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Our Team

The YogiSmile team is comprised of qualified Yoga instructors ready to put their energy and skills towards helping you reach your goals. Every member of our team believes in establishing an energy balance and flow in the chakras and bringing a smile to your face. Come practice with us and meet our team — we look forward to being a part of your healthy lifestyle.

Courtney Wright

Courtney first fell in love with yoga for its recovery-based benefits while recuperating from a dance injury in college. Years later, after a memorable Summer Solstice class, she decided to follow her calling and fully immerse herself in the yoga teaching community. Serving on several studio programming teams deepened Courtney’s passion for teaching. She formed lifelong bonds while leading yogis to deepen their practice and pursue their certification.  She specializes in Vinyasa and Restorative yoga and enjoys helping students of all experience levels and body types realize the strength, balance, and joy yoga has to offer.

Jayanti Harrison

Jayanti loves and teaches alignment style yoga.  Whether it be a more hatha style or slow flow, she believes in aligning the body and breath with yogic tenants such as compassion, non-stealing and truth as she believes this is the way to live a healthier, more holistic life.  She is passionate about creating a safe practice for everyone where the student can work according to his/her/their physical and mental capacity in any given moment.  Jayanti believes in the magic of meditation and freeing the mind and teaches other Eastern ways of moving such as Qigong.

Lalita Kay

Lalita started practicing Yoga more than 12 years ago. She experienced the healing power of Yoga practice first hand and decided to get certified and teach it and share all the wonderful benefits of Yoga with others. Lalita teaches Vinyasa Flow, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra and offers Laughter Yoga workshops. She strives to make every Yoga practice a suitable, relaxing and positive experience for each and every Yogi.

Rae Granofsky

Rae specializes in transformational yoga of the body and mind for her students. She is a specialist in yoga for weight loss from personal and professional experience. Her classes are modified for various experience levels with a focus on alignment. Also, she is certified as a Level 1 Instructor for the World Paddle Association and teaches stand up paddle board (SUP) yoga classes/private sessions during the summer season. She has worked with individuals with mental/physical disabilities and is fluent in American Sign Language.

Tianna Christine

Tianna Christine began practicing yoga over 10 years ago while searching for a low impact workout. It started for her as a great way to develop a routine for flexibility. Over time, her practice evolved as a tool for stress and meditation. She loved yoga so much she decided to get certified to teach and share the practice with others. Tianna specializes in Vinyasa yoga and enjoys sharing the practice with everyone, including those new to yoga.

 

We're Hiring!

We are hiring Pilates, Yin, and Hatha Yoga instructors. Submit your CV if you are interested in joining our team!

YogiSmile

Yoga Studio & Wellness Center

417 Main Street, Laurel, MD 20707

240-636-9981

456-789-1234

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