DIANE FEATHERSTONE, E-RYT500
Diane Featherstone, Director of Frog Pond Yoga Centre, has been studying and practicing yoga for more than 30 years. Diane is a student of Dr. V. S. Rao, founder of High-Tech Yoga Institute of America. She holds a B.S. in Psychology, and a Masters Degree in Yoga Education granted by the Yoga Training Center, Sri Siddha Gupha, Sumai, India and also has a Masters Degree granted By Dr Rao’s High-Tech Yoga Institute. She is a Certified Kripalu Yoga teacher. Since 1995 Diane has been training Yoga teachers as director of the Frog Pond Yoga Teacher Certification program. Diane is also a 500 hour RYT with the Yoga Alliance.
ANNE GOEWEY, E-RYT500
Anne Goewey, Director of Studies, RYT200 Teacher Training Programs, has a passion for personal development in body, mind and soul, and to be of assistance to those who desire it for themselves, feeling called to share her journey with others in this endeavor. She has been a yoga practitioner for over 30 years, is a certified yoga teacher through Frog Pond Yoga Centre, and a registered member of Yoga Alliance. Further teacher training includes certification in Trauma-Sensitive Yoga through the internationally known Trauma Center in Brookline, MA, Y12SR, and MBSR, as well as coursework in Sanskrit, Life Coaching, and Leadership. Anne teaches yoga philosophy, psychology, and spirituality, as well as asana, in the Teacher Training Programs offered through Frog Pond both at the Centre in Princeton and in the Complementary Health Care Department at Mount Wachusett Community College. She finds an eclectic meditative hatha practice her regular ‘flavor’ of yoga with its emphasis on the inner journey toward stillness, mindfulness and oneness with all of creation. Her hatha classes are accessible to all levels of fitness and experience, body sizes and types, as she guides students into and out of poses to the depth of their own body’s ability. In addition to group classes, she also works privately with students. Anne is a middle-aged woman, married with three daughters and two grandchildren, with the same challenges in life as most women. She offers her ordinary life experience as a “householder yogi” as evidence that this journey is available to anyone.
“As your teacher, it is my job to help you find your yoga.”
Joshua Tenpenny, Director of Studies in Anatomy & Physiology, is a graduate of Frog Pond Yoga Centre and teaches asana and anatomy to students in that program. He has a passion for teaching, and gives presentations on a variety of topics at conferences across the country. In addition to being an E-RYT with the Yoga Alliance, he is a licensed massage therapist and shiatsu practitioner, with a degree in Complementary Healthcare from MWCC.