Carol Sele, BS, LMPShe Owned 2 BodyCare Clinics in Southern California and taught Massage Therapy through West Pacific Institute of Massage Therapy. Because of her own need for heat in her practice, she started hot and warm yoga here on beautiful Whidbey Island. Her first extensive training was in February 2 - March 31, 2002 in "Viniyoga" under Sabrina McIntyre. She completed a 500 hour comprehensive training of extensive Ashtanga and Yin with Doug Swenson at Sadhana Yoga Chi. In 2014 & 2015 she attended various workshops including Kino McGregor, Tiffany Cruikshank and Jason Crandell. Completed 50 Hours Yin Yoga Training with Biff Mithoefer in September 2016. She is currently working on a non-profit anti-stigma campaign. Stay tuned for the UnSizeMe Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School (RYS) in the near future.
Carol's personal healing touch and sensitivity to all bodies and mental states is an extension of her belief that yoga is imperative for transformation. She has been teaching various formats of yoga for 12 years.
Yoga has changed Danielle's life since her first class with Carol Sele in 2006. Yoga has been so transformative for this yogini that she felt the calling to share it with as many people as possible to inspire students to live a healthy lifestyle and incorporate yoga philosophy into their daily lives. She did her 200-hour teacher training in 2010 and 500-hour teacher training in 2011, both with Doug Swenson at Sadhana Yoga Chi, where she specialized in Ashtanga and Vinyasa Yoga. She is now a 500-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance and has experience working with a variety of practitioners including seniors and children. She believes it is important to make yoga practice accessible to individuals of all ages and body shapes, providing them with a safe and compassionate environment. Danielle is so happy to come back to Whidbey Island, where her journey first started 8 years ago. Through yoga, she aspires to lead people towards a deeper level of physical fitness and inner peace.
Margeaux began practicing yoga in 2008 to help heal emotionally and physically after the loss of her father. Through the years yoga has remained an outlet for dealing with the emotional, mental, and physical stressing of her professional career as a pharmacist and for life in general. In 2014 with the support of her husband, and fellow yogis Carol Sele and Danielle Allen, she completed her RYT-200 Vinyasa training with Tiffany Cruikshank of Yoga Medicine. Her focus is to bring yoga to her students in an engaging, compassionate, and fun style, with a strong focus on proper alignment to maintain health and integrity of the body. She is currently in the process of completing her RYT-500 with Yoga Medicine.
Molly is a native of Pueblo, Colorado, though she has spent most of her life in the Pacific Northwest. She has many loves, but yoga is one of the first. As a teenager, looking for a type of exercise she could do at home, she discovered some yoga DVDs and the rest is history. Molly has practiced yoga for a long time but over the past 5 years her passion and drive has deepened. The decision to become a yoga teacher was rooted in the desire to deepen her own practice as well as to share the seeds of a practice that grew to become a lifesaving part of who she is as a person. Molly completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training through Studio Share, in Pueblo, Colorado and is looking forward to becoming a 500-hour registered yoga teacher in the future. Having struggled with addiction, mental illness, and body issues she feels confident that yoga can lead to positive change and is eager to share her practice with people who have similar struggles. Molly aims to make yoga fun and accessible, as well as challenging for anyone who takes her classes.
Melissa began practicing yoga in 2005 as a way to help balance and heal her body when facing health difficulties. She discovered that yoga was a powerful tool to not only build strength and endurance in the body, but also to manage the physical and mental impact of stress. In 2012, Melissa embarked on a personal journey in India where she studied Ayurvedic principles and enrolled in her first yoga teacher training, then returned in 2016 to continue her yoga studies. Melissa has over 700 hours of formal yoga teacher training, including pre/post-natal, Anusara, Classical Hatha and Ashtanga. Melissa offers a warm and compassionate instruction style that focuses on alignment, breath, and body awareness. She utilizes a variety of yoga props to not only increase pose accessibility, but also to explore the myriad of variations that a pose can offer.
Brandy has been a yoga teacher for five years beginning in San Diego, California. She certified through CorePowerYoga and specializes in fusion of Hatha and Vinyasa. She has a peaceful yet playful practice and loves teaching to all ages with the ultimate goal of making yoga accessible to everyone; whether you think you can or not. She is a massage therapist and upon finishing her Aruyveda training in Seattle she hopes to offer nutritional therapy on Whidbey Island, Washington.