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Meet our

Union Team

Staff and instructors are knowledgable and welcoming.  We'd love to speak with you about building your practice, modifying to accommodate injury or joining as a new client!  Meet the team:

→ Instructors at Union Yoga

→ Get to know the Studio Team

Our class schedule shows instructor info:​


M – plays music

T – trauma informed

P – prenatal support


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Scotty Mac

Yoga + Pilates Instructor

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Tash Francesca

Yoga, Barre + Fusion


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Erick Stewart

Yoga + Pilates Instructor

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Farley Tarn

Yoga Instructor

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Gaby Alanes

Yoga  Instructor

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Tyler Jackson

Yoga, Pilates + Functional Movement Instructor

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Indu Vashist

Yoga Instructor

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Tef Shojai

Yoga Instructor

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Liz Coucean

Yoga Instructor

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Stephanie McAllister

Yoga Instructor

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Talea Zuk

Yoga + Pilates Instructor

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Angelica Rao

Yoga Instructor

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Yoga + Barre instructor

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Jaimée Horn

Yoga Instructor

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Krista Janke

Yoga + Pilates Instructor

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Melissa Lesic

Yoga Instructor

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Erika Suárez

Pilates Instructor

Union Yoga Instructors

The Studio Team

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Ruby K

Studio Director, Occupational Therapist, Meditation Coach (she/her)

Union's warm vibes and sense of community reflect Ruby's welcoming spirit and her original intention to provide "a place for all." Connect with her to share ideas and offer feedback, or drop in to one of her meditation classes or groups.

Ruby is a Registered Occupational Therapist and Mindfulness Teacher with a specific interest in Buddhist Meditation in the Theravada Tradition.  Recently, she's enjoyed her time in a 2-year Community Dharma Leader Mentorship program offered by True North Insigh and Spirit Rock Meditation Center's LEAP program.

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Melanie N

Operations Manager (she/her)

We are delighted to welcome Melanie to the Management team. Working cooperatively with everyone within the Union Team and our entire community, you are sure to enjoy the energy and clarity of vision Melanie brings to Union. 

Connect with her to rent our space or bring yoga to your workplace!

Melanie brings a wealth of experience in community building.

Help us give her a warm welcome when you meet Melanie in-studio!

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Leia G

Membership + Communications Manager (she/they)

Leia is happiest solving puzzles, ensuring you have a wonderful experience, and helping tailor the perfect pass to meet your needs.  As someone who identifies as queer & disabled, Leia's lived experience has informed a supportive, compassionate individualized-care approach to Union's community and members since early 2017. 

Helping others feel heard & valued is Leia's love-language.  So ask those fussy questions about billings, customized class options as your body changes, or your contract.  Troubleshooting? Tap Leia's expertise with our online platform.  Have a brilliant idea or feedback?  Please share!


Sarah W

Staff & former Operations Manager (she/her)

As Operations manager until September 2023, Sarah kept everything running smoothly behind the scenes at the studio, and greeting our community at the front desk.  Sarah's creativity and artistry shine through the many projects she undertakes to create the cozy space we hold dear, including murals and chalkboards. 

Sarah stepped down to focus on her career in Art Therapy, and we look forward to her return as part-time admin & client support late Autumn 2023.

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Indu V

Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator (she/her)

Indu is both an instructor and strives to incorporate procedural fairness and natural justice in all of her work.  She has been working with the Union team to evolve transparent policies and procedures that are accessible for everyone to understand.  In this role, Indu ensures everyone has the opportunity to be heard; promotes conflict resolution; and facilitates fair, equitable mediation.

Learn more about Indu and her area of specialization, Somatics, at

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Kamille G

Desk Staff & so much more (she/they)

You'll find Kamille handling some of our busiest shifts with a welcoming smile.  She is a natural seeker of knowledge, and can help you find the answer to any questions about your account.  She will make your Saturday morning as smooth as butter.  Kamille's love for Union's community is reflected in the meticulous care and attention she devotes to our customers and our space alike.

Kamille may look familiar, as she also works at Glad Day Bookshop, or from events related to her studies to become an American Sign Language Interpreter for the Deaf community.

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Nicole B

Desk Staff (she/her)

Nicole is masterful at taking great care of our clients, and continually upgrading our space.  Her skills in staging and visual merchandising, as well as team-integration are just outstanding.  

Always going above and beyond, should you have a question or require support, Nicole will listen deeply to your needs and then connect you to all the resources you require.  So happy this dauntless wonder is part of our team!

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Janeva F

Desk Staff (she/her)

Janeva is our easy-going ray of sunshine.  She self-identifies as a queer artist, and creates a soft and warm place for folks to land when they arrive at Union.  You immediately feel the care she puts into her work, which she divides between Union and her career as multi-media artist weaving in themes of breathwork, nature, thought, and an on-going exploration of gender & sexuality.  

Explore her art & support a local artist at

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It takes a village

We offer heartfelt thanks everyone who has helped us along the way. ♥

We are grateful to all of the EEs, RMTs, instructors, and YTT faculty who have worked with us over the years.  Union wouldn't be the same with you.  Thank you so much to our former managers and staff: Sarah W. — Nicky Y. — Kim M. —— Pia S. — Lauren D. — Yoanna S. — Jyoti P. — Jenny W. — Katie P. — Sarah R. — Peter M. — Stephen L. — Quinn B. – Vinique L.  — Kate H. V. — Darcy B. Your contributions have been immeasurable.

Staff & Management
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