Class Schedule

Terri Adler

Yoga Instructor, RYT-200

Terri has been practicing yoga since 1998 when she fell in love with it. After seven years of practice she decided to become a yoga teacher and enrolled in a 200 hr teacher training program at Saraswati River Yoga in New Hope, PA from 2005-2006. In 2007 Terri then received her Yoga Ed teacher certificate and has been teaching children yoga as young as 2 years old! She loves seeing them in such delightfuls poses. Through a 30 hr training program with Sally Miller, Terri received her Yin Yoga teaching certificate in 2009. She realizes that it is important to have a steady practice to move you into a place of harmony and peace. There are so many things that come our way that is completely out of our control and by implementing a daily practice of meditation, pranayama, asanas and savasana it moves us from choas to clarity. We learn to pause before reacting and we find that place within us that is grounding and peaceful. Namaste!​

Heather Barna Dowling

Yoga Instructor,  E-RYT200, Reiki Master, Crystal Healer, Yoga4Sobriety Ambassador, Meditation Teacher, Retreat, Workshop & Circles Organizer & Leader, Trauma Specialized

Heather has been a teacher and life coach in the Bucks and Carbon County areas since 2004. She believes in living a life full of joy and gratitude. These beliefs guide her teaching, which centers on empowering her students to better connect to themselves and the source. Heather specializes in working with recovering addicts and survivors of trauma, she offers private sessions, as well as Reiki Intuitive Energy Therapies which help her clients achieve and connect healthier bodies and minds.

Nicole Branka

Yoga Instructor, RYT-200

​Nicole started practicing yoga in 2001 as a spiritual seeker and traveled doing Seva (volunteer work) at yoga centers throughout the country. In 2003 she started teaching and has certifications in vinyasa flow, yin yoga, meditation, and assist and adjust. Yoga translates to "yoke" or join together. So many of her teachers and experiences have guided her along the way, each perspective adding to the larger picture. She simply seeks to offer and to learn. Namaste!

Kathy Carter

Yoga Instructor,  RYT-200

Kathy, a retired surgical assistant, had no choice but to leave a career she loved when she was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2006. A short time later one of her daughters-in-law suggested yoga to find relief from the pain and stiffness associated with RA.  After six months she gathered enough courage to attend a class. Kathy says she felt her whole body begin to reopen during the first class, with the surprising benefit of a calmer mind.  She knew she was heading on the right path.  After several years of practice, Kathy had a great desire to share the benefits she had found in the practice with others that may be timid about beginning this magical practice.  She believes it’s never to late to start. 

Kathy completed her Yoga Teacher Training-200hr at the Prancing Peacock Yoga Studio in 2015 and has been teaching ever since. She lives in Furlong with her husband of 42 years, a corgi named Baily, and four chickens named, Proud Mary, Ruby Tuesday, Maggie Mae and Sweet Caroline. If she’s not teaching you will find her in the garden, in the woods, or spending time with one or more of her six grandchildren. 

Carol Garner

Yoga Instructor, RYT-200

 Carol’s yogic journey began more than 15 years ago and has grown into a true passion. While she is a Registered Yoga Alliance RYT and Certified YogaKids teacher CYKT, she still considers herself a student at heart, as there is always something more to learn from yoga. Yoga and meditation have taught her how to be humble, grateful and mindful as well as connected to the spirit that lies within. She has learned that yoga is a process which allows one to experience life with a conscious awareness, growing and manifesting along the way. Yoga has given her the tools to meet life on life’s terms and focus on the present moment. Carol loves to be creative and has a true compassion for people.

Carol offers Vinyasa flow classes that make it accessible for everyone. Her classes range from gentle flow, beginner to intermediate levels with modifications and challenges for all to explore. Swimming, reading, long walks in nature and getting in touch with her spirituality, are outside interests that Carol enjoys. She also loves teaching Hot Yoga, challenging her students to find their edge.  Carol resides in Bucks County, has three grown children, a husband who supports her on her yogic path and a dog Bailey who adds sunshine to her day.

Carol Greisler

Yoga Instructor, RYT-200

 Carol was first introduced to yoga in 2006 during a very stressful time in her life. Connecting mind, body & spirit brought on feelings of peace & calm & the healing journey began. Carol's love for yoga is rooted in the connection between the breath & movement. Her gentle class helps increase flexibility, mental clarity, stress reduction & relaxation. All these benefits of yoga, when put together, contribute to an increased feeling of well-being & an overall sense of calm. Carol's personal yoga practice led her to Yogasphere where she completed her teacher training in 2013. Carol is so grateful to her friends & family for all their love & support, patience & understanding.

Renee Laevsky

Yoga Instructor, RYT-500, YACEP  

Renée sees yoga as a lifelong journey, a practice that celebrates individuality and honors the human form. She teaches yoga with balance in mind, providing students with the opportunity to explore their boundaries, challenge their limitations, and nurture themselves in body and mind.  Renée believes strongly that yoga can benefit everyone, at every stage of life. Whether vigorous or gentle, yoga is that combination of movement, breath-awareness and self-inquiry that leads us to health and vitality, and ultimately to a place where we can soften inward, and connect with our own inner-wisdom.

Renée has been teaching at Blossom Yoga since it opened in 2012. Since then, she has dedicated her time and efforts toward becoming an expert in the emerging field of Yoga Therapy.  Renée’s experience includes formal studies in the areas of functional anatomy, kinesiology and therapeutic exercise, and she is currently a student teacher of Kripalu Integrative Yoga Therapy, where she has completed the nearly 500 training hours required to become an Advanced Teacher of Yoga Therapy.  In 2015, Renée joined the team at Cornerstone Physical Therapy, where she teaches therapeutic yoga and exercise.  She lives in Washington Crossing with her husband, son and lovely dog, Betty and enjoys nature, hiking and music.  Renée is a member is the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), and she plans to continue working toward an 800-hour Certified Yoga Therapist designation. She is also a member of the Unite for HER Provider Network, offering the benefits of yoga to promote physical and emotional wellness for those affected by breast cancer.  Renée holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Roger Williams University and a master’s degree at Cornell University.    

Debbie Kell

Yoga Instructor,  RYT-200

Debbie has been practicing yoga since 1994, and with each passing year has found it more precious. Over time she has practiced ashtanga, hatha, acroyoga, aerial, and vinyasa yoga. She is constantly inspired by the power of yoga to strengthen, heal, and reawaken the awareness of the miraculous sweetness of life.

Debbie’s teaching is passionate, respectful of individual bodies, attentive to alignment, and characterized by thematic flows. Delivered with compassion and humor, her teaching is designed to leave the practitioner feeling inspired and empowered.  Debbie completed her yoga teacher training at Yogasphere in March 2019, and is also certified to teach chair yoga.

Cindy Miller

Yoga Instructor, RYT-500, Reiki Master

 After more than 10 years of being a personal fitness trainer, pilates instructor and group fitness instructor, Cindy was diagnosed with cancer in 2003 and was forced to take a giant exhale. It was then that she took her very first yoga class and immediately fell in love with the mind, body and spiritual component of the yoga practice. She became certified as a yoga teacher through AFFA in 2006 and wanted to continue on this journey knowing she had found her path. She then completed her 200hr yoga teacher training at Yoga Vibhuti in 2012. Also graduating advanced 300 hr yoga teacher training in 2016 from Yogasphere. Cindy is a Reiki Master Teacher and a wellness advocate for DoTerra Essential Oils. "I teach out of a deep love and respect for a practice that has wildly and wonderfully enhanced my life. The yoga life is a constant reminder of self-love, acceptance, empowerment and the joy of community. The Divine Light that resides within me honors and respects the Divine Light within you. Keep on shining!"

Devon Philippi

Yoga Instructor, RYT-200

 Devon recently found her love for yoga through a blessing in disguise. After a serious car accident which left her with an injury to her spine in 2014, she was forced to find a healthy alternative to ease her pain. Two weeks after her very first yoga class in September 2015, Devon knew this was something much more than a physical connection and felt compelled to learn more. She enrolled in the 200-Hour Teacher Training through Yogasphere just one week later! She completed her training in March of 2016 and has since immersed herself into the world of yoga. Even though she is a fairly new yogi, her passion and excitement towards helping others shines brightly through her practice. She enjoys teaching every level of yoga from gentle, to an upbeat vinyasa flow, while incorporating both strengthening and stretching into her classes. She is eager to learn from her peers everyday and is blessed to have a newfound passion. Devon has lived in Newtown, PA for the past 20 years with her mom, dad, brother and dog Emmitt.

Erica Pugh

Yoga Instructor, RYT-200

 Erica has been practicing yoga since 2007 when her college roommate dragged her to a class at their school gym. Ever since that first class, Erica has been hooked! She finally fulfilled a dream to complete her YTT-200 training at the Prancing Peacock in 2015. Besides a passion for yoga, Erica has a passion for her career as an occupational therapist. Currently her passions have merged and she is pursuing a doctorate in occupational therapy with a research focus in health and wellness for school aged children through the use of mindfulness and yoga. Erica is also certified in chair yoga and has completed the ChildLight Yoga and Mindfulness for Children training.

When Erica isn’t practicing or teaching yoga, you can find her kayaking, playing with her niece and nephew, outside with her dog, Stella, or reading a good book. She is forever grateful for her family and friend’s support in all that she does!

Ginger Solomon

Yoga Instructor, Blossom Yoga Founder, E-RYT-200, YACEP

 Ginger began practicing yoga in 2008 during a very stressful time in her life. She wanted to learn if yoga could quiet her mind and the many thoughts that swirled around if only for that hour. She also wanted to supplement her existing fitness regimen of cycling and weight training. Through the practice of Vinyasa Flow yoga, Ginger became aware of the importance of linking her breath and movement together, the cornerstone of yoga, which translated literally means “to join”.   Ginger took the lessons she learned on her mat during her Yoga practice to off the mat and in to her private life. She learned how to live a more harmonious and joyful life through yoga.

Ginger completed her yoga 200hr RYT teacher training program at Yogasphere in early 2012 and founded Blossom Yoga later that same year in June. In February 2015, she completed Level One Restorative Yoga Teacher Training at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, MA. Ginger also has a Master's Degree in Anatomy and Physiology which brings great depth and knowledge to her teachings and own practice. Ginger’s passion is teaching new students to yoga the basics of a yoga practice including meditation techniques, chanting, pranayama (breath control) and asanas (poses). She focuses on the importance of the proper alignment of poses to protect the student while also increasing their strength and flexibility.

Ginger lives in Washington Crossing with her husband, Ben, and has a blended family of three children, her son Adam and stepdaughters, Meghan and Sarah. She enjoys spending time with her family on sailing vacations, tending to her flower and vegetable gardens and walking her dogs Buddy and Cookie Dough.                                                 

Karen Vanderwall

Yoga Instructor,  E-RYT-200

 Karen has long found fulfillment in nature and the outdoors. When she discovered yoga after her first child was born 15 years ago, she began to feel a similar connection with the essence of balance, presence, and sense of interconnectedness. She also began to realize the grounding and healing potential of yoga. As practicing enriched her life, she decided to pursue further training and share the gifts of yoga with others through teaching. her to teach and deepen her practice. She teaches her classes with a focus on meeting students where they are on their yoga journey and guiding them along the many paths of yoga to find wholeness – their true nature - with the knowledge that when students feel fulfilled the student, community and planet will benefit.

Karen earned her 200-hour Yoga Alliance certified teacher training program through Yogasphere in the spring of 2012 and has been teaching since then. She continues to participate in workshops and trainings to enhance her passion for yoga and enrich her classes. She is blessed with a loving and supportive husband and three teenage children.