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Brooke Vernon

Brooke was born and raised right here in the Bluegrass state. Growing up, she was active in many competitive sports. She earned her degree in Nursing, where she worked for a Cardiology practice administering exercise stress tests. Brooke shares her passion for fitness with the community in many forms. She is an instructor at Pure Barre Summit. She obtained her personal training certification through NASM, and is training clients at Kentucky Sports Performance, where her motto is “discover your inner athlete”. She is currently obtaining her fitness nutrition certification through NASM as well. She is an avid marathoner, having complete twelve marathons, including the Boston Marathon five consecutive years. As a lululemon ambassador representing the running community, she is excited... Read the profile >>

Dan Bounnavong

Dan Bounnavong is the Co-owner of CrossFit Covalence. CrossFit Covalence was newly formed in the winter of 2012 in the heart of Louisville, Kentucky. Dan helped build the gym centered on the belief of sharing passion for health, fitness, and community through CrossFit. Dan was born and raised in Aurora, Illinois. He attended Aurora East High School, where he participated in varsity football, track and cheerleading. Dan was also a competitive cheerleader for a club team. Upon graduation, Dan entered into the Army National Guard. Soon as he got back from basic training, he started school at the University of Kentucky. At UK, Dan was a part of their multi time Division 1 National Champion cheerleading program. In 2009 Dan was deployed to Afghanistan where he served our Country until the... Read the profile >>

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith, is an e-RYT 200, RYT 500, Certified Baptiste Yoga Instructor and owner of 502 Power Yoga. Sarah loves to teach classes in the Baptiste Methodology and her passion is to give back to the community through yoga. She loves to train and mentor teachers, and serves as an assistant for her teacher Baron Baptiste. Sarah stands for collaboration, celebration, expansion, and love. Her classes are a powerful mix of physical asana, meditation in motion and self inquiry that leaves her students rinsed and rejuvenated. Read the profile >>

Susan Schroeder

Susan Schroeder, Louisville native, has been navigating life on the yoga path since 1999. Her teaching initiated after her first official focused study in Los Angeles; afterwards she was inspired to move back to Louisville and share her journey with the support of her hometown community. Since her start teaching in 2007, Susan has shared her yogic love at multiple studios, universities, churches, parks, and events around the city. Susan's ever-evolving teaching style is heavily influenced by her unique personality, diverse trainings and life experiences and is welcoming for all levels. Susan founded the Louisville Yoga Co-Op in 2010 as a service for all interested in gaining access to yoga regardless of financial status. She is honored to be an ambassador for lululemon athletica, joining... Read the profile >>

Taylor McFarlane

Taylor started practicing yoga in 2009 and found her way to Connecticut in 2010 to pursue the practice that had fascinated her since the moment she rolled out the mat. Under the spectacular and loving guidance of Mitchel Bleier, Tracy Bleier and Donna Jackson at Saraswati’s Yoga Joint in Norwalk, CT, Taylor completed both her 200 and 500-hour level trainings over the course of 2 years. Living in Louisville, KY today, Taylor continues to travel to CT on a regular basis to study and teach under the tutelage of Mitchel and Tracy Bleier at Yogapata. For Taylor, the yoga community has opened endless opportunities in self-discovery. It has promoted continued growth in experiencing the richness and beauty of life, and has been a constant source of the freedom and confidence necessary to... Read the profile >>