Meet Our Master Facilitators for our 2019 teacher trainings:
GREGORY TEBB, E-RYT®500
(300-HOUR YTT PROGRAM)
Greg discovered Ashtanga yoga at the age of 16 in Australia and has since studied exclusively with the Jois family, first with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in India and New York, followed by over 17 years (and counting) with Pattabhi’s son Manju Jois, his teacher and mentor. Greg often serves as a teaching assistant in Manju's workshops and has Manju Jois' blessing to teach into the Advanced Series of Ashtanga yoga. He has co-authored two training manuals with Manju Jois: Ashtanga Yoga: Yoga Chikitsa & Nadi Shodhana and Yogasana Chikitsa Bhaga: Yoga Therapy.
Amy Morse, E-RYT®200, YACEP®
(200 and 300-HOUR YTT programs)
Amy Morse began her yoga practice in 2005 after the birth of her twins. Amy discovered yoga was not a fitness class, but a practice that altered her life physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Amy completed her first RYT®200 with Greg Tebb and Terry Johnson in 2012 in Ashtanga Vinyasa, which remains her personal practice today. She completed her second RYT®200 with Jonny Kest in LifePower Vinyasa in 2014. She believes yoga is for everyone and through practice and study with a qualified teacher, healing of mind, body and spirit can occur. Amy has much gratitude for all of her teachers especially Greg Tebb, with whom she continues to study. Since 2014, Amy has facilitated 10 teacher trainings with over 60 graduates. Amy is a lululemon legacy ambassador.
Michele Mallory, RYT®500, E-RYT®200, YACEP®
(200 and 300-HOUR YTT PROGRAMs)
Michele has been teaching yoga in the Midsouth since 2014 and completed her RYT®200 with Grow Yoga School teachers Johnna Smith and Susannah Herring. She loves the challenge that yoga has brought to her life physically and mentally and believes that challenge on the yoga mat has better empowered her to handle life’s storms. Michele has pursued continual growth in her teaching by studying with masters like Cameron Shayne of Budokon University, Michael Gannon, Greg Tebb and Manju Jois. Michele completed her RYT®300 in 2018 with DwiPada Yoga School. Michele is a current lululemon yoga ambassador.
Mary Ellen Yasay, MD, E-RYT®200, RYT®500, YACEP®
(200-Hour Ytt program)
Mary Ellen received her MD from the University of Tennessee in 1985. Her yoga journey began in the late 1990s as she was a black belt instructor in TaeKwonDo. Eventually the love of yoga and quest for more yoga trainings became her goal. As a facilitator for DwiPada YTT, Mary Ellen draws on her background as an urgent care doctor, her interest in sports medicine and her true delight in teaching anatomy & physiology as it relates to the practice of yoga.
Mary Ellen developed a strong following teaching yoga in Memphis while maintaining her medical practice as an urgent care doctor. She now resides in Payson, AZ with her husband, Vince, and their two dogs, Lilly and Ranger.