Yoga Instructors

We offer a variety of yoga classes. Meet our White Mountain Hot Yoga Instructors below.

Yoga Instructors,

Michelle Demars

Owner/Yoga Instructor

Michelle Demars is a certified yoga instructor and registered nurse who loves sharing the healing powers of yoga with grace and a light spirit.

Michelle is a perpetual student with a daily meditation and self-study practice. Students are encouraged to find new levels of possibilities in their bodies and minds to bring that off the mat and into their daily lives.

Michelle lives in Tamworth with her husband where she loves to garden, bike, trail run, snowshoe, ski, play with grandkids and of course…practice yoga!

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Yoga Instructors

Martin Beylin

Power Yoga Teacher

Martin Beylin has been practicing yoga since 2009 as a way to work through injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident and is a 200 hour CYT since 2014. Martin was trained in Astanga, Hatha and Iyengar philosophies. His passion in yoga is clarity of mind, the physicality of the body, and the freedom of spirit. Martin’s current journey is the direction within the self and the direction of helping others better themselves daily.

Martin’s hobbies include hiking, camping, gardening, photography, astrophotography and playing the didgeridoo.

“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.”

~Bhagavad Gita Krishna

Katherine Meek

Katherine Meek

Slow Flow for Stress Relief Teacher

Katherine Meek is drawn to the healing power of yoga.  She is a problem solver by nature, and is keen on developing wellness solutions involving movement and self expression.  A Marine veteran, Katherine understands first hand the effects of stress on the mind and body, and is eager to support those on a healing journey.

When she is not teaching yoga, Katherine enjoys forest bathing, sprint workouts, reading and learning along side her three young children.

Katherine is a 200 hr RYT.  She has an additional 100 hr certification in trauma sensitive yoga, and a certification in applied polyvagal theory in therapeutic yoga.  She is currently pursuing a 100 hr certification in yoga for brain health.

Denise Calise

26/2 Original Hot Yoga Instructor

Denise Calise has taken various forms of yoga classes over the years, but it wasn’t until turning 50 in 2014 that she started practicing the Original Hot Yoga regularly and she completed her certification in 2017. After serving 32 years in the US Army, deployments and several knee and foot surgeries; she needed a way to heal and safely stretch her body, plus get a tremendous workout! This yoga has changed her life and truly is medicine and just what the body (and mind) needs! She tells everyone she meets to come and try Original Hot Yoga.

Lauren Kramer

Lauren Kramer

Vinyasa Yoga Instructor

Lauren practices yoga as a way to build strength, stability, and inner awareness. Lauren completed her 200hr Yoga Teacher Training from Dragonfly Yoga Studio in 2020. Becoming a yoga teacher has transformed her practice and understanding of herself. Lauren believes that yoga is for everyone and offers a thoughtful, strong, and creative vinyasa flow class. Outside of yoga, she enjoys hiking, reading, traveling, and playing with her rescue pup Strawberry.

Sam Krapels

Sam Krapels

Yoga Instructor

Sam completed his 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Sangha Studio in Burlington, VT. Sam’s classes are accessible held spaces with lots of options and opportunities to feel into your edge. An intentional yoga practice helps to build a foundation of self-knowledge and autonomy. Expect breathwork, mindfulness, and alignment-based asana. Sam teaches Vinyasa Flow and Slow Flow. Sam is pursuing additional certifications in Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra.

All levels. All are welcome. Come as you are.

Annemarie Green

Annemarie Green

Massage Therapy

In 2009, Annemarie Green graduated from Spa Tech Institute of Ipswich Massachusetts. She has since pursued a career in Holistic and Therapeutic healing. The last decade, as a Massage Therapist, has been a quest for knowledge and spiritual fulfillment. Annemarie’s modalities include: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Reflexology, Pre and Post Natal, Hot Stone, Cupping, Aromatherapy and Polarity (energy work). Annemarie’s passion for helping others heal through Therapeutic bodywork has brought her here to White Mountain Hot Yoga. Annemarie loves spending time with her husband Alex, family and her 3 dogs. She also loves gardening, horses and yoga.