ABOUT US

Our Team

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Jacque Shockley

Hot yoga is the healing modality I use as my diagnostic tool to check-in and take and honest look at what is going on inside of me physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. It is a process of self-discovery using traditional therapeutic hatha yoga postures.

 

When I walk into class, the constant is ALWAYS the yoga and the variable is ALWAYS the connection between my body and my mind. The more I practice the more I appreciate the intelligent design of the series and the brilliance of the perfectly placed savasanas between each posture. Savasana holds the light and still ness where we are all one. Savasana births each inspired asana and together with the breath grows the posture into the leading edge of the present moment, within our physical time/space reality. It is absolutely fascinating!

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Lynn Moffitt Wilson

Lynn has been teaching yoga internationally since 1991. Extensive study of Iyengar, Ashtanga and Bikram methods of Hatha Yoga brought Lynn to her first certification from Yogiraj Behramji of Bombay, India. Bikram Choudhury of Calcutta, India taught Lynn through an immersion method of one-on-one teacher/student in the classical tradition.

 

Lynn introduced the Bikram process to her hometown of Kansas City in the early 1990s and brought it to Hanelai in 1997. Studies of anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of Yoga and its therapeutic effects, combined with her diverse yoga background, contribute to a well-rounded, sensitive teaching style with attention to detail which her students appreciate.

 

After moving to Kauai, Lynn co-founded Yoga Hanalei in 1999 and opened Princeville Yoga in 2009. Sharing residences in Montana and Kauai, she enjoys reconnecting with the Island yoga community both practicing and teaching.

 

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Janet Lawson

Janet graduated from Bikram Yoga College of India in 2001. Janet is completing her research on the dances, petroglyphs, tattoos and wooden carvings of the early navigators of the Pacific Ocean. Janet is a PADI certified diver and the first person to circumnavigate the island of Kauai in a self contained kayak.

 

Janet is a G.I.A Graduate Gemologist & Bikram Yoga Instructor in Alaska, Hawaii & Jackson Hole Wyoming.

 

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Janet Carafa

Janet is the new owner of Hot Yoga Princeville. She recieved her Bikram Certification in 2006 in LA. She has been teaching full classes and private sessions in both Kauai and in NYC since 2006. Janet is also a professional mime artist and is author of the book “Yoga of Mime” which offers exercises to balance of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual for awareness and health.

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Marvin Nunez

Marvin Nunez has been practicing Bikram yoga since the summer of 2003. He began his practice as a way to heal old injuries but the Yoga ended up changing his life in ways he couldn’t imagine. He became a certified instructor in the spring of 2011 and has been loving and living the yogi lifestyle ever since teaching full time.

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Lisa Watson

Lisa Watson bio coming soon.

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Marcia started practicing Bikram yoga 15 years ago in Paradise Valley, Az. She had wanted to go to BIkram yoga teacher training shortly after she began practicing. After moving to Kauai in 2010 the opportunity presented itself. And in 2012 she completed her training in in La. She says, “It was one of the most challenging, life changing experiences of my life!”

 

She put her training to good use after tearing her ACL & MCL in a downhill skiing accident in 2009. It was a long recovery period of doing only what her body would allow, one day at a time, for many months. She opted out of surgery and it has healed 99%. “It’s so exciting to have watched my students persevere and heal their ailments through their yoga practice, that’s why we’re here to heal one another”.

 

Marcia has been recently diagnosed with osteoarthritis in her hips and an auto-immune disease called Hashimoto’s. After pushing her body to the limits with body building, running, and hiking her new motto is “Less is definitely more!”

 

Overall, yoga has been her go to for relieving stress, depression, aches, pains, weight management, healing of mind, body and soul. “Let’s show up, have some fun and support one another through our practices”.

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Lora Finelli

Lora Finelli was certified through Bikram’s Yoga College of India in Palm Desert California in 2009. She has traveled and taught yoga in many cities throughout the country, and she brings with her a passion for art and healthy living.

Lora is also a licensed massage therapist practicing in Trigger Point Therapy and Myofascial Release techniques.

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Courtney Cherry

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ETIQUETTE IN THE STUDIO

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  1. Remove shoes before entering the studio
  2. Avoid eating within 2 hours of class
  3. Lower the volume of your conversations to be respectful of others and other classes
  4. Avoid wearing or bringing things that smell (coffee, perfume, cigarette smoke) – what is pleasant to you may be adverse to the person next to you

Links to our Yoga Friends Around the World

Yoga Online Finder:

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Hot Yoga Princeville Janet Carafa is a top Princeville, Hawaii yoga instructor on YogaCabana.com!

International Yoga Centers Directory:

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