"The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.” -Alexandra K.Trenfor
Each of our teachers are unique and bring a variety of talent, skills and knowledge to our yoga community. Each instructor helps to make us who we are... One team. One goal. We are here to assist you on your health and wellness journey.
A team effort ensures a safe haven, a home away from home, and a sanctuary where everyone in the community can heal, rest, rejuvenate and find that perfect balance in life. You'll find our instructors to be attentive to your needs and encouraging, revealing the very best in you!
Alva Clemons Alva's first love is education. She holds a B.S. in Special Education from Clemson University and M.A. in Educational Leadership, She is a certified K-12 educator, and a licensed cosmetologist. Through educating and serving others, she found that yoga gave her the energy and positive existence she needed after working long hours for many days at a time. She found solace and balance in the breath while practicing with her mind intently set on peace. She is a 200-RYT with the heart to share yoga with everyone. She brings a rejuvenating Restorative and Yin practices to those who seek rest and an exciting upbeat Pound class for those who want a cardio enhanced option. Alva has also holds a second 200-RYT, certified as a Barkan Method of Hot Yoga Teacher. She finds the heat to be a refreshing treat and encourages you to give her Hot Yoga class a try! Alva opened The Yoga Loom in 2015, and in joint efforts with each instructor and every student, a solid community focusing on yoga, fitness, health and wellness continues to flourish.
Anicka Austin Anicka is an artist, choreographer and a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher.. She earned a B.A. in Dance from Kennesaw State University. As a certified yoga instructor and dance choreographer, Anicka intently merges the two artful practices. She is a Hambridge Center for the Creative Arts Distinguished Fellow, a WonderRoot Walthall Fellow and a Lucky Penny work room resident artist. Her interest and devotion to a meditative yoga practice is influential to her life as a whole and especially her artistic practice. You'll find her class to be a unique and possibly addicting yoga experience. .She loves breathing, experiencing and being, her family, friends and hummus! Although Anicka is not consistently on our schedule, currently offers workshops and is always willing to substitute for a class when we need her.
Jillian O'Connell A recent graduate of YTT, more info coming soon!