We have very qualified teachers to guide you in your journey!
Meet the SHY Team!
We have the best trained teachers to guide you through your Yoga journey! Our instructors are all minimally 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certified with many above and beyond with additional trainings and continuing education courses. They are devoted to instill confidence and motivate you to evolve with your practice.
Our teachers offer a variety within each class, will give options and modifications for those newer to yoga or recovering from injury. Each of our teachers bring a different training, yoga philosophy, personality and energy to any given class. Variety is the spice of life! That also proves true for our yoga practice! The more variety of styles and teachers you take, the more your body moves in different ways to open up and become stronger, leaner, more flexible, challenged, balanced and adaptable in Mind, Body and Soul. Enjoy the journey!
Jim has had an interest in sports from a very early age. Wanting to maintain his active lifestyle Jim was introduced to yoga in the 90’s. He has been certified to teach The Barkan Method of Hot Yoga since 2010. Jim is also a PSIA Level 2 Ski Instructor for Vail Resorts.
Deby has been certified to teach since 2005. She received her 500 HR certification with Mark Stephens and is certified to teach Hot Yoga, Hatha, Restorative, Vinyasa Styles, Yoga Sculpt and Barre. Deby loves to share the many benefits and mindfulness of Yoga.
Latonya was placed in ballet classes at the age of 3 to correct problems with her feet & legs & a passion for movement and music was ignited. She is Core Power certified Level I, II since 2010 & is also certified in Yoga Sculpt and Restorative. Expect to be energized!
Jes began practicing Ashtanga vinyasa yoga in 2003 & received her certification in 2011. Jes emphasizes a rigorous practice with attention to alignment & breath. Her favorite places to be are upside down on her hands or outside in the sunshine or snow to explore.
Beca was first introduced to Yoga in 2000 after she had her daughter. She’s come to surrender to the fact that we never “Arrive”, that this practice is a continuous exploration and discovery of self. Passionate about creating classes Beca holds a safe space for every Body.
Sarah's love of movement, mindfulness, and meditation led her to yoga over 15 years ago. Sivananda is the root of her Hatha practice. As a massage therapist as well, she profoundly connects to body awareness through hands-on healing as well as yoga.
Erin has studied in the lineage of T. Krishnamacharya's students, including B.K.S. Iyengar, T.K.V. Desikachar, and Gary Kraftsow, founder of American Viniyoga Institute. This model is focused on ancient teachings and their application in a therapeutic setting.
Ruth found Barre when she was looking to strengthen her leg after an ACL injury and has loved it ever since! She has 10 years of dance training in ballet, jazz, acrobatics, tap, and modern dance. She also has strong anatomy and physiology knowledge as she is a Registered Nurse!
Certified in 2016 Stewart focuses on deliberately linking breath to movement. His classes use movement & pace to offer variety and a sense of familiarity to students. A hiker, snowboarder, climber, & forever curious at heart, Stewart likes to bring nature themes into his classes.
Susan has a multitude of yoga styles she loves! She can teach Hot Yoga, Vinaysa, Ashtanga, Restorative, Children's and Seniors Yoga. The love of teaching and her infectious happiness will be felt in her classes. Be ready to get inspired, nurtured and centered.
As an athlete Lauren experienced injury. Through Yoga she found relief which then inspired her to get certified so she could share the healing benefits of Yoga to others. Not only is Yoga healing for physical injuries but she will guide you in class to find your zen.
Sammy took her Yoga training in Nepal and says, “This course has truly transformed my outlook on Yoga as a holistic approach to health.” She now looks forward to sharing and weaving the physical practice and holistic practice with you.
Mother of four & published author, Lindsay found yoga five years ago. What started out simply to improve flexibility became a full on love-affair. With care, humor & kindness, Lindsay guides you physically & emotionally to deeper levels of awareness, confidence & freedom.
Core Power certified in Vinyasa and Yoga Sculpt. Lissy was a Lacrosse player at CSU & discovered yoga which helped her find a deeper connection to the mind & body. The most important thing in her teachings are to set students up for success both physically & mentally.
Kaitlins' extensive background in endurance sports, as well as coaching drives her passion for fitness. Kaitlin tried barre in 2012 and became fascinated by the small movements which work the tiny muscles throughout the body.
Passion for inward exploration & growth has inspired a deep dive into Yoga & to ignite that passion in her students. An avid outdoor enthusiast, Samantha enjoys sequencing poses that help balance & compliment the energetic nature of the Colorado lifestyle.
Mel earned her certification through the Bindu Yoga School in Bali, Indonesia. She has been practicing yoga for the past 12 years in Colorado and abroad. Mel focuses on yoga geared toward athletes and includes injury prevention techniques in many of her classes.
Chelsea first came to yoga in 2009 while training for a half marathon. She got certified in 2013 in Bali & Core Power in 2014. Through teaching yoga, Chelsea hopes to inspire others to find the same connection that she has with herself & with others, on and off the mat.
Having been an athlete for most of her life Hannah started doing yoga to balance out her workouts. She was certified in 2014. Hannah is excited to share what Yoga has to offer. "Doing a yoga class is like taking a mini vacation, who doesn't want that?