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Our Team

The stronger the love in us. The stronger the love around us. 

At Yoga Barn, you will find a team of people who embody a joy for the movement we teach, because of the healing effect it's had on own own lives. We have overcome injury and disease, worked through emotional trauma, felt empowerment, and found deep connection to a community on our individual journeys. The transformation we experienced is what led us to become teachers. We are grateful to have the opportunity to share our collective wisdom with you.

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Carleen Birnes

Manager, Yoga Barn

Howl Health Coaching

Carleen believes that movement is powerful medicine to heal, transform, and help one feel vibrantly alive and connected to a community. LEARN MORE

Venmo: @carleenbirnes

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Michele Bickley

Love Life Yoga

Michele Bickley is in love with yoga and the art of sharing it creatively, in all areas of life…on and off the mat. Her goal is pretty simple. Help people rise—into their higher selves—one breath at a time to discover freedom.  LEARN MORE

Venmo: @Michele-Bickley

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Heather Gwaltney

Healthy with Heather​

Heather enjoys teaching a vigorous, fun, yet accessible flow to adults and children. She has found her calling in empowering students to feel a radiant sense of confidence through their yoga practice.  LEARN MORE

Venmo: @Heather-Gwaltney-2

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Nicole Neiman

Nicole holds a safe space for you to show up as you are. She has a beautifully calm teaching style that is light and fun but challenges you to go out of your comfort zone. She loves that yoga meets you where you are, and invites all levels to her class.  LEARN MORE

Venmo @nikkineiman

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Alex Gable

Alex believes that inside of everyone lies all of the organic tools we need to feel whole and radiant and that by practicing yoga one will come to better realize this. 


Venmo: @Alexandria-Gable-yoga

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Shelby Walker

Shelby offers a well-rounded yoga practice that consists of asana (postures), pranayama (breathwork), and meditation. She is dedicated to empowering students to feel strong and stable in your yoga practice. She will do her best to meet you where you are and challenge you to create space for self-acceptance and growth in your yoga practice. LEARN MORE

Venmo: @shelbywalker_SecondArrowYoga

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Lindsay Cook

Living Life Everyday | LLE

Lindsay's intention as a teacher is to help students listen to their inner selves and find the courage to step out of their comfort zone.  She loves the energy and joy of yoga, and hopes that everyone who takes her classes experiences that joy in their own light.  LEARN MORE

Venmo: @lindsay-cook-1

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Beth Ivey

Beth has always had a passion for movement.  She believes yoga is an amazing vessel to find harmony between mind and body and that it is for every BODY.  Her classes are closely linked to music which guides you to move and flow fluidly. She invites you to meet her on the mat to release stress, tension, inhibitions and all the. other "stuff" that holds us back. LEARN MORE

Venmo: @beth-ivey

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Stephanie Johnson

Stephanie loves sharing the gift of healing movement through a yoga practice that is accessible for all. She helps students get out of their minds and into their body wisdom and a flow state. Bringing forth the science and philosophy of yoga adapted to the modern human experience, Stephanie guides students into alignment with mind, body and soul. LEARN MORE
Venmo: @StephanieJohnson04

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Kathryn Para


Frolic the Fox​

Kathryn Para, a.k.a. Frolic the Fox™ is a wonder-forward singer-songwriter, storyteller, yoga teacher who sprinkles fairy dust for families and educators around the country with her wonder and wellness programs.


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Adelyn Navarro

Adelyn BeWell

Adelyn is passionate about sharing the deep healing benefits of Yoga and Ayurveda by cultivating inner awareness through movement and breath. She brings an energy of fun and joy to her Yoga classes with sprinkles of Ayurveda talk throughout. 


Venmo:  @adelyn-navarro

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