Gwynne Clark has been practicing yoga since 2005. She is a graduate of Saraswati Yoga River
School, and is a Registered Yoga Teacher through the Yoga Alliance. Gwynne has been thoroughly trained in yoga
philosophy, mantra, meditation, pranayama, asana, and assists. This knowledge was imparted by the yogini
adept of the Bhairavi Maha Yoga tradition Parvathi Nanda Nath Saraswati (Kirin
Mishra) as well as senior Saraswati River Yoga instructors David Pittenger and
RaeAnn Banker. Through their teachings
she has become a part of the living tradition of this ancient yoga practice.
Gwynne brings the gift of enthusiasm and compassion to her
teachings. As her heart opens to the
practice she hopes to give back to her students the gratitude she feels for
being involved in this intriguing experience.
Her classes feature uplifting flowing sequences and attention to detail,
supporting each student’s practice in a safe and nurturing way.
Jennifer Thorsen has been practicing yoga since 2007. She is inspired by and guided on the path of teaching through her own instructor, Gwynne Clark. Jennifer completed her 200 hour teacher training certification from River Yoga in the summer of 2010, and is currently pursuing membership with the Yoga Alliance. Jennifer was trained at River Yoga by senior yoga instructor David Pittenger and owner/senior instructor, RaeAnn Banker. Both of these teachers studied directly under the yogini adept of the Bhairavi Maha Yoga tradition Parvathi Nanda Nath Saraswati (Kirin Mishra). Jennifer's training focused on yoga philosophy, meditation, pranayama, asana, and assists. Even now as a teacher, Jennifer believes she will always be a student, and continues to work closely with her fellow teacher and guide, Gwynne Clark. She explores the wonderful gift of awareness to the ancient tradition of yoga and all the practice has to offer. Jennifer brings kindness, peace, and compassion to her teachings and through her continual openess to the vast knowledge yoga imparts hopes to give the same inspirational wisdom to her students that have so far been given to her. Her classes feature flowing sequences, attention to individual needs, careful instructions, and simple infusions of yoga philosophy all within a safe and comforting enviroment..