Class Schedule

Sunday

  • WE Stretch L1-3 (A)WE Stretch balances a revitalizing physical practice with a mindful inward approach. The focus is on stretching, strengthening and balancing the body while also quieting the mind. For all levels. with LoraLora has been teaching yoga for more than 20 years. Her teaching draws from a broad hatha yoga background, influenced by kriya and kundalini yoga, and inspired by the spiritual teachings of Yogananda. Her classes aim to balance an energizing and invigorating practice with a gentle inward, mindful approach. Even in the midst of strenuous poses, mindfulness and relaxation are possible! Visit "Who WE Are" to read Lora's full bio and to meet our other instructors. 8:30 am to 9:30 am
  • WE Flow L2-3 (A)In this level 2-3 class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with LeahLeah Naylor began practicing yoga as a child, with her mom who was, and still is, a yoga instructor. Leah continues to experience her true Yoga practice on the mat and off as she now finds every life experience and every moment to be one in which her Yoga can be practiced and deepened in new ways. She feels gratitude for the abundance of teachers, experiences and moments of humility and growth she finds through and because of her Yoga. Leah’s classes are guided in the style of Vinyasa Yoga, flowing from pose to pose with your breath, and are designed around the needs (or wants) of her students. Her flows are creative, focused and slow to encourage a deeper awareness and understanding of the body, breath, mind and heart.

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Leah's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • WE Flow L1-2 (A)In this level 1-2 class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with LauraLaura Gross was first introduced to yoga around 2005 by an instructional video with a friend. Since then a steady yoga practice, as well as the teacher training, has been the most powerful experience in her life thus far. Laura continues to enjoy sharing her alternative ways to healing and helping practitioners focus on positive energy. For some, changing that energy can be a struggle, but in the end is rewarding. Reconnecting with our body and soul is sometimes easier to achieve by trying different ways of practicing (maybe that means by candlelight for you!).

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Laura's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    11:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Yoga for Athletes L2 (A)This is an intermediate-level class focused on stretching, strengthening, and the needs of athletes. with HeatherHeather Walke was introduced to yoga through an Ashtanga workshop in 2005. She looked at yoga as a way to balance her running with some “stretching”. To her surprise, and delight, yoga challenged her to reach new heights physically, mentally and spiritually. She has found freedom in finding peace in even the most strenuous of poses and has learned to carry it over to other aspects of her daily life.

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Heather's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • WE Flow L1 (A)This level-1 class includes stretching and strengthening for beginners, seniors, prenatal and postnatal, those rehabilitating and for anyone wanting or needing a gentler practice. Breathing, relaxation techniques and the use of props will guarantee you experience the benefits of yoga safely and mindfully. with PrabhaPrabha has been practicing yoga for 10 years and teaching for the last five of them. Yogic awareness came to her as a result of her heritage but she got into the physical practice of yoga only in her 40’s. As she delved into it more, the layers started unraveling and the journey continues. She truly believe that yoga is a lifestyle that each one of us can benefit from, regardless of shape, size or physical limitations.

    Prabha believes that learning is a lifelong process and is continually seeking to better herself by attending workshops and classes with other teachers. While continually learning from others, she believes Yoga is a very personal experience and her classes are tailored to the practitioners needs.

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Prabha's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Monday

  • WE Breathe (A/FREE)In this free, introductory class, you will be guided through simple techniques to increase breath awareness and bring fullness to your breath. We will explore some basic breathing techniques including: diaphragmatic breathing (deep belly-breathing), full yogic breathing (three part breath), ujjayi (ocean-sounding breath), kapalabhati (cleansing breath), anuloma viloma (alternate nostril breathing), and brahmari (humming bee breath). This 20 minute breathing class is free and open to all. with LisaLisa Bryan is a 500-hour certified teacher in the Kripalu Yoga tradition. She brings a passion for learning and holistic health into her classes and she loves to teach the breadth and depth of yoga practice with a sense of humor and nurturing. Breathing techniques (pranayama) and guiding deep relaxation experiences in svasana posture are her specialties. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Lisa's bio and to meet our other instructors. 9:30 am to 9:50 am
  • WE Flow L2 (Be)In this intermediate-level class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with LeahLeah Naylor began practicing yoga as a child, with her mom who was, and still is, a yoga instructor. Leah continues to experience her true Yoga practice on the mat and off as she now finds every life experience and every moment to be one in which her Yoga can be practiced and deepened in new ways. She feels gratitude for the abundance of teachers, experiences and moments of humility and growth she finds through and because of her Yoga. Leah’s classes are guided in the style of Vinyasa Yoga, flowing from pose to pose with your breath, and are designed around the needs (or wants) of her students. Her flows are creative, focused and slow to encourage a deeper awareness and understanding of the body, breath, mind and heart.

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Leah's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    9:30 am to 10:30 am
  • WE Flow L1 (A)This level-1 class includes stretching and strengthening for beginners, seniors, prenatal and postnatal, those rehabilitating and for anyone wanting or needing a gentler practice. Breathing, relaxation techniques and the use of props will guarantee you experience the benefits of yoga safely and mindfully. with LisaLisa Bryan is a 500-hour certified teacher in the Kripalu Yoga tradition. She brings a passion for learning and holistic health into her classes and she loves to teach the breadth and depth of yoga practice with a sense of humor and nurturing. Breathing techniques (pranayama) and guiding deep relaxation experiences in svasana posture are her specialties. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Lisa's bio and to meet our other instructors. 10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • WE Flow L2 (A)In this intermediate-level class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with LauraLaura Gross was first introduced to yoga around 2005 by an instructional video with a friend. Since then a steady yoga practice, as well as the teacher training, has been the most powerful experience in her life thus far. Laura continues to enjoy sharing her alternative ways to healing and helping practitioners focus on positive energy. For some, changing that energy can be a struggle, but in the end is rewarding. Reconnecting with our body and soul is sometimes easier to achieve by trying different ways of practicing (maybe that means by candlelight for you!).

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Laura's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Kids Flow (Be/$5)This creative, movement-based yoga class is centered around your children between the ages of 4 and 7 ($5/child) Please note: this class is not included in WE's unlimited payment option. with MoniqueMonique Shetayh has been practicing yoga since 2006.  During the Summer of 2016, she decided to enroll in the 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program at West End Yoga because she was ready to deepen her knowledge and practice. Monique found the "journey" to be a "humbling, purifying and transformational experience", as she noticed the ways in which going inward inspired self-discovery and self-growth.  Yoga brings "balance, grounding, healing and calmness to my mind and body". Her yoga practice inspires her "to be better, to think less, to feel more and to simply be in the present moment".  Off the mat, Monique is a School Counselor in the Allentown School District. She started an after-school yoga club for her middle and high school students and enjoys experiencing yoga through them and watching them connect with the practice. Monique loves sharing her passion for yoga with children and adults, and inspiring them to embrace the powerful tools that yoga has to offer. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Monique's bio and to meet our other instructors. 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Hot Flow L1-2 (A)This class is "heated" to between 90° and 95° and is focused on healing, detoxifying and exhilarating the body and mind with emphasis on movement, balance and intention. Bring a small towel and a water bottle. This class is NOT recommended for individuals with cardiovascular conditions. with DominicaDominica Fox is a 200-hr certified yoga instructor, with a career background in the mental health field.  After her yoga teacher training at West End Yoga, Dominica immediately felt the need to change her career and commit to teaching yoga. The training not only certified her as an instructor, but most importantly deepened her spirituality and desire to help others heal through yoga. Dominica believes in the healing power of yoga, as she has overcome body image issues through her practice and connection to mind, body, and spirit. It is her passion to help other women heal through holistic approaches in wellness coaching and yoga. Dominica teaches all levels and advocates that any body, any age can do yoga. It is Dominica’s philosophy to always listen to one’s body since we are all unique in our practice. Dominica incorporates creative sequencing for each individual in their yoga journey. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Dominica's bio and to meet our other instructors. 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Prenatal Yoga (Be)This all-level class is for moms-to-be and new moms. Stretch, strengthen and de-stress effectively and safely throughout your pregnancy and after.  You are also invited to participate in any level-appropriate classes facilitated by Beth, Cat or Leah, who are all qualified to safely instruct prenatal practitioners. with JamieJamie Laputka found her love of yoga 12 years ago. She enjoys teaching yoga to children and believes that if we can share the tools of peace, mindfulness and love with children, our world will become a more compassionate place. Jamie’s passion is teaching prenatal/postnatal yoga. She believes that prenatal yoga is very important during pregnancy to strengthen the body, to practice breathing techniques to assist with labor and to connect with baby. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Jamie's bio and to meet our other instructors. 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Hot Flow L2-3 (A)This class is "heated" to between 90° and 95° and is focused on healing, detoxifying and exhilarating the body and mind with emphasis on movement, balance and intention. Bring a small towel and a water bottle. This class is NOT recommended for individuals with cardiovascular conditions. with HeatherHeather Walke was introduced to yoga through an Ashtanga workshop in 2005. She looked at yoga as a way to balance her running with some “stretching”. To her surprise, and delight, yoga challenged her to reach new heights physically, mentally and spiritually. She has found freedom in finding peace in even the most strenuous of poses and has learned to carry it over to other aspects of her daily life.

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Heather's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Candlelight Flow L1-2 (Be)In this level 1-2 class only lit by candles, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with CelesteCeleste Green began a regular yoga practice, using video podcasts, while she was studying abroad in Spain in 2010.  As her commitment to yoga grew, she decided to participate in West End Yoga's 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training program, which she completed in June 2017. Celeste enjoys practicing a variety of yoga styles. She uses hatha yoga to reduce anxiety and cope with daily life stressors. She has a passion for teaching beginner students, as she enjoys making yoga accessible to all.  Celeste is a wife and a mother to a lovable little boy. She works as a school psychologist and loves using yoga techniques with the students with whom she works. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Celeste's bio and to meet our other instructors.   9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Tuesday

  • WE Flow L1-2 (A)In this level 1-2 class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with BethBeth Wernham’s journey in yoga began 16 years ago when she discovered the practice as a way to manage the anxiety and stresses of life. In her experiences of both gentle and Ashtanga styles of yoga, she found a wonderful blend between the two in her own practice and her teaching through a vinyasa flow style. She enjoys working with individual students, designing sessions to meet their needs.

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Beth's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Chair Yoga (A/$5)Chair Yoga is a unique yoga style that adapts yoga positions and poses through creative use of a chair. The chair replaces the yoga mat and becomes an extension of the body. The student is able to warm up the body safely and perform yoga poses with more support and stability. Poses are done seated on the chair or the chair is used for support during standing poses, forward and backward bends, side extensions, balancing, and leg and arm stretches. Chair Yoga is suitable for all ages, fitness levels and physical conditions. Please bring an inexpensive yoga mat to use. with BethBeth Wernham’s journey in yoga began 16 years ago when she discovered the practice as a way to manage the anxiety and stresses of life. In her experiences of both gentle and Ashtanga styles of yoga, she found a wonderful blend between the two in her own practice and her teaching through a vinyasa flow style. She enjoys working with individual students, designing sessions to meet their needs.

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Beth's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    11:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • WE Flow L1 (A)This level-1 class includes stretching and strengthening for beginners, seniors, prenatal and postnatal, those rehabilitating and for anyone wanting or needing a gentler practice. Breathing, relaxation techniques and the use of props will guarantee you experience the benefits of yoga safely and mindfully. with WendyWendy Arner believes in promoting healthy lifestyle habits through a holistic approach. She found that a regular yoga practice was the missing piece needed to handle the stresses of everyday life. The immediate sense of well-being and decreased anxiety kept her returning to the mat. Increased energy and physical strength soon followed. Wendy’s beginner-friendly approach strives to meet the needs of individual practitioners. She creates a healthy, fun environment where you can safely nourish your mind, body and spirit through yoga. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Wendy's bio and to meet our other instructors. 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Hot Flow L2-3 (A)This class is "heated" to between 90° and 95° and is focused on healing, detoxifying and exhilarating the body and mind with emphasis on movement, balance and intention. Bring a small towel and a water bottle. This class is NOT recommended for individuals with cardiovascular conditions. with JesikaJesika Watson started practicing yoga in 2010 and was immediately addicted. In just a year she decided to go for her yoga certification. Jesika went for her teacher training at Power Yoga Works in Philadelphia where she studied a Baptiste power-vinyasa style yoga. Yoga has impacted Jesika in a very positive way and she looks forward to sharing this positive energy with everyone!

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Jesika's bio and meet our other instructors
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Hot Flow L1-2 (A)This class is "heated" to between 90° and 95° and is focused on healing, detoxifying and exhilarating the body and mind with emphasis on movement, balance and intention. Bring a small towel and a water bottle. This class is NOT recommended for individuals with cardiovascular conditions. with KimKim O’Sullivan-Smith loves yoga and has been practicing at various studios and gyms since 1998. She loves what it does for her both physically and mentally and enjoys sharing that passion with others. As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Kim has always been fascinated with the Mind/Body Connection and yoga truly encompasses both. Many of her patients have been thrilled to discover how yoga can balance mood, lower anxiety, help with sleep, and improve self-esteem. More benefits include flexibility, stress reduction, injury prevention, and mindfulness. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Kim's bio and to meet our other instructors 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Wednesday

  • WE Flow L1-2 (A)In this level 1-2 class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with JessicaJessica Bien began taking yoga classes in 2002 while in Boston. Though she continued to practice throughout the years, in May of 2012, following recovery from a back injury, she renewed her love and dedication to her practice when she found West End Yoga. Jess graduated from WE’s Yoga Teacher Training program in January 2014. She looks forward to sharing her love of yoga and all of its extraordinary benefits.

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Jesica's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    7:00 am to 8:00 am
  • WE Flow L1-2 (Be)In this level 1-2 class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with DominicaDominica Fox is a 200-hr certified yoga instructor, with a career background in the mental health field.  After her yoga teacher training at West End Yoga, Dominica immediately felt the need to change her career and commit to teaching yoga. The training not only certified her as an instructor, but most importantly deepened her spirituality and desire to help others heal through yoga. Dominica believes in the healing power of yoga, as she has overcome body image issues through her practice and connection to mind, body, and spirit. It is her passion to help other women heal through holistic approaches in wellness coaching and yoga. Dominica teaches all levels and advocates that any body, any age can do yoga. It is Dominica’s philosophy to always listen to one’s body since we are all unique in our practice. Dominica incorporates creative sequencing for each individual in their yoga journey. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Dominica's bio and to meet our other instructors. 9:30 am to 10:30 am
  • WE Flow L1 (A)This level-1 class includes stretching and strengthening for beginners, seniors, prenatal and postnatal, those rehabilitating and for anyone wanting or needing a gentler practice. Breathing, relaxation techniques and the use of props will guarantee you experience the benefits of yoga safely and mindfully. with CatCathy Cappel discovered the benefits of yoga in the 70’s, and credits her yoga experience for her continued flexibility, strength and vitality. Adding stillness and silence in meditation/prayer to her practice has helped to calm, center, and focus her on becoming and being her True Self. Cat enjoys guiding and encouraging her yogis on the path of Self-Love and Acceptance, discovering their true nature, and realizing how truly loving, peaceful and wise they are.  Cat believes that Love is who we are, and we need to Be that Love to be happy. “Let your teacher be love itself” (Rumi). Visit "Who WE Are" to read Cat's bio and to meet our other instructors. 9:30 am to 10:30 am
  • WE Stretch L1-3 (A)WE Stretch balances a revitalizing physical practice with a mindful inward approach. The focus is on stretching, strengthening and balancing the body while also quieting the mind. For all levels. with April
    April Bland, a Kutztown resident and mother of two children, began a journey of self-discovery, health and wellness six years ago that led her straight to the practice of yoga. Seeing the benefits a regular practice was having on her physical, emotional, and mental well-being she decided to enroll in the 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training program at West End Yoga.  April has also completed WE's 500-hr Yoga Teacher Training program.  Her classes combine creative sequencing, a playful spirit and a dose of inspiration to help you deepen your practice. April seeks to help others by nurturing Mind, Body, and Spirit through a vinyasa practice that is accessible to everyBODY. Visit "Who WE Are" to read April's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • WE Flow L1-2 (A)In this level 1-2 class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with PrabhaPrabha has been practicing yoga for 10 years and teaching for the last five of them. Yogic awareness came to her as a result of her heritage but she got into the physical practice of yoga only in her 40’s. As she delved into it more, the layers started unraveling and the journey continues. She truly believe that yoga is a lifestyle that each one of us can benefit from, regardless of shape, size or physical limitations.

    Prabha believes that learning is a lifelong process and is continually seeking to better herself by attending workshops and classes with other teachers. While continually learning from others, she believes Yoga is a very personal experience and her classes are tailored to the practitioners needs.

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Prabha's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Hot Flow L2-3 (A)This class is "heated" to between 90° and 95° and is focused on healing, detoxifying and exhilarating the body and mind with emphasis on movement, balance and intention. Bring a small towel and a water bottle. This class is NOT recommended for individuals with cardiovascular conditions. with JesikaJesika Watson started practicing yoga in 2010 and was immediately addicted. In just a year she decided to go for her yoga certification. Jesika went for her teacher training at Power Yoga Works in Philadelphia where she studied a Baptiste power-vinyasa style yoga. Yoga has impacted Jesika in a very positive way and she looks forward to sharing this positive energy with everyone!

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Jesika's bio and meet our other instructors
    7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Adaptive Yoga (Be/$5)This class is for you if you are post-surgery, have a physical condition that impacts mobility, or want a slow well-supported practice. In this class, yoga postures are made accessible to all students by adapting poses, using props and hands-on support when needed. Through breath, slow mindful movement, and relaxation, students explore the mind-body connection and gain flexibility and strength, effectively and safely.   with MerrileeA lifelong runner, Merrilee Durrwachter entered her first yoga class after pulling a hamstring muscle in 2010. Although she began practicing yoga intending simply to stretch her muscles, she started to notice other physical and emotional benefits that extended beyond her yoga mat. Merrilee knew that she wanted more yoga in her life, so she entered West End Yoga’s 200-hour yoga teacher training program, which she completed in January 2014. Merrilee believes that everyone is capable of benefiting from yoga and looks forward to sharing her yoga love. No flexibility, no multi-tasking, and no perfection required! Visit "Who WE Are" to read Merrilee's bio and to meet our other instructors. 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Thursday

  • WE Flow L1-2 (A)In this level 1-2 class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with MerrileeA lifelong runner, Merrilee Durrwachter entered her first yoga class after pulling a hamstring muscle in 2010. Although she began practicing yoga intending simply to stretch her muscles, she started to notice other physical and emotional benefits that extended beyond her yoga mat. Merrilee knew that she wanted more yoga in her life, so she entered West End Yoga’s 200-hour yoga teacher training program, which she completed in January 2014. Merrilee believes that everyone is capable of benefiting from yoga and looks forward to sharing her yoga love. No flexibility, no multi-tasking, and no perfection required! Visit "Who WE Are" to read Merrilee's bio and to meet our other instructors. 10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • WE Flow L2-3 (Be)In this level 2-3 class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with JamieJamie Laputka found her love of yoga 12 years ago. She enjoys teaching yoga to children and believes that if we can share the tools of peace, mindfulness and love with children, our world will become a more compassionate place. Jamie’s passion is teaching prenatal/postnatal yoga. She believes that prenatal yoga is very important during pregnancy to strengthen the body, to practice breathing techniques to assist with labor and to connect with baby. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Jamie's bio and to meet our other instructors. 10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • WE Flow L1-2 (A)In this level 1-2 class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with LeahLeah Naylor began practicing yoga as a child, with her mom who was, and still is, a yoga instructor. Leah continues to experience her true Yoga practice on the mat and off as she now finds every life experience and every moment to be one in which her Yoga can be practiced and deepened in new ways. She feels gratitude for the abundance of teachers, experiences and moments of humility and growth she finds through and because of her Yoga. Leah’s classes are guided in the style of Vinyasa Yoga, flowing from pose to pose with your breath, and are designed around the needs (or wants) of her students. Her flows are creative, focused and slow to encourage a deeper awareness and understanding of the body, breath, mind and heart.

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Leah's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • WE Flow L1 (A)This level-1 class includes stretching and strengthening for beginners, seniors, prenatal and postnatal, those rehabilitating and for anyone wanting or needing a gentler practice. Breathing, relaxation techniques and the use of props will guarantee you experience the benefits of yoga safely and mindfully. with WendyWendy Arner believes in promoting healthy lifestyle habits through a holistic approach. She found that a regular yoga practice was the missing piece needed to handle the stresses of everyday life. The immediate sense of well-being and decreased anxiety kept her returning to the mat. Increased energy and physical strength soon followed. Wendy’s beginner-friendly approach strives to meet the needs of individual practitioners. She creates a healthy, fun environment where you can safely nourish your mind, body and spirit through yoga. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Wendy's bio and to meet our other instructors. 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Hot Flow L2-3 (A)This class is "heated" to between 90° and 95° and is focused on healing, detoxifying and exhilarating the body and mind with emphasis on movement, balance and intention. Bring a small towel and a water bottle. This class is NOT recommended for individuals with cardiovascular conditions. with HeatherHeather Walke was introduced to yoga through an Ashtanga workshop in 2005. She looked at yoga as a way to balance her running with some “stretching”. To her surprise, and delight, yoga challenged her to reach new heights physically, mentally and spiritually. She has found freedom in finding peace in even the most strenuous of poses and has learned to carry it over to other aspects of her daily life.

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Heather's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Friday

  • WE Flow L1-2 (A)In this level 1-2 class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with MerrileeA lifelong runner, Merrilee Durrwachter entered her first yoga class after pulling a hamstring muscle in 2010. Although she began practicing yoga intending simply to stretch her muscles, she started to notice other physical and emotional benefits that extended beyond her yoga mat. Merrilee knew that she wanted more yoga in her life, so she entered West End Yoga’s 200-hour yoga teacher training program, which she completed in January 2014. Merrilee believes that everyone is capable of benefiting from yoga and looks forward to sharing her yoga love. No flexibility, no multi-tasking, and no perfection required! Visit "Who WE Are" to read Merrilee's bio and to meet our other instructors. 7:30 am to 8:30 am
  • WE Flow L1 (A)This level-1 class includes stretching and strengthening for beginners, seniors, prenatal and postnatal, those rehabilitating and for anyone wanting or needing a gentler practice. Breathing, relaxation techniques and the use of props will guarantee you experience the benefits of yoga safely and mindfully. with CatCathy Cappel discovered the benefits of yoga in the 70’s, and credits her yoga experience for her continued flexibility, strength and vitality. Adding stillness and silence in meditation/prayer to her practice has helped to calm, center, and focus her on becoming and being her True Self. Cat enjoys guiding and encouraging her yogis on the path of Self-Love and Acceptance, discovering their true nature, and realizing how truly loving, peaceful and wise they are.  Cat believes that Love is who we are, and we need to Be that Love to be happy. “Let your teacher be love itself” (Rumi). Visit "Who WE Are" to read Cat's bio and to meet our other instructors. 9:30 am to 10:30 am
  • WE Flow L2 (Be)In this intermediate-level class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with BrittBritt Tagg has been practicing yoga for over 11 years. Yoga has given Britt a quality of life that she is enthusiastic to share. Her classes emphasize the importance of practicing safe alignment, body awareness, and deep breathing, but she also tries to keep her classes light-hearted and creative. Britt is a life-long artist and painter and her style of teaching yoga is clearly informed by the fluid stroke of a brush on canvas. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Britt's bio and to meet our other instructors. 9:30 am to 10:30 am
  • Happy Hour L2-3 (Be/$5)Please join Jesika for this lively and challenging level 2-3 class, to de-stress and have fun! This vigorous class is for those with a consistent yoga practice. with JesikaJesika Watson started practicing yoga in 2010 and was immediately addicted. In just a year she decided to go for her yoga certification. Jesika went for her teacher training at Power Yoga Works in Philadelphia where she studied a Baptiste power-vinyasa style yoga. Yoga has impacted Jesika in a very positive way and she looks forward to sharing this positive energy with everyone!

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Jesika's bio and meet our other instructors
    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Happy Hour L1-2 (A/$5)Please join Dominica for this lively level 1-2 class, which is beginner-friendly and challenging enough for an intermediate practitioner. Come and de-stress and have fun at the end of your week! with DominicaDominica Fox is a 200-hr certified yoga instructor, with a career background in the mental health field.  After her yoga teacher training at West End Yoga, Dominica immediately felt the need to change her career and commit to teaching yoga. The training not only certified her as an instructor, but most importantly deepened her spirituality and desire to help others heal through yoga. Dominica believes in the healing power of yoga, as she has overcome body image issues through her practice and connection to mind, body, and spirit. It is her passion to help other women heal through holistic approaches in wellness coaching and yoga. Dominica teaches all levels and advocates that any body, any age can do yoga. It is Dominica’s philosophy to always listen to one’s body since we are all unique in our practice. Dominica incorporates creative sequencing for each individual in their yoga journey. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Dominica's bio and to meet our other instructors. 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Saturday

  • WE Flow L2 (A)In this intermediate-level class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with JamieJamie Laputka found her love of yoga 12 years ago. She enjoys teaching yoga to children and believes that if we can share the tools of peace, mindfulness and love with children, our world will become a more compassionate place. Jamie’s passion is teaching prenatal/postnatal yoga. She believes that prenatal yoga is very important during pregnancy to strengthen the body, to practice breathing techniques to assist with labor and to connect with baby. Visit "Who WE Are" to read Jamie's bio and to meet our other instructors. 8:30 am to 9:30 am
  • WE Flow L1-2 (A)In this level 1-2 class, move with your breath, flowing from one pose to another and within a pose. Increase body and breath awareness and attain inner calm as you strengthen and stretch. Poses for stillness and relaxation will balance the practice. Through postures and conscious breathing, become steady, strong, flexible and relaxed. Come and create your perfect practice with your body, mind, heart and breath! with CatCathy Cappel discovered the benefits of yoga in the 70’s, and credits her yoga experience for her continued flexibility, strength and vitality. Adding stillness and silence in meditation/prayer to her practice has helped to calm, center, and focus her on becoming and being her True Self. Cat enjoys guiding and encouraging her yogis on the path of Self-Love and Acceptance, discovering their true nature, and realizing how truly loving, peaceful and wise they are.  Cat believes that Love is who we are, and we need to Be that Love to be happy. “Let your teacher be love itself” (Rumi). Visit "Who WE Are" to read Cat's bio and to meet our other instructors. 10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • WE Flow L1 (Be)This level-1 class includes stretching and strengthening for beginners, seniors, prenatal and postnatal, those rehabilitating and for anyone wanting or needing a gentler practice. Breathing, relaxation techniques and the use of props will guarantee you experience the benefits of yoga safely and mindfully. with April
    April Bland, a Kutztown resident and mother of two children, began a journey of self-discovery, health and wellness six years ago that led her straight to the practice of yoga. Seeing the benefits a regular practice was having on her physical, emotional, and mental well-being she decided to enroll in the 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training program at West End Yoga.  April has also completed WE's 500-hr Yoga Teacher Training program.  Her classes combine creative sequencing, a playful spirit and a dose of inspiration to help you deepen your practice. April seeks to help others by nurturing Mind, Body, and Spirit through a vinyasa practice that is accessible to everyBODY. Visit "Who WE Are" to read April's bio and to meet our other instructors.
    10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • WE Meditate (A/FREE)Learn strategies to still your body, open your heart and quiet your mind. Take an amazing journey to meet your inner Teacher. Come and realize your true nature. Discover the Love, Joy, Peace and Wisdom within! Get to know your Self! with Cat/April 11:15 am to 11:45 am
  • Hot Flow L2-3 (A)This class is "heated" to between 90° and 95° and is focused on healing, detoxifying and exhilarating the body and mind with emphasis on movement, balance and intention. Bring a small towel and a water bottle. This class is NOT recommended for individuals with cardiovascular conditions. with JesikaJesika Watson started practicing yoga in 2010 and was immediately addicted. In just a year she decided to go for her yoga certification. Jesika went for her teacher training at Power Yoga Works in Philadelphia where she studied a Baptiste power-vinyasa style yoga. Yoga has impacted Jesika in a very positive way and she looks forward to sharing this positive energy with everyone!

    Visit "Who WE Are" to read Jesika's bio and meet our other instructors
    12:30 pm to 1:30 pm