Dr. Kari Rollins graduated from Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1979. Following her internship she realized her passion was using health education as a key to preventing illness. In 1981 she returned to UNT to join the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. In 1982 she combined her medical practice of integrative medicine with her yoga school and opened The Wellness Center.
Dr. Rollins has studied many styles of yoga and meditation including Iyengar, Kripalue, Vinyasa, restorative, Kriya yoga and Kundalini. She uses yoga in her practice of medicine for many health problems including back pain, fibromyalgia, hypertension, weight loss, emphysema, asthma, depression, insomnia, and many other illnesses. She is highly skilled in using yoga to treat back and joint pain and understands how to adapt yoga poses to each student's needs and level of skill.
Kevin has been practicing Kundalini Yoga for seven years and teaching for three. He has an E-RYT 200 certification from Yoga Alliance and is certified by The Kundalini Research Institute.
John Stockberger is a professional musician, Kundalini yogi, Holotropic Breathwork facilitator, meditation teacher and mentor. His journey with Buddhist meditation began in 1983 and his yoga practice began in 1989.
His Kundalini Yoga classes have a playful quality blending all the limbs of yoga, naad and sound healing. His private healing and mentoring sessions focus on Inner Healer activation, deep relaxation, intuitive guidance, authentic presence, guided visualization and meditation, chakra and polarity balancing, shamanic journeys, sound immersion and Healing Breath.
His work is informed by his own healing journey toward wholeness which has included: Kundalini Yoga Training through the Awareness Center and KRI, Certification as a facilitator of Stanislav Grof’s Holotropic Breathwork through Grof Transpersonal Training, Cranial Sacral Therapy with the Upledger Institute, Shambhala Training for Enlightened Society and Sacred Path, studies with Michael Harner’s Foundation for Shamanic Studies and traditional Shipibo Conibo healing in the Peruvian rainforest with Doña Ercillia and Maestro Heberto. He facilitates Yoga and Breathwork retreats, trainings and workshops in the US and abroad.
Natalie's journey began during adolescence, inspired by her father's practices in yoga and Buddhist meditation. More than 15 years later, she continues to grow as a daily practitioner. In 2011, she received her Yoga Teacher Training from Black Swan Yoga in Austin, Texas. She is a 200-hour certified yoga instructor and a Reiki Practitioner of the mastery level.
Her areas of focus include traditional hatha yoga, vinyasa flow yoga, kundalini yoga and meditation, yin and restorative yoga, vipassana meditation, prenatal and children's yoga.
Natalie can be reached for private yoga and meditation instruction, as well as energy healing, bodywork, and sound immersion sessions.
Audrey received her 200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training Certification with Kathy Ross of Yoga Forte in the Winter of 2017. That following January, she began her embark on the studies of a sister science of yoga Ayurveda, along with pursuing her 300-HR Yoga Teacher Training Certification with Arpita Shah of OM Yoga Journey. As of December 2018, Audrey is a 500-HR Yoga Alliance certified teacher, and a NAMA recognized Ayurveda Lifestyle Counselor.
With the love & passion of Ayurveda, Audrey integrates her teaching style to reflect the principles that are essential to this Science. Audrey continues to nurture her love of knowledge in the healing sciences, and is currently completing a 100-Hr Jyotisha program, dipping her toes in another sister science of Yoga, with the intention of enrolling into the Ayurveda College in the future.
Her intention of creating a warm, safe, & welcoming atmosphere for community to practice in is of most importance to her, honoring the practice first, while offering space for diversity, play, and movement as students flow through their unique journey of expression and sensations in their yoga practice.
Bringing a joyful reverence for a science that is ancient and powerful, Daniel Katsük understands fully that to be truly flexible, laughter wins.
Having performed as a musician on stage for over 17 years and a voice-actor for cartoons, Daniel brings a fun and inviting style to Kundalini Yoga that can help anyone feel comfortable in their own skin or Yoga pants. Daniel brings a child-like creativity to helping facilitate a deeper connection with our bodies, mind and Spirit.
Kundalini resonates with Daniel for its odd beauty and how absolutely transformative it is to every part of our being. It is as dexterous as the wind and as supple as water. Simultaneously grounding us in the depths of our body, it ignites the fires of passion to know the workings of our Soul, ever tied to the Ether. 300hr KRI Certified. 200hr RYT.
Analiese received her 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification from Dr. Rollins, Brynn Byrne and Shanti Webb Nolen at Trinity Yoga in the Spring of 2017. She teaches yoga at various locations in Fort Worth, including Raja Yoga and the Benbrook Library.
Analiese leads Little Yogis, a program that teaches yoga and mindful play to children, and offers professional development opportunities to educators and adults. She also offers private instruction for those desiring personalized attention on their yoga journey.
She speaks Spanish fluently and desires to create an inclusive atmosphere for people of all backgrounds.
Analiese has also worked with special populations, including people with physical disabilities and children with learning differences. With the use of props, modifications, and moment to moment instruction, she believes in creating a yoga experience that gives any level of learner the opportunity to feel safe, strong, and confident in class.