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Kellynn came to yoga at 20 when a climbing accident left her on crutches for over six months. She attained her CYT-200 Certification in March 2018 from dharma. The Institute for Awakened Living in Laramie, Wyoming. Her classes integrate Hatha-Vinyasa flows with Yin and
Kundalini elements. She strives to create a space where everyone can be present for themselves in order to renew and recharge for their daily lives. Kellynn firmly believes that yoga can and should be a place for all ages, religions, ethnicities, orientations, and gender identities. She brings an attitude of inclusivity into each of her classes.
Lauren Gibbs RD,LD
Owner & Instructor
Cortney is the owner of Garnet Hot Yoga, and she regularly instructs yoga and barre at the studio. She holds her 200- hour RYT from the Holistic Yoga School in Fort Collins, CO, her Barre instructor certification, and her ACE personal trainer certification. As a lifelong fitness enthusiast, she found yoga at the age of 12. She is passionate about combining yoga with other fitness modalities to make dynamic and physically challenging sequences. Her belief is that yoga has a place in everyone’s lives if they will just welcome it in.
Maurita started teaching yoga this year. She studied at an ashram, learning the Shimbhava yoga tradition. There she specifically studied pranayama, Sanskrit, meditation, and asana. Her mission is to make yoga more accessible to everyone. She wants to inspire others to find an inner connection with themselves and make students feel, and ultimately be their best selves. Maurita believes yoga should be playful and wants to help people find playfulness in their own practice.
Jessica Nyffler graduated in 2015 as a 200-hour yoga instructor, and has been teaching yoga ever since. She discovered the ashtanga vinyasa system in 2016 and began teaching the series in 2017. While her passion is ashtanga, she enjoys teaching various styles of yoga and sharing her practice with others.
Mandy is a military spouse, wife and working mother of two who’s greatest passion is empowering people to live their lives without physical limitation. Mandy’s background is revolved around getting people moving as a Board-Certified Athletic Trainer, Physical Therapist, and a former mediocre ballerina. She has been practicing Pilates and Yoga for the past 20 years and loves the difference it has made in her life and in the lives of others.
Lauren received her B.S degree at the University of Wyoming in Dietetics. She provided weight loss coaching for Wyoming Medicaid recipients for 2 years while working for Optum on a multi- disciplinary team.
Lauren was then accepted to a Dietetic Internship program through the University of Northern Colorado, and passed her RD exam in June of 2019 after completing her rotations. She is now licensed to practice dietetics in the state of Wyoming.
Lauren works 2 days per week as the Dietitian at Meals on Wheels and also volunteers there with her husband Tyler. In her spare time she loves cooking, staying physically active, and traveling.
Her philosophy on nutrition and health is all about moderation and facilitating healthy relationships with food. She believes there is no “one size fits all” approach to creating truly healthy and happy people; each individual deserves a plan specially tailored to their needs.