Say ‘yoga’ to some people and they may think of ‘downward dog’ or ‘cobra’ or any number of yoga poses.  To others not so familiar with the Hindu philosophy that encompasses both physical and mental disciplines, yoga may seem like the latest exercise fad.  Today we’ll learn more about yoga – just what it is, how best to do it, and whether or not it may be for you.


Dr. Nan Ball - Physiatrist at Maine Medical Partners and Yoga Instructor

John Charlebois - is a licensed acupuncturist specializing in traditional Chinese medicine at Jade Integrated Health. John attained his Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na AOBTA Certification, National Certification in Herbology at the Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin, Texas.

Melanie Burns - Wicked Good Yoga. Melanie is a Certified Baptiste Teacher who owns and operates the Snow Squall Bed and Breakfast and Wicked Good Yoga in Wiscassetm Maine.  She has a BA in Psychology from Clark University and is a candidate for Certification with Tom Myers's highly acclaimed Kinesis Myofascial Integration (KMI) program.