Jesse has studied and teaches in a number of physical disciplines including yoga, Kung Fu, and fitness training. He developed and teaches his own approach called Chi Core Yoga at TMC. He received his Kung Fu training from Sifu Dr. Chiboola Malambo in Long Beach, and his certificate in personal training from the American College of Sports Medicine. He has also trained in-depth in Vajrayana Buddhist practices with Lama Tsering Wangdu Rinpoche at his monastery in Kathmandu. He teaches private clients and classes in Kung Fu, and works with individuals on injury recovery, balance conditions, and structural issues such as spinal curvatures.
Laurie Saunders discovered yoga as a child and studied on and off during young adulthood while she worked in the business world. She began to study yoga intensively when she came to live at The Movement Center in 1998, where she graduated from
Influenced by yoga and martial arts in the middle of the last century, Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais developed a series of lessons designed to improve life through movement. His approach was to encourage conscious attention to small movements. By engaging the brain and nervous system, people learn in a simple, pleasurable way.
Learn how to bring more ease into your daily movements: breathing, walking, turning, reaching, expanded breathing, safer pelvic movement, freeing your back and more.
Susan Marshall, ERYT-200, has taught hatha yoga through the Movement Center since 2002. As a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner, she also sees students for individual hands on sessions. She is also the former Executive Director of the Feldenkrais Guild of North America.