Richmond
Short Pump

Ellie Burke

Ellie views the practice of yoga primarily as an opportunity to drop into the full experience of the moment through attention and awareness and, through that presence, to experience the fullness of life. Yoga offers practitioners a way to take care of their entire selves (physically, mentally, emotionally, energetically) allowing them to be more balanced, strong, healthy, alive, and present and to bring those qualities into all aspects of their lives. Ellie teaches deliberate and balanced vinyasa classes with a focus on breath awareness, attention to alignment, and cultivating the qualities of contentment, acceptance, and continued disciplined effort without attachment to the outcome. Her teaching often touches on the rich aspects of yogic philosophy and the spiritual aim of connecting... Read the profile >>

Sonya Stoeckli

Born in Switzerland, Sonja was introduced to yoga nearly 40 years ago on a visit to England. Inspired, she found a deeper awareness for life and started her own yoga practice several years later. A student of many inspirational teachers who instilled in her the love of different aspects of yoga, she experienced a deeper compassion a belief in herself for the first time in her life. She found a doorway to her soul that opened the love and strength in her body to become an inspirational teacher herself. In her vinyasa flow classes Sonja’s intention is to both challenge and guide her students, encouraging flexibility, strength and alignment in their bodies and in all aspects of their yoga practice. Her goal is to support her students on their own journeys towards peace, acceptance,... Read the profile >>