Meet Our Teachers

Kate Reinhart

RYT 200, Owner of Yellow Tree Yoga
Kate is a Vinyasa Flow Yoga instructor at Yellow Tree. She finds value in the strengthening and focusing aspects of Vinyasa Yoga, and enjoys the variety and freedom of movement possibilities within the practice. Kate completed 200 hours of Hatha/Vinyasa teacher training with Mary Borton and began teaching Vinyasa Flow Yoga in May of 2018. She completed Whole Body Core at the barre teacher training with Elizabeth Silas-Havas, in 2019; and she is always continuing her education in yoga. Kate guides her classes at a moderate-quick pace, with focus on synchronizing breath and movement.

Mary Borton

E-RYT200, EmbodiYoga® RYT500 Founder of Yellow Tree Yoga and Director of the RYS Teacher Training Program and Program Director EmbodiYoga®
Mary received her first teacher certification with Elizabeth Silas in 2009, and opened Yellow Tree Yoga in 2012. She blends subtle elements of yoga, and it’s many philosophies into her classes with attention to stability and mobility. Mary has trained with many teachers including her current 500-hour certification in EmbodiYoga ® with Lisa Clark. Mary has earned continuing education hours and certifications in prenatal yoga, post-natal yoga, children’s yoga, trauma-sensitive yoga, restorative, yin, somatic movement education, and therapeutic applications.

Megan Barhorst

RYT-2oo
My journey with yoga started in 2014 when I attended a yoga class with a friend. What began as a fitness class to lose weight, has evolved into a life-changing experience both mentally and physically. After trying multiple styles of yoga, I found a passion for Vinyasa yoga. I enjoyed the flowing, dance-like movements that improved flexibility and strength while calming the mind. My teaching style tends to be energizing and dynamic to stretch, strengthen, detox and unwind. I completed 200 hours of teacher training under Mary Borton during the summer of 2017. When I am not practicing/teaching yoga, I work as a Behavior Support Coordinator serving kids with challenging behaviors. Teaching yoga and working with challenging behaviors has taught me the importance of the mind-body connection!

Bethel Adkins

E-RYT200, EmbodiYoga® RYT500 Founder of Yellow Tree Yoga and Director of the RYS Teacher Training Program and Program Director EmbodiYoga®
Bethel completed 200 hours of Vinyasa teacher training with Elizabeth Silas in 2013. In June of 2019 she completed EmbodiYoga® training under Mary Borton. Bethel teaches gentle yoga at Yellow Tree Yoga. Her classes are breath-centered, slow, and relaxing.

Susan Connor

RYT-2oo
Susan began her yoga practice in 2012. She completed 200 hour Hatha/Vinyasa Teacher Training in May of 2018 and 200 hour EmbodiYoga® Teacher Training in June of 2019 under the direction of Mary Borton. Her emphasis is on inclusion, and making yoga accessible to all ages and abilities. Yoga is for everyone, and Susan loves helping others find a way to begin practicing, and continue. Her teaching reflects this as she teaches chair classes, beginners classes and general vinyasa classes at Yellow Tree Yoga.

Sharon Kelly

RYT200
Sharon has 10 years of experience in fitness and completed 200 hours Hatha/Vinyasa Teacher Training under Mary Borton in May of 2018. She enjoys a wide variety of physical activity and weaves yoga into all forms of exercise. Sharon is an artist, makeup artist, graphic designer, wife and mother of two boys.

Laura Wainscott

RYT-2oo
Laura completed 200 hours of Hatha/Vinyasa teacher training under Mary Borton in 2015. After mentoring for several months at Yellow Tree Yoga, Laura has settled into teaching vinyasa flow classes. She also completed 20 hours of Whole Body Core teacher training with Elizabeth Silas-Havas in October of 2019. After practicing for many years, she prefers to both practice and teach morning classes to set her day in motion from a grounded, centered and invigorated place.

Karen Schindler

EmbodiYoga® RYT-200
Karen has been practicing yoga for the last 15 years. She loves all styles of yoga, as well as running and biking. Karen is a recently retired nurse of 51 years, and massage therapist of 25 years. She completed 200 hours of EbodiYoga® training with Mary Borton in August of 2019, and decided she would enjoy teaching yoga during retirement.

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