GOOD ELEPHANT GUIDES

GOOD ELEPHANT GUIDES

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ERIK BEARDSLEY

GREATER SACRAMENTO

I was introduced to yoga while working as a farrier in Colorado. One of my clients was yoga teacher. She taught me poses to care for my spine. Many years of working beneath horses and flying through a truck windshield impacted my knees, hips and spine. I traded farrier work for academics and white-collar work. My yoga practice became more than an effective alternative to epidural steroids. It introduced me to my true self and how to banish self-imposed limits. Since 2016, I practiced almost dai

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PRIYA DEY-SARKAR

RENO

Priya has been teaching and practicing devotional and Kundalini yoga for over 14 years. She earned her first Bhakti based 200 Hour RYT from Wild Lotus Yoga in New Orleans, then earned a second 200 HR RYT in Kundalini from Yoga, Yoga in Austin, Texas. Her teaching and coaching style is to blend a music filled hatha based vinyasa practice with breath work, emotional release techniques, heart-opening work, mantra, and deep intention for a fully integrated and transformational practice. Priya also

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GOOD ELEPHANT

DENVER

Good Elephant is a community of teachers, leaders, community members, and local businesses that believe in making a healthy lifestyle more inclusive and affordable for everyone! The Good Elephant team hosts meetups on a variety of subjects as well as community events. Join us at our next discussion group or Stay Home for Small Business event!


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MATTHEW EMBREY

RENO

- As part of the first wave of Indigo Children charged with raising the vibration of our collective consciousness on this planet, Matthew C. Embrey-McClain had his spiritual gifts brought to his attention before the age of 11. One of his main missions on Earth is to spread Altruism for a happier healthier world. One way he accomplishes this is through his non-profit Compassionate Connections Matter. He also partners with many organizations in town including but not limited to: Earthe Energe

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ALLYSON HIGGINS-HALFPENNY

ONLINE

As a curvy woman, I’ve felt excluded from yoga in the past. I’ve spent the majority of my life ashamed and obsessed with my size. Teaching yoga is my favorite way to experience and share joy & knowledge, and my goal is to create spaces that are 100% inclusive, body-positive and affirming for every identity. Yoga isn’t just about what happens on the mat - it’s about what happens off the mat. If you leave my classes feeling mindful, empowered, rejuvenated, ready to take on the system and

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LEE ANN MAYNARD

RENO

I started practicing yoga over 20 years ago as a way to feel strong emotionally and physically while coping with anxiety and depression. I worked with Viniyoga Yoga Therapist Lyn Banas (student of Gary Kraftskow) for 6 years and became a 500 hour Yoga Alliance certified teacher with Kathleen Grace-Santor at Stress Management Center of Nevada. I have studied meditation with Khenpo Choying Rabjam Rinpoche through the Dzoghen Lineage and I am currently studying Mindfulness and Meditation with the


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WENDY REITZ • MEWE&US

ONLINE

Wendy is the founder of MeWe&Us which is a spiritual and health based nonprofit organization that assists individuals with understanding their experiences from a holographic perspective of a reality of health and joy. As a result of her personal experience of intuitively self-healing from Lupus and extensive consciousness research in suffering, healing, and health, Wendy has a developed an integrated relationship with Higher Consciousness and practically applies it in helping others understand t

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LINDSAY MOONEY

ST CHARLES, MO

I’m Lindsay, a free spirited yogi powered by love, compassion, adventure, and creativity, with the intentions of making the world a better place. My yoga practice, which quickly turned into my yoga passion, started in 2013. With many hours of experience on and off my mat, I am dedicated to sharing this practice with others. 

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ALLIE REITZ

DENVER

Hi! I'm the founder of Good Elephant, and I'm passionate about making mindful practices more welcoming and affordable for everyone! My classes are spiritual and fun, with more focus on inward intention than on physical alignment. I believe that we are all overflowing with abundance, and the purpose of our yoga practice is to heal and prepare us to serve the world! Join me for unlimited Restorative Flow Yoga every weekday morning with my monthly membership here: https://gum.co/student-membersh


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ELZEARD STALLINGS

DENVER

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AMANDA STEIGER

ONLINE