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Yoga for Every Body attempts to provide each student with a nurturing learning environment in which students can learn without judgment.

Workshops for Teachers and Those Who Practice

Coming this Fall

Yoga and The Brain – Saturday, October 26, 2019

1-4 pm  Location: Sandy’s Home Studio cost is $30    3 CEU’s  
Come Learn about some of the effects of Yoga on the Brain. Presented by Jamie Blessinger, ERYT500 and Sandy Palmer, ERYT200

It’s now known that yoga has an impact on the brain. Learn about the effect of breathing, movement, and meditation on the brain. Practice various techniques that stimulate the brain while promoting peace and calm.   Please pre-register by calling or emailing through the contact form below.

Coming in 2020

How to Create a Sensible Sequence – TBA

Mediation for Mindfulness  – TBA


Call for More Information:  865-304-0765 or 813-310-5817


200 Hour Teacher Training Begins April, 2020

Contact Information Below

Yoga for Every Body recognizes that each student brings with them their own unique qualities and experiences. During training sessions each student’s contribution will be respected, valued, and shared.

During this course the students will have the opportunity to learn a number of different varieties of the poses, asana. We cover how to teach the asana, spot misalignment, and the breath work appropriate to the asana. We also teach about contraindications, anatomical benefits, and therapeutic benefits of the asana and yoga in general. You will learn how to sequence classes (and your personal practice) and practice teaching the classes. Throughout the course we will honor and explore the philosophy and history of the eight limbs of yoga.
The expectation of each student begins with their willingness to learn and as a result their yoga knowledge will be enhanced. In addition each student will be expected to attend the class sessions and participate in both written and verbal assignments. The purpose of the assignments is in part to assess how the student is assimilating the information and determine where more time and or information may be needed to ensure quality learning. If at any time during the program the student is having any issues it is hoped that they will bring them to the attention of the Workshop teacher.

 200 Hour Program will be offered in monthly weekend modules that will meet or exceed YA Standards.

Class Schedule
Friday:  6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday:  9:00 am – 6:00 pm (1 hour lunch)
Sunday:  9:00 am – 6:00 pm (1 hour lunch) 

 Call Today:   865-465-7117 or 813-310-5817

Training Session location:
Wise Mountain Yoga
786 Graves Delozier Rd,
Seymour, TN 37865




Forward Folds

Teaching mixed level class

Standing Poses

Inversions and Twists

Yoga History and Philosophy


Teaching Beginners

Breathing techniques
and meditation

Jamie Blessinger

Jamie has a Bachelors in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Social Sciences, she is a 500-hour graduate of PranaVinyasa School of yoga and with over 2000 yoga teaching hours. She is ERYT500, (Experienced Yoga Teacher) credentialed and has taught populations that range from wheelchairs to athletes. Jamie has a specialty in the yogic approach to Stress Management and also specialty training in Pre and Post Natal Yoga. She continues to teach and study as it is not a job but a passion. Yoga permeates Jamie’s entire being. The great impact yoga has had on her life influences her to help others enjoy its benefits as well. Jamie believes that yoga can benefit everybody.

Sandy Palmer

Sandy Palmer has been practicing yoga since 1994. She received her 200 hour teacher training in Satsang Yoga in 2008 and continues to explore the different paths of yoga through various trainings. Sandy is registered with Yoga Alliance and has been teaching since 2006. She now has over 1000 hours of teaching yoga making her an ERYT200 (Experienced Yoga Teacher). Sandy specializes in working with people who have medical conditions such as arthritis and fibromyalgia. She also has been trained to work with older people. Sandy is amazed at how the brain, body and spirit work together. She feels that yoga relaxes the mind while energizing and strengthening the body. Sandy’s focus is on pranayama first and alignment second. She feels that both are critical to a safe, successful practice. Of course Sandy feels that yoga can be for everyone. Sandy grew up in Washington, DC and attended George Washington University. She moved to Beaufort, S.C. and received her MEd (Masters of Education) in Early Childhood from the University of SC. She has been a preschool teacher, an adult trainer and a professor of early childhood education. Sandy lived in Florida and began her serious yoga practice at Joyful Yoga in Estero. She now lives in Seymour, TN; runs an import business with her husband; and teaches yoga on a regular basis.

Contact Info

Yoga for Every Body RYS

Address: 335 Ironwood Drive, Kodak, TN

Phone: 865-465-7117

Phone: 813-310-5817

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