INSTRUCTORS

Anthony Difiglio – Lead Teacher

Anthony Difiglio – Lead Teacher

My name is Anthony DiFiglio. I wanted to be as present as I could throughout this training and thought the best way to do that would be to offer up my services just as I do for in-person trainings at affordable and accessible rates. Alongside my lectures, I help...

Stevi Gongora – Lead Teacher

Stevi Gongora – Lead Teacher

Stevi Gongora is a lead instructor in all Authentic Movements courses & intensives. Her focus often includes creative sequencing work, exploring basic biomechanics, bringing you accessible inversions, and investigating creative prop usage.Questions for Stevi?OTHER...

Erin Kelly – Lead Teacher

Erin Kelly – Lead Teacher

Erin Kelly is a lead instructor in all Authentic Movements courses and intensives. You’ll find her leading philosophy lectures + human behavior analysis, showcasing her creative sequencing style, and helping everyone tap into the artist within. Questions for Erin?...

Bianca Scalise – Lead Teacher

Bianca Scalise – Lead Teacher

Bianca Scalise is a lead instructor in all Authentic Movements courses and intensives. You’ll see her shine in lectures and classes surrounding manual assists, meditation, creative restorative, incorporating outside modalities and more. Questions for Bianca? OTHER...

Kim Picklap – Assistant Instructor

Kim Picklap – Assistant Instructor

Hi. My name is Kim, and I’ve been teaching since 2010. My classes typically have a flow element, which combines creativity and intelligent bio-mechanics. I strive to create a space for supported playfulness that allows each unique spirit to surface. In 2019, I...

Alex Yauch – Assistant Teacher

Alex Yauch – Assistant Teacher

Alexis Ann Yauch is an Authentic Movements 500HR Alum. Her “movement” practice started with yoga and traveling to live in different states over the years. Practicing yoga through every move, every town and each experience guided her ability to learn and grow. Months...

Dr. Ben House – Guest Instructor

Dr. Ben House – Guest Instructor

Ben House PhD, CISSN has worked as a Strength and Conditioning Coach and Nutritionist since 2006. House was accepted to medical school without an undergraduate degree, but elected to finish his degree and pursue a career in the health and fitness sector. He finished...

Laurel Beversdorf – Guest Instructor

Laurel Beversdorf – Guest Instructor

Laurel is a YACEP, E-RYT 500, international yoga educator, certified kettlebell specialist, the creator of Yoga with Resistance Bands classes and trainings, and Resistance Bands 101 with Yoga Journal. A mom and a New York City transplant living in Huntsville, Alabama,...

Sean Michael Imler – Guest Instructor

Sean Michael Imler – Guest Instructor

Sean is an ICF certified Coach, Advanced BodyTalk and PaRama Practitioner, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Certified Sound Healer,  Level 2 Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique (QHHT) practitioner (Past Life Regression), Licensed Minister and Astrologer.   Sean uses...

Davina Davidson – Guest Instructor

Davina Davidson – Guest Instructor

Davina is a Houston-based teacher leader and trainer who founded Melanin Yoga Project in the spring of 2017 as a means to addressing the need for a safe space for BIPOC yogis to explore the practice of yoga and experience the benefits of the practice for themselves....

Sam Vetrano – Guest Instructor

Sam Vetrano – Guest Instructor

Sam was introduced to yoga when she was in high school and continued a love affair with different asana and meditation practices through college. Sam first trained in yoga asana on the Jersey Shore and received her 200 hour certification in 2012. Within a year Sam...

Dheepa Sundaram – Guest Instructor

Dheepa Sundaram – Guest Instructor

Dr. Dheepa Sundaram (she/her/hers) is scholar of performance, ritual, yoga, and digital culture in South Asia at the University of Denver which sits on the unceded tribal lands of the Cheyenne and Arapahoe people. Her research examines the formation of Hindu virtual...

Zac Cupples – Guest Instructor

Zac Cupples – Guest Instructor

 Zac Cupples is a physical therapist, performance coach, and nutrition coach. He graduated from St. Ambrose University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2011 and completed an orthopedic residency in 2013 to attain his OCS, and became a certified strength and...

Jenni Rawlings – Guest Instructor

Jenni Rawlings – Guest Instructor

Jenni Rawlings, E-RYT has completed a wealth of trainings & learning in the fields of yoga, anatomy, biomechanics, and human movement. She is the co-founder of Strength for Yoga, which is a digital book (Strength Training for Yoga) and an ongoing, interactive...