Teachers Bio 2013

Amazing teachers from the 2013 Big Bear Yoga Festival !

  • Zach Jenkins

  • While studying English Literature, Zach began practicing Buddhist Meditation. Soon, he began to synchronize Buddhist phi[...]
  • Christie Smirl

  • Christie Smirl believes that the power of healing resides inside everyone, this power only needs to be awakened! Come jo[...]
  • Tim Catching

  • Tim Catching has been playing music his whole life, and since discovering yoga some years back, he has learned a lot abo[...]
  • Donna Dunmire

  • Donna Dunmire is a meditation coach, yoga teacher, and stretch specialist.  She is also the creator of the Doprana Metho[...]
  • Cheryl Slader

  • A former professional dancer and showgirl, Cheryl Slader has been teaching dance and yoga for 30 years. Cheryl has been [...]
  • Lisa Aniello

  • Lisa began practicing yoga in 1998 and has been a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance since 1999. As a lifelong l[...]
  • Alexis Cox

  • Alexis' journey as a yoga teacher and healer began when she dipped her toes in India, and ended up taking a full swim in[...]
  • Christina Newman

  • Christina is a certified Prana Vinyasa Flow teacher, a grassroots community supporter, and an urban gypsy who has been s[...]
  • Cissy Brady-Rogers

  • Cissy Brady-Rogers is a therapist, teacher and mentor. Her therapeutic work focuses on eating disorders, body image, and[...]
  • The Third Eye Band

  • The Third Eye Band explores musical spirituality by any means necessary and through all necessary means.
  • The Clapping Monkeys

  • The Clapping Monkeys kirtan band marries the contemporary sounds of cello, banjo and guitar with the more traditional so[...]
  • Claudia Eads, MD

  • On leaving her medical practice in 1989, at a time of great stress and loss, yoga found Claudia. For the first time, she[...]
  • Colin Schour

  • As an athlete, student, teacher and outdoor enthusiast, Yoga came quite naturally to Colin… sort of. After years [...]
  • Coco

  • Open your heart and sing your spirit! Coco's yoga journey included spending time as part of the Big Bear Yoga community.[...]
  • Titanya Monique Dahlin

  • Titanya Monique Dahlin is the creator of Energy Medicine Dance! Energy Medicine Dance is a form of creative healing move[...]
  • Gina Decker

  • Gina Decker is a master yoga teacher and the studio director at Green Tara Yoga in Upland, CA.  Gina began the practice [...]
  • Lisa Harris

  • Lisa Harris has practiced and taught hatha yoga since 1998.  An avid learner, she has received training and certificat[...]
  • Alona Smith

  • Alona began practicing Yoga over ten years ago. A knee injury received after running a marathon led her to her first cla[...]
  • Amy Wheeler

  • Amy Wheeler is the Founder of One Source Yoga.  She lives a life full of contentment in the mountains of Southern Califo[...]
  • Calysta Watson

  • Have you ever felt you wanted to get involved with yoga but didn't know how? Well here is an incredible opportunity to c[...]
  • Nancy Rascon

  • Nancy Rascon is a beautiful light of energy and joy! At the Big Bear Yoga Festival she will be offering a beautiful comb[...]
  • Scott Miller

  • Scott Miller is the founder of Western Yoga College, a beautiful offering of teaching teachers how to teach! After study[...]
  • Siri Dharma Galliano

  • In 1975, Siri began teaching Kundalini Yoga and Meditations by Yogi Bhajan, who gave her the spiritual name which me[...]
  • Karen Russell

  • Karen Russell, producer and host, has always been a rare talent, an innovator and a leader. Her career began at the age [...]
  • Bien Fule-Ver

  • Bien teaches a vinyasa flow style class with options to increase or decrease intensity. He teaches beginner yoga classes[...]
  • Ivy

  • Ivy did her first down-dog as a child of hippie parents in the 1970’s and has been drawn to yoga ever since. She complet[...]
  • Nicole K

  • Being a gymnast most of her life, Nicole was instantly drawn to the physical aspects of yoga. It was not until practicin[...]
  • Lisa Ann Gold

  • Lisa Ann Gold is in love with helping find the best of yourself. She is versed in most physical forms yoga incarnates. T[...]
  • Julisa Smith

  • Julisa loves to laugh! Julisa Smith is a certified Laughter Yoga instructor. She has been studying the health benefits o[...]
  • Daniel Head

  • Daniel Head, born and raised in Redlands, CA has always had a love for his community and a dream to bring Power Yoga to [...]
  • Lisa Vest

  • Lisa teaches a strong practice full of options to challenge students to find their edge. She loves to integrate a wide r[...]
  • Kathy Bolte

  • Kathy Bolte has studied Ashtanga, Yin, and Anusara Yoga. Her classes are shaped by elegant alignment principles, life af[...]
 

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