Indiana & Yoga Magazine Summer 2016 Issue 1 | Page 7

Alli Louthain
On page 50
Alli Louthain grew up skiing , hiking and biking in Salt Lake City , Utah . She has always enjoyed an active , healthy lifestyle as she ’ s moved all over the country , including to Hawaii , where she met her husband . As a lifelong athlete and mother of three young kids , Alli loves the way yoga has kept her flexible and grounded for almost a decade .
Alli has her RYT through Yoga Alliance and is 200hr certified . She teaches a variety of classes from Prenatal and Chair yoga to Intermediate levels , and specializes in teaching classes for teenage girls and partner yoga for " Tall Ones and Small Ones " of all ages infused with her own motivational speaking style . One of her favorite classes to teach is " Family Yoga " at the YMCA in Avon where her husband and two older kids join her every week ! She has also been honored to head up the Family Yoga Section for the Indianapolis " Monumental Yoga " event three years in a row .
Jennifer Malins
On page 8
Jennifer Malins is a certified Integrative Nutrition Coach , Licensed HeartMath ® Coach , teacher , and author of Soul Destination : 8 Paths to Balance , Consciousness , Inspiration and Freedom . She works with clients 1-1 and in groups , conducts workshops , and writes health-based articles for local publications . In addition to health coaching , Jennifer also enjoys teaching , which includes ESL and working with children and adults with learning challenges . A yoga enthusiast , Jennifer practices yoga and meditation every morning . She also loves writing fiction , figure skating , hiking , traveling , experimenting in the kitchen and playing various musical instruments . She lives in Indianapolis with her husband and puppy .
Purvi Patel
On page 70
Purvi is from a small town in Michigan . She is a Ball State Alum with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Criminology . She is E RYT 200 + 500 RYT certified , teaches in Indianapolis area and co leads a 200 RYT program at Practice Indie . Family , community and the sense of being a lifelong student are very important to her . She loves music , animals , dining out with friends and a good glass of red wine .
Alyssa Pfennig
On page 54
Alyssa Pfennig , CAE , RYT 500 , is passionate about sharing yoga and mindfulness with others so that they may live a more enriched existence . Having suffered both physically and mentally from the adverse effects of stress as a result of overworking and burnout , she launched YogaExec to empower other professionals to live + work in balance . Alyssa is a Certified Association Executive ( CAE ), holds her advanced yoga teaching certification ( RYT 500 ) with the Yoga Alliance and is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists ( IAYT ). She has studied Vinyasa , Yin and therapeutic yoga disciplines as well as mindfulness meditation with several internationallyrecognized teachers . Alyssa delivers presentations and leads retreats for organizations and corporationsacross the nation on shifting perspective and leading with mindfulness .
Ellen O ' Conner
On page 6
Ellen M . O ’ Connor , “ The Yogarazzi ,” is a local Indy yoga enthusiast . Yoga is her passion , community , and world view which dovetails well with her hobbies of iPhone yoga photography , social commentary , accessorizing , and chatting up yogis at various Starbucks locales . Roll out your mat next to hers . Hit her up on social media . Namaste .
Lauren Kay Roberts
On page 30
Lauren Kay Roberts is a freelance communication optimizer , yoga teacher , and ritualist based in Indianapolis . Learn more about her # freelancemystic work at www . laurenkayroberts . com .