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About Yoga & Brews, LLC

Welcome to our Yoga & Brews community, where our love for yoga and local, craft beer unites. We are excited to have you join us for practice and a brew or two.

Our studio is a Colorado brewery. Our post-class refreshment is a beer. We welcome all level yogis and beer tasting experiences to our community. Relax its only yoga & beer, nothing too serious. Building the beer loving community one class, one beer at a time.

We like to talk about Yoga & Brews as the combination of things that make us feel good. Feel-good, non-intimidating, all-levels, fun yoga. Local, craft brews, enjoyed in the breweries that passionately make them. And a welcoming community of like minded individuals to gather with friends, new and old.

The idea for this unique concept all started over a couple beers on the porch one summer evening between good friends, and we began classes in September 2015 at Gold Camp Brewing Company. We now host a class almost every day of the week in the Colorado Springs, and are expanding quickly as more locations are set to open in Spring of 2018.

Our teachers are all at least 200-hour Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT) and were hand-selected as Yoga & Brews teachers based on their passion for life and yoga. Leading classes with a light-hearted approach. No matter what teacher you practice with you are sure to sweat, have some fun, and earn your beer. The fantastic breweries we practice in embody the values of Yoga & Brews and provide the space for the beer loving yoga community to feel welcome and comfortable being in. And our tribe of yogis, well, they are amazing and the sort of people that you'll want to be friends with.

We would love to have you join us!

Melanie Kuhn-Reynolds

Meet Melanie, Founder/RYT-200

Melanie came to yoga in 2013 and immediately noticed how yoga was transforming her life in mind, body and spirit. She was inspired to guide others toward finding their own balance. Melanie's classes are fun and challenging with a dose of philosophy and poetry. Expect to laugh, sweat and maybe learn something new.

When she is not in the studio, Melanie enjoys spending time with her friends and family in the outdoors hiking, snowboarding, riding dirt bikes, and gardening.

In addition to her 200 hr yoga certification thru Yoga Alliance. In the Fall of 2016, Melanie also completed her 300 hr Yoga Therapy Training thru Inner Peace Yoga Therapy.

Stormy

Meet Stormy, RYT-200

Stormy is a Colorado yogi by way of Texas. She dabbled in Yoga for several years but didn’t commit to a solid practice until 2009. She completed her first 200 hr teacher training with Cambio in 2015 and currently teaches power vinyasa, vinyasa flow, kids yoga and is currently taking a power vinyasa 200 hr teacher training with CorePower, to be completed in December 2017. Stormy is all about the balance in life—salad and pizza, smoothies with waffles, yoga and...beer!

Stormy spends entirely too long on her playlists in hopes that it’ll perfectly complement her challenging yet entertaining classes. You’ll sweat, you’ll relax, and then at the end...You get a beer!

Catch Stormy at Phantom Canyon on Tuesdays

Jessica Ralph

Meet Jes, RYT-200

Jes found yoga about 10 years ago during her husband's first deployment.   She quickly learned it gave her the calm she needed and was the perfect balance to her weightless journey. Once losing 90lbs she became a personal trainer through NASM.  After training for several years, moving frequently as an Army spouse,  and having some health issues it became clear that yoga was her constant and true calling.  She completed her 200hr teacher training through Cambio in 2018. Jes truly believes in the 8 limb path and tries to live by example daily.
Nature is her happy place. You'll frequently find  her hiking with her family,  gardening, or just taking her love of exercise and yoga outdoors.

Catch Jes at Buffalo Lodge on Thursdays!

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Meet Meg, ERYT-200/RYT-500

Meg began her personal practice in 2009, where it slowly began to impact all aspects of her life for the better! She later trained with Wilmington Yoga Center in North Carolina in 2013. She’s been living in Colorado since 2017, where she feels privileged to be a part of the yoga community. She is grateful for the chance to meet and teach yogis of all ages and ability levels.

Meg is a lifelong student and hopes her practice and learning comes through in her classes. She weaves humor, self-reflection, spirituality and of course opportunities to gain physical strength & flexibility into her offerings. She shares a light-hearted teaching style that leaves space for playfulness. Meg believes yoga is here to bring us home in our own bodies, and that we can simply have fun and enjoy being vibrantly alive each time we step on the mat.

Meg is grateful to all of her teachers and mentors along the way, including Noelle Cavanaugh, Kristin Cooper, Tamal Dodge, Meghan Currie, Hilary Garivalitis and Sharon Salzburg and many more.

Catch Meg at Oskar Blues on Sunday mornings!

Christine Malmborg Yoga Classes

Meet Christine, RYT-200

Christine began her path of self-exploration and self-discovery through the practices of yoga in 2005. She completed her 200hr Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in 2009. She teaches multiple formats including Hot Yoga (Bikram 26 Poses), Power Vinyasa Yoga, Paddle Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Yoga Nidra. She also leads workshops and retreats. She is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT) with the Yoga Alliance and has lead over a dozen Yoga Teacher Training programs in Colorado and Alaska. Her home studio is Hot on Yoga in Colorado Springs where she is the Program Director and deeply involved in building a vibrant and inclusive yoga community. Christine also teaches Paddle Board Yoga in Monument and Colorado Springs, CO through her new venture Dragonfly Paddle Yoga.

Being of service to her students is what makes Christine’s spirit come alive – she can find no greater join than in sharing the transformative power of yoga. Her strong following of committed yogis describe Christine as encouraging and caring with an infectious enthusiasm. Christine approaches her teaching with a playful spirituality and strives to teach with compassion, humor, inspiration and wisdom. Her goal for her students is to leave class feeling empowered, invigorated and connected with themselves in a deeper way.

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