110 E. Chatham Street Ste. OM Apex, NC 27502

Our Teachers

THE BEST OF YOGA PROFESSIONALS

  • Dharma Richards, ERYT-500
    Dharma Richards, ERYT-500 – Founder and owner of Yoga Garden and Yoga Alliance Advanced Registered Yoga Teacher, Dharma is an instructor...
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  • Brittney Powell, RYT-200
    Brittney Powell, RYT200 – Also a graduate of the North Carolina School of Yoga, Brittney offers a genuine, nurturing spirit...
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  • Dr. Heather Cassese, RYT-200
    Dr. Heather Cassese, RYT200 –Dr. Heather began teaching group fitness in 1998 at East Carolina University while studying for her...
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  • Beth Farlow, RYT-200
    Beth Farlow, RYT200 is a Yoga instructor and Integrative Health Coach, trained and certified through Duke University School of Integrative...
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  • Stephanie Hutcherson, PYRT-200
    Stephanie Hutcherson, RPYT-200 – Steffi’s favorite observation about teaching yoga is watching students overcome obstacles and achieve what they never...
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  • Deborah Dixon, RYT-200
    Deborah Dixon, RYT-200 – Deborah began practicing Hatha Iyengar style yoga in 2006.  It was a revelation to her practice...
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  • Susan Hecht, RYT-200
    Susan Hecht, RYT-200 – Susan began practicing yoga 15 years ago, quickly finding that her practice evolved into something much...
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  • Leah Shugars RYT-200
    Leah Shugars RYT-200 – Leah began taking Yoga classes in 2011 as a way to compliment her daily fitness routine....
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  • Connie Bisesi, RYT-200
    – Connie began taking Yoga classes in 2003 and for the first time experienced a deep connection to mind and...
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  • Laura Funk, RYT-200
    Laura Funk, RYT-200 – Laura began attending yoga classes in 2008 and quickly realized the many benefits regular practice brought...
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  • Heather Blanchard, RYT-200
    Heather Blanchard, RYT-200 – Heather initially discovered the soothing benefits of yoga through a local gym she was teaching aerobics...
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  • Jon-Erik Lido, L.Ac., RYT-500
    Jon-Erik Lido, L.Ac., RYT-500 – Jon-Erik came to yoga after years of studying Chinese internal martial arts and qigong. He...
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  • Pablo Escalera, RYT-200
    Pablo Escalera, RYT200 – Mechanical engineer by profession, animal lover by Karma. Pablo completed his certification as a Yoga teacher...
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  • Melissa Feimster Lido, RYT500
    Melissa Feimster Lido, RYT500 – Melissa has been practicing yoga for over ten years. Through a steady and consistent home practice,...
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  • Vanessa Doherty, RYT-200
    Vanessa Doherty, RYT-200 – Vanessa has been practicing yoga since 1994 (primarily Ashtanga yoga). In 2008 she found a style of...
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  • Sally Raspberry, RYT-200
    Sally Raspberry, RYT-200.  Sally is a graduate of Yoga Garden's Live Your Yoga Teacher Training program, an Ayurvedic Practitioner and...
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  • Heather Dunn, RYT-200
    Heather Dunn, RYT – Heather, a 230 hr Certified Yoga Teacher, has been practicing yoga for over ten years. Having taught...
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  • Karen Gibbons, RYT-200
    Karen Gibbons, RYT200 - Karen is a dynamic, compassionate and heartfelt teacher, with a grounding, friendly and fun-loving presence. She has...
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Our Teacher Training programs

  • RYT-200 Teacher Training
    RYT-200 Teacher Training February-October, 2017 Optional Yoga Warrior for PTSD Certification in November Yoga Garden is pleased to announce our Live Your Yoga & Teacher Training Program for 2017! Whether you want to become a yoga teacher, or if you are looking to delve deeper into your own personal practice,...
  • RYT-500 Teacher Training
    RYT-300/500 Advanced Studies   Dharma Richards provides personal guidance for those teachers and students wishing to complete their RYT-500 teaching guidelines. This advanced teacher training program can be completed in as few as 12 months, or you may take up to 2 years to complete all requirements. We are excited...
  • Yoga Warriors Training
    Yoga Warriors Teacher Training Program   Yoga Warriors Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the Mind-Body Connection is an evidence-based program for military personnel and veterans battling symptoms of combat stress or PTSD. 16 CEUs Approved by Yoga Alliance Yoga Garden is pleased to announce the Yoga Warriors Teacher Training Program in...