The Yoga Center
Portland, Maine
 
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Teachers
 
Directors
Vickie Labbe   Jennifer Cooper
Vickie   Jennifer

Vickie began her yoga studies in 1975 and has been teaching yoga for over 25 years. Her unique approach draws from years of study of many traditions of yoga, philosophy, and meditation. She brings warmth, wisdom, and humor to her teaching.
 
Jennifer discovered yoga in 1970 and began teaching in 1975. She enjoys sharing her years of study in various styles and techniques of yoga. Her experience includes twenty years of meditation practice and two trips to India.
 
Vickie and Jennifer have been administrating The Yoga Center together for over twenty years. They continue to study with nationally known teachers including Judith Lasater, Patricia Walden, Gabriel Halpern and many others. They have developed a teaching method that has evolved over years of study, practice, and teaching experience. They both bring a sense of humor and down-to-earth philosophy to their classes.



Additional Instructors
Michael Doyle has studied at The Yoga Center since 1989 and also with nationally known teachers. Michael has been teaching since 1993. He is an inspiring and challenging teacher known for his gentle nature and sense of humor.
David Reese, P.T. is director of Falmouth Physical Therapy and has taught at The Yoga Center for 15 years. His teaching is enhanced by his sense of humor and knowledge of the body.
Maria Gabriel Drake is a massage therapist and has studied at The Yoga Center for over 20 years. Her interests also include Tai Chi, Jin Shin Jyutsu, and Energy Balancing.
Stacy Smith, RYT 500, has studied yoga since 1998. She approaches yoga in a holistic manner, blending the insights of Classical yoga with Ayurvedic teachings to nurture physical, psychological, and spiritual well-being.
Marilyn Hardy has been an authorized Feldenkrais Practitioner since 1983 and has studied directly with Dr. Feldenkrais. Marilyn and has a unique style that incorporates many bodymind modalities.
Nicole Gordon has studied with Master Teacher Alice Riccardi and has completed her 200 hour teacher training. Since becoming certified, Nicole has shared her love of yoga and taught adults, kids and teens.
Jeanette Schmid, L.M.T. has been teaching over 21 years in various locations. She has studied with several nationally ranked Iyengar Yoga teachers and has owned her own studio.

Other teachers may be listed on the schedule.