Teri SarkozyOwner and 500 HR E-RYT YACEP
Teri is the owner and yoga junkie at Yoga Junkie Studio. Teri had been teaching group fitness classes back in the day and she added yoga to her regime as a way to round out her fitness. She was there for the stretch and not the mental aspect. Fast forward and now she can't practice yoga without the spiritual aspects being included. Teri's classes are inclusive and she views the yoga mat as a magic carpet where you can follow your own journey.
Kristine Normand (Priti Darshan)200 E-RYT (pending review), 220 HR L1 KYTT
Kristine, also known as Priti Darshan (she/they) in the international yoga community, has devoted her life to the passions of serving the medicines of yoga, breath, awareness, and the meditative mind. Trained in Iyengar, Kundalini Yoga, Meditation, and studies with indigenous teachers and plant medicine, her classes are centered on the experience of the subtleties of yoga and the internal transformation found in the physical workings through the human body. She loves to teach everything from hot hatha yoga to deep slow meditative yin practices. She is a certified massage therapist and uses her knowledge of anatomy, coupled with the wisdom of yogic philosophy to create an organic experience of Truth in the mind, body, and spirit.
Teri Schenke200 RYT
Teri is from Niceville and has been practicing yoga for over 28 years. Teri turned to yoga to help lower her stress level from her corporate job and to expedite her recovery from major back surgeries. Teri is passionate about sharing her knowledge with others so they may to experience the many benefits of yoga. Teri enjoys Gentle, Restorative, Hatha and Vinyasa style yoga. Teri believes in honoring the body during all yoga practices - blending strength, balance, flexibility, calmness, and laughter to her classes.
Jacquie Barbee200 E-RYT
She primarily teaches Gentle, Adaptive, and Beginner’s Yoga where she tries to create a nurturing and safe environment for students to explore their practice. Jacquie encourages the use of props and modifications for everyone so that the student can find a variation of the pose that fits the body rather than forcing the body into a yoga pose. She understands that all bodies are unique with differing histories and believes that a yoga practice can be adapted to fit any body type and ability.
Michelle Hill200 RYT
Michelle began practicing yoga over 15 years ago as a way to balance the effects of running on her body. From this foundation of interest, her daily yoga practice became so much more. Yoga is a haven to release, increase vitality and build confidence. Yoga is a vital part of her well-being, and she strives to assist her students to find new opening in the body and in the mind.
Recey Yankauskas200 RYT
Recey teaches meditation and breath work techniques that restore, relax and soothes your well-being. She moves you forward to gentle yoga while centering your mind, improving posture and flexibility. These are nice and easy slow movements, focusing on proper alignment with the use of blocks, strap, bolster and blankets for different variations. Join her inspiring journey of fun, friendship and healing. She is a licensed massage therapist as well as skin and nail care specialist.
Molly Stockings200 RYT
Molly is a 16 year old teacher filled to the brim with life, passion and joy. She is so excited to share her deepest passion of yoga with you, so we all can continue to open our hearts and minds to our own unique, brilliant experience of this life. She loves handstands, travelling, laughing, learning as much as possible and connecting with amazing people! See you on the mat!
Heidi Banks200 RYT
After exploring methods to manage stress, release tension, and increase mental focus, Heidi experienced the benefits of Yoga several years ago and began a faithful practice in 2006. She pursued her passion for Yin Yoga and completed a 40- Hour Yin Yoga training with Divya Elting at Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center, in Pensacola, FL. In deepening her practice, she has learned that Yoga is the ultimate attitude adjustment because a consistent practice has the potential to make most things better. As a promoter of inner peace, she invites all students to open their hearts, breathe, and make space in their bodies. She hopes that her students will find grounding and balance both on and off the mat
Michelle Moreland200 RYT
Michelle has been in the fitness industry for over 30 years. She fell in love with yoga in 2001 and can't imagine life without it. While yoga is her primary passion, she is also a National Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Certified Personal Trainer & teaches a variety of group exercise classes. She discovered early on that her purpose in life is to inspire others to become better versions of themselves. She believes that one should speak & live their truth, incorporate joy, fun & adventure while living a purposeful life.
Megan Willetts200 RYT
As a gymnast, Megan fell in love with what her body was capable of at an early age. She found yoga in her early 20’s and became even more amazed with what could happen with the body with breath, control and discipline. Megan enjoy's teaching a playful vinyasa class that will keep you challenged while being able to smile and maybe even laugh. Her “real job” as a massage therapist and doula complement her yoga practice and teaching. All 3 professions keep Megan's heart singing.
JoAnn Wyant200 RYT
JoAnn has been practicing yoga for over 15 years. JoAnn loved that yoga helped manage her energy and mood. Yoga has become part of her life and loves the peace she gets from it. She finished her 200 RYT training in spring 2019 and enjoys sharing her practice with others.
Leigh-Ann Goggio200 RYT
For me, yoga is a journey of the mind, body and spirit. My practice is spiritual, and I often ask people to dive deep and ask themselves what they need from their practice. My passion is gentle, slow flow yoga and adaptive yoga that focuses on finding breath in movement and stillness, allowing students of all types to find peace in their practice. Guiding students through meditation and breathing practice is something I find joy in. It allows us to focus on the present moment. The peace I find in yoga is something I want to share with the world. I feel it offers us space to grow and heal in all aspects of life, whether it be mentally or spiritually.
Logan Goodson200 YT in Training
Logan (he/him/his) has practiced Yoga for approximately 10 years. He is currently working towards his 200-Hr RYT certification with Yoga Junkie Studio in Niceville, FL. In addition to his yogic studies, Logan is pursuing a MPH in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, FL. Logan, therefore, brings a wealth of clinical and anatomical knowledge to his yoga practice and teaching style. Logan is known for his authentic, non-judgmental, and compassionate yoga teaching style. He is an enigmatic gay diva whose classes are powerful, playful, joyous, and extremely heartfelt. Know that you will always be accepted, loved, respected, and appreciated by Logan regardless of your ability, class, gender, race/ethnicity, sex, and sexuality.