Monique Pickering

Monique Pickering (Owner of MDYC) Monique began her yoga journey while pregnant with her first child eleven years ago. Yoga is now an inseparable part of Monique’s life, and she thrives on sharing her knowledge with students of all ages.  Inspired by how yoga movement...

Alfonso Castano

Alfonso Castano** Iyengar Certified Yoga Instructor Alfonso Castano is the Yoga Director for Rayo de la Vida in Fornalutx, Mallorca, Spain. Alfonso brings Joy and Caring to his Yoga Classes and Workshops. Students of all levels find his classes to be educational,...

Linda Benton

  Linda Benton, E-RYT, specializes in Yoga for Scoliosis for spine health and its care.  She completed Certified Senior Iyengar Teacher Elise Browning Miller’s Yoga for ScoliosisTeacher Training Program and is a Certified Yoga for Scoliosis Trainer.  Her classes...

Martha Carter

  About Martha Carter At the age of 11, Martha, an enthusiastic young dancer, was diagnosed with a “C” curve scoliosis and, at age 14, underwent Harrington Rod surgery. After spending a year in bed encased in a body cast, she was told she could never dance again....

Koren Paalman **

  Koren Paalman Koren Paalman, MS, is Iyengar certified and has been teaching yoga nationally and internationally since 1995 to both adults and youth in a variety of settings. In 1998, Koren developed the first yoga program for credit at Los Angeles Unified...