Carla

Carla Jean Lundgren, E-RYT 200, Trauma Sensitive Yoga Teacher & Owner/Manager

Bio
Born in Cali and moved around a lot as a kiddo due to the Navy. Landed in Bremerton when I was ten and have called the Pacific Northwest my home ever since. Raising one amazing teenage boy who makes me smile just for being part of my world. My favorite cuddle partner is my beagle, Rocco The Dog, and laughing until tears run down my face is my favorite kind of high. 

Training
200 hr Teacher Training with Frog Lotus International
Off The Mat Leadership Training, Austin, TX
Off The Mat Advanced Leadership Training, Ojai, CA
Off The Mat Empowered Youth Initiative Training, Oakland, CA
Street Yoga Teacher Training, Seattle, WA
Mind Body Resources for At Risk Youth (Yoga ed.) Portland, OR
200 hr Teacher Training with Blooming Lotus Yoga, Bali

Most Memorable Teaching Moment
Assisting James Fox from the Prison Yoga Project in a yoga class at San Quentin prison with twenty military vets serving life sentences. 

Why I Teach
I struggled with weight issues, anxiety and depression for years before I finally found yoga. For me, yoga is a form of medicine.  I teach from a place of healing and compassion.  I teach to offer resources and tools to individuals who are searching for healing, connection, wholeness, peace, strength, flexibility, contentment and self-confidence. I teach to better understand my True Self and to give back as a gesture of gratitude for all of the blessings I have received.  I specialize in techniques for self-regulation, self-care and therapeutic healing. 


Barbara

Barbara Rodgers, RYT 200 & Prenatal Yoga Teacher

Bio
Born in Portland, Oregon and grew up and lived predominantly in the Pacific Northwest. I arrived in Bremerton in 2009 to be near family and love, and to return to school at the Evergreen State College, Tacoma, where I spent a year writing. I live now on the edges of Bremerton in the Kitsap Lake neighborhood with my partner in crime, Eric, my sweet dog, Ruby, and Nikita, the elusive feline.  

Occupation
I have worked in arts administration, human resources, and am currently working, along with teaching yoga, at Olympic College as a Human Resources Specialist. Yoga directly teaches and assists me in bringing compassion, presence, and balance to every part of my life.

Training
200 hr. Teacher Training with Conscious Community Yoga
Currently 300 hr. Teacher Training with Seattle Yoga Arts, Seattle, WA

Most Memorable Teaching Moment
I am constantly inspired and humbled when teaching and practicing yoga.

Why I Teach
I find yoga and teaching yoga to be incredibly creative and healing. To be present on one’s mat, to create oneself through movement and stillness, there is nothing more uniquely inspiring than the practice and action of yoga.


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Sarah Nolan, RYT 200

Bio
Born and raised in Bellingham, WA in a true hippie family. I took Belly Dancing as my after school activity until I was 16. I am a 'Greener", attending The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. Lived in Seattle in the 90's. Joined the Peace Corps and moved to Thailand to teach English. Lived in Austin for a while before coming back to WA to settle into a tiny lil house by the sea in Manette. Mama to two amazingly handsome kittens; Bubbles and Dio. I love dancing, reading, traveling and Yoga.
 
Occupation
Teacher. Master's degree in Education. Currently the Coordinator of the English Language Development program for Central Kitsap School District. 13 years.  Next step: Sirens Guest House/Yoga Retreat in Bang Saphan Yai, Thailand.
 
Training
200 hr Yoga Teacher Training with Blooming Lotus Yoga School, Koh Phangan, Thailand
 
Why I Teach
Teaching is my natural state of being. Yoga helps me connect with my True Nature, and I hope to help others connect with theirs.


Aly Anderson, RYT-200

Bio
Lived all over the country in my youth and arrived on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula in 1999. Married to the amazing man I met that same year, Nick.  Mama to two spirited little ones, Aria  and Porter; and two googly-eyed pugs, Hank and Moose.  I enjoy reading, spontaneous dance parties, and have a passion for gardening and all things nature. I’ve been practicing for over 10 years and am forever a student of Yoga.

Training
200 RYT at Marianne Wells Yoga School, Cahuita, Costa Rica

Occupation
Full time Mom and part time Caffeinator of the Masses, aka Barista.


Why I teach
For me it is all about love and personal empowerment.  I want the world to know, and have access to, the healing power of Yoga. When your passion collides with what the world needs, there you will find your purpose.


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Where you can find us:

511 4th Street. Bremerton, WA 98337

contact@vivaflowyoga.com

360.471.0556