RYT200-Certified Yoga Instructor
Laramie is 200 hour level yoga instructor, certified by the Wilmington Yoga Center, Kunga Yoga School as well as the Buti Yoga School located in Scottsdale, AZ. She holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. She began her yoga journey in 2003 in Wilmington, NC. Building upon a hatha yoga foundation, she has also dedicated over 15 years of study in yoga posture, ancient yoga philosophy, kundalini yoga, and meditation techniques. Her primary teachers are Kristin Cooper-Gulak & Keegan White of The Wilmington Yoga Center & Kunga Yoga School, Mira Shani from Carolina Yoga Company, and Bizzie Gold & Tara Winterhalter of Buti Yoga.
While Laramie enjoys her accounting career, and working with numbers during the day; she finds balance and a great satisfaction in sharing the health benefits of yoga with others. She founded Twisted Sister Yoga Studio in 2016, and her intention is to offer a nurturing space and community environment to share with others who wish integrate the healing and strengthening practice of yoga into their lives.
Laramie teaches hatha vinyasa and kundalini style classes designed to build strength, flexibility, improve circulation, energize and balance the chakras, and calm and focus the mind. She encourages her students to tune in, connect with their intuition, and to use breath, posture, and mindful awareness as tools for improving their overall sense of well-being.
Our instructors at Twisted Sister Yoga Studio are invested in the well-being of each and every one of our students. The energy and time they have dedicated towards learning their own practices allows them to encourage students through growth in their own journeys.
Certified Yoga Instructor
Katie became a certified yoga instructor in 2012, after completing her training at the Asheville Yoga Center. She had originally come into the practice after being prescribed by her physician for her constant low back pain. Not long after taking up the practice the excercises proved to be effective, and she was inspired to learn more. As an elective she took yoga in college as she was pursuing her fine arts degree and eventually enrolled in the 200-hr teacher training program at Asheville Yoga Center. After graduating, she taught vinyasa style classes at the service based, Asheville Community Yoga Center. Katie recently graduated from UNCG, earning her B.S. in Nutrition and Wellness and her intention is to dedicate her time to helping people improve their lives through mindful exercise and conscious eating.
Certified Yoga Instructor
Michele Adams is a Certified Yoga Teacher with a diverse yoga background from 15+ years of practice. Michele previously taught at Studio Elevé, NC School of the Arts, Ganesha’s Yoga, and Free Spirits Yoga. Michele also teaches yoga at Wake Forest Medical Center for stress relief clinical studies after completing her Health Promotion internship there. Michele’s yoga journey first began while seeking back pain relief due to curvature and credits yoga along with holistic practices for her strong health. Michele resides in Kernersville with her fiancée and nine-year old son after moving here 5+ years ago. Michele builds upon breath awareness – the true foundation of yoga. Michele’s classes are vinyasa flow at its foundation incorporating tools from yoga, reiki, and meditation to inspire the body, mind and spirit to lift. Namaste.