YOUR YOGA INSTRUCTORS
Krissy Dopson Simon
Enthusiasm to love your life and to explore your inner depths is contagious around Krissy Dopson. Her yoga passion helps people achieve bliss while on one's journey. Krissy loves life in such a big way that you can’t help but leave her classes, workshops and sessions joyful, spiritually uplifted, and connected to inner self! Born in South Carolina and raised traveling around the globe she is a wholehearted citizen of the world and spiritual adventurer. Krissy is a graduate from University of South Carolina, Aiken with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Marketing, is a Pranakriya Experienced Professional Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500) with over 3,000 hours of teaching experience, a Pranakriya Yoga Therapist, Pranakriya Prenatal Yoga Teacher, and an energy/body healer with a background in Thai Yoga Therapy and Bio Energy Healing.
Guest Instructor - Cate Dopson
At the age of 15, Cate Dopson was introduced to hot yoga and immediately captivated. Yoga serving Cate well in the most challenging teenage-years led this native South Carolinian to turn a hobby and a passion into a career. Cate is a certified Pranakriya Yoga Teacher (RYT 200), a Pranakriya Prenatal Teacher and an energy/body healer with a background in Thai Yoga Therapy and Bio Energy Healing. She is currently continuing her education, pursuing a Pranakriya Professional Yoga Certification (RYT 500). Cate has been teaching yoga since 2012. Her gentle spirit, nurturing touch and helpful language guides Cate's students through a yogic experience that's one of a kind. Move your body with love and respect, finding your true meaning of being happy with oneself in Cate's inspirational and fun classes.
"One becomes firmly established in practice only after attending to it for a long time, without interruption and with an attitude of devotion." - Yoga Sutra 1.14
"Samskara saksat karanat purvajati jnanam. Through sustained focus and meditation on our patterns, habits, and conditioning, we gain knowledge and understanding of our past and how we can change the patterns that aren't serving us to live more freely and fully." - Yoga Sutra 111.18
" The wise see that there is action in the midst of inaction and inaction in the midst of action. Their consciousness is unified, and every act is done with complete awareness." -Bhagavad Gita
"When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath." - Hatha Yoga Pradipika