Lisa Mae Osborn (she/her)<br>Owner, Masters in Acupuncture Physical Medicine, Certified Yoga Therapist
"I believe in each person's innate wisdom, but I also firmly believe in the yogic idea of good guidance from source traditions. I am honored and blessed to share this vision of a more balanced, intentional, spirit-oriented life of service and love with you at The Bhakti Yoga Movement Center, over all its many lifetimes of changes."
Monicka Koneski (she/her)<br>Licensed Massage Therapist
"The mystery of life is that while love involves selfless giving, it makes one whole." - Swami BV Tripurari
Danielle Hanna (she/her)<br>Masters in Ayurveda (M.A., C.A.P.)
"For the first time all of my passions, interests and sincere beliefs had a vehicle, a masterpiece, a complete practice and study; the age-old, time-honored and wise art of Ayurveda."
Jeannie Songer (she/her)<br>Mental Health Therapist
“Over the course of my 10 years with yoga I have found myself steering more and more toward the quieter aspects of the practice.”
Shana Celnicker-Chong, N.D. (she/her)<br>Childbirth Educator
"Birth is not only about making babies. It's about making mothers; strong, competent, capable mothers..."
Maneena Douglas (she/her)<br>Mental Health Therapist
“Yoga makes sense to me, but mostly it makes sense of me.”
Ali Wesley (she/her)<br>Yoga Therapist and Senior Franklin Method Teacher
"The stillness in stillness is not the real stillness; only when there is stillness in movement does the universal rhythm manifest." - Bruce Lee
Linnea Solveig (she/her)<br>Artist and Educator
"I am interested in working deeply with principles of skeletal, muscular and energetic alignment, while also sharing the rich mythical, spiritual, and historical lineage from which yoga asana descends."
Britt Rhoden (she/her)<br>Yoga Educator
“I have learned so much through teaching Yoga. I see myself less as a "teacher" and more as a collaborator. The depths of the practices of Yoga will continue to shape me, both physically and spiritually.”
Makeda Stewart (she/her)<br>Birth Doula, Educator, Traditional Healthcare Worker
“I love to share this tool that connects breath and body to create expansion. I believe this facilitates abundant flexibility and strength, especially to the pregnant body and beyond.”
Zeyah Alicia Roge (she/her/they/them)<br>Somatic Psychotherapist and Licensed Massage Therapist
"As we move through the shapes of asana and cultivate our "somatic architecture" we bring mindfulness to how we physically organize, unwind, and reorganize."
Kate Busby (she/her)<br>Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP)
"While modern applications of postural yoga can be very goal-centered, our time together in class is a fusion of outer-body alignment and inner-body focus, concentrating our curiosity on what is possible when we cultivate presence through movement and breath."
Monica Fong (she/her)<br>Licensed Massage Therapist
“My understanding of the body, how it moves, and how it’s connected to the mind has come from my practice of yoga. It has taught me how to find strength, balance, and integrity through all aspects of my life.”
Yoga & Aging Gently Team<br>Ruth Casebeer (she/her) and Michael Fernandez (he/him)
"Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured, and to endure what cannot be cured." B.K.S. Iyengar
Theresia Munywoki (she/her)<br> Dancer and Educator
"I'm so grateful for the internal healing I've received from my yoga practice. I've found new ways to love myself and new ways to be in my body and to move in the world thanks to what I've learned as I've been a student..."
Allie Delaney (she/her)<br>Actor and Educator
"My practice isn't ever perfect, but it is real and authentically mine. Yoga helps me navigate the fascinating and confounding process of being a human through mindfulness, patience, and love..."
Michael Fernandez (he/him)<br>Retired Engineer and Yoga Educator
"After a long career as an engineer, I knew the next phase of my life had to involve work from the heart."
Suniti Dernovsek (she/her)<br>Artist, Yoga Educator and Choreographer
“When we strengthen our ability to pay attention we open up to more possibilities and we bring an experience into existence that did not previously exist.”
Emilie Franz (she/her)<br>Licensed Massage Therapist
"I thought I would just be healing my body but what I discovered was own my inner resilience, calmness of mind, and a deeper sense of self-love."
Molly Boeder Harris (she/her)<br>Yoga Educator, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) and Trauma-Informed Yoga Specialist
"I strive to bring a trauma-informed lens into any class I teach, giving students a clear sense of choice, options and permission to listen and trust the language of their body..."
Kat Kocurek (she/her)<br>Yoga Educator
“I was half-way through a decade-long competitive athletic career, and my body had no idea what to do with itself. Today, I'm still a curious mover, but I've re-discovered by body - and my place in that body - with the help of yoga.”
Lisa Skaff (she/her)<br> Photographer and Yoga Educator
“I continue to learn to heal myself through yoga, breath, and connection. What I hope for my students is that they learn more about their bodies and in turn, their spirit.”
Ceci Orozco (she/her)<br>Spanish Language Teacher, Yoga Educator
“I’m originally from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and I moved to Portland in 2015. Ever since then I have watched my yoga practice shape me constantly, both on and off the mat.”
Lauren Insalata (she/her)<br>Childhood Educator
"In yoga, I can practice both movement and stillness, playing along the edge of exertion and relaxation. Somewhere in between I find my center. Yoga provides me the space to build a better relationship with my breath, my body, my self."
Caitlyn Pace (she/her)<br>Yoga Educator
"There is something special about the practice of moving together, feeling the support of another human’s presence, while at the same time having your own very personal and often intimate experience."
Kristin Berger (she/her)<br> Studio Manager, Writer/Poet
"We aren't meant to live on our disconnected ruby planets.
We need hearts in various stages of repair and despair to keep the world beating."
Kana Kawaguchi (she/her)
“I think yoga philosophy, one of the biggest parts of yoga school, gave me particularly a different perspective on this world. There is so much ignorance in me, in all of us, and although it is not the happiest experience, I am ready to find it, face it and work with it.”
Danielle Jones (she/her)<br>Outdoor Educator
“I wanted to become a yoga teacher so I could help bring yoga to POC and low-income communities where preventative health is not structurally supported, and where spaces for community healing are few.”
Kate Skaggs (she/her)
“I learned more of the language that we’re intentionally not taught, revealing a way to explore un-examined inner landscapes and how that exploration can help uproot a bit of suffering in the world at the collective level, starting close-in.”
Melanie Giusto (she/her)<br>Artist + Nursing Student
"I'm interested in yoga as a practice of exploring and cultivating deep intimacy with one's self--becoming familiar with, befriending and integrating the most vulnerable parts of one's inner landscape."
The Bhaktishop Yoga Center offers alignment based hatha yoga classes and vinyasa yoga classes, spiritual study, yoga therapy, prenatal yoga, restorative yoga, 200 Hour teacher training, kirtan, bhakti yoga, yoga retreats, and more in Southeast Portland, OR. We are a safe, sanctuary community for all people.