Registered Yoga Teacher, Pilates Teacher
In 2004, Stephanie began practicing yoga, and loves teaching to help others find peace in the present moment. When not practicing meditation, yoga, and Pilates; Stephanie enjoys quiet time in the outdoors. Since 2003, she has worked as an Endangered Species Biologist, specializing in freshwater fishes and mussels. She holds a BS in Fisheries Biology and an MS in Environmental Science. As for hobbies, she enjoys snorkeling, canoeing, hiking, reading, and crocheting.
Stephanie’s spiritual name – Shantpreet Kaur – means the Princess/Lioness of God who is filled with peace and calmness as she shines with the loving light of the divine. “It says that I connect with my soul by finding my loving peaceful center and focusing my consciousness there.”
Stephanie completed her initial 200-hour yoga teacher training in 2013 at the Asheville Yoga Center, and a second 200-hour certification from the Kundalini Research Institute (KRI) in 2015. Stephanie has received her RYT-200 status with Yoga Alliance and is a KRI certified instructor of Kundalini yoga, as taught by Yogi Bhajan. Through her yoga studies she has been exposed to many types of yoga and healing modalities (i.e., Ayurveda-ancient Indian healing and aromatherapy). Stephanie has extra studies in yin yoga and gong resonance therapy. Stephanie is currently pursuing RYT-500 status through KRI.
In 2016, Stephanie began practicing Pilates and is currently pursuing a comprehensive Pilates teacher certification at The Spot in Bowling Green, KY. Stephanie is a certified Pilates mat teacher and will complete her comprehensive certification in 2018.
Stephanie is currently offering Kundalini yoga classes, group mat and semi-private Pilates equipment classes at Synergy. She is also taking a limited number of private/duet clients for Pilates, yoga, meditation, and gong resonance therapy.