grew up in rocklin when the 49ers held summer camp at sierra college! the call of clover valley lured me back to rocklin where a huge granite rock surrounded by oaks in my front yard is no mistake. experiencing life with 2 daughters and 1 dog who enjoys chasing cars.
loves to experience new things & keep life simple
favorite book: The Life of Pi by Yann Martel
favorite quote: "Believe you can and you are halfway there." - Theodore Rosevelt
favorite place: almost anywhere out in nature. being near, in or on water - sailing on water is even better.
loves: feel the wind on my face as i sail the day away on the bay, great conversation spent with friends and family, sharing the healing practice of yoga with others & myself, and always continuing to change and grow with life experiences.
a bit of a gypsy, with 1 husband, 2 kids, within 15 moves in 3 continents.
loves to travel and taste new flavors, a match made in heaven.
favorite book: Pillars of the Earth by Ken Folllet
favorite quote: "You never change your life until you change something you do daily." -John C. Maxwell
favorite place: on a beach.
favorite pose: seated angle (upavista konasana)
loves: farmers markets, sand between my toes, star gazing, the perfect nap, being crafty, happily everafters, and yoga.
favorite dessert: mom's lemon meringue pie
recovering midwesterner who has loved being in northern california for the last 27 years. program manager in healthcare. 1 husband, 2 step kids and 1 cat.
loves to be in the garden - either working in it, or appreciating one with my husband.
favorite book: The Meditations from the Mat, by Rolf Gates and Katrina Kenison
favorite quote: "You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm." - Colette
favorite place: london.
favorite pose: seated forward twist similar to half lord of the fishes pose (matsyangasana)
loves: bright colors and patterns, celebrating life, laughing out loud, anything related to yoga, all kinds of music, outdoor concerts, sharing food and wine with friends, exploring new as well as familiar places with my best friend, my husband.
favorite dessert: chocolate cheesecake with raspberry coulis and whipped cream
recently moved from the central coast to be closer to family, with 1 husband, 1 son, 2 very silly dogs, and a cat.
loves being with family, cooking, eating, merrymaking, and playing with color.
favorite book: whatever is on the nightstand, currently, The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
favorite quote: "The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is today." -Chinese Proverb
favorite place: in a hammock, under a tree.
favorite pose: forward bends
loves: warm weather, clean sheets, gardening, dancing in the kitchen, and yoga.
favorite dessert: chocolate, anything
Kirk Hartwig, E-RYT 500
born in colorado, employed full time, married to nancy who has twins and a granddaughter; have rescued many cats over the years, currently down to one kitty
loves sports and mexican food.
favorite book: Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
favorite quote: "It's not the destination, but the journey." - unknown
loves: being outdoors, cycling, gardening, traveling, floating down a river; time travel stories starting at a young age with "Wrinkle in Time" (Madeleine L'Engle, 1962) continuing with "Back to the Future" (watched dozens of times!); also love playing card and board games.
favorite dessert: cherry pie (brownies close second!)
Joan Haase, RYT
mountain girl, married with two adult daughters and two weenie dogs. elementary school teacher for 20 plus years, and part time yoga instructor over 10 years.
loves; yoga practice, running in the dark, rock and roll music, animals, physical fitness, and spiritual connections. dislikes unkindness and suffering.
favorite book: The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
favorite quote: "That which does not kill us, makes us stronger." - Friedrich Nietzsche
favorite place: Lake Tahoe
grateful for each day and bridgeyoga. goal is to be the best i can be both on and off my yoga mat. i love the PEACE symbol too. peace.
favorite dessert: dark chocolate
Marsha Mobley Kilian
a southern born, mid-western raised odd duck, who found home in california with a loving husband who cooks, a sweet daughter who sews, and two mini-rescue dogs who are happy under the covers on my lap
loves making art, singing loudly in the car, creating what hasn't been done before, asking "why" and seeking answers.
favorite book: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
favorite quote: "People just need a good listening to." - Anonymous
favorite place: on a cliff, bundled up, watching the crashing waves below.
favorite pose: pigeon (kapotasana)
loves: hugging my daughter, teasing my husband, and reading, reading, reading. oops... almost forgot - YOGA!
favorite dessert: my husband's pear/blueberry/walnut tart - yum!
Sandra Burgner, RYT
lived in Rocklin/Roseville area since 2001. grew up in the hoosier state of indiana and lived in atlanta 20 years before coming here. has three adult children; two daughters in rocklin and a son in san francisco. two wonderful granddaughters have opened delightful new chambers in her heart! has a treasured Significant Other, robert, who shares her life daily.
loves; walking, especially in our national parks, yoga outside under the stars, quiet time, autumn, reading and an afternoon nap. doing petroglyph painting with granddaughters.
favorite yoga book: Living Your Yoga by Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D., P.T.
favorite quote: "You must be the change you want to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi
favorite place: The beach in Orange Beach, Alabama or Hawaii.
favorite pose: legs-up-the-wall (viparite karani)
favorite dessert: ghirardelli chocolate, intense dark, "sea salt soiree"! divine!