Emily Garrett

The owner of Laughing River Yoga, where she co-directs the Laughing River Yoga Teacher Training, Emily is grateful to be part of a loving and supportive community of teachers and students.

Sofi Dillof

Sofi Dillof

Sofi is an advanced certified Jivamukti Yoga instructor and LifeForce Yoga practitioner who has been teaching Yoga since 1997.

Jane Lanza

Jane’s mission is to transmit yoga through consciousness and love. Jane co-founded Burlington Yoga Conference and LRY.

Brian Tobin

Brian is grateful to share classes that are filled with yogic philosophy, pranayama, rigorous asana, and meditation practice. Brian aims to meet his students where they are and work with each student to identify and expand their own unique practice.

Elise (Weezy) Newbold

Weezy started practicing yoga with her mother many many years ago. Since then she has been fortunate to practice and study with some remarkable teachers. She is honored to be teaching at Laughing River Yoga.

Julia Howe

Julia is a certified Jivamukti and Kripalu Yoga teacher. Whether it’s your first time stepping onto the mat or something you do daily, Julia’s priority is to create a safe and sacred space for your practice.

Gabrielle Goldberg

Gaby’s teaching passions include gentle and restorative yoga, pranayama, mantra, and core yoga. These practices bring us to life! She looks forward to connecting, sharing, and supporting your process of learning and self-inquiry.

Deb Sherrer

Deb enjoys helping anyone who wants to experience yoga to try it. Deb has additional training in therapeutic yoga, including completing a trauma-sensitive yoga certification program.

Candace Taylor

I provide a supportive space for you to show up honestly with yourself. A space where you are guided through a reflective, gentle practice where you are urged to move at your own pace and explore the whole self mind, body and spirit.

Beth Blair

Beth believes that through yoga we can grow stronger, more flexible, and fearless, both on and off the mat. Through creative sequencing, a spirit of playfulness, and a dose of inspiration she hopes to help you deepen your practice and leave you feeling refreshed, nourished and balanced.

Beth Kruger

Beth Kruger is an E-RYT 500 and a Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Trainer. She is also the owner of Prenatal Method Studio, a specialty yoga studio and LRY’s neighbor upstairs in the Chace Mill.

Arlene Griffin

Arlene is a wandering Vermonter who has studied and practiced yoga since 1990, from coast to coast, in times of ease and times of challenge. She believes yoga meets us wherever we are and helps us move forward if we open to the teachings. Arlene offers moderate-paced hatha yoga classes infused with the many tools of the Tantric tradition. She humbly and gratefully acknowledges the grace of the many teachers she has known…

Miv London

Miv London, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, therapist, meditation instructor, and yoga teacher. She worked as a psychologist at UVM Counseling and Psychiatry Services from 1994 to 2015, where she founded and coordinated the UVM Mind-Body Wellness Program.

Pam Clark

Pam’s classes infuse yoga practices with mind, body and life integration. Her private Satya Sessions blend body-based healing with masterful coaching. Pam will challenge your preconceived notions, hold sacred space, guide you to wholeness and witness your truth with compassion and grace.

Lakshmi Plasha

Lakshmi Tinker specializes in meditation and yoga for both teen and adult Eating Disorders, Addiction, and mood imbalances. She emphasizes breath-based movement from within the subtle body; through instruction in rooting, core integration and energetic expansion. Meditative and investigative stillness, along with slow, steady, rhythmic Vinyasa awaken us to breath, body, the inherent web of love, and our own essential emptiness.

Jim Dunn

Jim Dunn has been teaching yoga for several year. He teaches at both the men’s prison in St. Albans, and women at the Chittenden Correctional Center. Jim teaches meditation as well, and brings a mindfulness-based experience to his yoga teaching.

Malaika DosRemedios

Malaika DosRemedios (E-RYT-500) is a full-time teacher of the tantric tradition of Hatha Yoga, group fitness instructor and personal trainer. She holds certifications in the Tantric tradition Hatha Yoga, Yoga Nidra, TRX-Suspension Training, Aerial Yoga, H2OM (SUP Yoga) and is an ACE certified personal trainer. She has been practicing yoga since 2002 and has been leading and guiding others since 2009.

Lauren Godes

After 20+ years of studying and participating in the practice, the intelligence and practicality of Katonah Yoga continues to inform Lauren’s practice, how she teaches and approaches life. The practice creates a framework for Lauren to blend with her education as an MSW, the insights she’s gained through parenting, and her work as an executive recruiter.

Cara Moorby

Cara is a psychotherapist and yoga teacher. She brings her experience as a mental health professional by teaching each class in a manner that is sensitive to participants who may have experienced trauma, creating a safe space for nonjudgmental self-exploration. Cara has a particular interest in using yoga as a tool for mood balance and improving emotional and mental health and well-being.