Prenatal Yoga Pittsburgh Virginia

June 5, 2017
Prenatal yoga at Shining Light


Kathleen Baker RYT-200, BSBA –Kathleen earned her degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, where she majored in marketing and management. She has managed Glenmore Yoga since 2005 and became owner in 2016. Kathleen is a certified yoga teacher registered with Yoga Alliance. She enjoys spending time with her husband and four daughters, hiking, reading and travel. She specializes in teaching Yoga for Tweens, Teens, Scoliosis and Yoga for Scouts.


Nancy Glenmore Tatum MS, CMT, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, YACEP – Nancy founded Glenmore Yoga & Wellness Center to offer student focused yoga classes that are therapeutic oriented; designed and teaches Yoga Alliance registered 200-hour and 300-hour yoga teacher training programs. Offers individual consultations and massage therapy. Trains older adults to increase strength and flexibility, improve balance and gait, and to improve the ability to transfer to and from the floor. Specializes in pre-and post- joint replacement, scoliosis, osteoporosis, and post-mastectomy. Teaches Ageless Yoga classes for age 60 and better. Leads seated yoga and massage therapy within assisted living, memory care facilities and retirement communities.


Kevin Casey, CMT, E-RYT 500 – Kevin began practicing yoga from books as a college student in the 1970’s and practiced without benefit of a teacher’s guidance, off and on, until taking his first class in 1996 at 41, coincidentally meeting Nancy Tatum that same year. They married in 1997 and started Glenmore in their home soon after. He began teaching in 2001 and was certified by the Himalayan Institute in 2003, is registered with Yoga Alliance as a 500-hour, experienced yoga teacher. He is also a Certified Massage Therapist. Kevin’s focus is on the meditative aspect of yoga and he teaches Mindful Yoga and Meditation classes and also co-teaches the Training Program for Yoga Teachers.

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Sue Agee, E-RYT-500, YACEP, RN, loves sharing the many gifts a continued practice of yoga may bring, striving to help students discover greater ease of body and a deepened peace of mind. Sue completed her 200 and 500 hour yoga training at Glenmore and continues studies at the Himalayan Institute. She enjoys teaching a variety of workshops to yoga instructors and students and is also certified in Traditional Thai Massage, Foot Reflexology, and YoKids K-12. She tries to live her yoga every day and continues to practice, read, train, learn and discover. When she doesn’t have her nose deep in a book on philosophy and meditation, she is still trying to train her therapy beagles to behave. Sue teaches Levels 1 – 3 and Yoga on the Ball.

Sandy Axelson, RYT-200, found yoga 15 years ago as a mindful stress reducing addition to her fitness routine. After retiring from full-time work in 2013, Sandy received her yoga teacher certification from Glenmore in 2015 and continues her yoga journey as she completes her 500 hour therapeutically focused certification. Sandy believes that yoga is for every age and every body and loves the student focused approach at Glenmore. Sandy earned her BS in Education from VA Tech and her MS in Consumer Economics from Florida State University. Sandy teaches Ageless/Gentle, Gentle, as well as offsite classes at assisted living facilities.

Mary Lou Bean, RYT-500, feels yoga has brought physical challenge, mental focus and spiritual enrichment to her life. It is with a deep sense of gratitude for all those who have shared their yoga journey that she now shares the benefits and love of yoga with others. Mary Lou completed her 200 & 500 hour teacher training at Glenmore. She has a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia, is an executive in the children’s fashion industry, and the mother of two sons. Mary Lou teaches Level 1 & 2, Gentle, Ageless and Mindful Yoga as well as Meditation classes.

Bean_MarylouRodney C. Bradley, MS, PT, E-RYT-500, holds a B.S. in Education/Sports Medicine and an M.S. in Physical Therapy/Community Health Professions. Rodney is a licensed physical therapist primarily in long term care/geriatrics but also practices in hospitals and outpatient clinics and provides clinical consulting. Rodney teaches yoga with a meditative but strong, flowing style and sees yoga as a path for any individual to work from where they are to achieve balance of body/mind/spirit for overall wellness. Rodney is trained in jazz and tap dance. He designed and teaches YogaMoves, which blends traditional flowing hatha practice with a little tai chi, core training, and mindful movements. Rodney also teaches Level 2, and Level 3 Vinyasa.

Liz Creasman, RYT 200, completed her bachelors at Old Dominion University in Therapeutic Recreation with a minor in Studio Art. She began her yoga journey as a teenager seeking balance, peace and self-exploration in a busy schedule. She continued to practice through college and heavily depended on her yoga to manage the stress of Senior year and wedding planning. She now works as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist at a residential treatment facility for adolescents who have experienced trauma. Yoga has become an integral aspect of her self-care routine. Liz believes in the importance of yoga practice to connect mind and body, express emotions, and embrace all that life has to offer. When off the mat, Liz can be found enjoying Richmond with her loving husband and adorable beagle mix, cooking and baking, or expressing herself through art. Liz teaches mixed level and level 3 classes at Glenmore.

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