We are a dynamic team of talented yoga, fitness and wellness professionals with a wide range of skills and expertise. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.
Jo is a life long fitness enthusiast. She is retired from her corporate role as Global VP of HR and now fully devotes herself to sharing her passion for fitness.
Jo has spent years studying body movement, weight training, Pilates, Yoga and Barre. She has her certification in Pilates and Functional Aging, and has completed coursework in Physiology and Anatomy at UMASS Amherst.
Kevin stumbled upon yoga after studying alternative healing methods while working on his BA in Psychology. He was drawn to yoga for the psychological benefits but quickly noticed how yoga improved all aspects of his life, on and off the mat.
He completed his 200 hr training at Kripalu with Michelle Dalbec and Steven Leonard and went on to study Yin Yoga with Saravati Hewitt. You’ll notice a strong emphasis on pranayama (breath work), meditation and self compassion in all of his classes as it is his personal mission to help all his students cultivate a healthier relationship with themselves.
Yoga & Fitness Instructor
Marcia Knight- Hathaway is a Certified Fitness Instructor with the American Council of Exercise since 1988. She is a 200 hour RYT with the Yoga Alliance as well as a Certified Pound Instructor, Zumba Instructor, and former ChiRunning and ChiWalking Instructor. She has taught at Healthtrax for over thirty five years as well as at Titleist, Anchor Yoga, Lighthouse Yoga, the New Bedford Wellness Initiative, the Dartmouth and Westport COA’s, and private sessions. She has taught a variety of fitness programs including aerobics class, aqua fitness, children’s classes, Pilates, Age- Reversing Stretch, and Walk 15 classes.
Additionally, Ms. Hathaway holds both Bachelor and Master of Arts Degrees in English from Simmons College. Ms. Hathaway is an ordained Pastor with the World Christianship Ministeries and the American Marriage Ministeries. She is the author of a book of prayers- A Village Prays- available on Amazon. She leads group and private seminars on topics centering on health, spirituality and motivational programs. She resides in South Dartmouth with her husband Warren. Their family of four children range from Massachusetts to California and include four much-loved grandchildren. Ms Hathaway can be reached at Mkhathaway@comcast.net.
Yoga Instructor, Reiki Master
As an Occupational Therapy Assistant since 2005, Melissa values an all-inclusive approach to healthcare and enjoys helping others to find a holistic approach to their needs. Her therapeutic approach to yoga often incorporates breath work, strengthening, balance and a reiki and/or essential oil infused savasana that she hopes leaves her students with a greater sense of well-being.
She obtained her 200 hr. RYTT certification from Raffa Yoga in Cranston, RI. She continues to expand her knowledge through various workshops and retreats. She is also a certified aerial yoga instructor as well as a Reiki Master.
Nicole is a 200hr YT. Graduate of School of Yoga New Bedford. She has a practice geared towards accessibility with a positive outlook. She keeps a kind approach to the practice, inquiry of the body, and is always eager to learn. She practices primarily Hatha with a main focus on being exit/entry, learning, and alternative postures for your body.
Sheri Simon is a Yoga Alliance certified Kundalini Yoga teacher. She discovered Kundalini Yoga over 20 years ago and has been hooked ever since. Sheri completed her training with Reinette Fournier at Tenth Gate Center for Yoga and Meditation in Portsmouth, RI. Her focus is to create a warm, accepting and tranquil space for students to learn and deepen their practice so they can experience a more harmonious and joyful life.
Suzanne is a 200 RYT through the Yoga Alliance. Trained in Baptiste Power Yoga, with certificates in Mindfulness and calming an overactive mind. Suzanne aims to bring awareness and peace throughout the practice of yoga asana. Dedicated to practicing as well as teaching, classes focus on breath, alignment and honoring self through the practice.