Colleen Gallagher, Certified Senior Intermediate Iyengar Yoga Instructor
Colleen is the ONLY certified senior Iyengar teacher in the state of Florida.
Her principal teachers are Patricia Walden, Boston and Manouso Manos, San Francisco as well as traveling to Pune, India numerous times to study at the Iyengar Institute.
She was the first Iyengar instructor in Palm Beach County and has mentored numerous teachers in the process of becoming certified Iyengar yoga instructors. Colleen has a patient, encouraging teaching style, combining a hard work ethic with a sense of fun and lightness to deliver a meaningful class.
Besides her passion for yoga, Colleen loves to sew, knit and bake. Her banana bread is to die for!
Stephanie Dodge, Certified Introductory Iyengar Yoga Instructor
Stephanie has been a certified Iyengar yoga teacher since 1998 and has studied with B.K.S. Iyengar, his daughter Geeta, his granddaughter Abijata and many of the senior teachers in this country.
Stephanie loves to share her knowledge of yoga and has a unique gentle way about her that will leave you feeling refreshed revived and blissful. She opened Boca Raton’s first yoga studio Boca Yoga in 1996 and Boca’s first health food Juice Bar in 1985 when she was 18 years old!
In addition to yoga Stephanie loves to play frisbee and make vegan/raw pastries.
Ross Holland, Certified Introductory Iyengar Yoga Instructor
Former attorney and business owner, Ross Holland started practicing yoga several years ago in NY while recovering from a lower back injury. As he was completing his 300 YA certification he took an Iyengar Yoga class with Colleen Gallagher and was immediately drawn to the Iyengar method. He went on to receive his certification in 2016.
Ross lives in Fort Lauderdale with his Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Wrapper.
In addition to his passion for practicing and teaching yoga, Ross is an avid crossword puzzle enthusiast. He has been regularly solving and completing New York Times crossword puzzles since his early teens.
Judy Rosenzweig, Certified Iyengar Junior Intermediate 1
Judy has been studying Iyengar Yoga for over 20 years. She has studied with Colleen Gallagher and many senior Iyengar teachers including Manouso Manos, Gabriella Giubilaro and Patricia Walden. She is also certified to teach aerial yoga.
Aside from teaching yoga, Judy has an artistic flair. She owns an antique jewelry business, enjoys painting watercolors and her photographs from a trip to the arctic circle in 2015 were absolutely dazzling!
Marti Parker-Krauss, Certified Intermediate Junior I Iyengar Yoga Instructor
Marti opened the first yoga studio in Boca Raton in 1996, with Stephanie Dodge. Together they began the journey that has led them to studying Iyengar Yoga and sharing their knowledge
with their students. Marti has studied with Colleen Gallagher and many senior Iyengar teachers including Manouso Manos, Gabriella Giubilaro and Patricia Walden, over her 40 plus years of study and continues to take workshops around the globe.
Aside from her passion of yoga, Marti is a fashionista at heart! Over 60 years ago, she began using her personal closet as a way to bring joy to her friends. That has now turned into Marti’s Closet a one stop shop for athleisurewear that takes her friends and students from the studio to brunch.
Heidi has been a spiritual seeker for many years, and wherever she has lived, she looks for kindred spirits to share with and grow with.