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Private Lesson

This class is taught by:

Erin Brandao

Erin Brandao (E-RYT 500 )
I took my first yoga class in college in the early 2000’s and all I can remember about it is that I always fell asleep in savasana, the resting post at the end of every class. An workout that ended with a nap sounded pretty good to me! Over the next few years I flirted off and on with yoga until it became an integral part of my life and recovery after the death of my mother. The first time someone suggested I could be a teacher myself, I laughed and said no way. Good thing the Divine has a sense of humor too, because in 2011 I became certified through Namah Shivaya’s teacher training program and now I serve as the lead trainer for our weekday program. What I love most about yoga is its diversity. There is a yoga style, class, or teacher for everyone. I teach active physically challenging classes like ashtanga and all levels flow, relaxing and accessible options like restorative and gentle, as well as a weekly yoga class just for kids! Yoga has given me so many gifts, from physical health to mental peace to spiritual awakening, and I would love to share the gifts of yoga with you as well. Sign up for a group class or contact the studio to book a private lesson with me and begin your own journey today!

Robin Korevaar

Robin currently teaches all levels Vinyasa Flow and gentle yoga in the Hatha tradition at Namah Shivaya studio and has a small private studio of adult students ages 25-60 years. She enjoys working with students of all ages, and teaches yoga for youth ages 3-17 at Namah Shivaya Studio, Dallas Academy for Music & Performing Arts (DAMPA), and Northpark Mall. Robin’s brings to the studio her rich experience as an endurance athlete, social worker, and student of the Alexander Technique (a practice used by many performers and athletes to maximize efficiency and effectiveness in movement). Her wellness class for emerging performers at DAMPA makes use of her full range of skills.

Connection with breath and flow are central to her instruction style, as is efficient use of one’s musculoskeletal system: Robin delights in helping yoga students find greater line, ease, and balance in their practice. Her classes offer creative sequences that encourage freedom, exploration, flexibility, and strength in mind, body, and spirit.

Ms. Korevaar completed her RYT 200 training at Namah Shivaya studio in Dallas (October 2017) and her RCYT through Yogees Yoga for Kids (May 2018). She is registered with the Yoga Alliance (with CPR certification and liability insurance), and is available for group, private, and semi-private lessons.

Denae Richards

As a Certified Sound Practitioner, Denae has been studying & practicing sound meditation for many years. Sound has been a part of her life since early childhood, playing the piano, singing in the choir, playing saxophone in high school & college. After experiencing gongs and singing bowls for the first time, she was immediately drawn to sound in a way she had never before experienced. She continues to explore different ways in which sound & frequency has an innate connection with healing the body on many levels: emotional, spiritual & physical. In August 2017, Denae became a graduate with honors from The Globe Sound Healing Institute.

Wendy Loven

I started practicing yoga in 2003 in order to help my body recover from a back injury. I soon discovered that yoga was good for so much more than healing back pain, it helped in all areas of my life, from reducing stress to building strength. In 2013, I completed the 200 hour training at Namah Shivaya and in 2015, I completed the 300 hour training. I love introducing new students to the benefits of yoga and showing them the myriad of ways that yoga can be used to improve every aspect of your life!