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Gillian Clark is a seeker, explorer and manifestor set on fulfilling her life's purpose. She is a dedicated practitioner of meditation and contemplation. Gillian is a trained Enlightenment Intensive
Master and meditation
Her interest in the physical
arts began at an early age as
a figure skater, then as a
ballet student. Classical
training includes a B.F.A.
from UCSB and an M.F.A.
from The American
Gillian began teaching in
1987 and certified as instructor and personal trainer through ACE, AFAA. She's been practicing Kundalini yoga since 1989, hatha yoga since 1998 and Kriya yoga since 2002. She is grateful to all of her teachers, namely Siri Sat Nam Singh, John Friend, Ed Riddle, Osha Reader, Harrison James and all in their various lineages.
Gillian created Yoga Booty Ballet® in 1998 from a dream, originally developing the class at Crunch. Her longtime friendship and creative and business partnership with Teigh McDonough Gilson facilitated SWERVE® for it's first decade. With the added support of Beach Body, these partners are honoured to offer 20 Yoga Booty Ballet® DVD's, props and a meditation CD, the #1 best selling retail workout program in the United States in 2007.
Teigh McDonough Gilson
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Teigh believes in the transformational and healing power of dance, movement, yoga, meditation and exercise! With humor and fun she strives to employ spiritual principles in her life and as a teacher.
As founder and former partner in SWERVE® and Yoga Booty Ballet® she has worked as a fitness instructor,
personal trainer, dancer,
choreographer and movement
director for over 20 years. She
enjoys working with people of
all backgrounds young and old.
Teigh has been featured on
numerous television news
shows for both Yoga Booty
Ballet® and Yoga Fusion
(which she choreographed and
designed) as a featured
instructor and fitness expert. Along with her dear friend Gillian Clark and partner company Beach Body, they have completed 20 workouts within the Yoga Booty Ballet® DVD series, including a meditation CD. In 2008 she completed a pre-natal DVD entitled "Baby On The Way" and is currently developing a new workshop entitled "Divine Yoga Mama."
She studied Kundalini Yoga with Siri Sat Nam Singh for 10 years and holds a 60 hour Pregnancy certification with Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa. She has also studied Hatha and Anusara yoga with numerous teachers including Desiree Rumbaugh and John Friend.
"Passing on the joy of movement and inspiring my students to reveal their Divine greatness is my greatest goal as a teacher."
Teigh is the proud Mama of Ginger and Declan Gilson!
Featured Video -
The NY Post with Swerve's Jennifer Cassetta
"I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything; but I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do." -- Edward Everett Hale
"Let's not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it." -- Vincent van Gogh
"He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never able to change reality, and will never, therefore, make any progress. " -- Anwar Sadat
"Experience is what you get when you were expecting something else." – Unknown
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"Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself. " -- Joseph Campbell
"If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities." -- Maya Angelou