Teacher Directory

Teacher Directory

Licensed Teacher Trainers

Welcome to our growing community of dedicated Licensed Ashaya Yoga teachers who are committed to serving others through being connected to a greater vision.

The Ashaya Yoga Trainers are an extraordinarily dedicated group of teachers with years of teaching experience who’ve studied extensively with Todd. The Trainers, authorized by Todd, teach the Ashaya Yoga 200-Hour Teacher Training in their local areas and often co-teach in other’s teacher trainings.

West Virginia

Randy Boyd – Fayetteville, WV

Randy Boyd

 

 

 

 

Randy Boyd (E-RYT 500) is a licensed Ashaya Yoga teacher who has trained with Todd Norian for over 1000 hours. He completed Todd’s 200 hour teacher training in 2007. Since then he has assisted Todd in various teacher and advanced teacher trainings. Randy lives in Fayetteville, WV where he teaches public yoga classes at Kula Yoga Studio. He also teacher trainings in WV. In 2015, Randy’s dream came true as he became an Ashaya Yoga Teacher Trainer.

Next Training: Starts September 13th, 2017 in Bethlehem, PA
For More Information
yogapowerwv.com
ranboyd@hotmail.com

Pennsylvania

Silver Kim – Bethlehem, PA

Silver Kim

 

 

 

 

Silver Kim, E-RYT 500, Certified and Licensed Ashaya Yoga Teacher Silver is the founder and former owner of Kula Heart Yoga and Wellness Center. She founded KulaCares.org, a non-profit group to offer free or low cost yoga to those in need.

Silver has been teaching yoga since 2003 and training yoga teachers since 2006. She is honored to be a 200 Hour Ashaya Yoga Teacher Trainer. She teaches workshops and conferences locally and nationally.

She is excited to share the therapeutic alignment based, life-affirming, profound transformational and radical self-discovery teachings of Ashaya Yoga. Silver loves teaching yoga. She loves to witness, support and nurture her students as they transform into amazing whole beings. She teaches intuitively to their potential and lovingly challenges them to never give up. She infuses philosophy, humor, depth, light heartedness, hands-on assists and weaves stories into all her classes. We journey together!

Silver has studied with many great teachers in many styles. However, it was studying with Todd Norian and the Ashaya Yoga method that completely aligned and healed her whole BEing. She assisted Todd in many trainings and workshops at Kripalu and other locations.

Silver is a dedicated student of life, mother of 3 boys ages ranges from 18-21 years of age, teacher, former studio owner and lives with the love of her life, José. She is a traveler, writer and explorer of diverse cultures all over this beautiful world. She travels and teaches privates, public classes, workshops, retreats, conferences, and trainings. She continues to assist her teacher Todd Norian, whenever she is needed. Her vision is to share Ashaya Yoga locally and internationally as she connects with hearts, community and culture.

Next Training: Starts September 13th, 2017 in Bethlehem, PA
Register Online
www.kulaheartyoga.com

Indiana

Janie Gunn – Fishers, IN

Janie Gunn

 

 

 

 

Janie began her yoga journey in 1996 by taking a yoga class at her church. It was like coming home to her own heart. Yoga was so transformative that she decided to align with this passion and share yoga with others as a teacher.

She took two teacher trainings in 2000-2002 and they gave her an overview of the various styles and philosophies of yoga. She opened Source Yoga Center in 2004, which serves the Fishers, Indiana area. When met Todd Norian in 2006, she felt like she found the teacher that was going to help her expand her skills both personally and professionally. She took his alignment-based teacher training in 2007 and went on to assist at another of his trainings.

She attended Todd’s workshop on the five elements and he invited her into his system of Ashaya Yoga. What a gift to study with such an authentic teacher who has poured his heart and soul into creating a system that has so much depth of body, mind and heart. She completed this teacher training in 2015 and is excited to share Ashaya yoga with others.

Next Training: TBA
www.sourceyoga.net
janie@sourceyoga.net

Mark Killion – Avon, IN

Mark Killion

 

 

 

 

Mark began practicing yoga in 1997 to find relief from low back pain. His introduction to yoga led to the discovery of the wonderful connection of mind, body and spirit that yoga offers. Mark is a certified Ashaya Yoga teacher. His teaching aligns body, mind and heart to facilitate the awakening of our inherent creative potential as human beings. Mark has a playful style that focuses on precise alignment of the body infused with heart-based teachings. He works to support his students at whatever stage of practice they are in from beginner to advanced.

Next Training: TBA
www.sourceyoga.net

Ontario

Shirlee Williams – Blue Mountain, ON

Shirlee Williams

 

 

 

 

Everyday Shirlee is reminded of how remarkable this life is. She is truly blessed to be surrounded by her husband Simon and her boys Ethan and Oliver who support her on this journey. They are truly her greatest teachers. When one of Shirlee’s sons, Oliver, was born with Cerebral Palsy, she began to search out alternative treatment for children with special needs. She discovered “Yoga for the Special Child” a book by Sonia Sumar. After reading the book, she completed Yoga For The Special Child Training, Levels l & ll, and started working with children of all levels and abilities through a program she designed called Yoga Bear. This was just one of the many fascinating and life-changing landmarks on an exciting and ongoing path of yoga.

21 years ago Shirlee began her yoga journey on the mat. She quickly realized that the benefits she was experiencing were more numerous than just being able to touch her toes, she went on to complete her Hatha Yoga training with Esther Myers in Toronto, Ontario. This 750-hour course changed her life. Being on the mat made her a stronger, happier and a more sensitive human being. When she began to align with nature, life opened up and began to flow for her. In June 2004, Shirlee attended a weekend workshop with John Friend, founder of Anusara Yoga. She was hooked! After countless hours of training with some of the best teachers in the world, Shirlee received her Anusara certification in 2011. Through a variety of life changing events Shirlee found her way back to Todd and began to study Ashaya Yoga in 2014. Watching her life unfold once again Shirlee decided to dedicate her energy and time into Ashaya Yoga. The Ashaya community quickly became her family and she is honoured to be part of the growing community at large. Shirlee brings her own unique style and approach to make yoga readily accessible to everyone. She brings a real lightness and joy to the practice.

Shirlee is the founder of Buddha Rider, a yoga and spin studio located in Collingwood ON. She teaches a variety of classes, retreats and a 200 hour YTT program in Collingwood. She also runs international retreats.

Next Training: Starts October 20th, 2017 in Collingwood, Ontario
More Information

www.buddharider.com
shirlee@buddharider.com

Virginia

Sarah Fischer – Richmond, VA

Sarah Fischer

 

 

 

 

After practicing yoga for 6 years, Sarah Fischer, E-RYT 200, RYT 500,  met Todd Norian in 2007 and immediately knew he would be her teacher. She graduated from his YTT in 2010 and has continued to study with him regularly since then. Recently Sarah apprenticed with Todd and assisted Randy Boyd in his 200-hr Ashaya Yoga YTTs in 2015.

For Sarah, practicing with Todd and the AY community has been a path directly to Source. It repeatedly takes her from doubt into profound faith, both in herself and in her place in the Universe, because she is reminded of who she is at the deepest level. This practice nourishes Sarah’s soul, empowers her heart, and heals her body. It brings Sarah profound joy on all levels of my being. She is honored to share Ashaya Yoga from a place of deep love and respect for the practice and all practitioners.

Next Training: Starts September 22nd, 2017 in Richmond, VA
More Information

www.sarahfischer.net | spack2@hotmail.com

Licensed 200-Hour Graduates

These teachers completed the Ashaya Yoga 200-Hour Teacher Training with “honors” and have received a special recommendation from their Trainer to be licensed in Ashaya. They are dedicated solely to the Ashaya method and have demonstrated a high level of excellence and ease in teaching the Ashaya method. Ashaya is proud to support these teachers and honors their commitment to Ashaya and to their own development.


Alaska

Jane Reilly
Fairbanks, AK
jmreilly@alaska.edu

Delaware

Heather Mir
Delmar, DE
hwmir11@gmail.com

Indiana

Hope Neely
Indianapolis, IN
hope.neely@gmail.com

Eric Damian Kelly
Muncie, IN
www.ericamiankelly.com | planatty@comcast.net

Christine Jackson
Fischers, IN
caj7637@comcast.net

Angela Nichols
Fischers, IN
www.sourceyoga.net | am.nichols@att.net

Massachusetts

Stephanie Leeds
Lenox, MA
sfleeds48@gmail.com

Susan Mason
Newburyport, MA
somason@comcast.net

Therese Tresco
Holbrook, MA
ttresco@comcast.net

Maine

Polly Ireland
Northport, ME
pollymaryireland@gmail.com

Elizabeth Garnett
South Portland, ME
ekgarnett@yahoo.com

New York

Joan Weinstein
Brooklyn, NY
joan.weinstein@gmail.com

Jean Ann Buffo
Horseheads, NY
jabdragonfly@aol.com

Ohio

Claudia Zannotti
Cincinnati, OH
claud0625@aol.com

Pennsylvania

Denise Mikovitch
Bethlehem, PA
www.massagetherapy.com | denisem@massagetherapy.com

Sylvia Doyle
Whitehall, PA
sylviamullerdoyle@gmail.com

Michelle Deutsch
PA
mlg63@rcn.com

Ontario

MJ Fardella
Tillsonburg, ON
mjt@execulink.com

Angel Vollick
Staynor, ON
angel@angelwingsyoga.ca

Texas

Jane Goldstein
San Antonio, TX
yoga@twohearts.net

Virginia

Anita Schill
Winchester, VA
www.blisszoneyoga.com | blisszoneyoga@gmail.com

Vermont

Joann Engelberth
Essex, VT
jvengelberth@gmail.com

Wisconsin

Jill Babiarz
Verona, WI
www.coreawareness.net |  jill@coreawareness.net

West Virginia

Erika Laurenson
Morgantown, WV
elaurenson@hotmail.com

Aimee Rist
Fayetteville, WV
aimeelarue@gmail.com

Denmark

Cedric Gorinas
Copenhagen, Denmark
cedric@heartwiseyoga.com | heartwiseyoga.com