Instructors

Wendy Hobart

MD ERYT-200

Wendy completed her yoga teacher training at Yoga for You, a Shambhava Yoga Center in 2010.  She is a certified teacher of Shambhava Yoga and Meditation.  Wendy loves to encourage people of all ages and abilities to try yoga and realize the many benefits of a regular yoga practice.   Wendy’s classes emphasize strength and body aware...

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Laurie Carr

Laurie has been practicing yoga on and off for the past 20 years.  Two years ago when Laurie started a truly dedicated yoga practice, it became a journey towards wellness and healing.  She has always been drawn to the physical aspects of yoga, but through a regular practice she is learning the multitude of additional benefits a regular yoga practic...

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Abby Hurst

Abby Hurst is the owner of Core Connections, a studio in Hutchinson, KS. She is trained and certified in the STOTT Pilates Method with an emphasis on rehabilitation. She graduated from Newman University with a BA in Occupational Therapy; which creates a unique blend grounded in the principles of both modalities. Abby has also been trained under Sue Hitzman i...

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Jade Piros De Carvalho

In 2005, I stepped into my first yoga class in desperate search of a tool to help me overcome the anxiety that had plagued me for years. By learning to sit in the present moment, regardless of what emotions came up, and an intense focus on the breath, this practice transformed my life. Yoga became the vehicle that allowed me to move from a space of fear and ...

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Letty Shaw

E-RYT 200, RYT 500

Within a few minutes of my first yoga class, I knew this was a new practice, a new journey for me. Yoga brought peace and stillness to my crazy world. I later found a new strength and confidence that I had never felt before and I was finding my true authentic self. I completed my 200 hour teacher training program with Susan Levine, Yoga for You, Shambhava Sc...

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Julia Johnson

Julia Johnson, mother of four, is committed to helping her own and other children grow in mind, body and spirit.  Through work experience as director of Children’s Ministry and a teacher in her church, she has encouraged and guided pre-school through sixth graders to grow in faith and service to others.   Julia has been practicing yoga for 5...

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Crystal Yamauchi Gonzales

Crystal first started yoga 5 years ago as she was looking for a way to become more physically active. The purpose then grew into a way to round out an active lifestyle between running and crossfit. This soon evolved into a love of both the physical benefits of a yoga practice and the mental and spiritual benefits. Having amazing teachers to help her along sh...

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Brian Martin

Meet Brian Martin,  Sunflower Yoga's new teacher.  Some of you already know Brian because of his smiling face and calm vibe in the yoga studio.  Brian has also taught many classes as a substitute in the last year or so.  While new to teaching at Sunflower Yoga, Brian is not new to teaching yoga.  He completed his 200 hr certification...

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