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Annapolis and Columbia, Maryland

Melinda Frisch, MA, RYT 500

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Yoga Center of Columbia
      • 8950 Route 108, Suite 109, Columbia, MD 21045
    • Body Balance Yoga at Balanced Life Skills
      •  135 Gibralter Avenue,  Annapolis, MD 21401
    • www.ucandoyoga.com  I do yoga….and so can you.™
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • RYT 200 and RYT 500 by Jenny Otto
    • Body Balance Yoga® Certified Teacher by Jenny Otto
    • Yoga of the Heart® Certified Teacher by Nischala Joy Devi
    • Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga™ Certified Teacher by Lakshmi Voelker
    • Pranakriya™ Prenatal Yoga Certified Teacher by Jacci Reynolds
    • Yoga Heals Us, Adaptive Yoga for People with MS Practitioner by Karen O'Donnell Clarke
  • Memberships:  
    • Yoga Alliance, 500 Hour
    • IAYT
  • Services: 
    • Gentle and Therapeutic Yoga, Chair Yoga, Prenatal Yoga
    • I adapt my classes for students of all ages and many challenges, including MS, cancer recovery, joint replacement, scoliosis, heart disease, Fibromyalgia, and Ankylosing Spondylitis. I have  Ankylosing Spondylitis and have always personally practiced adaptive yoga.
    • I teach classes, workshops and privately. Please visit my website for class times and locations.
    • I do yoga….and so can you.™

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Annapolis, Maryland

Becky Johnson, RYT

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • 244 Prince George Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • American School of Laughter Yoga Certified Laughter Yoga Leader
    • Certified Reiki Master Practitioner
    • Yoga Midwest certified yoga teacher
    • B.S. Kinesiology, Fitness Specialist, from Indiana University
  • Member:
    • Yoga Laughter International:  Global Movement for Health, Joy & World Peace
  • Services:
    • I offer private Laughter Yoga workshops for any size group (Jelly Belly "Laughter Party"), Corporate Laughter Yoga workshops for any type of business (Jelly Belly "Water Cooler Laughter Break"). I am also available to speak, present, and lead a group in Laughter Yoga at seminars and workshops of any range of topics.

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Frederick, Maryland

Carla McAdams, ERYT 500

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Studio at 14D W. Main Street, Middletown, Maryland 21769
    • 301.371.YOGA (9642)
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, 200 and 500 hour certification
    • Additional certifications:
      • Pre-natal yoga
      • Chakra yoga
      • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen Clarke, eRYT
      • Arthritis Foundation's training for land and water-based programs for Seniors
      • Silver-Age Yoga (in process).
  • Services:
    • Through Mountain Spirit Yoga, I offer several classes and private sessions each week at my studio for students of all abilities and health conditions. 
    • In the community, I also teach pre-natal yoga and yoga for Seniors.

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Hollywood, Maryland

Sue Lyddon Hayes
  • Contact: 
  • Location: 
    • Fitness And More, LLC
      • 24502 Three Notch Road,  Hollywood , MD  20636
      • 301.373.9339
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education: 
    • Interdisciplinary Yoga, Nosara Yoga Institute & Ann Hunt Yoga, 200-Hour RYT, September 2010
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for People with Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, October 2010
  • Memberships: 
    • Yoga Alliance
  • Services: 
    • Gentle Yoga
    • Beginning Yoga

Salisbury, Maryland

Monika Lupean, RYT
  • Contact:
    • 410.543.1676
    • obxspirit@gmail.com
  • Location:
    • Salisbury Yoga, 908 Riverside Drive, Salisbury, MD
  • Professional Training and Continuing Education:
    • Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification
    • Yoga & Rock-climbing Workshop with Shiva Rea, Sedona, AZ, 2003
    • Kripalu Yoga: Path of Transformation with Sudhir Jonathan Foust, 2004
    • Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Shiva Rea, 2006
    • Insight Yoga & Meditation with Sarah Powers, 2008
    • Yin Yoga Teacher Training Intensive with Sarah Powers, 2010
    • Yoga for Emotional Health with Gary Kraftsow, 2010
    • Yoga for Healing the Upper Body with Gary Kraftsow, 2010
    • Yoga for Healing the Lower Body with Gary Kraftsow, 2010
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2010
  • Services:
    • Offering private and group lessons throughout the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Virginia and Delaware
    • Hatha, Kripalu or Vinyasa Flow Yoga
    • Gentle, Adaptive or Therapeutic Yoga
    • Yin Yoga
    • Children’s Yoga
    • Classes focus on breath awareness, coordinating the movement with the breath and using the breath in a therapeutic manner. Anyone, at any fitness level or state of incapacity, can do yoga and can experience its’ benefits.

Silver Spring, Maryland

Jane Chente Wu Adams, RYT500

  • Contact:
    • Mailing Address: 6401 Waveland Way, Columbia, MD 21045
    • Office: 9801 Georgia Ave. #229, Silver Spring, MD 20902
    • Cell phone: 301-802-5848
    • Office phone: 301-754-2200, 301-754-0983
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Hatha yoga at Taiwan, 1985
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2008
    • Other certification/ licenses:
      • Nationally certified in therapeutic Massage Therapist, National certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
        • Licensed Massage Therapist, State of Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
        • Lymph drainage therapy, LLCC, Upledger Institute
        • Infant massage instructor, CIMI
      • Group exercise instructor, AFAA
      • Kickboxing instructor, AFAA
      • Personal trainer, AFAA
      • PACE(People with Arthritis Can Exercise) program instructor, AFMWC
      • Trainer for Safety and Effectiveness in Instructing People with Parkinson Disease, Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area
      • Pilates Instructor, AAAI
    • CPR/AED, American Heart Association
  • Member: 
    • Yoga Alliance designation: RYT500
  • Services:
    • Chente, which is Jane’s Chinese name, started practicing Hatha yoga in 1983 and began teaching yoga in 1986 in TaiwanAfter arriving in the United States in 1996, she began teaching private yoga sessions, and graduated form Baltimore School of Massage.
    • In 1999, Jane began teaching yoga and aerobics at gyms throughout Montgomery County Maryland, including Holy Cross Hospital Senior Exercise Program.
    • Jane also is a certified massage therapist.
      • She has her own business, Chente Yoga & Fitness, Inc.
      • She specializes in deep tissue massage, orthopedic massage, myofascial trigger point pain release, craniosacral Therapy, and lymph drainage therapy.

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Solomon, Maryland

Lauri Bruce, RYT 500

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Current Adaptive Class:
      • Adaptive Chair Yoga, Healthy Alternatives, Solomons, MD
      • Mondays 10:15 am – 11:15 am. 
      • Call 410.394.2816 or 301.855.1012x2816
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Nosara Yoga Institute, Interdisciplinary Yoga, 500hrs
    • Yoga for Scoliosis Training w/ Elise Browning Miller
    • Pre Natal training, Lucy Lomax
    • Yoga Therapy Training, Jenny Otto
    • Pranassage Practitioner, Nosara Yoga
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis w/ Karen O'Donnell Clarke
  • Member: 
    • Yoga Alliance member
  • Services:
    • Public classes available in Gentle, adaptive and traditional yoga.  See website for schedule
    • Offering private lessons for traditional and adaptive and therapeutic yoga in the Southern Maryland area
    • Workshops offered and available throughout  DC, Northern Va. and Maryland
Lauri assisted TAYMS with Karen in Lorton, VA in October, 2010.  She partners with the National Capital Chapter of the NMSS to offer yoga classes for people who have MS in southern MS.