MEET OUR CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS
Susan Hayes (e-RYT 500) ~ registered Yoga Instructor ~ Susan has been a student of yoga since 1976. She did her yoga and meditation teacher training at the Expanding Light at Ananda Village in Nevada City, CA. She teaches a spiritual form of yoga, inwardly-focused, with an emphasis on precision and technique that is a reflection of the many years that she studied Iyengar Yoga. Susan has been specially trained to teach yoga to Seniors and people with Osteoporosis, children’s yoga, yoga for people with MS, therapeutic, prenatal, postnatal & “mommy and me” yoga, and yin and restorative yoga. Susan is also a certified foot Reflexologist.
Professional certifications Susan Hayes: Levels I and II Ananda Yoga instructor; Yoga Alliance e-RYT500; Meditation teacher (levels I and II) – Ananda.org; Reiki level I and II practitioner; Foot Reflexologist (member Reflexology Association of California).
Gwenn Jones ~ certified Yoga instructor; Mind-Body Specialist; Personal Fitness Trainer ~ Born and raised on the San Francisco peninsula, Gwenn began instructing group fitness professionally in 1990. A nurtured environment in dance as a teen led her to pursue certifications in both group and personal fitness training from the American Council on Exercise; and subsequently YogaFit. Gwenn founded Auburn Yoga & Fitness in 2008 and instructs group and private yoga and fitness sessions. She also produces the weekly Yoga Show for Auburn Community TV, channel 20. “The growing process never ends — with pleasure.”
Professional certifications Gwenn Jones: ACE-certified* Personal Fitness Trainer; ACE* Mind-Body Specialist; YogaFit-ACE yoga instructor; ACE* Group fitness instructor
* American Council on Exercise since 1994
Heather Dwelle (e-RYT) ~ registered Yoga Instructor ~ When Heather is not practicing yoga, she’s flying airplanes with her family, cooking or reading a good fiction novel. Heather loves to swim, hike and ride bikes. She is a cancer survivor.
Heather is a Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance since 2003. She instructs adult yoga classes at CACfit, originally Courthouse Athletic Club, in Auburn, CA. Along with teaching, Heather attends yoga related training and conferences to maintain her certification through Yoga Alliance.