BBY Teacher Directory for Florida
Lisa Long, E-RYT500, CYT, C-IAYT
(BBY 200/500/800, Florida Director)
Certified Yoga Therapist
Certified Body Balance Yoga® Teacher
Anusara-Inspired™ Yoga Teacher
Pilates Comprehensive Certified, Balanced Body University®
International Assoc. of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), member
Lisa Long has been teaching movement enthusiasts for over 20 years. She is a student first, deepening her personal journey inward and is regarded for her insatiable study of body and mind, safe movements and modifications. Her dedicated yoga therapy training with Jenny Otto has helped countless Florida students feel better through breath and movement. As a catalyst, Lisa’s focused eye sees students’ potential and areas for new awareness. Through her observation skills and progressive sequencing, she teaches others how to take good care of themselves. Everyday, Lisa is humbled and inspired by her students whose challenges and triumphs bring value, meaning and tremendous joy to her life. She is married to an awesome man and together they are raising two joy-filled children.
Deborah Thorpe, RYT500
Associate Body Balance Yoga® Teacher
Deborah offers a flow class ranging from beginner to intermediate where all levels are welcome. Deborah’s classes include a mix of many asanas with variations/modifications and/or advanced poses. Her love of yoga is evident in her compassionate approach to teaching. She has completed over 1200 hours in certifications of yoga instruction offering a safe practice due to her knowledge of proper alignment and breath work. Since 2012, Deborah has studied under Jenny Otto and Lisa Long. In May 2015, she graduated from Body Balance Yoga's 500-hour program. Deborah offers private sessions to guide you through a new way to move! Teaching many techniques from her teacher training to assist you and teach you ways to improve the way you move daily! You will leave your mat feeling invigorated, refreshed, renewed and ready to take on any challenges you are faced with. You will leave class knowing you chose the right instructor! Deborah has conducted several Restorative Workshops for total relaxation and renewal. Recently Deborah studied under Roger Cole, Restorative Yoga Teacher. She is available for private instruction and will teach at your place of business. Offering a yoga class to your employees is a treat and a proven method to bring harmony as well as physical and emotional well being to your employees. For additional information please contact Deborah.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FLORIDA