Jacksonvilleyoga.com Teachers

casey, tucker, chance, and boo 045Joyce Savitz has headed various yoga and exercise programs around the City of Jacksonville since 1976.  She has taught segments of Yoga on Channel 12 and Channel 4.  She has been featured in the Times Union,  Ponte Vedra Recorder, Beaches Leader, Jacksonville Business Journal, Water’s Edge Magazine, Folio Weekly and Women’s Magazine.  Dr. Joe Barton has had her as a part of his feature of total health.  Joyce is the first yoga teacher to bring Anusara to this area and now is the first teacher doing a Teacher Training for others to immerse themselves in this powerful style of yoga. (More information on the Teacher Training can be seen on the Workshop Page).  Joyce has 3 DVD’s which can be previewed on the DVD Page. Joyce Savitz enjoys the distinction of being the first trained and Certified MELT instructor in Northeast Florida. Joyce finds much personal satisfaction through helping other people to learn how to look and feel better with MELT each week. With sessions at her Jacksonville Yoga studio, and at select locations in the Jacksonville area, Joyce has helped many local people learn how to improve sleep, breathing, digestion, energy level, and achieve an improved feeling of overall well being. MELT helps to re-hydrate connective tissue, enhance body awareness, and quiet nervous systems. Having an extensive background not only in Yoga but also MELT and Massage Therapy allows Joyce Savitz to be Jacksonville’s best trained expert in helping her clients get out of pain and feel the freedom to enjoy life fully!

Joyce Lasch, Jacksonville Yoga Instructor.JOYCE LASCH, Anusara-Inspired Yoga Teacher, leads a Level One Yoga class on Thursday evenings at 6:15.  She  completed her 200 hour teacher training here at Jacksonvilleyoga.  This intensive year-long program has opened more doors for Joyce, both in her personal yoga practice and her approach to teaching.  Her studies have also brought more balance in her life opening her body and mind to new possibilities. Joyce has been a fitness instructor for over 18 years , teaching classes around the Beaches for the last 18 years.  She holds several certifications from national fitness organizations.  Joyce initially pursued yoga training through the fitness industry and has taught yoga classes in local gyms for over nine years.  In 2006, Joyce started studying Anusara Yoga with Joyce Savitz. Joyce has loved movement since her early days in dance classes and particularly enjoys the energy generated in a group environment.  She was first attracted to Anusara Yoga due to the therapeutic value of physical alignment.  She has learned that the practice of these alignment principles creates a safe place for the body, mind and spirit to be uplifted to a higher vista! She loves how Anusara combines the openness and softness of heart with strength and stability. Join Joyce Lasch on Thursday evenings at 6:15.

Gene Bingle has just completed his 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at JacksonvilleYoga.com.  He has had a love for Yoga for many years.  Gene was one of the first students that started coming to our location when we moved to Third Ave. South.  Gene’s love for Yoga shows in his teaching.  Come and join him on Monday mornings at 10:00.