Team

Meet our team of yoga teachers and body workers below and click on their images to learn more about them!

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Owner/Director

Jake, a Wisconsin native living in Fort Collins since 1998, has been the owner/director of Old Town Yoga since November 2005 and is the founder of Old Town Yoga Studio, LLC. He had taught over 1500 classes and studied and practiced with many of the country’s most well known and influential teachers before turning his attention to running the studio full time.

Jake discovered yoga in the early 2000's through the motivation of back pain and the desire to find a healthy pastime. Through many years of exploration, jake immersed himself in all styles of Yoga including Bikram, Iyengar,...

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Yoga Teacher

Andrea Bilderback is a seeker and practitioner of holistic health and wellness, and has been practicing yoga since 2002, and teaching since 2008, after receiving her 200 hour Vinyasa training. Andrea genuinely believes that curiosity is what makes life worth living. She is deeply committed to balancing sthira and sukha—steadiness and ease—in her own practice and in her teaching, and to cultivating awareness of this union in her students. Alignment, purpose and intelligent sequencing are of utmost importance in Andrea’s classes, though she lovingly encourages her students to embrace...

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Nicole discovered yoga as a physical way of centering and dealing with stress back in college, and began teaching in 2010. With 2 different 200 hour certifications as well as many different trainings ranging from restorative to therapeutic to flow, Nicole's classes have a strong balance between strength and softness with a focus on empowering students to listen to their own bodies. She is a firm believer in evolving awareness on the mat that can translate into daily life. When not on the mat Nicole is often found taking advantage of all that the Colorado outdoors have to offer.

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The journey into yoga life was not expected, predetermined or a vision. From an active life of running, cycling, rock climbing, lifting weights and numerous group sports Jason found himself on the mends, frequently. Only accessing yoga as a natural rehabilitation practice, but quickly disband once ailment was gone. An insightful yogi challenged Jason to be proactive about his well-being, rather than reacting to injuries. Challenge accepted.

Over the years Jason has deepened his practices of yoga, of mindfulness, of whole-body health, of connecting with the universe… at peace with all...

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Ashley Dubois is a 500 hour Prana Vinyasa teacher, who offers meditative & energetic flow practices connected to nature, rhythm, & sound. Her deep understanding of the physical and subtle body intersects with a lifelong passion for expressive movement, athletics, philosophy, & psychology.

Ashley’s trauma-informed classes seek to empower students to connect with their embodied presence, and get curious about their own inner teacher. She offers unique progressions through yoga poses using intelligent sequencing & alignment, to assist students of all-levels and abilities...

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Kimberly dove into yoga in 2017 as a way of creating a healthier lifestyle. Throughout her journey she has made a very deep connection to yoga, one that has caused profound transformation in her life. Kimberly knows firsthand how important movement and breath work is to the body since she is also Licensed Massage Therapist.

After taking the time to develop her practice and yoga knowledge, Kimberly completed her 200 HR. teacher training through Raintree Athletic club with Jill Mollenhauer and Jason Diaz, her yoga mentors, and friends. Yoga has provided a sense of meaningful play and...

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Shelby fell in love with movement at a young age, starting her journey at 3 years old as a dancer. Through dance she grew body awareness and has always been a lover of movement. She initially found yoga in college and was captivated by the fluidity of vinyasa flow. It was the movement and the flow that attracted her and the stillness that keeps her returning to the mat. After overcoming a knee injury and surgery, her practice looked much different and she tries to incorporate safe alignment from this experience into her teachings. Her mission is to share her love of movement and stillness,...

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Trevor began his yoga journey out of a necessity for movement. He found the physical, mental, and emotion benefits to be extremely uplifting and Trevor completed his 200 hour yoga teaching training in 2017.

Trevor wants to share those same benefits he enjoyed with the yoga community. His biggest interests are in body awareness, meditation, and the moving meditation of vinyasa. He also loves teaching restorative and yin styles of yoga. He looks forward to meeting and connecting with the community at Old Town Yoga.

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Sarah Beatriz is a registered yoga, meditation, and spiritual teacher from Miami, Florida. Her devotion to this path is endlessly growing and she remains a student even while teaching. She believes in the power of deep spiritual, mental, energetic, and physical healing through Yoga; as it has led her on her own journey of self rediscovery and embodiment. Sarah's yogic path began 10 years ago, having a previous dance background in the performing arts world. Her teaching journey launched 6 years ago after shifting career paths from Cardiac Sonography in health science . She has now...

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Taylor is a passionate, free-spirited student of life born and raised in North Carolina. In 2012 she entered into the world of Yoga seeking relief from severe back pain due to her career as a hairstylist. A few years later, her explorative nature led her to receive her 200 Hour Teacher Training followed by a 300 Hour Shamanic Yoga Teacher Training in 2018.

“Yoga began to heal not only my physical pains, but the practice began to dust off many layers of my unconscious neglect. This propelled me to excavate deep buried truths about myself and gather a set of tools to reconnect to my...

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Ashley is an RYT-200, Hatha Yoga teacher. She has studied different styles such as; vinyasa, kids yoga, prenatal, senior, and restorative. This invites a well rounded practice through the structure of pranayama and asana. Yoga has always been a part of her journey, though in college she took it further, pursuing a career in this beautiful way of life. Ashley holds great importance of safety and alignment, as yoga is a tool to benefit the body and mind allowing for moments of stillness and relaxation. Connecting her to the greater divine, Ashley has found peace, strength, flexibility, and...

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Margaux was introduced to yoga in 2007. Dealing with personal health obstacles, Margaux used yoga as her way of not only strengthening her body but strengthening her mind. She fell in love with and continues to practice various styles such as Vinyasa, Yin, Iyengar, Bikram, Restorative and Ashtanga.

Margaux graduated from Yoga on the Hill’s 200-hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in 2014 in New England and has been teaching ever since.

Margaux holds a certification in trauma-informed yoga as to ensure that her classes are accessible to all with a dedicated approach to...

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A Colorado native, Izzy teaches yoga classes that are athletic, creative and empowering. Inspired by the yoga traditions of Vinyasa, Ashtanga and Power, Izzy's classes mix mindfulness, movement and storytelling. With over a decade of practice under her belt, Izzy enjoys the ever-evolving nature of yoga and will often incorporate unique postures and movements into her classes. Izzy aims to provide her students with an experience that is about more than just asana (the physical postures), but about all of the teachings that yoga offers. Izzy shares her flows and playlists on her website at...

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Jen took her first yoga class at a gym back in 2000 as a way of avoiding an actual gym workout. It was meant to be. Yoga became a way to relieve stress and anxiety while she was working as an entertainment journalist in Los Angeles, and opened up a new path in life. In 2011, she took her first yoga teacher training, and has been teaching since. Her classes are breath-focused and mindful, bridging yoga tradition with modern anatomical understanding.

Her teaching has been most influenced and inspired by the teachings of Sri Krischnamacharya and his son TKV Desikachar, whose lineage...

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Tess began practicing yoga at a Baptiste studio in Boston right out of college in 2001. She immersed herself into the practice and received her 200 hour teaching certification in 2005. Since then, she has taught over 3000 hours with over 350 hours in continued education in asana, technique, training and practice, anatomy and physiology, and yoga methodology. She has led 11 teacher trainings and continues to enjoy sharing her love and knowledge of the practice today. Tess enjoys teaching vinyasa styled classes that combine challenging creative sequences, instruction, and music to create...

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Emily was first drawn to Yoga in her early 20’s, attending classes simply because it felt good to move, breathe, and sweat out those college toxins. Through the years, her enjoyment evolved into a deep, transformative love for the practice. She discovered how connecting breath with movement allowed her to reduce anxiety, gain clarity, confidence, and feel present, calm and safe in her body.

Emily completed her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training through Yogaworks in Bali in 2014. She then moved to Taiwan, where she taught Vinyasa Yoga, and continued her teaching practice when she moved to...

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Cat Stone’s yoga practice began in 2002 as a seva student at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, Massachusetts. In 2015, she graduated from the Yoga Teacher Training program at Old Town Yoga. She has offered yoga classes in clinics, homes, studios, community spaces, online, and outdoors. Before teaching yoga, she taught outdoor education, worked on organic farms, and traveled – as well as completing programs in permaculture design, therapeutic massage, reiki, and courses with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Cat holds a Masters in Education from Colorado State...

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Tayah began practicing yoga in 2010 and instantly recognized the countless healing benefits yoga has to offer. She started working closely with a yoga studio in Key West, FL and decided teaching yoga was her next step. In 2020, she completed her first 200 hour Yoga certification in Key West, FL with an emphasis in Hatha and Vinyasa. She went on to deepen her knowledge by completing another 200 hour RYT Hatha/Vinyasa training in Bacalar, Mexico February of 2022. Being a life long learner, Tayah also obtained her Yin Yoga certification in 2022.

Tayah creates a safe, non-competitive...

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Danni found yoga in 2012 and fell in love with the practice. In February 2020 she received her 200 hr Therapeutic Yoga certificate and has received additional training in meditation & yoga nidra. She thoroughly enjoys restorative,gentle, vinyasa flow, yoga nidra, and meditation. Danni's intention is to be of support while students experience the benefits of wellness, selfcare, connection, and union in their practice.

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Stephanie has been teaching yoga and meditation for 17 years. Through her personal practice, she realized the difference Yoga and meditation could make for everyone. In 2005, after becoming a yoga instructor, she realized following her passion for yoga was a much better life experience than continuing the corporate career she thought she was supposed to follow. At that time she made the decision to only pursue careers that made her soul sing. She has been leading yoga and meditation sessions ever since. Stephanie’s mission is to encourage others to follow their hearts and find the space...

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Malakai started his Yoga journey in 2018 in his senior year of college whilst exploring eastern spirituality. He instantly fell in Love with the practice and decided he would one day become a teacher.

In his classes you can expect to find a fun and vigorous Rocket vinyasa style flow, which has ties to the Ashtanga tradition.

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Lizbeth is a free-spirited nature and travel enthusiast. Her passion and love for yoga began 10 years ago when she discovered all the wonderful healing benefits this practice has to offer. Throughout the years she has practiced different styles of yoga and recently decided to get certified to teach. She took her 200-hour training in Bali, Indonesia, where she absolutely fell in love with their culture and spiritual practices. Lizbeth started teaching classes this year and is looking forward to guiding different style classes and connecting on a deeper level with her students through the...

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Paulo firmly believes that yoga is a gift we give ourselves. It's an invitation to pause, to listen, and to reconnect with the profound wisdom residing within. Serving as a guide on this transformative journey is a true privilege, and Paulo is committed to helping students and clients unlock their inner potential, fostering an environment where growth and self-compassion thrive. Join Paulo on this collective expedition, and let's unearth the extraordinary power that resides within each individual.

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Massage Therapist

Raina is a Colorado native who has been working as an Emergency Medical Technician for the last 7 years while also continuing to practice massage therapy for the last decade. Raina has worked with a diverse range of patients/clients from busy, urban emergency departments to world-class spas. Raina has also spent time working in an acupuncture clinic at the base of Vail mountain specializing in deep muscle therapy for various types of athletes. Equipped with a sharp intuition and extensive experience treating clients and patients alike, Raina is eager to combine her thorough knowledge and...

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Massage

Sophia is a lover of life. That’s pretty much how she got led to massage therapy. She loved to move and groove her body in every way possible since being a young kid. Sophia had issues with her back and her parents took her to chiropractors for years but nothing ever really changed. She discovered through an old yoga DVD found at a garage sale and was simultaneously introduced to sports massage through playing soccer. This combination helped and her back pain improved. After graduation and traveling, Sophia came back home during the pandemic. which led her straight into the arms of Jill...

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Massage

Taylor, a Massage Therapist, 500HR Registered Yoga Teacher and truth seeking Sagittarius is following her passion, pursuing the infinite magnificence of the human body.

Arriving to Fort Collins in 2021 with a background in healthcare, cosmetology and yoga teaching. In 2012 she began to immerse herself in to the yogic exploration of how our bodies and minds move. Fascinated with how a balanced or unbalanced Body Mind & Spirit connection directly affects wellbeing. She began to journey towards this connection, harnessing unique physical movement, utilizing yoga & massage with...

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Massage

Taylor is excited to be offering customized massage sessions. She combines her skills gained from her variety of past massage work experience and her knowledge earning her 750-hour massage licensure at The Aveda Institute of Wellness and her B.A. in Psychology.

Each of her intuitive bodywork sessions uses a combination of therapeutic and energy relaxation techniques based on each client’s needs including the option of aromatherapy and topical essential oils, cupping, and gentle sound-healing modalities.

She excels at working with a stronger touch for those who opt for more...

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