MEET THE BB YOGA TEAM!
At Balance and Breath Yoga, we have a team of hand selected certified yoga instructors that have been through the proper yoga teacher training and are well equipped to help you meet your yoga goals.
Ellie is an E-RYT200, RYT500, RCYT and YACEP yoga alliance certified instructor and lead trainer in the OYS training program. Find out more about her work by clicking here!
Elizabeth was introduced to Yoga several times throughout her life, however was not receptive to the idea until 2013 when her life took an unexpected turn. Since then the practice has truly became a part of her daily life!
Elizabeth is a mother of 3, a grandmother, a partner, and the BB yoga studio owner. In her spare time she enjoys podcast , listening to her favorite band Phish, and truly loves spending time with her family, friends, and her dog Dee.
Ashlea completed her RYT200 at OMasana Yoga Studio in early 2021 and enjoys leading classes in and around our community.
She has a passion for bringing her dynamic flows and fun playlist to class creating an up beat & empowering atmosphere. Ashlea creates a fun & dynamic mix of strength, flexibility, and flow, allowing her students the perfect amount of challenge for their individual practice.
Hannah graduated from Purdue in 2020 with a degree in Biochemistry. During her time at Purdue she gained a love for yoga after it was recommended to her to help reduce the effects of stress-induced alopecia.
Outside of class Hannah enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, working out, and cooking. She received her RYT200 training and certification at Balance and Breath in 2022 after falling in love with the small, tightly-knit community there. Hannah hopes to bring fun, playful, and challenging classes to the studio. Her mission in yoga is to build a community and help people realize their strength and power.
Haley has practiced yoga on and off as a fitness routine since college, but began a regular yoga practice at the beginning of 2022 at Balance & Breath after injuring her knee as a long distance runner. She discovered that yoga not only helped her to physically heal, but also transformed her mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.
Yoga became a necessity in her life after developing a love for running and fitness, and the close community of teachers and students at Balance & Breath led her to become energized about the idea of teaching yoga to others. She received her RYT200 training and certification from the studio in 2022.
Haley loves a high energy yoga class, but is also passionate about helping athletes use yoga for injury prevention and recovery.
Rebecca Cook is the founder and owner of Bela Pilates in Plainfield Indiana. Her vast educational background and years of experience in the area of movement and pilates brings a new type of mind-body experience to BB Yoga. Rebecca is a mother, wife, and entrepreneur helping her students reach their goals in a caring and gentle manner.
When asked to share about herself she wrote:
"I find the most joy out of seeing a person's movement patterns, listening to their goals and walking alongside them until they succeed. You can laugh, cry and be yourself. My twenty years of Pilates teaching experience,comprehensive certification through Balanced Body University, and a colorful array of continuing education courses has taught me that everyone walking into the studio is someone capable of health and healing. Take courage and let's move together!"