Our teachers have over 75 years combined experience. Each person brings a different energy and approach to yoga, and often different style. However all of our teachers are certified, and are patient, kind, and encouraging.
Rebecca, ERYT-500, Yoga Alliance Certified, Professional Level Certified Kripalu Teacher has been a student, educator, yoga teacher trainer and practitioner for nearly 30 years. Her teaching is deeply influenced by Buddhist and Yogic practices with focus on compassion and gratitude for living each day. As an ovarian cancer survivor, she brings a deep sense of awe, love and respect for yoga as a deep healing practice that has saved her life.
Diana Damelio (Tarika) ERYT-500,YACEP is a senior Kripalu Yoga teacher and trainer. She is the founding Director of Professional Training and a former Dean of the School of Yoga at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, MA. Diana has been practicing yoga for over 30 years, teaching Kripalu Yoga since 1992 and has led countless workshops and yoga teacher trainings. She is a certified professional-level Kripalu yoga teacher, a Level II i-rest© yoga nidra instructor and a member of both the Yoga Alliance and Kripalu Professional Association. Diana brings a wealth of knowledge to her classes and is known for her inspirational teaching style and ability to hold safe and sacred space. She teaches with a sense of humor, compassion and joy.
Lisa Moran Curry
Lisa ERYT-200 Kripalu certified yoga teacher since 2011. With a B.S. in Elementary Education, she has taught more than ten years in public schools in diverse settings. She utilizes Brain-Compatible Dance Education with Anne Green Gilbert in Seattle, and brings her love of movement into her kids and adult classes. Recently becoming a mother has deepened her own yoga practice and she is grateful to share this newfound joy of connection with her students, especially evident in her kids classes.
Susie, 200 hour Kripalu Yoga certified, has been teaching yoga at Tree House since 2011. She received her certification from Discovery Yoga Center in St. Augustine, Florida and is presently pursuing her 500 hour level certification at Kripalu Center. She is the Education Program Manager for NVision at NASA Stennis Space Center and her education includes B.S. in Education and Business; M.S. in Community, Workforce and Economic Development. She is also a CPA and Senior Professional in Human Resources.
Practicing yoga for 16 years, Beverly completed her teacher training at Dragonfly Yoga Studies and River Rock Yoga, under the direction of Laura Tyree and Moira Anderson Miller in 2010. Bev brings a gentle and compassionate approach to her classes and enjoys sharing essential oils during class, adding another dimension to the practice. As a military spouse, she's traveled abroad extensively and enjoys seeing the beauty and diversity of other cultures. She's also worked as a behaviorist in the Texas public school system, teaching children the benefits of remaining calm and centered.
Amanda is a Bay St. Louis native and Special Education teacher. Amanda’s yoga journey began in 2016. After a few years of dedicated practice, yoga transformed her lifestyle and she is passionate about the connection of body and mind with wellness. She completed her yoga teacher training in 2018 at The Kripalu Center in Stockbridge, MA. She also earned a B.S. in Psychology from The University of Southern Mississippi and is pursuing a M.A. in Teaching Special Education from Mississippi State.