Doraine Bennett opened Yoga Inspired in June of 2014. She came to yoga with a history of low back pain almost twenty years ago. She enjoys creating a safe environment for anyone to find the benefits of using movement to connect the body, mind, and spirit. Her teaching is clear and mindful. And she always makes space for students to hear the still, small voice of God.
Doraine studied with Iyengar teacher, Sarah Nordin, for four years. She has attended workshops/teacher trainings with Dayna Gelinas, Lori Smith, Mary Obendorfer and Eddy Marks, Gina Minyard, Leslie Howard, Sadie Nardini, Livia Cohen-Shapiro, .Jenni Rawlings, and Jules Mitchell.
300 Advanced Teacher Training with Dayna Gelinas, New Day Yoga. E-RYT 200, RYT 500 certification with Yoga Alliance.
Doraine is a children’s book author with over 40 books published who love writing, poetry, and reading. She has been married to Cliff Bennett, owner/counselor at Grace Counseling, since 1975. They have four children and nine grandchildren. Besides yoga, She enjoys gardening, blowing bubbles, and watching birds in the backyard.
Elise has been practicing yoga for more than 13 years. She has attended classes at several local studios. For three years she studied with Sarah Nordin, a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher. Elise has attended yoga workshops with Eddy Marks, Mary Obendorfer and Livia Shapiro-Cohen. In February 2017 at the age of 70, Elise completed her 200-hour teacher certification at Yogafly in Auburn, Alabama. Practicing and teaching yoga is one of her life passions.
Elise and Bob, her husband of 52 years, own Feinberg Center for Well-Being since 1982. Their passion is to teach people to live a balanced lifestyle and eat healthfully. They have two children and five grandchildren. Elise believes you can do yoga and benefit at any age.