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Earthsong Yoga Instructors
 Gail Cannon is a Kripalu certified Yoga instructor with over 30 years of yoga practice and 18 years of teaching experience. Kripalu is the yoga of compassion and deeper awareness. Gail takes this compassion into her Ashtanga practice as well, making it both dynamic and nurturing.
Gail has studied the Ashtanga system (first and second series) with the late Sri K Pattabhi Jois, his grandson Sharath and his son Manju Jois. She took three months in 2003 to study with Tim Miller in Encinitis, CA. She continues to study with Nancy Gilgoff for a deeper understanding of the healing aspects of yoga.
Gail traveled to India to study in 2005 and 2006. 
Gail was the owner of Acara Yoga in Southboro from 2005-2010. She became the Director/Owner of Earthsong Yoga in November 2011.
She has studied Thai yoga massage and Ayurveda with the Lotus Palm School under Kam Thye Chow.
Gail is available for private instruction and on site corporate classes, and offers  workshops in Ashtanga yoga and Thai massage for partners. When not teaching, you can find her on the road riding her bike, or on the water in her kayak, or on the trails with her furry companion Cassidey and her not so furry husband Steve. Contact gail@earthsongyoga.com

Lynn Alimo has been practicing and studying several disciplines of hatha yoga for twenty years to include Kripalu, Iyengar and vinyasa flow yoga. In 2006, Lynn’s continued interest in yoga led her to the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge Massachusetts where she became a certified Kripalu yoga instructor. Lynn has participated in numerous yoga workshops and conferences over the years and in early 2015 she completed Kripalu’s 500 hour yoga teacher training certification program. Lynn’s yoga teacher training included specialized modules on meditation, yogic breathing (pranayama), advanced postures, teaching yoga to specialized populations (seniors, teens, cancer thrivers, prenatal and back pain), and Ayurveda. In addition to teaching weekly classes, Lynn leads yoga retreats and workshops on meditation, stress reduction, yogic breathing, and on the essentials of yoga. Lynn is also available for individual private instruction and corporate training.  
Lynn’s classes honor the rich history and tradition of Kripalu Yoga while maintaining a modern yet simple approach to practicing yoga where all body types, ages and fitness levels can adapt and benefit. Contact lynn@simplyyogawithlynn.com

Tory J Nash After a long and winding path, I found that teaching yoga was the way I was meant to carry out that purpose. First introduced to yoga as a means to address muscle tension I quickly found it offered so much more. The physical results were certainly amazing but what had me hooked was the feeling of quiet and peace. It was a powerful way to create well-being for my entire self. It was something I had to share.
I completed my 200 hour teaching certification through YogaWorks under Natasha Rizopoulos. I continue to study with Natasha regularly and have completed the 300 hour advanced teacher training program. I have a deep interest in the health and healing effects of yoga and have also completed Restorative Therapeutic teacher training under Jillian Pransky and Integrated Positional Therapy (which uses assisted stretching and positions of comfort to restore muscle balance and manage pain) under Lee Albert at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. Contact tory@toryjnashyoga.com

Lorilee Strom I came to yoga seeking relief from chronic pain; found it, and much more. I finished my first teacher training (RYT200) in 2005, and haven’t stopped studying since. My path brought me to the exciting new discoveries regarding fascia, and to the MELT Method. It all makes perfect sense, and I feel better than ever. I move more fluidly, and have been able to resume activities that I’d avoided because of arthritis pain. My passion is to share the magic of MELT with others. Contact lor.strom@verizon.net

Amy Brown is an RYT200 and holds an additional 205 hours of continuing education as a Yoga Instructor. Amy has worked in the Health and Wellness Field for over 15 years. 
While working as a Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician in 1999, Amy began her studies to become a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist where she completed her education at the Bancroft School of Massage Therapy in 2002.
Amy began her Yoga Teacher Training in 2005. Her studies as a Yoga Instructor began at Kripalu in Western Massachusetts and continued in Pennsylvania with Master Yoga Foundation. She has taught Hatha Yoga in the Svaroopa Style Central Massachusetts for over a decade.  
Along with her professional experience Amy also has personal experience with her own physical challenges. She had a spinal fusion in 1992 due to a condition called scoliosis. She also suffered a serious car accident in 2003 which she has discovered profound relief through the Practice of Yoga, Chiropractic Care and Massage Therapy. This part of her life has deepened her passion to bring health and wellness into the lives of others through teaching Yoga. 
Amy lives in Central Massachusetts with her husband Kevin. She loves to travel but she is a New England girl through and through. She loves the 4 seasons, being outdoors, enjoying sunshine and nature. Having access to the mountains as well as the ocean is just one of the many other reason she is so grateful to live in New England. Don’t be surprised if you see Amy sporting an NFL Jersey. She is an avid New England Patriots Fan. Contact amy@amybrownyoga.com

Ruth Mazzeo completed her 200 hour Vinyasa Flow training with MetroWest Yoga. Yoga has been a part of her life for over 10 years, and her practice has helped her mold physical and mental body. She began to see how the asanas’ were changing her physical body and combined with breath, allowed for deeper mental clarity. “Yoga has inspired me to live each moment more authentically, with flexibility and fearlessness.” She will always be a student of the practice and is deeply grateful to be able share the process of the practice with others.
In her class, she offers a challenging creative sequence, with modifications, and a spirit of playful inspiration to help you deepen your practice. She seeks to inspire others to nurture their body, mind and soul with yoga. Her hope is that you step off the mat feeling refreshed, nourished and balanced both physically and mentally. Contact ruthmazzeo@yahoo.com

Sarah Wingert Yoga showed up in Sarah’s life several times before she embraced it. First in 2007, when a kundalini guru gave a demonstration to her high school art class. Next, when her travels brought her to a brief stay at a Buddhist monastery. Eventually, in 2009, she signed up for a basics class (she doesn’t know why) and accidentally went into the wrong room, where she wobbled her way through an advanced 90 minute flow, spending most of the time huffing and puffing on her mat. In spite of a seemingly rocky beginning, the practice became a deeply transformative part of her life. She completed her teacher training at Health Yoga Life in Beacon Hill and weaves mindfulness and philosophy into her vinyasa flow classes, hoping to help her students bring yoga off of their mat and into their lives. Contact sarahwingert65@gmail.com