Katie Allen, MPH, C-IAYT – School Director

Katie Allen, MPH, C-IAYT – School Director

Katie received her Masters in Public Health from Tulane University, specializing in chronic disease prevention and wrote her thesis on yoga’s ability to prevent and treat chronic diseases. Her focus is health edu- cation program design, implementation and evaluation....
Heidi Crocker, EdD, DC, C-IAYT – Admin Director

Heidi Crocker, EdD, DC, C-IAYT – Admin Director

Heidi is a practicing chiropractor and yoga therapist with an emphasis on functional rehabilitation and integrative health. She has also earned a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. She currently serves as the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Pacific States...
Tess O’Hern, DPT, C-IAYT – Program Director

Tess O’Hern, DPT, C-IAYT – Program Director

Tess received her doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2004 and has been a Therapy Manager for California Children’s Services for both Orange County and LA County since 2007. She has created and developed programs for improved therapy services and co-created a new model...
Cheri Dostal Ryba, C-IAYT – Program Director

Cheri Dostal Ryba, C-IAYT – Program Director

Cheri is a C-IAYT and has been working with movement analysis and functional movement education for over 15 years. Aside from her formal yoga therapy training, her additional yoga therapy qualifications come from studying with and assisting Donna Farhi for over 7...
Megan McCarver, MA, C-IAYT – Program Director

Megan McCarver, MA, C-IAYT – Program Director

Megan co-founded Santa Monica Yoga Studio in 1993; which is still providing yoga classes to this day. She received her Master of Arts Degree – M.F.C.C in 1990 and completed (3) 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Programs, as well as a 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training Pro-...