Experienced in all levels of the Ashtanga System of Yoga she also teaches Yoga Dance,
Vinyasa Flow, Seniors, etc. She has completed the Vinyasa Flow and Yoga Trance Dance
Teacher trainings with Shiva Rea. She has also had the honored priviledge to study
intensively and complete teacher training with David Swenson. Karen has also received
additional training from Doug Swenson, David Dorian Ross, Baron Baptiste, etc.
|YOGA AT THE BEACH
|Yoga at the Beach Presents:
The sixth annual Cape May yoga retreat coming February 20-22, 2009!!
Featuring Doug Swenson, for a complete weekend of Yoga classes and more at the historic
Congress Hall Hotel in beautiful Cape May.
Cape May N.J.
|Michael studies yoga with an intensity that few have matched.
In the few short years that he has been a student of yoga he
has mastered the first and second series of Ashtanga Yoga.
Michael took his teacher training with David Swenson. He has
also studied under Baron Baptist, and other major teachers
across the U.S. and Canada.
A graduate of Cornell University, Michael runs the most renown
fine restaurants in Cape May, The Washington Inn. He has
coauthored a book with his executive chef Mimi Woods, "The
Washington Inn Cooks for Friends". And has also engineered
a popular chain of gift stores "Love the Cook" of Cape May and
A former Basketball player, Michael comes to Yoga from a
background in Aikido. He is also an avid GO enthusiast.
Sharon began her interest in fitness with her early training in classical ballet. Linking physical strength
with movement naturally lead to Ashtanga Yoga practice.
Sharon studied intensively with Beryl Bender Birch and Tom Birch in Culebre, Puerto Rico, and also
Teacher training seminars in the North east Philadelphia area.
Sharon began teaching on the beach in Cape May in 1997. Since, she has taught various levels of
Ashtanga Yoga, Kids Yoga, and Yoga for seniors and people with restrictions and disabilities.
Sharon Fruchtman-Laffey lives in Cape May with her husband Tom Laffey and their 3 daughters.
Cape May N.J.
San Francisco, CA
Kristi Rudolph began doing yoga 20 years ago, as an adjunct to her interest in other somatic arts such as
dance, capoeira, and Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement.
As Staff Trainer and Assistant Fitness Director of Rancho La Puerta Spa in Mexico, she was introduced to
many of the masters of yoga including Mary Dunn, Manuso Manos, and Roger Cole.
She received her Iyengar Teachers' Training from Aadil Pakivahla and her Ashtanga Teachers' training
from Tim Miller. She moved to the Bay Area to study and teach yoga where she is also a Pilates and
Worldbeat dance instructor.
A former dancer, she has a degree in Psychophysical Education from Antioch University.
Doug Swenson began his study of yoga in 1969. He has had
the fortune of studying with many great teachers including Dr.
Ernest Wood, K. Pattabhi Jois, Ramanand Patel and many
Doug is a master yoga practitioner, philosopher, poet and
dedicated health advocate. He has incorporated influences
from several different yoga systems along with his passion for
nutrition and the environment to develop his unique approach.
Over the years he has authored several books; “Yoga Helps”,
“The Diet That Loves You Most”, “Power Yoga for Dummies”
and “Mastering The Secrets of Yoga Flow”.
He travels extensively offering workshops, retreats and
teacher training courses around the world. Don't miss the
opportunity to study with one of the world’s top instructors.
Doug's classes are always invigorating and inspirational and
his supportive style of teaching and keen sense of humor
send his students home with a smile on their face and a
softness in their heart. www.sadhanayogachi.com
DOUG SWENSON in the ball
room at Congress Hall Hotel