300hr. Advanced YTT Teaching Team
Ylonda Rosenthal-Greene E-RYT 500
The Founder of Awake to My Soul, Ylonda is a certified yoga instructor as well as a classically trained cellist who has been performing for over 20 years. After discovering yoga in 2009, she completed her first 200 YTT in 2010, followed by a 300 Hour YTT in 2011 and a 500 Hour YTT in 2015.
Through her studies of yoga, Ylonda fell in love with many of the traditional aspects of the practice and its philosophies. On a soul searching trip to India in 2014, she discovered how to combine music and art into her yoga teaching. She has since studied sound healing in the U.S.A, India and Mexico. By using a number of instruments for sound healing, combined with her voice and vinyasa yoga, Ylonda's class is geared toward finding fluidity in the body and harmonizing strength and flexibility. She infuses her story telling abilities with spirituality and her training as a professional musician to create a dynamic yoga journey for each student.
Shaun Sterling E-RYT 500
Shaun has over 20 years of experience training in martial arts, as well as over 14 years of experience in strength and conditioning. Shaun is a Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher(E-RYT 200) through the Yoga Alliance and Certified Personal Trainer. He has been working with a variety of clients from kids to adults for the last 14 years. He has been certified under Steve Maxwell(voted one of the top 100 trainers in the USA by Men's Journal) as a Maxbell Kettlebell Instuctor, Bodyweight Trainer, and Certified Fundamentals of Human Movement Specialist. Shaun enjoys working with people that are motivated to get results through the use of strength training, yoga, martial arts, meditation, etc… Having had years of experience Shaun is very mindful in taking a safe approach to helping everyone reach and exceed there health and fitness goals.
Candace Koslen E-RYT 200
Candace Koslen is a certified practitioner of Ayurveda. She is also a licensed massage therapist, reflexologist, registered yoga teacher and reiki master.
In 2007, during her first yoga teacher training, Candy was introduced to Ayurveda and immediately felt drawn to it's ancient healing practices. It wasn't until 2014, after getting into a car accident, that she dove deeper into using Ayurveda for recovery. During her studies at the California College of Ayurveda, with the support of Ayurveda, Candy was able to heal the injuries of her accident. Today, she manages her own PTSD and migraines with the practices of Ayurveda and Yoga, forever humbled and grateful for their teachings. She is dedicated to supporting others on their journeys into themselves.