Members Of The Month

Jennifer Ray

June 2024

Jennifer Ray – June, 2024 (AKA Lakshmi) Name & Hometown:   Originally:  West side of Detroit.   Currently: Westland Who or what inspired you to be a Yoga Instructor ?   Taking classes…Read More

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Nancy Kozak

May 2024

Name & Hometown:    Nancy Kozak, Novi, Michigan Who or What inspired you to be a Yoga Instructor ?  I had been taking yoga classes with Kathie Schaeffer and felt I…Read More

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Dorothy Schauerte

April 2024

My name is Dorothy Schauerte.  I am an Advanced Practice Nurse who began taking Anusara yoga classes in 2003. I attended numerous weekend workshops from various teachers including Doug Keller…Read More

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Sabrina Johnson

March 2024

Name & Hometown: Sabrina Johnson.    I was born and raised on the Eastside of Detroit. Where I met the love of my life and started our family. We now live…Read More

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Lisa Martinez

February 2024

I was born & raised in Detroit. You ask who inspired me to teach, and I would say first and foremost, it would be my mother:  she enrolled me in…Read More

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Ed David

January 2024

Ed David  –  January  2024 My story begins with my wife Delores , who was a member and also my yoga instructor. We attended many YAGD events together for a number of years which…Read More

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Deidre Denholm

December 2023

Name & Hometown: Deirdre Denholm, ERYT Who or What inspired you to be a Yoga Instructor ? About 25 years ago I was living in Toronto and decided to take some…Read More

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Valerie Byrd

November 2023

Name & Hometown:  Valerie Byrd, Plymouth MI Who or What inspired you to be a Yoga Instructor ? I attended my first yoga class at Deerfield Spa, in East Stroudsburg, PA,…Read More

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David Netzorg

October 2023

My name is David Netzorg. I live in Detroit. When I was growing up in Detroit, in the 1950s, yoga was not widely known. But when I was 12 years…Read More

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Sue Barnosky

Summer 2023

Name & Hometown: Sue Barnosky. Who or What inspired you to be a Yoga Instructor ?  I had a bad back and when I first tried Yoga, it provided a relief that I…Read More

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