Mellow Yoga Studio Director
Liza Dioso, CYT received her 200 hour hot yoga certification in January 2012 at Dana Hot Yoga in Bala Cynwyd, PA under the tutelage of Lisa Mitchell and Rachel Hoppenstein. Liza’s voyage to the yoga mat quite simply began as a New Year’s resolution in 2009. Little did she know how that one challenge would drastically change her life and enhance her love of music, motherhood and creativity. While continuing her yogic journey, Liza discovered Reiki. She is Reiki Levels I, II & Advanced Level III certified under the Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki lineage. It is this technique of stress reduction, and promotion of relaxation that continues to deepen her appreciation for holistic well-being. In March 2012, Liza completed teacher training for children’s yoga with Childlight Yoga. In April 2012 Liza also completed teacher training for restorative yoga with Bhakti Judith Curiel and in 2013 completed certification in Yin yoga with Corina Benner. Liza is passionate about reaching and captivating anyone who has ever thought about giving yoga a try. It is her hope that she is able to encourage everyone in seeing the world with different eyes through her lightheartedness, humor and ever growing love for her yoga practice on and off the mat. Liza’s devotion for yoga, meditation, wellness and music are apparent in her sensitive and thoughtful classes.
Sati Rose has been teaching Yoga for almost fifteen years. She has been seeing clients in the Philadelphia and surrounding areas offering group class, private teaching, Thai Massage, and Breathwork. She currently works with up to 300 people each week locally and also teaches nationally and internationally. Sati is schooled in Rebirthing Breathwork and completed the 9 Month certification training 4 times as taught through the Kriya Yoga lineage of Shri Haidakhan Babaji Kriya Yoga and taught by Sondra Ray, Tony Lomastro, and Maureen Malone. She received her spirit name ‘Sati’ meaning ‘selfless devotion’ from her beloved Sad Guru Ammachi (www.amma.org) while living in in Amma's ashram in India. She became initiated and certified into the Hatha Yoga tradition of teaching by David Newman and Inner Fire Yoga in 2001 and began teaching Hatha Yoga right away. Following Sati's schooling and teaching in Hatha Yoga, she then went on to become initiated into the Kundalini Yoga tradition (as taught by Yogi Bhajan) and taught by Sada Sat Singh and Kaur in 2003. She is a 3HO certified Kundalini Instructor. She is a member of The International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association (IKYTA 225). Sati is also a Yoga Alliance certified and insured instructor (RYT 500). Sati has lived and worked at The Himalayan Institute one of the most respected Yoga associations here in the United States and abroad.
Lindsay is a visual artist, yoga & Reiki practitioner, mindfulness instructor and retreat facilitator. She loves traveling, dancing and being immersed in the natural world. Her mission is to make mindfulness practices accessible to heal, inspire, empower and educate our community at large. Lindsay is passionate about combining mandala-making, mixed media art, movement and mindfulness practices to develop innovative educational programs to serve the community. Lindsay specializes in Hatha yoga, Mindful Yoga and Chair yoga as well as mindfulness meditation and Reiki. Her aim is to meet each student where they are to provide a platform of self discovery through various processes for positive transformation. She is passionate about sharing tools for living a balanced lifestyle full of awareness, equanimity and positivity.
Hannah is a 200 hour RYT and received her certification in Hatha yoga at Yoga on Main in Philadelphia. After taking weekly classes for two years, Hannah signed up for teacher training. Her mission is to be the vessel that helps others find peace of mind and enjoy the simplicity that life has to offer. Hannah would like to help fill people's hearts up and teach her students that they have everything they need if they look within.
Nicole started practicing yoga with DVDs. When she finally decided to take a class at a studio, it changed her life and her wellbeing. Nicole was able to expand her way of thinking and her relationship with her body. She soon completed her 200hr yoga teacher training in 2015 at Dana Hot Yoga. Since then, Nicole has been sharing the wonderful experience of yoga with others. She has also completed Restorative and Yin Yoga teacher trainings.
Parvati (Maureen Heil) ERYT, RALC, CRMT YACEP, came to yoga during a time when she fell in love with the healing benefits of the practice. She is deeply rooted in the traditions of Hatha Yoga, Ayurveda, and the Divine Feminine. Parvati has trained with Shiva Das, Ed Zadlo, David Newman, Sue Elkind, & Gail Silver, and is the lead teacher & mentor of the reknowned Yogachild Program. She believes the practice of Yoga brings us back to ourselves and the best teacher is listening to your heart. Her classes are inspiring, dynamic, and authentic. Parvati is an artisan, yogini, writer, Holistic Health Counselor, Reiki Master, and Keeper of the Wise Women’s Traditions, come connect to your heart in her classes!
Katy Kern discovered yoga as a little girl in the late 70s. She practiced for many years before she trained to be a certified yoga instructor. She is certified in Classical Hatha Yoga, Alignment-based Yoga, Restorative and Yin Yoga and Thai Bodywork. Her focus as a teacher is helping people reduce the effects of stress and anxiety that are found so prevalently in today’s culture so they can live full, unencumbered lives. When she discovered yin yoga, her practice and teaching changed dramatically as the passive style of yoga allowed her to dig deep, discover greater ways to relax and to help her students understand the tools they already have to achieve relaxation. Her mantra is the Chinese proverb, “Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.”