Lilly Bechtel in Urdha Prasarita EkapadasanaLilly Bechtel is a certified Kripalu and Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Instructor, Writer, and Musician, with 12 years of experience offering Arts and Yoga programs in correctional facilities, rehabilitation centers and Veteran’s hospitals. Her writing on Yoga, Art, and social change has appeared in USA Today, The Brooklyn Rail, elephant journal, The Huffington Post, and The Faster Times. Lilly is also contributing author of Best Practices for Yoga with Veterans, a book published by the Yoga Service Council in 2016. Currently offering a Trauma-Sensitive Yoga program at Common Ground Healing Arts, Lilly works to provide a safe place for students to honor the wisdom of their bodies; an offering she considers integral to collective healing. To learn more about her work and writing, visit her at Body Song Yoga.

Sara Agelasto in Ustrasana Sara Agelasto has been a student of yoga for almost 20 years and a teacher for over 10. She is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor and loves teaching the precision and alignment of yoga to bring you back into your natural state of balance. Sara is a Clinical Herbalist and offers her studies of traditional herbs and nutrition into her individual consultations. Sara planned her own wedding in 2009 and loves to help you carry a sense of peace, poise and presence into what will be one of the most joyful days of your lives. To learn more about Sara, visit her website