CASEY MARTIN (RYT500 and RCYT)
Casey is the Founder of Seed Yoga. She was trained under Kimberly Payne at Gathering Tree Yoga; and trained under Ylonda Rosenthal Greene, Lanie McManus, Debi Darnell, and Lynelle Kristine at Awake to My Soul, both of which had a focus in accessibility and inclusivity in yoga. Casey is also certified through a 95 hour training from YogaEd as a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher with an emphasis on teaching children and teens from a trauma-informed perspective. Currently teaching to the public at another nonprofit, Cultivate Yoga, Casey has been a student of yoga since the mid-‘90s, always seeking authenticity in teachers, and healing in the practice. Casey’s favorite pastimes besides yoga are spending time with her family, hiking in the woods, visiting national parks, gardening, and walks with her dog. Her favorite part of teaching is witnessing the change that takes place throughout one’s practice, and also finding music that will help accentuate the practice. Casey believes that music can be a wonderful asset that releases feelings from the most stubborn of us. She uses a balance of sound and silence so everyone has the space to delve in and do their work! Her goal in life is to better the world by helping others find peace, one little bit at a time.
RYLIE BOODJEH (RYT200 & Licensed Early Childhood Educator)
Rylie has been teaching education and yoga for the past 7 years, all throughout Cleveland, Hawaii, and Guatemala. She launched her own company, called “The Spirit Teacher” in 2021, with visions of sharing more yoga and wellness with the world, specializing in education. She graduated from Cleveland State University with a bachelors and licensure in Early Childhood Education. She believes that a strong foundation leads to healthier and happier human experiences. Rylie completed a 200hr yoga teaching training with Marni Task. She is also a certified Reiki (Level 3, Master) Practitioner taught by Earth Angels Holistic Health, Proprietor Aimee Jordan, in addition to Tracy Maynard. Reiki has been a powerful catalyst in her own transformation, infusing everything she does with this relaxing, peaceful energy. Rylie has traveled all over the world learning from different cultures, as well as teaching from her heart and a conscious, creative mind. She is currently creating diverse offerings in a variety of local Cleveland Schools , as well as multiple organizations. She infuses her classes with much intention, creating a joyful balance of relaxation and mindful movements.
SHERRI COLEMAN (RYT200 & Licensed Social Worker)
CRISSY STELMASCHUK (RYT200)
NADEEN AL-JIJAKLI (RYT200)
Originally from NYC, Nadeen came to yoga 15 years ago when a coworker gave her a prenatal yoga DVD. She completed her trauma-informed 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in 2022 at Abide Yoga Studio in Cleveland and received certification in Children’s Yoga through Yo Re Mi based in New York. She is also a certified Reiki (Level I&II) practitioner. Her classes offer strengthening, creative and mindful movements while incorporating meditation, uplifting music, and beats for a joyful and healing experience. Nadeen has worked with families facing trauma and separation as an immigration attorney for nearly two decades. She is a mother of four, a native-Arabic speaker, hip hop head, and she plays some guitar. She especially enjoys integrating wellness and self-care for mothers and underserved communities as well as community care for each other.
AIMEE COCKBURN (E-RYT200)
Bio coming soon!
ADRIANA MARKOV (RYT200 and RCYT, M.Ed, LPC)
Adriana’s relationship with yoga started during a transformational yin class at a time in her life when she was deeply searching for rest and recovery from the hectic corporate and NYC lifestyle. Deep roots of inspiration were planted then to continue experiencing and learning about the unique possibilities of yin and restorative-style practices on the body and nervous system, mind and soul. This introduction to yoga was a catalyst in her self care journey and career shift.
She completed her 200-hr yoga teacher training with the Studio Cleveland and Sara Syed, and master’s of education in clinical mental health counseling through Cleveland State University. She is currently completing a 90-hour restorative teacher training with Jillian Pransky. As a licensed psychotherapist and yoga teacher, she advocates for compassion-focused mindfulness and body-based practices that restore wholeness and connection.
In addition to teaching yoga and her clinical practice, she is a nature and astrology enthusiast and is interested in non-traditional approaches to healing and wellness.
KALEY TOCCO (E-RYT200)
Kaley is the creatrix of Enchanted Ethers with her original 200-hour training completes under Kathleen Kossman at Prana Yoga and Dance. She currently specializing in the hatha yoga practice, restorative yoga, and 12-step yoga classes. She also a certified Reiki Master, Thai Yoga Massage and Access Bars practitioner. Kaley is forever a student of yoga and has been practicing since 2013. When she isn’t doing yoga, she enjoys spending time with friends or her cats. Kaley loves witnesses the healing aspects of yoga and how it can change anyone’s life for the better. She continues to grow in her practice and teachings, expanding into an instructor role and providing continued education in anatomy and the restorative yoga practice. She encourages feeling empowered and embodied in her classes while always challenging you to find your inner strength and wisdom.
JENNIFER ATZBERGER (RYT200)
Jennifer has over two decades of experience working as an attorney representing children and families. In 2005, she began practicing yoga as a way to help relieve the stress of her busy life as an attorney and a mother. Within a year of practicing yoga on a regular basis, her health and life had improved immeasurably. She became a registered and certified yoga instructor through the Yoga Alliance in 2009 after completing a seven month teacher training with Mitchel Bleier and Tammy Lyons at Inner Bliss Yoga Studio in Rocky River, Ohio. Jennifer directed a non-profit organization that brought free yoga classes to children at the Cuyahoga County Detention Center, as well as community organizations and schools for several years. She also taught yoga at several local studios including, Acenda Yoga in Lakewood, The Studio in Cleveland, and Inner Bliss Yoga in Rocky River.
While volunteers will always be welcomed, our goal is to secure funding to pay our teachers a fair amount for their time, while maintaining that yoga offerings are free for schools, mental health partners, and families going through difficult things. Contact us at [email protected], or by using the form below. We’d love to hear from you, and will be growing our team soon, so we can expand our offerings!