Co-Owner, AIReal & Yoga Instructor
As co-founder of Sparks Yoga, Megan has avidly been exploring yoga long before she and her husband decided to open a studio. Her background in therapy and social work is ultimately what led her to seek further training in this mind-body therapy world.
Joe is a former Marine. During a deployment Joe suffered a life threatening injury and lives to tell about it. As a result of his injury Joe underwent two open-heart surgeries. During his recovery, he was searching for something to calm his mind and his body.
NATALIE BOURDON began her yoga journey at Jivamukti and Area Yoga in NYC. She was drawn to the focus on alignment and wisdom teachings emphasized in those practices. She believes that yoga practice provides an amazing opportunity for going inward and for a continued and sustained learning about yourself and being in the world.
In 2012, she took a workshop with Tias Little in Atlanta and immediately knew she had found her teacher. She began studying hatha yoga at his school in Santa Fe, New Mexico where she received her 200-hour certification. She is currently continuing her 500-hour program there as well.
Natalie’s classes focus on alignment, individual adjustment, and meditation. Students can expect to experience a class that both enlivens them and leaves them feeling deeply rested.
It was love at first crow pose for Brittany. For her, yoga is the courage and strength she has always searched for. Brittany finds that her yoga practice is the one thing she can turn to when dealing with life’s struggles. Yoga is a constant source of peace and a place she can go to connect with herself.
Ciara is an adventurous individual who enjoys stepping out of her comfort zone. Ciara first found yoga as an alternative way to combat digestive issues and since then turned it into a passionate lifestyle. Yoga became more than just a way to transform into a healthier individual.
Christa’s love of movement first began as a dancer. When she discovered yoga, it gave her the same active and creative outlet. After becoming a Mom, her love of yoga expanded as it provided a place to recharge from life’s chaos and stress. Yoga quickly became an essential part of her busy lifestyle, as it helped her live a healthier, happier, and more purposeful life!
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Jenny fell in love with yoga when it was first introduced to her in 2012. She found the lifestyle of yoga to serve her spiritually, mentally, and physically. Jen has always had an urge to help others and to make everyone feel welcomed and loved.
A Kentucky native and a long-time New Orleans resident, Bethany moved to Macon in 2016 to join the staff at NewTown Macon and work to revitalize the city’s urban core. She first became a student of yoga in 2000 when moving to New Orleans. Her home studio, Wild Lotus, taught bhakti yoga – a heart-opening and devotional form of vinyasa yoga.
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Jessica fell in love with yoga while earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Southern Mississippi. During this time she learned how to use yoga to recover and strengthen the body and mind, and now incorporates these practices into most of her dance classes to aid in injury prevention.
Autumn stepped into a power flow class looking for a new way to workout but instead ignited a fire within her. As a working mom, health coach and student, she understands life gets busy and can be tough to balance.
Amber received her 200 Hour YTT from Passion Yoga School in Costa Rica in October of 2016 and her Aerial Yoga certification from Space Yoga Health & Wellness Institute in Augusta, Ga in January 2017. Amber jumped headfirst into yoga in 2014 and has been obsessed ever since.
Long before Tia became a yogi, she was a runner. It was such a great physical and mental release that the races she chose became longer and longer. Because of this, she added yoga to her training because of its ability to strengthen, lengthen, and balance the body. What she found was that yoga brought a feeling of calm awareness that permeated her life off the mat. To deepen her own practice, she completed her 200 hr RYT at Homegrown Yoga in Warner Robins. Her classes seek to challenge the body while maintaining a lighthearted, relaxed vibe.
Anna is a lover of all forms of movement and creativity. As a constant seeker of personal transformation and self-expression, Anna found that yoga was the key to connecting and unleashing her truest spirit.
In her first ever tree pose, Alex found that yoga was more than just a physical practice but rather a dance of life. It’s filled with emotion flowing from one thing to the next while simultaneously teaching us how to grow in our patience, strength, perseverance, and most importantly love for others and ourselves. Since 2017 Alex has strived to deepen her practice which prompted her to complete her 200 hr RYT at Homegrown Yoga in Warner Robins.
Elizabeth teaches yoga because she loves the art and wishes to share the beauty with others while shaping her own craft. Elizabeth completed her 200-hour teacher training at Asheville Yoga Center in Asheville, NC.