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Leah Cummings

Leah is a yoga teacher, massage therapist, and director of Evergreen Healing Arts. Raised in Bradford, she appreciates the close-knit community and natural beauty of our town. These connections have given her a sense of well-being that she shares through her practice. Finding teachers both locally and abroad, her studies include Iyengar yoga, adaptive yoga, relaxation massage, myofascial release and infant to elder massage. Her interests are in natural health and understanding the benefits of a holistic approach. She keeps her own practice of wellness alive and supported by following mentors and nourishing a network of fellow teachers and practitioners. Contact Leah: 603-748-4330 / 603Leah@gmail.com / evergreenhealingarts.org


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Tara Mahady

Tara is a certified yoga and meditation practitioner. Her training includes basic and advanced certification in Kripalu and vinyasa flow yoga, Yoga4Cancer, restorative yoga and in a variety of meditative lineages. She is an authorized Shri Vidya guide under the tutelage of her Guru, Uma-Parvathinath Saraswati. Sri Vidya is an ancient and intricate science and practice honoring the Divine Feminine. Meditation, mantra, and ritual are the practices of this path. With devotion and surrender, Tara offers yoga within its full and living context. The physical aspects of the practice serve deepening embodiment and preparation for meditation, all on the path of liberation. Contact Tara: 603-568-1612 / presencepracticenh@gmail.com / presencepracticenh.com 


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Danielle Thomas

Danielle’s journey with yoga began more than 10 years ago when she was pregnant with her first child.   As the years went on, she realized that yoga was so much more than a series of postures, yoga was a way of life beyond the mat.  As a yoga teacher Danielle hopes to help her students realize that the integration of a yoga practice beyond their mats and into their lives is a path to wholeness.  Danielle received her 200 hour certification from Uplifted Yoga and is currently enrolled in their 300 hour advanced teacher training with Brett Larkin, Kristin Leal and Anodea Judith. She studied with Shai Plonski of the Still Light Centre to earn her certification in Thai Yoga Massage.  Danielle offers group classes, private sessions and workshops.  In addition to teaching yoga, Danielle is a dedicated student  both in her personal practice and under the guidance of her exceptional teachers. Contact Danielle: 603-340-5495 / daniellethomasyoga@gmail.com / www.yogabeyondthemat.net  


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Susie Lowe-Stockwell

Susie has been practicing yoga for several decades and following retirement, became a certified yoga instructor in 2017. She found her commitment to her yoga practice to be extremely beneficial as she maneuvered her professional career and personal life. She incorporates gentle movement with traditional yoga poses and breath work to encourage body strength and a sense of well-being. Contact Susie: 603-927-4619 / lowstock@mcttelecom.com


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Maya Carl

Maya is a Holistic Health Coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has a private practice and a passion for empowering women and helping people transform their lives as a whole, while focusing on health. Having been educated in over 100 dietary theories as well as her own experience with eating disorders, stress and gut health, she specializes in discovering what foods and practices will help you manifest and maintain your deepest health and wellness goals. With her communications background and deep love of farming/gardening, she also coaches people on Public Speaking techniques as well as how to live a more sustainable life!


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Kris Foss

Kris is a new transplant to Bradford with a passion for bringing women together in community.  Growing up the only girl in a house full of brothers, it was only as an adult that she really discovered the power of women coming together in friendship and community to connect as our ancestors have done since the beginning of time.  As a member of the Twin Star Herbal Community in the Hills of Northwestern CT, she learned about the traditions of women from across the globe. Kris considers herself a lifelong student who learns from everyone she meets and is grateful for her incredible community of teachers including herbalists Lupo Passero and Bekah Sutter and Linda Shreve with her stories and teachings of the divine feminine through the study of goddess archetypes. Kris completed the Science and Art of Herbalism Intensive with Rosemary Gladstar, and a year-long Spiral Path apprentice program with Lupo Passero, and looks forward to sharing and learning within her new community here in Bradford.


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Meghan MacLean

Meghan’s mother planted the seed of yoga in her when she was very young, but as an adult she found a new appreciation for it. Driven by low-back/hip pain and a desire to quiet the mind while energizing the body she began to practice regularly. She found yoga therapeutic and empowering, body and soul, and wanted to share these teachings with others. She received her initial training in vinyasa flow and yin restorative at Honest Yoga in Burlington, VT and went on to complete her 500hr training in classical yoga and yoga therapy at YogaLife Institute of NH in Exeter. Meghan is a certified children’s yoga teacher and Reiki 2 practitioner and has received training in prenatal yoga and yoga for trauma. She offers private and group classes as well as workshops. Meghan grew up in the Kearsarge area and is grateful for the opportunity to share the benefits of yoga with her community. Contact Meghan: meghan.cmyoga@gmail.com / www.cmyoga.net.


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Lisa MacLean

Lisa is a registered nurse who Is also a certified psychiatric and mental health nurse. Lisa also holds a masters degree in health education which includes a certificate in integrative health and wellness. She is Reiki practitioner and in addition to individual sessions offers sessions in Restorative Yoga & Reiki with her daughter, who is a yoga instructor and Reiki practitioner. Lisa is grateful to be part of a community that promotes and shares healing arts and wellness. Contact Lisa: 603-340-4010 / lisamac785@gmail.com / www.cmyoga.net.


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Val Blachly

Val is a certified teacher, musician and educator. After 17 years in education and observing the increase in anxiety , attentional issues, and the break down of family values, she feels strongly that children need to learn strategies to calm down and relax the mind. She combines her talents to offer an innovative, fun approach to teaching children yoga, as well as adults.


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Deana Raymond-Carkin

Deana graduated from New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts and earned her Massage Therapy license in 2013. She practices a combination of many different techniques of massage in order to assist in the healing processes of the body. Some of these techniques include Swedish, Neuromuscular, deep tissue, trigger pointing, circulatory and lymphatic massage. The main goal of Deana’s practice is to help promote positive health through tension relief and muscle relaxation. Contact Deana: 603-921-8599 / luvwlcnqr@yahoo.com


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Mary Carroll

Mary became interested in yoga in her forties. After sports injuries and a knee surgery, she began to realize the need to maintain balance, strength, and flexibility. She has worked as a perinatal tech in the Maternity Department at Catholic Medical Center for the past 18 years. It was there that she met the instructors of Rx Relax Therapeutic Yoga for Health Care Professionals. The motto she learned was, “All gain, no pain.” It was exactly the kind of thing she had been looking for. She attended and completed the course and is now in her second year of teaching yoga. For the past two years, she has participated as a instructor for Concord High School’s Wellness Day for Teachers. Contact Mary: mcarroll5362@gmail.com / 603-340-1378