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Janet Carscadden PT, DPT, E-RYT, YACEP

Owner – Evolution PT and Yoga Studio Inc.

Lead Faculty Evolution Yoga Teacher Training

Dr. Carscadden has been practicing yoga for over 23 years.  As a licensed physical therapist she was first drawn to ways that yoga improved flexibility, strength and clarity of mind. Gradually over time she discovered the full breadth of yoga’s practices.  She received training in the healing art of yoga therapy and started integrating yoga practices into her patient treatment sessions.  Janet…

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Martha Whitney CHT, SEP, E-RYT 500

Martha offers a mindful, inspiring and welcoming yoga environment that fosters an enhanced self-acceptance and embodied well-being. Her in-depth training in anatomy, movement and breath allows her to artfully guide postures that access body ease and aliveness. Martha compassionately meets her students where they are while encouraging them to stretch beyond what they have known and to experience more fully who they truly are. Students leave class feeling more comfortable, confident and…

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Gaby Goldberg CMT, E-RYT 500, YT – 1000

Lead Faculty Evolution Yoga 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training & Director of Staff Development

Gaby is passionate about reconnecting people to the truest aspects of themselves. Yoga is the modality that leads her closest to this, offering deep, lasting healing and the ability to embrace one’s whole self. Knowing and understanding the potentiality that exists within each practitioner empowers Gaby to create and hold space that not only plants seeds of transformation, but supports the…

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Annette Browne RNC, CMT, RYT 500

Over the past 17 years, Annette’s yoga practice has become her passion. She has woven Yoga into her life, which includes being a NICU nurse and Massage Practitioner.

Annette has completed her 200- and 500-hour teacher training at Kripalu and has studied with and been inspired by teachers including Arlene Griffin, Emily Garrett, Martha Whitney, Donna Farhi, Stephen Cope, Sharon Salzberg, Yoganand, Rod Stryker, Jonathan Foust, and Don Stapleton.

Originally from Zimbabwe, she loves to…

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Adam Bluestein

Adam has practiced yoga since taking a class to meet a physical education requirement in his senior year of college. He began teaching yoga in 2014 and completed his Yoga Alliance 200-hour teacher certification with John McConnell at the University of Vermont. Adam’s classes emphasize safe alignment, the importance of breath, and a playful curiosity about the physical and spiritual aspects of yoga practice. In addition to teaching regular vinyasa classes, Adam offers yoga workshops…

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Alison Aiken, PT, DPT, CYT

Alison began practicing yoga in 1999 while searching for a way to find peace within herself.  At the same time she started running and found her yoga practice to be a nice complement to the repetitive stress that running places on the body. In 2005 she completed her yoga teacher training through The Yoga Institute learning a style of teaching that focuses on adapting and modifying postures for the individual rather than expecting the individual to conform to a certain ideal. This…

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Rachel de Simone DPT

Movement has always been part of Rachel’s life. As a former dancer, she is compelled by the fluidity, gracefulness, and creativity of vinyasa yoga, the precision and strength of alignment-based practices, and the clarity and focus found in stillness. For Rachel, yoga is a form of self-expression and a process of connecting to the most authentic parts of herself. Her personal practice continues to teach her how to live truthfully and reflectively.

Rachel completed her 200-Hour teacher…

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Andrea Trombley PT, DPT, E-RYT

Dr. Trombley has been sharing her love of yoga, breath and stretching since she completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training in 2012.  Initially, yoga was a way to keep her own body flexible and strong in order to treat her PT patients. She now incorporates yoga into her PT practice, and enjoys teaching workshops and series addressing specific areas of concern, such as the low back, the shoulders, the hamstrings or teaching about osteoporosis and menopause. She enjoys using props…

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Jamie Ebert

Jamie Ebert (E-RYT 500, YACEP) is a yogini and Tantra practitioner, Ayurveda enthusiast, and writer. She began her practice in 2000 when she needed to heal from a horseback riding accident. Her pursuit of yoga, Tantra, and Ayurveda is fueled by the deep desire to continually inspire clear and positive choices that lead to fulfillment, happiness, balance, and health.  She completed her first training in Tantric Hatha with Candra Prabha in 2011, where she was introduced to the…

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Morgan Gundersen

Morgan started practicing yoga in 2006 while attending Champlain College. After getting her 200-hour yoga teacher certification in the winter of 2008 at Kripalu, she began teaching at both Champlain and Evolution Yoga. She then had a great opportunity to teach an adaptive yoga class for clients at the Howard Center. Honored to take this job, it reiterated the fact that anyone and everyone can experience the benefits of yoga and it’s mind and body connection.

It wasn’t until her…

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Christine Holt

Evolution PT and Yoga Studio Manager

As a lifelong dancer, Christine first came to know and love yoga through vinyasa classes, and quickly noticed that the practice was not only nourishing her physical body, it was stirring-up her soul and making her spirit smile. She was first certified in 2001 through OM Yoga Center in New York City, and has since received further training in CircusYoga, yoga therapy, and mindfulness meditation in the tradition of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh.


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Sharon McIlwaine MTCM, L.Ac.

Sharon McIlwaine has been teaching pilates matwork for 18 years. Previously a modern dancer, she loves floorwork, and gravitated towards pilates matwork versus the pilates apparatus (reformer, cadillac, etc). Pilates increases our awareness of our core musculature, activates it, and gets it working for us, like it’s meant to do and likes to do. Once we find our core, it becomes integrated into everything else we do. Since the core is what supports our back, many with back pain find…

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Kim Jordan, MA

Kim Jordan has been practicing yoga since 1998 and received her Yoga Alliance 200-hour certification with Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and Therapeutic Yoga in 2017.  Kim specializes in therapeutic, trauma-sensitive yoga for all skill-levels, bodies, and abilities. She believes that yoga is a practice of embodied mindfulness, self-inquiry, and self-care. Her classes include vinyasa flow, slow-flow, restorative/de-stress, and incorporate connecting the wisdom of the body, mind, breath,…

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Krista Marzewski

Krista is a registered yoga instructor receiving her training through Story Yoga. With over 30 years of experience teaching & training CAD systems, swim lessons and SCUBA, she brings her passion for teaching to her students and yoga mat.

Krista has found that yoga has supported her mentally, physically, and spiritually. She is passionate about sharing the gifts of the practice with you.

Krista is also a certified Y12sr leader. Y12sr combines the ancient wisdom of yoga with the practical…

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Patrick McAndrew

Patrick teaches yoga like no other. A certified Kripalu yoga teacher, who has been practicing yoga since his teens, Patrick brings the magic of the ages into a gentle and lively practice that is completely relevant to today.

He uses unique postural sequences, deep devotion, and a light-hearted sense of humor, to help each student connect to yoga’s history, philosophy, and community. Like a modern male incarnation of Saraswati (the Hindu Goddess of music and knowledge), Patrick leads…

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Annie McCaffrey

Annie started practicing yoga as a teen and soon developed an on-and-off practice. Her personal practice gradually grew steadier and steadier until she found herself in between jobs and decided to take the plunge and apply for a month-long intensive 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training with Jane Lanza in Shelburne, VT. The community and support she has experienced since making this decision has given her the courage and desire to want to share the power of this practice with as many people as…

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Jane Michaud

To be a beginner over and over again, has been the greatest revelation since Jane began her yogic journey in 1997, at the ripe old age of 43.  Now 20 years later, she can honestly say that what she once feared in the life, has come to be her friend – repetition.  Blending together the beginner mind and repetition has allowed Jane to show up in the seat of the teacher with great humility.

Jane’s kundalini awakening in 2005 steered her to Kripalu for her first training.  Jane’s first…

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Emma Mulvaney-Stanak

Emma began practicing yoga on a regular basis in 2003. Since then her practice deepened to move beyond a simple physical practice to a mix of spiritual, mental and physical practices allowing her to maintain her mental health and heal her body.  As she deepens her yoga and meditation practice each year, she further explores the power of self-acceptance and self-healing available through regular practice. As a teacher, Emma hopes to share her experience and knowledge to help students…

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Steph Muzzy

Steph discovered yoga after years of running and other athletic activities. She went to her first class not knowing what to expect, but by the time the class was over she was hooked. Initially it was the physical aspect of the practice that kept her coming back, but overtime she noticed an internal shift that truly generated her love of yoga.

Steph is a mom of three girls whom she considers to be among her best teachers; reminding her the importance of laughter, and that fun can be…

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Julia O’Shea

Julia has been teaching yoga to various populations since 2012. Most recently she has been teaching the Kaiut Yoga Method to people with chronic conditions at the UVM Medical Center. She connects with people in a safe gentle way which comes from her work as a respiratory therapist. After practicing various types of yoga for 12 years, Julia was drawn to Kaiut Yoga because it supports the potential to heal her own injuries and conditions. She completed her 300 hour Kaiut Yoga Method…

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Meagen Satinsky MPT, PYT

Meagen received her Master’s degree in physical therapy in 2000 from Simmons College in Boston, MA. Combining over 18 years of PT experience in acute care, rehab, and outpatient medical settings with eastern and western studies, she offers an integrated approach to health and wellness. Her unique perspective integrating PT and yoga helps support students with both acute and chronic movement and pain challenges.

Meagen began her exploration into yoga following a back injury in…

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Devin Russell

Devin has been practicing yoga for 5 years now and received her 200 hour certification through the UVM YTT program 2 years ago. As a recent graduate with a degree in Psychology, Devin not only promotes the physical benefits of yoga but also the importance of yoga and mindfulness in fostering mental and emotional well-being. In her classes, Devin encourages her students to engage in a practice of devotion to one’s highest self, nurturing a playful exploration between body and mind while…

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Kate Floyd RYT-500

Kate has 500+ hours of training and is a certified Hatha Yoga Teacher. She completed her training at Laughing River Yoga in Burlington, VT. A student of yoga since 2005 and teacher since 2012, Kate is perpetually curious about the power of yoga to transform us both on and off our mats. She loves that yoga encourages us to explore deeply and kindly. Most recently, she is influenced by her studies in Katonah yoga and incorporates this into her teaching. In Kate’s classes you can expect to…

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Michelle Downing DPT, RYT

Michelle took her first yoga class at the age of 16 in a hospital in
Bennington VT. When moving to Vermont in 2003, her passion for yoga
lead to an intensive study of philosophy and detailed alignment
principles with yoga instructors Todd Norian and John Friend,
culminating with a 300-hour teacher training in 2006. An ever
increasing curiosity about the human body and desire to use yoga to
heal injury lead her to enter the University of Vermont’s Doctorate of
Physical Therapy program…

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Hanna Satterlee

Choreographer and dancer Hanna Satterlee grew up in East Montpelier, Vermont and has spent many years traveling through dance and movement, both nationally and internationally.

Now based in Burlington, Hanna is a Teaching Artist with the Flynn, choreographs and performs on a freelance basis, and is the founder and director of the Vermont Dance Alliance, a nonprofit that connects and supports dancers of all genres and levels throughout the state of Vermont.

Hanna holds a Masters in Fine…

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Brian Tobin

Brian is grateful to share classes that are filled with yogic philosophy, pranayama, focused asana, and meditation practice. The focus of Brian’s teaching is to create a community of practice (sangha) in which students find their working edge, breathe into it, and accept exactly what arises. Brian aims to meet his students where they are and work with each student to identify and expand their own unique practice. Always a student as well as a teacher, Brian feels an immense sense of…

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