Samantha Lee- Yoga Instructor
Samantha grew up dancing at Vivian Munson Dance Studio. Tap and Jazz classes came to be her favorite among all she had taken at the studio. She graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and now works at the Stark Campus Library. She began practicing Yoga while in college as a means of mental and physical health. She continued her practice and earned her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate through Yoga Strong in Canton. Finding her grounding and center through yoga, she shares a healthy, uplifting, and rejuvenating practice on and off the mat. She leads a gentle to power vinyasa flow, while concentrating on breathing techniques, with a meditating savasana. Encouraging living life in the moment, making every breath count, for a happy mind, body, and spirit. Off the mat, you can find her leading the Library Book Club, reading, and spending time with her fiancé and three daughters.
Heather Snyder- Owner, Competitive Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Acrobatics and Yoga
Heather started dancing at age 3, her first instructor was her grandmother, Vivian Munson. For 20 years she was an instructor at the Vivian Munson Dance Studio & for the last 9 years co-owner and artistic director. Heather earned a Bachelors Degree in Communications- Theatre Arts from Heidelberg College & Master of Arts degree in Counseling & Human Development from Walsh University. Heather is also a certified 200RYT yoga instructor; certified aerial yoga & children's yoga instructor, candidate for 500RYT. Dance has been a part of Heather's life for as long as she can remember. One of Heather's greatest joys is sharing her passion & love of dance.
Ryan Jenkins- Yoga Instructor
Ryan completed his 200 hour teaching certificate from Yoga Strong in Canton, Ohio and his 95 hour teaching certification through Holy Yoga. He has also completed his 500 hour teaching certificate with Tracy Rhinehart and the Yoga 108 school and is currently working on a second 500 hour certification through Holy Yoga. He is an R-HYI (Registered Holy Yoga Instructor) and is also an RYT with The Yoga Alliance.
Ryan started Yoga nearly 5 years ago as a means to combat health issues, but, as a Christian, he discovered that yoga can be one of many ways to connect to Jesus Christ. He now tries to use his teaching skills to share God’s word and to help others (especially men) to enjoy yoga without feeling like they are violating their personal and spiritual convictions.
Ryan tries to bring the best out of people through his teaching which consists of Baptiste vinyasa flow with an added focus on proper breathing and alignment. When he is not teaching, Ryan is spending time with his wife, Lisa and their four children. He also enjoys running, swimming, reading, and cycling.
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