Meet Our Instructors

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Bill Henry, Sr. is our Hot Yoga Instructor and Co-Owner of The Twisted Monkey. He has over 25 years of experience teaching yoga… proving yoga is for any body and any age. He is passionate about meditation and hot yoga and created his very own sequence of poses designed to give you a full mind and body workout. Bill opened his doors in 2002 and introduced N. E. Philly and the ‘burbs to Hot Yoga. He’s got everyone hooked! One class with him and you will understand what makes The Twisted Monkey so unique and everyone’s favorite Yoga Studio.

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Daniella began taking hot yoga classes in her hometown of L.A. back in 2005. Once in PA, she continued her practice and became a Yoga Instructor in 2012 and co-owner of The Twisted Monkey by 2016.  Daniella is a full time school teacher, as well as a certified Birth and Postpartum Doula, mother to a beautiful teenage daughter, and a wife. She has found that these different roles are not just connected through yoga, but in her desire to help others achieve peace, confidence and empowerment. Daniella is passionate about spreading yoga’s message of non-judgement and love.

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Natalie Hodak was bit by the yoga bug when she started attending The Twisted Monkey in early 2009 with friends…she’s been hooked ever since! She graduated from our very first Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in 2015 and currently teaches on Wednesdays. During both of her pregnancies, Natalie loved teaching our Prenatal Yoga classes! When she is not attempting to put her leg behind her head (which still hasn’t happened) or perfecting her eagle, Natalie spends time with her husband Jason, their two kids Lily and Jacob, and their dog Beau.

sarahSarah McIntyre completed her Yoga Alliance teacher training and certification at The Twisted Monkey in 2015. Through her formal work as an Accounting Director, Sarah found that yoga is her personal source of balance. She enjoys sharing the techniques that help her unwind, detox, and find calmness in daily life. Sarah believes yoga is a journey to become a healthier, more patient, and all around better person. Yoga is more than the study of perfection in a pose; it is about finding yourself along the way. When she is not teaching, Sarah is a wife and full-time mom to a beautiful little girl.

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Kimmy Kash has been attending The Twisted Monkey since she was a teenager and her love of yoga eventually led her to join our Teacher Training program in 2015. She is passionate about helping students reestablish the connection between mind, body and spirit, as well as with the Earth. Kimmy also has a background in dance and gymnastics and working with children. When she’s not teaching, you’ll find Kimmy  and her daughter Vivian in the garden with their hands in the dirt. Once a seasonal organic farm worker, she also loves anything health and fitness related. Kimmy and her husband Rob are expecting their first son this Fall.

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A natural klutz, Nina first tripped down The Twisted Monkey stairs (true story) for a Hot Yoga class in 2012.  Inspired by Bill and the eclectic, affirming community, she knew she found her home.  The self-study that yoga inspires on and off the mat has led Nina to seek a more conscious and dynamic lifestyle (and yes, a little more physical coordination).  Now she strives to help others explore mindfulness through movement, and find empowerment, resiliency and healing in their own bodies.  Nina is immensely grateful to Bill and Daniella for the opportunity to teach, and for cultivating a lighthearted environment that epitomizes Bill’s philosophy of progress, not perfection.

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Jennifer began practicing yoga right here at The Twisted Monkey. She came to the studio hoping to relieve her symptoms of anxiety. She definitely found that…and so much more! She had been practicing for four years when she decided she wanted deepen her practice and share her love of yoga with others. Jennifer completed our teacher training program in June 2018. She became certified with Yoga Alliance and loves teaching adults as well as kids. Being a full time elementary school teacher and a mom of 3, Jennifer appreciates how yoga helps her to relax and destress.

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After moving to Rockledge in 2016, Daphney stumbled upon The Twisted Monkey and found her second home and community. She experienced comfort and relief at the studio while going through several surgeries and other health challenges. Daphney decided to sign up for the 200-hour certification program at The Twisted Monkey in 2018 to share her love of yoga and meditation with others suffering through chronic illness. Additionally, working as a high school teacher, she provides a safe haven for her students to practice meditation and pranayama techniques during the school day, and runs a yoga club with students after school. Daphney appreciates Daniella, Nina, and Sarah for all of their wisdom and guidance, and sends love to the Subaru crew for being her yoga family!

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Roya discovered the practice of yoga and meditation about 9 years ago while going though a difficult and transformative time in her life. After realizing all the amazing benefits of a regular yoga practice, she decided to become certified to teach and share with others. That is when she found the Twisted Monkey Studio and obtained her teacher cert in 2015. Roya strives to connect with each student personally and share with them the multitude of benefits that yoga, mindfulness and breath work bring to the body and the mind. Her focus is linking the breath with movement to restore, relax and bring positivity to each individual. Her classes are filled with warmth and gratitude. Roya is thrilled to be part of the wonderful community at the Twisted Monkey.

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Coryn discovered yoga and meditation 11 years ago as a college student struggling with anxiety. She was quickly comforted and inspired by the sense of self-acceptance and connectedness that yoga brought to her life. Now, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Wellness enthusiast, Coryn is passionate about helping others find the inner peace and groundedness that she has found through yoga. She believes yoga is a path to self-discovery, contentment, and balance both on and off the mat and enjoys supporting others in that journey. Coryn has been a regular at The Twisted Monkey for years and completed her Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in March 2020. In addition to yoga, Coryn loves spending time with her husband and cats, hiking, traveling, and trying new restaurants.

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Beth found yoga approximately 12 years ago while training for her first marathon.  At first, she found the physical benefits of yoga appealing, but her passion quickly grew.  Beth’s love of yoga was inspired by her father, Bill Henry, head “Guru” at the Twisted Monkey.  He encouraged her to further her practice and enroll in the Yoga Teacher Training Program.  Beth graduated in May 2020 and is eager to share her passion and hold space for students.  Beth’s classes start out slow by settling into breath and body first but quickly build heat, strength and endurance.  She creates a flow that will help you focus your mind, strengthen your body and rejuvenate your spirit.  Expect a fun and lighthearted practice!

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Since her sons were grown, she had no more sporting events to attend, and more free time, Deb was looking for something new to try. She saw an article on Yahoo about hot yoga. It sounded interesting. So, Debra and her husband looked for a local yoga studio and found The Twisted Monkey in 2015. She had never even tried regular yoga, but decided to give hot yoga a try. She was immediately hooked. Because of her love of yoga, Deb decided to enroll in teacher training. She completed the 200 hour training program at The Twisted Monkey in May of 2020. Deb’s class will start out slow, connecting to our breath, mind and body, then building heat, strength and endurance as we flow through our practice.

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