This class is taught by:

Rachel Taylor

Known by students for her warm and grounded presence, Rachel has been studying yoga since 2007 and teaching since 2013. Her most influential teachers being trained in Iyengar yoga, she has a keen eye for appropriate alignment. In addition to teaching yoga, Rachel is a trained birth doula, certified prenatal yoga teacher and NH licensed massage therapist. Whether you're in your third trimester or taking your third yoga class ever, Rachel looks forward to guiding you through a purposeful and peaceful practice.

Jessica Rigoli

Jessica is a graduate of Yoga Works 200 hour certificate program. Her first yoga class was right here at YogaBalance in 2010. Jessica has been diligently practicing Vinyasa Flow, Align, Hatha and Gentle yoga since that time. Yoga has become a way of life for her. In addition to her love of yoga, Jessica is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Master Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor. She continues to find balance with her career and passion for her yoga practice. Jessica feels grateful to share what YogaBalance has offered her with her students.

Irene Lemire

Irene started at YogaBalance in 2010 as a Studio Assistant (one of our best, ever!), and graduated with her 200-hour YogaWorks Certification in 2014. She is also trained in Prenatal Yoga instruction. She started practicing yoga before college as a method to relieve stress and to gain greater flexibility and strength, and she also strives to achieve greater spiritual knowledge. With a particular interest in teaching yoga to military personnel, Irene seeks to help all her students to maintain a lifelong yoga practice.

Michele Stelling

Michele has been teaching yoga full-time since 2006 and has over fifteen years' experience in physical therapy, so she clearly and safely guides her students through their yoga practice. She enjoys teaching yoga to beginners and experts, alike, and she also teaches Adapted Yoga for people with disabilities, Restorative Yoga for deep relaxation and chair yoga for seniors.  Michele believes helping people to breath more easily and feel better in their bodies is the greatest gift of being a yoga instructor. She invites you to join her in any of her amazing classes at YogaBalance.

Jenn Valentin

Jenn received both a 500-hour certification and a 200-hour certification in Shakti Flow from At Om Yoga, another 200-hour certification from YogaWorks, a 200-hour certification from O2 Yoga, and yet another 200-hour certification in the Yoga of Energy Flow. When Jenn walked into her first yoga class, she immediately fell in love with the practice. In addition to maintaining a full-time corporate career, she realized her dream of becoming a yoga teacher, and she also owned a successful yoga studio for several years prior to joining the YogaBalance team. Jenn’s classes mix various styles of yoga, so each class is different, fun, interesting and challenging. She invites you to experience the benefits of yoga at YogaBalance.

Maryjean Kimball

Maryjean came to yoga through her years in fitness and ballet training. Her personal yoga practice became her passion. She loved the external physical gains that her body made in flexibility and strength. She soon realized the true “power” of yoga lies in its ability to cultivate internal balance and clarity of mind and went on to complete her 200hr Yoga teacher training at the Kripalu Center. As an external and creative student, Maryjean continues to study all forms of yoga, allowing her practice to change and evolve and guides her classes with precision, enthusiasm, and safe alignment allowing her students to reach their goals for both body and mind.

Kate White

Kate received her RYT-500hour certification from the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in 2014, her RYT-200hour certification from YogaWorks in 2013, and her RYT-200hour certification from Zarnay Yoga in 2009. She successfully passed the rigorous and prestigious YogaWorks Certification Assessment in NYC in 2014 and has assisted Natasha Rizopoulos and Jocelyn Casey-Whiteman with their YogaWorks yoga teacher trainings in Boston and NH respectively. Kate's classes focuses on alignment and cultivating skill in the postures and the use of the breath to tap into our subtle energy and create a state of inner calm and ease. Kate is also the Manager of YogaBalance, where her tenacity and business acumen have helped create one of New England's top yoga studios.

Jean-Marie Belzile

Jean-Marie has been teaching various styles of yoga since 2006.  She attended her first yoga class in 1995 when she was a group fitness instructor, and she immediately incorporated yoga postures into her classes to promote flexibility.  She subsequently received her 200-hour YTT certification in Anahata Integral yoga, and her 500-hour certification in Shakti yoga.  As a perpetual student, Jean-Marie has an ongoing self-study practice, which consists of daily meditation and being present in each moment.  She invites you to experience her diverse teachings in each of her YogaBalance classes.

Amy Fluet

Amy received a 200-hour certification from YogaWorks. She has been a student of yoga since the birth of her first child in 2000. Yoga has always been a much needed physical outlet for Amy, as well as an opportunity for spiritual growth. While exploring the many styles of yoga, she always envisioned herself eventually sharing the gift of yoga through teaching. Amy enjoys sharing the healing power of yoga with her students.

Taryn Scott-Kolbe

Taryn is a ballet dancer and instructor originally from New Hampshire. She began practicing Yoga in 2000 while recovering from an injury, and received her teaching certification through the Zarnay Yoga teacher training program in 2006. Taryn has taught yoga in Kenya and Tanzania, as well as the United States. She has continued her studies of Hatha and Ashtanga yoga under various instructors from all over the world. Taryn invites you to join her at YogaBalance.
Our most vigorous and advanced class, based on the Vinyasa Flow style of yoga. We will explore a variety of fluid movements, postures and breathing techniques, moving from one posture to the next on each inhale and exhale, generating heat, strength and toning. Our Flow classes may explore arm balances and inversions, but modifications will be offered to ensure the class is appropriate for anyone who wants a challenge.

Upcoming classes:

  • Thu Aug 17 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Rachel Taylor
  • Fri Aug 18 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Jessica Rigoli
  • Sat Aug 19 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Irene Lemire
  • Sun Aug 20 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Michele Stelling
  • Mon Aug 21 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jenn Valentin
  • Tue Aug 22 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Maryjean Kimball
  • Wed Aug 23 9:15 am - 10:30 am with Kate White
  • Wed Aug 23 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jenn Valentin
  • Thu Aug 24 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Rachel Taylor
  • Fri Aug 25 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Jean-Marie Belzile
  • Sat Aug 26 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Jean-Marie Belzile
  • Sun Aug 27 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Jenn Valentin
  • Mon Aug 28 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jenn Valentin
  • Tue Aug 29 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Amy Fluet
  • Wed Aug 30 9:15 am - 10:30 am with Kate White
  • Wed Aug 30 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jenn Valentin
  • Thu Aug 31 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Kate White
  • Fri Sep 01 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Jessica Rigoli
  • Sat Sep 02 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Jean-Marie Belzile
  • Sun Sep 03 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Taryn Scott-Kolbe