VICKI OVERFELT received her Masters of Arts in Education with an emphasis in educational administration from Columbia University, Teachers College. For the past 10 years, Vicki has focused her instruction specifically on the study of stress reduction through the practice of mindfulness and specializes in the delivery of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).  To read Vicki's full bio, click here.

becca peters

BECCA PETERS, is a southern California native who has called Utah home for nearly 20 years where she lives with her husband and daughter. In addition to owning a private psychotherapy practice she works as an organizational consultant, and as an educator in the fields of Mindfulness, Meditation and Compassion. Becca is the owner of Metta Mindfulness + Meditation Center in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City where she offers individual and group classes to the community.  To read Becca's full bio, click here

scott moore yoga

SCOTT MOORE is a yoga instructor who is passionate about helping his clients feel alive, grounded, and purposeful through the art and practice of yoga and meditation. He's spent the past 15 years studying, practicing, and teaching yoga and meditation. To read Scott's full bio, click here. Connect to his page, click here.

charlotte bell yoga

CHARLOTTE BELL, founder of the Mindful Yoga Collective, has been practicing yoga since 1982, and began teaching in 1986. Certified by B.K.S. Iyengar in 1989, she has established and taught regular classes along Utah's Wasatch Front, and in California and Hawaii.   To read Charlotte's full bio, click here.

kim dastrup

Kim teaches a style of yoga true to the tradition and spirit of an ancient and sacred practice. Her classes are suffused with intelligence, creativity, and compassion derived from her years of teaching and extensive training with teachers, including D'ana Baptiste, Ana Forrest, Judith Lasater, Erin Geesaman-Rabke, and Peter Francyk. To read Kim's full bio, click here.

erin geesaman rabke

ERIN GEESAMAN- RABKE has been in deep study of awareness and embodiment for more than 20 years. Currently teaching as a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner and Embodied Life Teacher, she's also been a yoga instructor and teacher trainer, a tai chi teacher, and a health writer.  To read Erin's full bio, click here.

carl rabke

CARL RABKE Carl Rabke is a writer, Feldenkrais and Structural Integration practitioner, Tai chi instructor and an Embodied Life teacher living in Salt Lake City, Utah. For the last 20 years he has been joyfully dedicated to the study of meditation, embodiment and human freedom.  To read Carl's full bio, click here.

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TONI LOCK has been studying T’ai Chi and Qigong since the fall of 1997, with Master Sifu Jerry Gardner. He is the co-owner of Red Lotus School of Movement, in Salt Lake City, Utah. In January of 2009, she earned the title, and is now recognized as "Sifu Toni". Sifu (pronounced see-fu) means teacher. When she accepted becoming a Sifu, she promised to share and teach T’ai Chi and Qigong for the rest of my life.  Toni offers classes at Huntsman Cancer Institute, Mountain Yoga Sandy, and various other studios in the valley.  She can be reached at


THOMAS McCONKIE  is an author, public speaker, and mindfulness teacher. He is founder of the Lower Lights School of Wisdom, a nonprofit that promotes transformation through meditation, developmental psychology and community engagement. Trained as a developmental researcher and practitioner of mindfulness over the last 20 years, he offers a unique synthesis of Wisdom traditions in his approach to transformation. He is the creator of the podcast, Mindfulness+ and has been featured on NPR, Religious News Service, Tricycle Magazine, and RadioWest. Learn more about his work at

scott white

SCOTT WHITE has been a Personal Fitness and Sports Trainer since 1991. He has been practicing Qigong and Tai Chi since 2004. Teaching since 2008. Certified in Tai Chi Easy, Tai Chi Chair and Integral Qigong and Tai Chi through his Master Dr. Roger Jahnke of the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi in 2010.  Scott is passionate about sharing the ancient healing arts and mindfulness in motion practices of Qigong and Tai Chi and help as many people as I can to discover, activate and circulate their bodies own healing resources for health, vitality, energy, balance and inner peace. Learn more about Scottt at


HEIDI O'DONOGHUE is a qualified MBSR instructor trained through the Center for Mindfulness at UMASS Medical School. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance since 2002, a Certified Relax and Renew Restorative yoga teacher and a certified Yoga Nidra iRest instructor. Heidi has a Bachelors degree in Biology from Lewis and Clark College in Portland Oregon and a Secondary Teaching Certification from Westminster College. Heidi has been teaching yoga and mindfulness since 2002 and has had a dedicated personal practice for over 20 years. Heidi teaches at local studios around the Salt Lake valley, her teaching focuses on mindfulness, stress-reduction, yoga and students over-all health and well-being. She is also an adjunct faculty at Salt Lake Community College where she offers Mindfulness courses. For more info visit her website

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
— Anais Nin