Category: ashtanga

  • Heidi Lee

    Heidi Lee

    Heidi discovered yoga in 2013 after a difficult health diagnosis of Dysautonomia (which is dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system). She found that yoga was a way to retrain and regulate the nervous system while strengthening the body and used yoga to regain her health. She liked the outlet yoga gave her along with the […]

  • Kimberly Barnes-Ayers

    Kimberly Barnes-Ayers

    Kimberly Ayers has been a ‘helper’ for as long as she can recall. When she was a young child, she would accompany her mother to take food and clothes to those in need. She learned the power and importance of community organization as her family was involved in a tight knit community in Birmingham, in […]

  • Meghan Malone

    Meghan Malone

    Meghan has always found joy in movement, starting with dance as a young girl. Yoga was the natural evolution of exploring movement. Meghan’s practice began after high school in 2011, as the years passed yoga’s presence became more prominent. In the fall of 2018 she attended 200 hour teacher training at Birmingham Yoga, focusing on […]

  • Kerry Burgess

    Kerry Burgess

    Kerry studied under Akasha Ellis, who trained him in the styles of Ashtanga and Kundalini Yoga. He received his RYT-200 hour certification (Yoga Alliance) in May 2015. Kerry has pursued additional intensive training and certification in teaching yoga to trauma sensitive populations. Kerry is also a musician which discipline also informs his yoga practice. Kerry […]

  • Shannon Hancock

    Shannon Hancock

    Shannon found her way to the yoga mat through a difficult health diagnosis during college. She became a committed yoga practitioner in 2010. After graduating with a B.A. in Political Science from Samford University and working in the non-profit field, she completed her 200-hour Yoga Alliance instructor certification in 2013 at Birmingham Yoga with Akasha […]