Wes Tudor, E-RYT, has been practicing yoga since 1992 and became a Himalayan Institute trained yoga teacher in 2006. Prior to that, he studied meditation and biofeedback in San Francisco, while also completing a masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego. In 2001, he traveled to India for the Maha Kumba Mela festival and did intensive practices on the Ganges for one month. He teaches in the Hatha yoga style, and brings an expertise in meditation and guided relaxation to his classes. Wes founded the Raja Yoga and Meditation Center in 2010, and transformed it into a non-profit organization in 2015. Wes also has an undergraduate degree in cello performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of music.
Kathy Revelle completed her 500 hr certification through Yoga on Main in 2012. Her Hatha classes are an artful balance of asanas, pranayama, philosophy, mantra & meditation. Kathy has a gentle style which emphasizes staying present, through the breath, while surrendering to your own sense of calm & relaxation. She is also an artist, works as a nanny, and teaches yoga to children.
Maggie Haraburda received her 200 YTT in 2017 through a non-profit organization called Story Yoga. Her practice is a mix of vinyasa and yin, trauma informed and gentle on the body and spirit.
Patricia Hughey, after a 35-year career in IT decided to use retirement to take her yoga practice to the next level and became a certified teacher at Raja Yoga. She credits her yoga practice with keeping her happy, healthy, and medication-free in her 60s and so is especially interested in the benefits yoga brings later in life. She loves sharing her practice and experience with students of all ages. Namaste!
Jenna Rupert is a vinyasa yoga teacher and holistic health coach who’s passionate about sharing wellness with her community. Her classes have a friendly and welcoming energy that focus on mindful movement, deep breathing, and meditation. Jenna teaches in the after school kids yoga program on Monday afternoons.
Tierney Kidd comes to yoga from a background in ballet. She grew up in Wichita, KS and moved to NYC and performed professionally with the New York Theatre Ballet Company. Tierney is a 200 Hour RYT whose approach to Vinyasa yoga is holistic, balancing energy through breath and movement. She focuses on correct alignment, Pranayama breathing and likes to occasionally choreograph some fun and interesting Vinyasa flows.
Corey Reidy sought out yoga simply from curiosity, but found a practice that she fell in love with, gave her tremendous empowerment, and deep healing. Corey has been teaching yoga since 2014 and her vinyasa classes prioritize the tristana method: linking breath, movement, and gaze, in order to find the moving meditation. Corey’s personal practice is ashtanga yoga, which informs how she teaches her more modern vinyasa classes. Her classes are invigorating and grounding. Corey participates in social justice activism, cooking vegan food, and enjoys being a dedicated bookworm.
Virginia McKinnie Yoga and breath and writing and herbs and lots of open space to feel the Earth…these are my passions. As far as letters go: MA, Literature, RYT 200 and two 500 hour TT, Yin Yoga Certification, Restorative Yoga Cert., Meditation Teacher Certification, Chakra Teacher Certification with Anodea Judith, Poet, Space Holder, Spirit Guide, Wise Woman and lover of wet earth, warm winds, dashing water and brilliant fire.
Yonit Upart found yoga in 2010 as an empowering way to heal and stretch between sports injuries, a tool for managing work-related stress, a fun and immersive way to exercise, and a reminder to practice mindfulness as much as possible. She is 200 YTT trained and guides a donation-based Vinyasa practice rooted in gratitude, strength, intuition, and fun. All contributions go toward the Raja Yoga and Meditation Center Outreach program aimed to make yoga and it’s benefits accessible to children and seniors. For more information refer to the “Non-Profit Outreach” tab.
Kristen Palone is an empowerment coach and meditation expert who is passionate about supporting others transform their scarcity mindset into one of powerful abundance and potential. She shares a therapeutic practice that will transform one’s life both on and off the mat. Kristen believes that yoga is a gateway to the path of Self-realization. She teaches with a light-hearted spirit of playfulness and enthusiasm, aiming to have students step off the mat feeling nourished, mindful, whole, and interconnected with all beings.
Katherine Okonak completed her 200 hr yoga teacher training at Anjali Power Yoga in 2019. She has also completed the Baptiste Foundation Unstoppable Training, focused on making yoga accessible to youth through a trauma-informed lens, as well as the Baptiste Foundation Level One Training. Katherine teaches a Vinyasa style class with a focus on connecting breath to movement and remaining present. Her class facilitates building both flexibility and strength, and incorporates both stability and ease. Katherine is a licensed social worker currently working as a research coordinator conducting research on pediatric trauma informed care.