Cortni Saunders
Program Director

Cortni’s physical practice began early in life with the practice of ballet, tap, jazz and tumbling through Jody’s School of Performing Arts. She danced from the age of 4 until she was 16 giving her a solid base of body alignment and physical discipline. Her passion for using her body in movement was rekindled at the age of 27 when she attended her first Yoga class. Dance had opened her body; Yoga opened her mind and heart, uniting Mind, Body, and Spirit. Cortni’s life ambition was transformed and is the center of her focus for promoting the union of Mind, Body, and Spirit.

Cortni’s Teacher Training began through "Yoga Rising" studio in Hendersonville, TN. She completed the 200hr program in December of 2006. And in October of 2012 she completed a 300hr Yoga Therapy program, through "Yoga School of Excellence" in Jackson, TN. She now holds an E-RYT 500 registration through Yoga Alliance. Cortni is also a 2nd degree Reiki practitioner.

Current teaching emphasis is in Yoga Therapy and Vinyasa Teacher Training. She infuses the practice with music, laughter and a bit of seriousness!

"Go Beyond the Beyond"

Nicole Cyrille

I began practicing years ago, but it wasn’t untll I committed to my practice that my life changed.

Being diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Toothe, I was told my mucles will weaken. With a steady practice I continue to amaze my doctors as I just get stronger.

Yoga has taught me peace, balance, and the belief that anything is possible. It is my hope to share this with each one of you that bless us with your spirit. I am so grateful and amazed to have this opportunity. You are the inspiration and greatest gift of our dream.

Peace and Love,
-Nicole Cyrille