Staff

Kelly Newman Burnham

Hello from the owner/operator of Flying Lotus Yoga Center & Juice Bar, opening soon in Canton, NY! Flying Lotus is a project that I have been passionately working on for well over a year. I am thrilled and thankful to see it come to fruition this year in my home town.  As a practicing yogi...

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Erica Kelso

Erica is the mother of four and an Executive Director to a new nonprofit, The Outdoor Academy of the North Country. She is a north country native with an eclectic journey to yoga. Erica completed her 200-hour YTT and 95-hour RCYT with The Flying Lotus Yoga School in 2020. The last few years she spent...

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Rivka Rocchio

Rivka Rocchio, RYT-200, is a yoga instructor, world traveler, and mom, dedicated to living a life full of adventure, purpose, and passion. Rivka completed her 200-hour Vinyasa yoga teacher training at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health with Yoganand Michael Carroll, Coby Kozlowski, and Erica Arce. She teaches classes that use asanas (postures) to develop...

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Linda Betts

With a personal yoga practice of over 20 years, Linda brings a wealth of experience to the Center. She's practiced Kundalini Yoga with Jai Dev Singh for five years and attended retreats at Tibet House at Menla Mountain in the Catskills with Bob Thurman (the first Westerner to be initiated by HH Dalai Lama to...

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Katherine Catimon

Katherine, or Kat has been instructing group fitness classes for almost six years, mostly strength training and circuit classes. Kat is a local trainer with a passion for fitness! Kat’s Strength & Tone classes are upbeat and low-impact. In the class you will use your body weight and a few props to improve your core...

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Janelle Crocker

Janelle, or Yazi, is a self care advocate and health enthusiast who is passionate about helping others put their best foot forward. She believes in functional fitness and that health is more than just an exercise program or a trendy diet. It’s a LIFESTYLE....A culmination of BODY, MIND, and SPIRIT! She loves learning and teaching...

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Sasha Kocho-Williams

Sasha has practiced yoga since high school. She has been practicing Ashtanga yoga since 2003, studying in Mysore and with her teachers Manju Jois and Greg Tebb. She received 200-hour certification from Yoga Satsanga Ashram (Yoga Alliance UK aligned) in 2014, and has been teaching since 2013, establishing an Ashtanga community in Wales, UK. She...

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