LEAD FACILITATORS

 
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Amy Spurlock

Amy is a 500-hour E-RYT yoga teacher, certified Rolfing Structural Integrator and Pilates certified. From 2007-2018 Amy was an owner/director of YogaSource and continues to co-direct the 200 and 300hr Teacher Training Program. She has been a student of yoga since 1995 and has taught yoga classes, workshops and given private instruction for 20 years. She has taken multiple 200 and 500 hour teacher trainings as well as completing a 2000 hour training with Aadil Palkhivala in 2005.

Biomechanics and modern movement sciences currently influences Amy’s yoga teaching. She is fascinated by the intricate relationship of the body and the mind. She sees yoga asana as the art and practice of awareness and precision, a view which comes through in her teaching. These alignment based classes are energizing and physically challenging with an inward directed focus.

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Wendelin Scott

Wendelin is co-director of YogaSource and of the YogaSource Teacher Training. She has been practicing Yoga for twenty-four years and teaching for over twenty years. She has had the blessing of studying with many inspired teachers and she holds a Masters in Eastern Classics and Sanskrit from St. John’s College.

Today, her teaching approach is steeped her many years of study, contemplation and immersion in a Yogic life as both a student and as a teacher. Her classes and instruction are authentically rooted in the Yoga tradition through breath awareness and a focus on quieting and calming the mind. Wendelin joyfully seeks new and innovative ways to facilitate an integration of mind, body and spirit through well-rounded Yoga practice.
She is currently exploring innovative movement approaches, sound healing, the great mystery, and her garden.

 

CO-FACILITATORS

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Linda Spackman

Linda Spackman began practicing yoga in 1984 and began teaching in 2000. Linda's classes include asana, pranayama, Yoga Sutra and Vedic Chant. In addition to her classes at Yoga Source, she teaches with Surya Little and Prajna Yoga, at the Vedic Chant Center in Santa Fe, NM. In each class, Linda imparts her joy and underlying reverence for all aspects of yoga. Her teaching style is accessible yet challenging for all levels of practice, from beginner to lifelong practitioner. With a keen eye for alignment and broad understanding of yoga practices, Linda supports students progress step by step through structured self-practice.

Melissa Spamer

Melissa Spamer, ERYT 500, L.M.T., C. Ay. began formally practicing Yoga over twenty years ago. She has completed more then six Yoga teacher trainings and has seventeen years of teaching experience, leading classes, workshops, retreats and teacher trainings in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Her love of Yoga led her to also become an Ayurvedic practitioner, spending more then two years of clinical training at the Ayurvedic Institute. Her approach to Yoga integrates her in-depth studies with such celebrated teachers as Angela Farmer, Victor Van Kooten, Rama Vernon, Shiva Rea, Kali Ray and faculty at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram.

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Sara Easterson-Bond

Sara began studying yoga at Yoga Source-Santa Fe in 2005 and was hooked after one class. Now a Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor at the Intermediate Jr. I level, Sara’s teaching focuses on bringing stability, balance, strength, grace and humor to the practice of yoga, both on and off the mat. In addition to her Yoga Source mentors, Sara has studied extensively with Senior Iyengar Teacher Patricia Walden; completing Patricia’s 2-year Teacher Training program in 2015. Sara has also studied with Geeta Iyengar in Pune, India.

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Shawn Paulazzo

Shawn has been teaching yoga since 2000. Her teaching of asana has been influenced by her studies with John Friend, Erich Schiffmann, Tias Little and Aadil Palkhivala. She is currently studying the Yoga Sutra’s of Patanjali in the Vedic tradition under the wisdom guidance of Sonia Nelson as well as working on her certification of yoga therapeutics through the school of Integrative Yoga Therapy. Shawn’s classes hold an intention of nourishing the many layers of the individual student in a group setting.