Presenters


Saturday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Jai Jagdeesh

Jai Jagdeesh

Jai-Jagdeesh’s journey as a singer began nearly 25 years ago, in a temple in India. Spending her formative years in Northern India – and traveling as a musical representative for Yogi Bhajan’s foreign education program – set the foundation for a deep devotion to the sacred texts of the Kundalini yoga tradition & the Sikh faith. Between then and now, her innovative spirit has walked many artistic paths: actress, classical Indian dancer, photographer, and writer. With music at the forefront, she is effervescently...

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Saturday 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Amy & John Jinks

Amy & John Jinks

Amy and John Jinks are singing from their debut album of Kundalini mantras and beautiful melodies. We believe being able to creatively express ourselves is one of the essential gifts of being human. By nurturing creativity, within a disciplined practice, we bring light to the artist within. Kundalini Yoga and Music connects us to our true selves. Jinks Music Universe, founded in 2013, is John and Amy Jinks—and friends. We are a company dedicated to the creation and distribution of music through production, education, management and...

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Aloha Sistas

Aloha Sistas

We are the Aloha Sistas, Stacey Vann & Pamela Hunter, and we are widening our circles of love with everyone we meet. Pamela Hunter and Stacey Vann share wisdom collected from decades of diverse global education and experience. Our passion is to educate you about yoga, meditation, self-care and essential oils. Stacey and Pamela, co-authors of Mindful Meditations with Essential Oils & Mindful Breathing with Essential Oils, have been manifesting dreams together since 1999. Stacey Vann Mother of 5 Boys, Soul-Centered Life Coaching,...

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Gabi Garrett

Gabi Garrett

Gabi Garrett graduated from local studio, Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center’s 200-hour teacher training in 2016. Since her graduation, Gabi has changed her own life in many ways, including departure of a full-time work environment, the loss of over fifty pounds and the inspiration to finally go after the life she long knew she was meant to be living. She currently lives outside of Fairhope, Alabama and teaches yoga, aerial yoga, TRX and Pilates. When she isn’t teaching, she is works as a marketing consultant and published author....

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Andrea McMillian

Andrea McMillian

When the body, breath, mind and spirit attain balance, our interactions with the world around us are loving, harmonious, and authentic. Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center

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Moira Anderson, 500 ERYT

Moira Anderson, 500 ERYT

Moira, owner and director of River Rock Yoga and Pilates in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, is a Certified, Professional Level Kripalu Yoga Teacher & Teacher Trainer. Her classes offer students compassionate self-observation, gentle alignment cues and empowering vinyasa flow. Breath awareness and exploratory, joint freeing movement are also emphasized. The nurturing, supportive environment, she creates in her sessions, inspire an open body and a relaxed mind. She has been teaching yoga full time since 2001. Moira is honored to have taken...

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Pamela Hunter

Pamela Hunter

Founder of Fun Lovin’ Wellness, Pamela Hunter believes in awakening awareness and opening paths. Pamela’s journey has inspired her and many others to learn and share self-care practices. Pamela creates community through her love and education as a leader for Young Living Essential Oils. She has taught yoga for 17 years and is e-RYT 500, a Certified UZIT (Urban Zen Integrative Therapy) and Internationally respected Integrative Health Coach. She is also certified in several mindful modalities: Clinical Aromatherapy, Spiritual...

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Paradiso & Rasamayi

Paradiso & Rasamayi

Internationally renowned evolutionary musicians and 3-time Album of the Year award winners Paradiso and Rasamayi are twin flames and Ambassadors of the Sacred Sound Current, dedicated to serving the healing and evolution of humanity with the beautiful, powerful and utterly unique instruments and “evolutionary music” that flows through them. They have been identified as the #1 independent World Music band in the world, and have birthed three albums – 3rd Eye Rising, Attuning to Oneness, and Celestial Resonance. Experience “Ezra”...

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Mariah McKay

Mariah McKay

Hailing from the white sands of the emerald coast, Mariah McKay has been exploring a fascination with movement since an adolescence. In pursuit of various forms of physical expression, she found abysmal, infinite connection between her body and the space around it, through the use of a hoop. Over the last five years, the hoop has guided her mind and body on an endless journey of self discovery.

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Friday 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Michael Brant DeMaria, PhD

Michael Brant DeMaria, PhD

Michael Brant DeMaria, PhD, life changed 25 years ago when he underwent a life changing lament in the wild, guided by a native elder without food or water which provided a profound healing, a course correction and gave him a vision for his life. It is his life mission to help guide others to the ever flowing spring of compassionate wisdom and profound creative inspiration, that lies at the edge of life and death, night and day, joy and sorrow, and creativity and madness. His delivery systems for his soul work include integrative psychology,...

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Willow Conolly

Willow Conolly

Willow Conolly radiates Love and Light to all those that are open to receive it. She shares this through many healing modalities. She completed a 200-hour training in 2011 at Dragonfly Yoga in Fort Walton Beach. Willow currently teaches 4 classes a week at Navarre Living Yoga. She loves to teach a safe, gentle and playful style of yoga that can make any student feel comfortable in his or her own body. Her love of the more energetic aspects of yoga really shines through in her classes. Willow is also a licensed massage therapist, Reiki Master...

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Vani Kimbrell

Vani Kimbrell

Jai Satya Kaur (Vani) has been actively teaching yoga since 2000.  She is certified in several styles, but enjoys teaching Kundalini the most!  She teaches at Mandala Yoga in Portland, Oregon and Breathe Yoga in Pensacola. When she is not engaged in yoga teaching and gonging, she is an active grandmother of three and a poet. This year she traveled to India once again, and hopes to bring the amazing energy of The Golden Temple in the Punjab to all her students. When she is not teaching yoga, Vani writes poetry duopoetico.wordpress.com. Vani...

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Stacey Vann, E-RYT 500

Stacey Vann, E-RYT 500

Stacey Vann, Founder of Mahabhuta Yoga Festival: Co-Owner of Breathe Yoga & Wellness Center Stacey Vann, Ravi Taj, E-RYT500, born in IL and raised in the Midwest began teaching yoga in 1997 and started her journey with Young Living in 2002. She weaves and shares the transformative and integrative path of yoga and Young Living essential oils in the U.S. and internationally. Stacey’s teaching style is infused with laughter, energy, and love. She encourages her students to attain wellness, joy and connection with a commitment...

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Christa Sonnier, E-RYT 200, RCYT

Christa Sonnier, E-RYT 200, RCYT

Christa Sonnier is an E-RYT200, a children’s and prenatal yoga teacher and trainer, and co-owner of Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center in Pensacola, FL. She has studied with many teachers over the years, and her main influences include: Laura Tyree, Judith Lasater, Cora Wen and Erich Schiffmann. She enjoys introducing students to the restorative and therapeutic benefits of yoga, and often works with those with injuries or physical limitations. In her classes, Christa encourages her students to listen to the wisdom of their own body and breath...

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Laura Tyree, 500 ERYT, 700

Laura Tyree, 500 ERYT, 700

Laura encourages her students to utilize their yoga practice in a multitude of ways. Many deepen their awareness of self and open fully to their unique beauty and strength, both inner and outer. Her teachings grow and blossom as her life transforms. Blend these cherished traits with her unique approach to the eight-limb path, mantra meditation, anatomy, and psychology and then one can grasp the full, organic richness of her yogic style. On this journey, she combines hand mudras with asana, linking the breath, mantra, energetic clarity, and...

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Nancy LaNasa

Nancy LaNasa

Nancy LaNasa began her yoga practice in 1986 in NYC, taking a class with Sharon Gannon, who at the time was her aerobics instructor. Yes, you read that right, 1986, aerobics instructor. She wasn’t all that impressed with that first class, not because Sharon wasn’t a great yoga teacher, but because she’d already been a hippie and all that. Her husband Tom went to Sharon’s second yoga class with her and went right up into a headstand, and that was when she realized that yoga was totally punk rock and all bets were off. The aerobics...

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Rob Lenfestey

Rob Lenfestey

Rob Lenfestey offers a refreshing alternative to the conventions of spiritual practice, balance and creativity. Through his Ohmni Yoga Practice, his blend of Movement, Music and Adventure empowers others to draw from the pool of vitality inside each of them. Self limiting patterns fall away with the powerful yet playful explorations of human potential. Rob’s musical performances, classes workshops and retreats draw from his wide range of passions and talents; blending the powerful balance practices of the Yogaslackers’ Slackline Yoga...

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Rebecca Sathre (Tripura Sundari) & Chris Amador

Rebecca Sathre (Tripura Sundari) & Chris Amador

Rebecca Sathre & Christopher Amador love sharing Acro Yoga with all levels of students. Rebecca has been teaching yoga for 18 years and Chris has been teaching yoga for 4. They started Acro Yoga together 5 years ago. At the time they were Acro Yoga students together. They are now life partners, and co-parents of 2 children, 8 cats, and 2 yoga studios. Chris & Rebecca are the founders of URU Yoga & Beyond and URU Yoga 9 Mile. Rebecca leads the yearly 200 Hour Yoga & Beyond Teacher Training September-May. Chris’s teaching...

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