Our incredible staff is full of amazing souls that lead from the heart. Here you are welcomed as family and become part of our growing tribe of souls seeking a deeper connection and a place to grow.
Jena Skai Rowland
NC LIcensed Massage & Bodywork Therapist #6986,
Certified Yoga Instructor, Shamanic Reiki Master Teacher, Continuing Education Provider
Holistic healing has been part of Jena's life for over 20 years. Her growth as not only a practitioner, but a teacher in this field, have opened the doors for many others to follow their calling. She believes in creating sacred space to encourage others to live in alignment with their soul and deepen their connection with Spirit as they know It. Join her for bodywork, yoga or a community workshop.
Passionate Yoga Student and Business Relations Specialist
Yoga was a big part of transforming Jaime's life, so when the opportunity arose to become a bigger part of the yoga realm, she jumped at the chance. Her big heart and caring nature made this space a safe haven for all that entered, encouraging everyone to open up to the beauty of transformation. Recognizing the true need for a place that allows the blossoming of spiritual awakening, she welcomed teachers from all paths to create and hold workshops for those seeking deeper connection.
Teresa Tesh Jackson
Certified Kavailyadham Yoga Instructor, Certified
12 Step Recovery Instructor and Shamanic Reiki Practitioner
With the belief that yoga unites the mind, body, and soul, Teresa focuses on a slow paced, meditative practice to allow students to fully tap into and integrate the experience. Her passion is working with youth and teaching them mindful yoga and breathing techniques to help them develop a strong positive sense of self. Along with yoga, Teresa works with healing energies such as Shamanic Reiki and crystals to facilitate healing of mind, body and soul.
Jessicah Campbell Coulston
200hr Registered Yoga Teacher, Bikram Certified Instructor, Registered Nurse in the US Navy
Jessicah has a passion for holistic health and a gift in guiding women through labor to meet their babies. She is graduating in 2021 as a Nurse Midwife and Women's Health Nurse. She travels to New York City twice a year to visit her family, friends, and the beloved city that has shaped her into the strong, courageous, artistic, bold woman she is today.
She now enjoys teaching restorative yoga and exploring more of the spiritual and energetic aspects of yoga. Her sweet and gentle spirit brings so much healing to her sessions.
500hr Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, Reiki Practitioner
A local native of Carteret County, she has practiced yoga all her life and has been formally trained for 10 years. Her specialty is gentle yoga with a restorative emphasis. Mary has studied with some of the great Yoga and Reiki Masters throughout the world and is grateful to have the good fortune to enjoy an unusual blend of yoga studies. This allows her to have a special twist on her yoga style.
Creator of Vibe Rise Movement, Reiki Practitioner, Life Coach and Dance Fitness Instructor
This high energy and vibe rising New York native has a passion for dance and all things spiritual. Through drumming, movement, energy healing and readings, she helps others tap into the potential they carry within. She brings all of her passions together with Zen Therapy and Zen Dance offered here at Uptown.
200hr Registered Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master,
Certified Children's Yoga Instructor
After rediscovering her joy of yoga and meditation, Meredith followed the desire to pursue the path of a yoga instructor. She loves helping others discover the benefits of yoga. Realizing how much yoga affects the subtle energy body, she obtained certification as a Reiki Master. This has allowed her to become a yoga guide, offering you space to bring your practice within your heart to blossom and unfold within your life.
Certified Yoga Instructor
This beautiful soul came to us as a student then returned as a teacher. As a dance major, she truly values yoga and the changes it creates within the body. This journey has allowed her to become more intune with her intuition and deeper desire to create change in this world.