About Our Teachers

Jenny WellmanCo-Owner, Jenny Wellman

Jenny has been practicing yoga since the opening of the studio in 2000. She has attended workshops and training with some of LA's top teachers. Jenny completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training at Discovery Yoga in St Augustine in 2016. Jenny is a perinatal health instructor and a certified lactation counselor. She enjoys teaching her kids and family yoga classes and loves seeing students build self esteem and respect for self and others.

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Katie BersingerCo-Owner, Katie Bersinger

Katie started taking yoga from her mom in middle school and teaching yoga when she was 18 years old. She has grown up learning the importance of physical and mental health. Katie received her yoga teacher training with Stephanie Keach at the Asheville Yoga Center, and has trained under Kathryn Budig, Jo Tastula, Vinnie Marino, and various other yoga teachers across the country. Katie has a Bachelor's in Elementary Education and a Master's degree in Educational Leadership. She currently works full-time in Atlanta as the Chief of Staff for a brand experience agency and enjoys working alongside Jenny to manage the studio from a far. Make sure to check out one of her classes next time she is in town!

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sandra hedrickSandra Hedrick

A personal trainer first encouraged Sandra to practice yoga for its physical benefits. After that beginning in 2005, she completed her 200 hour certificate in the Kripalu tradition and 50 hour power yoga certificate with the Asheville Yoga Center. In addition to strength, flexibility and overall health, Sandra finds that yoga quiets a busy mind and makes space for openness, patience and creativity. She enjoys guiding and accompanying others as they discover yoga's many gifts. Sandra has a law degree and a Master of Divinity. After years of legal practice, her current focus is her work as a Presbyterian pastor, where she also encourages awareness and self-care.

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Missy ParkisonMissy Parkison

Over many years, Missy’s practice has shifted in emphasis – from breath work, to flexibility and strength, postural alignment, mental clarity and ease, and spiritual awareness – toward a recognition of how all of these aspects of yoga work together. In 2013, she completed her 200 hour certification with Chris Crews in Evansville, Indiana. Missy hopes she can serve others in developing their practice at the studio, at home, and in the world. She is a lay ecclesial minister with the Catholic Diocese of St. Augustine and is working toward a Doctor of Ministry focusing on Spirituality.

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Miranda CunninghamMiranda Cunningham

Miranda has had a passion for yoga since she first received a yoga DVD at the age of 12. In 2015, she completed her 200 hour CYT in Pittsburgh, PA. She is currently in massage therapy school and will be a Licensed Massage Therapist in summer 2019. Miranda teaches class focusing on breath and flow and firmly believes that yoga should be available and accessible to every person and every body.

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Mary HamelMary Hamel

After struggling with migraines for her entire life, Mary began yoga in 2013 as a way to cope with the pain and frustration. As her practice developed, she began having less migraines. She credits yoga to changing her life, giving her tools and knowledge to help live more mindfully and joyfully. Mary studied Hatha and Vinyasa yoga in Costa Rica in 2015 to earn her 200hr YTT and since then, has taught classes based on slow mindful movements as a way to connect the body and mind. Mary works full-time in marketing and enjoys being outside to explore new places.

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Mary HamelGenni Jett

Genni first fell in love with yoga when her mom introduced her to it at 22 years old. Yoga was a way for Genni and her mom to bond and do something fun together. Since then, Genni has studied Hatha, Ashtanga, Bikram and Vinyasa yoga in California, North Carolina, Texas and various cities around Florida. Genni is a true believer that the mind, body, and soul connection is key to holistic health benefits. She is a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and enjoys teaching weekly at Power Yoga.

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