga in studios, parks, offices, gardens and lobbies—anywhere free of falling rocks really—all over California. Laurie is a certified mindfulness coach and loves watching people feel more powerful and balanced in their own skin. Laurie believes that contentment, self-kindness and playfulness are the stuff of a good life. She learned a lot of this from her dog, Fergie.
Laurie’s life wasn’t always this balanced. Read her full story here.
Jessica MISHRA, INSTRUCTOR
As a trained gymnast and dancer, Jessica loves to incorporate the strength and playfulness of gymnastics as well as the flow and delicate transitions of dance into her yoga classes.
Her teaching style emphasizes moving meditation, incorporating beautiful music, a focus on the breath and fewer words to guide students into each pose. She fosters a calm state where students become completely present in the moment as they glide into an energizing practice. Jessica completed her 200-hour Yoga Alliance certification program at Yoga Flow SF. She teaches Vinyasa yoga influenced by many other yoga styles and her favorite teachers.
Jessica also runs a financial consulting/bookkeeping business and counts on yoga to stay balanced, calm and clear.
Or Tegger, Instructor
I have been practicing and teaching yoga for over 15 years. My lessons are based on the harmony between breath and motion, while honoring the natural opening of the body and healthy accuracy of the poses by each practitioner
Monica Vialpando, INSTRUCTOR
Monica has traveled the world exploring myriad styles of yoga and learning from teachers in various disciplines.She received her 200-hour Ashtanga and 60-hour Vinyasa flow teacher’s certifications in 2012 while living in Brussels. She then moved to Manchester, UK where her style evolved due to the the influence of the strong community of the Jivamukti studio where she taught. Coming full circle, she now finds herself back in San Francisco where she completed her 50-hour Rocket training in 2016.
Karly Railsback, Instructor
A Licensed Massage Therapist, 500hr Registered Yoga Teacher and Ayurvedic Health Educator; Karly’s yoga classes focus on unwinding physical and mental tension while invigorating body and mind. Over the last 12 years she has studied and practiced holistic health in California, Alaska and Hawai’i. Currently Karly brings her knowledge and experience to the San Francisco Bay Area. Her passion is to give people tools to live healthy, joyful and productive lives. www.karlyrailsback.com
Jesse Jarvis, INSTRUCTOR
Jesse is a very positive, thorough and mindful yogi who loves to bring that energy into her teaching instruction. She obtained her Hatha Yoga 200-hr RYT cert. in Rishikesh, India as a result of fulfilling a long-time dream. Jesse loves the sunshine, flowers, yoga and being outside enjoying the company of true companions and new friends.
Torrey Mansur, INSTRUCTOR
Torrey is a dedicated student of yoga, yoga teacher and life enthusiast. She has been practicing yoga since 2006, studying Hatha Yoga with Vicki Russell Bell, Vinyasa with Lauren Slater, Therapeutic yoga with Harvey Deutch, Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga with Jane Austin, and Restorative yoga with Judith Hanson Lasater She truly believes that yoga is available to everybody, and she is eager to share this healing practice with the world, one breath at a time.
She began teaching yoga in 2012, after receiving a RYT-200 with Yoga to the People. Currently, Torrey is pursuing an Advanced RYT-500 at Yoga Tree. Torrey teaches Vinyasa flow, Restorative Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Prenatal Yoga and Postnatal Yoga at several studios all over the Bay Area.
lizzie KOUNTZE, INstructor
Lizzie Kountze is a vinyasa yoga teacher who has been practicing since 2007 and teaching since 2011 in studios, gyms, and companies in San Francisco and Washington DC. She consistently offers hands-on assists and adjustments, playful, relaxing music, and teaches to the needs of each student. Lizzie also teaches prenatal and restorative yoga, and is in the process of completing her 500 hour certification with Yoga Tree. She has studied intensively with Martin Scott, Mark Morford, Kimberly Wilson, and Kevin Waldorf-Cruz.
maria Schulman, instructor
Maria Schulman’s classes are original, light-hearted and comprehensive. Her calm, knowledgeable teaching style helps each student build a solid foundation, go deeply into subtleties, develop a safe, stable practice and discover a stronger sense of their own yoga. The joy, insight, and grounding Maria finds in her own practice fuels her passion to always be a student first, curious and open to new experiences. She has studied many different styles of yoga, including vinyasa, rocket yoga, yoga therapeutics and wall ropes. Her ongoing exploration of these diverse practices informs and enriches all her classes.
Julie beckerman, instructor
Julie is a compassionate lover of expression who turns to yoga for peace, wellbeing, and community. She teaches vinyasa style classes suitable for all levels and offers a safe non-judgmental space to release physical and emotional tension. In addition to teaching yoga, she works in sales at an event venue in SOMA and is in graduate school studying Somatic Psychology.
Stephanie stolorow, instructor
Yoga is the rhythm section of Stephanie’s theme song, keeping her grounded and on beat as the melody of life meanders, falters, and soars. A psychotherapist as well as a singer-songwriter, Stephanie is constantly working to peel away layers through study of the self and through her voice, and marvels at the yoga practice’s ability to shed light on the path to the authentic self. She aspires to make each of her classes a new journey, with breath awareness as a steady companion, and self-expression at the helm.
katy sTeadman, instructor
"I have been teaching yoga since 2001. I made my passion my job, and have not really looked back since. I enjoy teaching to all levels of students. Classes are usually moderately paced with a focus on breath and alignment. They can be challenging, informative, and will leave you feeling better than when you arrived.
ANNABELLE TELEKI, INSTRUCTOR
Annabelle's classes incorporate the traditions of Iyengar, Ashtanga, and Vini Yoga, with a strong focus on Vinyasa Flow. Annabelle brings a lifetime of travel and spiritual awareness to her practice and terching. Expect to move with synchronized breath from one pose to another, often accompanied by great music and always guided in the fundamentals of Yoga! Students are encouraged to delve deeper into the many teachings through Asana, Mediation, Pranyama and Chanting.