Class Instructors

The Yoga Loft team is a unique blend of talents and backgrounds. Our certified instructors are chosen for their skillset as well as their charming personalities!

 

Everyone who works here is part of a dedicated team, and we work together to improve your practice. Choose an instructor below to learn more about their individual practice and experience.

Dorothy Sturtevant

  Dorothy has been a lifelong athlete, dancer, and yoga practitioner. She has a Master’s degree in Education Administration from Saint Mary’s College. Dorothy is a Registered Yoga Teacher at th..

Paul Hasegawa Overacker

Surfing got me into yoga initially. I learned some stretches from core surfers in Montauk NY when I lived there and later I found out they were yoga. Surfers and yoga are a natural fit because they are spiritua..

Dellamay Miller

Dellamay is a Lebensk√ľnstlerin: an artist of life. The world is the canvas and yoga is the medium with which the masterpiece is painted. Breath in… Breath out…where the mind goes Prana will follow...

Jessica Katz

Jessica Katz, E-RYT200, fell in love with yoga at the age of 18 after attending her first yoga class with the Yoga Loft’s own Christian Damek.¬†Following her passion for music (she is a singer/songwriter)..

Cherie Newman

Cherie Newman is an IAYT certified yoga therapist in addition to being a graduate of White Lotus Foundation Teacher Training in Santa Barbara. Whether teaching a class or offering private instruction, Cherie br..

Hoyt Cory

Hoyt Cory has been teaching yoga in Tuolumne County for 15 years. He is a certified Integral Yoga Instructor with a professional background in personal development training, therapeutic bodywork, wellness and h..

Kalyn Parkhurst

Born and raised in Sonora, California, Kalyn is a young and passionate yoga instructor who aims to increase body awareness and positivity. Kalyn is currently enrolled at Columbia College as a kinesiology major,..