Meet Our Instructors

Our instructors have been selected to be consistent with the teaching  philosophy of Involution Yoga & Wellness: personalized instruction based on specialized training and extensive experience. Each teacher focuses on serving specific communities in ways that best suit that population. This focus is informed by personal life experience in using the science of yoga to overcome affliction and stress, all reinforced by daily practice.

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Kate Fitzgerald

Owner, Instructor

Kate started practicing yoga over 24 years ago. Her first yoga experience was transformational, as the thoughts in her mind came to a complete stop for hours after class. Having experienced the power of yoga, she began her inquiry into the foundational spiritual and philosophical teachings and lineages. Her  first Yoga teacher training in 2006 with Susan Hammodock of Silver Lotus Training Institute helped her gain a deeper understanding of the philosophy and psychology of yoga. Kate also received her 500 hour training in Ashtanga Yoga and has completed Tim Millers’s primary and second series training. Her background in anatomy allows her to teach her students how to move to relieve pain and improve overall health.

 

Through her personal practice of the Ashtanga yoga, she has experienced the beautiful intertwining of the Ashtanga Yoga System as taught by Pattabhi Jois and The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali  on which the Ashtanga system is based. Through her 12 years of ashtanga practice, Kate has internalized the power of this system, that it is not a one size fits all. She loves teaching Ashtanga yoga through the Mysore style of guided self practices because she can teach individually adapting the practice to the unique needs of the students.

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Hellen Timmons

Yoga Instructor

Helen’s greatest joy comes from sharing her love of yoga and wellness with all her students, both adults and the Middle and High school students she teaches. She is currently working towards her RYT 300 and holds an RYT 200, she is an ardent student- taking workshops and trainings to enhance her vinyasa and strength and relaxation classes. She has practiced for almost a decade and incorporates asana and daily meditation in her own personal practice. Her love of life and the practice shines through in her lively and engaging classes.

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Barbara Dar

Yoga Instructor

Barbara did her yoga teacher training at Yoga District (Washington D.C.) which emphasizes the Dharma yoga tradition (as brought to the U.S. and other western countries by Sri Dharma Mittra).  While Dharma Yoga incorporates a significant amount of physical asanas (particularly backbends and inversions) and pranayama, its yogic approach primarily focuses on the practice of devotion and service. Around 2005, Barbara began to explore yoga and encountered a large variety of styles of yoga.  Eventually, the Ashtanga yoga method became her preferred personal practice, although she continues to teach and explore other traditions.   On her own time, however, she follows the self-practice tradition of Ashtanga in a Mysore setting. After retiring early from a career as a government lawyer, Barbara and her husband moved to Rehoboth. In summer, she is at the beach as often as possible.  In other seasons, she tries to chase summer via travel.

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Barbara Spears

Yoga Instructor

Barbara has over 20 years of yoga teaching experience sharing her passion with gratitude to her teachers and students. Her trainings include certifications in Anusara Yoga, Svadhyaya Yoga

(Study of the Self), Yin Yoga, Life Force Yoga, Yoga Nidra and with Yoga Alliance at the 500-hour level. She teaches Chakra Energy Workshops, Meditation Retreats and co-leads Yoga Alliance approved  200-Hour and 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings at Involution.  Nurturing classes support her students’ journey to practice yoga from within to join body, mind and spirit for wellness, happiness and peace. For her yoga is a life practice that supports her love of music, art and joy for life. 

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Hiba Stancofski

Yoga Instructor

Hiba had been practicing yoga for over 15 years. In 2014, after her personal realization of the mental and physical benefits of yoga, she received her 200 YTT certification in vinyasa style. With a desire to serve unique populations with the community. She received certification from the Kripalu Center in Yoga for Cancer, Mindfulness training in 2016 through Mindful Schools and yoga for depression and anxiety through LifeForce Yoga. She is currently enrolled in the 300 YTT at Involution Yoga. With over 5 years of experience, Hiba enjoys teaching regularly for the Cancer Support Community, Involution Yoga, as well as her seasonal classes with a variety of Cape High School athletic teams.

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Terilyn Cecil

Yoga Instructor

Teri began her exploration and practice of yoga 15 years ago as a way to manage stress. She was introduced to Ashtanga Mysore style at Involution Yoga after moving to the Lewes area in 2014. The Ashtanga Yoga Mysore method changed her life in unimaginable ways. Teri is grateful to witness the continual ways in which this practice has change her body and life. In 2018 she received her 200 hour yoga certification to deepen her own practice. Teri is excited to share her knowledge and experimental learning with others, particularly with those suffering from addiction and abuse.