New York

Emily Fawcett

SoulCycle - NoHo

Emily brings her Ninja Soul to SoulCycle! After graduating with honors in "Rock Star Studies" Emily moved to NYC on Thanksgiving Day 2007. This "Texanese" (Japanese/Texan) was looking for an adventure, and boy did she find it! Emily first experienced SoulCycle when the Tribeca studios opened. She was 20 lbs heavier and in need of a change. After taking one class, she was hooked. And after several rides, she found another addiction ...SoulBands! With the combination of both classes, her body transformed. Never seeing herself as a "fitness person" before, Emily is now a proud member of the SoulCycle family! In her class, you can expect amazing energy, off the wall music..and yes, you will sweat! When not teaching at SoulCycle, Emily is taking classes at SoulCycle or relaxing in her... Read the profile >>

Jessie Barr

Vira Yoga, Yoga Vida, Equinox

Jessie completed her Registered Yoga Teacher’s (RYT) certification with Yoga To The People. She is grateful to be doing what she loves, living in NYC working as an actor, voiceover artist and yoga teacher. Jessie discovered the practice of yoga while attending an International Theatre Workshop in Amsterdam. What was once a mysterious morning ritual transformed into a deep daily practice that continues to be an adventure. Her love of movement and fascination with physical expression began at an early age, encouraged by years spent training at The Washington School of Ballet. Her exploration of body awareness, conscious breath, and a search for balance and space in the body as well as the mind continued throughout college at NYU Tisch where she double majored in Drama and English &... Read the profile >>

Syama and Dhyana Masla

Stanton Street Yoga

Born and raised on a path of Bhakti Yoga, the Masla sisters hold a passion for meaningful connection, holistic healing, ancient eastern studies, and the creativity of expression.After receiving their massage certification at the Florida School of Massage in 2006, they spent extensive time studying and practicing Ayurvedic massage and Yoga at their fathers center in Florida, the Ayurveda Health Retreat. After working and studying under their father, their passion for Ayurveda and Yoga culminated in taking them to Naropa University, a contemplative education rooted in the synergy of East and West in Boulder, Colorado. Upon graduating, they co-created Inspiration Yoga Institute, offering 200 hr. Yoga Alliance Teacher Certifications as well as establishing Kaivalya Yoga Retreats in 2009,... Read the profile >>

Taryn Toomey

the class.

taryn toomey has been leading group exercise classes since she was 18, fusing her passion for movement and music along with her ability to motivate students to push past what they think is possible. her students are her inspiration and she is driven by their energy and dedication to improving their mind-body connection. a devoted yoga student, taryn trained with alison west at yoga union, where her practice was rooted in the body’s proper alignment. she went on to teach yoga for more than seven years in new york and boston. after having two children, she craved a new, challenging and intense workout and created the class. motivated by the deep release the mind receives from pushing the body to its limit, she applies her in-depth understanding of body alignment and physical... Read the profile >>