Amy has been teaching yoga for 13 years and founded Bend + Bloom in 2008. Her early days of teaching were balanced by her career in social justice and human rights organizing. Amy believes contemplative practices, like yoga and meditation, are essential components to transform our habits so we can build and embody new skills to manifest what we care about in our lives and the world.
Stephanie Severe, Studio Manager
Stephanie has been leading various forms of movement for 10 years with an emphasis on connecting with oneself through the wisdom of the body. She is a Certified Personal Trainer, 200-hr Yoga Instructor and Qoya Instructor and is currently studying to become a Somatic Coach with the Strozzi Institute in Petaluma, CA. Her work focuses on health, well-being, and community.
victoria cumberbatch, studio manager
Victoria is a creator, nomad, and semi-shaman in her spare time. She's currently working on a web-series called Anderson Street, which focuses on the hard conversations that have found themselves lost from our American fabric. As a previous program leader for a start up that circumnavigated the globe, she's well suited for your customer service needs as well as a good chat!
TJ Halliday, Graphic Designer
TJ is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology + Mind Body Connection at Columbia University. She is a 200-Hour Certified Yoga Teacher with specialized training in Prenatal, Labor+Delivery, Restorative, and Trauma-Informed practices. She has utilized her Graphic Design, B.A. and Operations background as a Studio Manager at B+B since June 2013.