|TAMMY ASTOR-JACK is a certified in OM yoga at the 500hr level and has completed Yoga Ed training.
Originating from London, England, she takes classes wherever she finds herself, integrating her experiences
from her education (PhD in psychology), from her travels and from parenting three young children. Her
vinyasa classes are set to music and are flowing in style, focusing on alignment, fun sequencing, dharma and
SAMANTHA BASFORD DAMOULAKIS is an authorized Awareness Through Movement teacher in the
Feldenkrais Method. As a former professional ballet dance, she uses her knowledge of movement and
anatomy to help her students gain a greater appreciation of themselves. It is in the understanding of how
they use their bodies and imagination that creates new possibilities. www.clevelandmovement.com
JILL DAVIES (CYT) has studied with Marni Task, Tiffany Fraser and many wonderful teachers in both
Cleveland and San Francisco. She completed Marni’s teacher training and has been practicing Yoga for over
10 years. Jill draws inspiration from her experience with Iyengar, Anusara and Jivamukti Yoga to create a
nurturing and powerful alignment oriented class.
MARCIA HUDGEL (CYT, RYT) has been intrigued by yoga since opening an Iyengar book in the early
1990's. She knew for years that she wanted to teach yoga someday, and after living out West for several
years, she met and studied with Marni Task, receiving her 200 hr certificate in February 2010. She tries to
keep her classes light hearted and fun while teaching proper alignment and movement with breath.
BECCA KOCHER (CYT) Becca credits her biomedical engineering background with her deep love and
understanding of the human body. It is with this love and understanding that she focuses on optimal
alignment of the body in her yoga classes, teaching her students to trust in their bodies and open to the
possibilities of healing from within. Becca completed her 200 hour teacher training with Marni Task in 2012.
LESLIE RAFFERTY (CYT) Leslie (Siri Avtar Kaur) started taking Kundalini Yoga classes with Sierra Hollister
(Ong Kar Kaur) in Asheville, North Carolina, in 2000. She fell in love with the practice from the very first
class, and proceeded to do the KRI International Kundalini Yoga Teacher's Training in 2004. She is fully
certified at the 220 hour level in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. She has taken classes in Iyengar,
Vinyasa, Ashtanga, general Hatha, and Svaroopa Yoga, and thus has some familiarity with these styles, but
solely teaches Kundalini Yoga.
AMY RUNNELS (E-RYT 500) Amy completed her Advanced Training with Yoga Works, New York. She is
also certified in prenatal, postpartum and parent/child yoga. In addition to her mentors, Jenny Aurthur, Jodie
Rufty and Rama Nina Patella, Amy has been blessed to explore numerous facets of her practice with
teachers like Alan Finger, Desiree Rumbaugh, Genny Kapuler, Glen Black, Sri Pattabhi Jois, and Srivatsa
Ramaswami. She is now enjoying her journey with local teachers including Ginny Nadler and Marni Task.
Her classes blend precise alignment and fluid breath to create a strong, spacious body and peaceful mind.
ERICA STEINWEG (RYT) has been teaching yoga to children and adults for over a decade. She holds a
certificate in the Iyengar method of yoga and a BFA in dance. In her classes, she draws from many sources
of wisdom, including insight meditation practices, to help each student move with greater awareness,
precision, and acceptance.
MARNI TASK (CYT, RYT) has been teaching yoga since 1995. She is a Senior Certified Jivamukti Yoga
Teacher, as well as an Anusara Inspired Instructor. She continues her studies with her Gurus/Yoga parents
Sharon Gannnon and David Life the creators of Jivamukti. She is immersed in and inspired by the Anusara
Teacher certification process with her other beloved teacher John Friend.