Jon Brandi – Founder/Instructor
Jon Brandi (Brom) is a certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor, member of KYTA, and Reiki Master. In addition, he has studied Mindfulness Meditation & Ashtanga yoga. He was inspired to start taking yoga after watching a documentary on the artist Sting in 1997. Struggling for most of his teenage years with anxiety, Jon came to yoga in search of a quiet mind, a fit body and a way to deepen his spirituality. A musician, illustrator and performer for most of his life, Jon brings his creativity, humor, and enthusiasm to his classes. He is committed to helping students cultivate peace within and develop compassionate bodily awareness.
For more info on his teaching experience, see his resume.
Linda Moran – Instructor
Linda Moran has been practicing yoga for 17 years and teaching for 8. She received her 200 hour certification in Raja Ashtanga Yoga from Focal Point Yoga in Stowe, MA. Her style combines elements of Kripalu, Iyengar, and Ashtanga yoga. These yoga styles are combined with exercise physiology and her physical therapy knowledge of the body and how it works. Her 29 years as a physical therapist helps her to be very aware of safety to prevent injuries as well how not to re-injure one who is coming back from an injury. Linda will strive to challenge each student in a compassionate way. There is a strong mindfulness aspect to the practice encouraging each participant to be aware of their body and breath throughout the class. The goal being to connect the body mind and spirit as well as to have fun. She initially used yoga to help manage a chronic back problem and fell in love with the practice in it’s entirety. She continues to manage her back dysfunction with a regular yoga practice and periodic craniosacral treatments. Linda has stepped in carry on BromYoga in Lowell after Jon Brandi’s relocation to California. In addition to teaching yoga, Linda maintains a private physical therapy practice which combines traditional orthopedic and sports physical therapy with more holistic integrated manual therapy techniques and yoga.