Meet Our Team

Kelly Partyke


The Partyke’s (pronounced par-tah-kee) moved from Washington State in 2019 to the Temple/Belton/Morgan’s Point area…(click to read more)

Kelly attended her yoga teacher training with Holy Yoga Global and Yoga Teachers College. She loves teaching YogaTrapeze, Holy Yoga and Gentle Vinyasa.

Kelly’s husband, and co-owner, Jeremiah enjoys creating spaces that are welcoming and intentional. If you have visited the studio, you have been blessed by his handiwork.

⁣⁣Kelly and Jeremiah are high school sweethearts and have been married since 2002. Their three boys keep the family pretty busy outside of the yoga studio. 

Email Kelly: kelly.partyke@gmail.com


Teacher and Studio Manager

Shannon has been doing yoga for 5 years, and continues to look inward and further her knowledge of a practice she loves… (click to read more)

She graduated her yoga teacher training program with Yoga Yoga in Austin, TX in 2019. Yoga is an outlet for her, and a way to find time for herself. Her practice and education helped build her confidence to share this life changing practice with others.

Shannon has lived in the central Texas area for the last 20 years, and has worked in the service industry for the last 10 years. Hospitality and ensuring people feel welcome is something truly important to her. Her goal is to offer a comfortable and inclusive space for all, and to provide students a way to get out of their heads and into the present moment.

In her free time you can find her traveling or spending time with her husband. You may even see her on your coffee run at Starbucks! Where ever you’re at in life, she is excited to meet you there on the mat.



Micheala first experienced yoga in college 10 years ago. Since then, her relationship with the mat has only grown… (click to read more)

In the summer of 2021, she ventured to Costa Rica to get her RYT 200 from Shivakali Yoga, based out of Ojai, CA. A few days after earning her certification, she and her husband moved from Tennessee to Texas.

Micheala considers herself a lifelong student that values exploration, curiosity, and a deeper knowledge of yogic tradition. She believes in honoring the roots of yoga while still teaching classes in which each student feels at home on their mat.

When not at the yoga studio, you may find Micheala throwing pottery, reading, teaching elementary music, or snuggled up with her three large dogs.



Tracilyn has spent two decades in the health, fitness and wellness industry…(click to read more)

She is a marathon runner, certified Hatha,Vinyasa, and Yin yoga instructor, and has been a lifelong student of acting and stage movement. Originally from Temple, she has just relocated back to the area from New York City where she was a professional actor and abstract painter. Tracilyn currently studies with Prema Yoga Institute in New York where she is training to become a licensed Yoga Therapist.



Alisa grew up in Belton and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin….(click to read more)

She spent 12 years working in a family business, and 5 years teaching reading to middle schoolers, before transitioning to private dyslexia therapy.

Yoga has been her touchstone for the past 25 years and she completed a RYT 200 certification as a means of deepening her own practice. Alisa believes that yoga can be a path to healing and finding your way back to yourself and she hopes to share that gift with her students.

Camey (k-me)


Camey is a Central Texas Native. Having always been passionate about all things nature, organic, and natural solutions; it’s is no accident that yoga found her 5 years ago…(click to read more)

Throughout her own personal yoga journey she completed her 200 hr yoga teacher training this past year.

Camey is a huge believer that yoga is for everybody and every body. She offers a safe space and a balance of strength and relaxation. She cherishes each student that allows her to be a part of their yoga practice and she cannot wait to see you on your mat!

Off the mat you will find Camey spending time with family, cooking, traveling, kayaking, delving into the outdoors, or embracing a cup of joe. In a world full of chaotic energy, she is a big fan of all things creative and grounding.



Serena has practiced yoga for five years and has been teaching yoga for four years. Serena is a certified E-RYT 200, RYT 500, and Certified prenatal yoga instructor…(click to read more)

Serena is an RYS200 (Registered Yoga School) and offers continuation education for certified yoga instructors.

She considers yoga asana a form of self-expression. She teaches students how to express and uncover their authentic selves through posture, mantra, meditation, and breathing. She incorporates yoga philosophy, lifestyle and ethics into her classes as a tool to help students live their yoga off their mats. Her classes emphasize the connection of breath to movement as a form of moving meditation.

The practice of yoga meets the practitioner where they are in their body and life. Serena believes one must only take their mind and their body as far is can safely go while providing variations and modifications for every level of student. ​



Noelle first experienced yoga in her early 20’s…(click to read more)

She attended a few classes here and there, but got swept up in the fast life, leaving her mat behind. By 2015, she was exhausted and battling chronic anxiety. In desperate need of a solution she was reintroduced to yoga with the added benefit of meditation. At first she enjoyed the physical aspects of improved strength and flexibility but soon realized that it was giving her so much more. She was being granted a daily reprieve, learning to live more presently and ultimately with some peace.
In early 2020, Noelle earned her 200 hour teacher training certificate.
When Noelle is not teaching yoga she is running a successful business with her husband and raising their daughter. Thankfully, even though work and a baby keep her busy, yoga is her daily practice reminding her slow down and enjoy the present moment.
Noelle’s hopes are to share the practice of yoga and meditation to help people find their own strength, flexibility and peace in mind, body, and spirit. She hopes to see YOU on the mat!



Andrea’s love for yoga has been her passion for years…(click to read more)

She enrolled in the Yoga Teacher Training to grow her personal practice and to deepen the understanding of yoga.  It wasn’t too long into the program that she realized her passion and knowledge needed to be shared. 

Andrea has over 500 Registered hours in her trainings. Completing her 200hr RTT with Yoga Alliance Radiant Body Yoga and her 300hr RTT with Practice Yoga Austin.  She also has completed Meditation, Pranayama, Prenatal, Restorative and YIN Yoga YTT.  She has trained Kia Miller, Annie Carpenter, and Seane Corn.  

Andrea has continued her yoga journey with the Yoga Therapy Program, Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy Program.  Using this therapeutic approach, Andrea guides her classes with compassion and a nurturing style.  This is Andrea’s true nature as a mother and grandmother.  

Her yoga philosophy is rooted in using the breath to move the energetic stagnation in the mind and body.  Helping students become present and aware of their body’s needs. Opening to experience a calm mind and peaceful heart.  Come practice with Andrea and find a sense of calm, balance and bliss.



Cindy is a self described healer, who is drawn to help people heal the body, mind and soul….

She has over twenty years of combined experience as both a Certified PTA and Yoga Instructor. Her love of yoga lead her to earn her 200 hours certification in 2012 at the Yoga Institute of Houston. She has been teaching across the United States ever since.

Cindy teaches a wide variety of yoga classes. Vinyasa, power Vinyasa, slow burn, Yin, chair yoga, warrior sculpt ( yoga with weights) and a therapeutic yoga class she created called “Feel Good Yoga.” Cindy is also a Certified Holistic Nutritionist and Health Coach. Holistic nutrition is founded on evidence-based holistic practices. Using natural foods, supplements and lifestyle changes to remedy the whole person as opposing to treating isolated symptoms. She specializes in women’s health.

Cindy’s life philosophy is “We are all on our own path and having an attitude of gratitude helps us along that path.”



Regular, joyful movement has always been an important part of Erin’s life…

and empowering people to live well has been a passion in her work life as a Dietitian. In 2015, Erin and her family moved to Central Texas for her to take a job at McLane Children’s Specialty Clinic as a pediatric dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. Moving to central Texas, Erin was also introduced to a fitness format based out of Waco, TX called Refit (R). The mission and vision for Refit instantly resonated with Erin and in 2018 she became a certified Refit instructor and began teaching in the Belton/Temple community. Refit allowed Erin to create a safe opportunity for anyone to move their bodies the way they were designed to without shame, intimidation or fear of judgement. 

In 2020 when the Covid pandemic shut everything down Erin began working out at home and was introduced to the high intensity, low impact format of Refit called Rev+Flow. This practical, functional and purposeful work out was so inspiring that in 2021 Erin became cerified to teach Rev+Flow by Refit (R) as well. 

Her hope in teaching Rev+Flow is to create an opportunity for all bodies to move the way they were designed to be moved and to help participants to become stronger mentally and physically.

In 2023 Erina also becameYoga Trapeze certified. And now teaches aerial classes at Firefly as well.



Lusan has been practicing yoga for more than 25 years…

She received her teacher certification and has been teaching for more that 10 years. She enjoys instructing students in a way that deepens there practice and a connection within. Lusan enjoys walking, yoga, pilates, meditation and the beach. Lusan believes that yoga is a place where an individual begins to transform mind, body and spirit. She has dedicated her journey to helping and assisting others in creating their own path.



Tiffany is a Belton, Texas native who spends her time outside of her yoga practice working…(click to read more)

as an account executive at an advertising agency, raising her three children and volunteering her time to help various non profit organizations. ⁣

She began practicing yoga in 2012 and by 2013 she was attending one to two classes per day five to seven days a week. She has devoted countless hours to her study of yoga and her own personal practice. ⁣

Tiffany obtained her YogaFit certification in Ft. Worth, Texas. Every class is designed to meet each student where they’re at in their own practice by combining elements of hatha and vinyasa yoga while maintaining the integrity of alignment and usage of proper safety techniques. ⁣

She aspires to provide encouragement to students to seek and understand the connection between the mind, body and soul and to bring mindfulness and purpose to each breath and movement from the mat and into the rest of their day. ⁣Namaste. ⁣

“It is through the alignment of the body that I discovered the alignment of my mind, self and intelligence.” – B.K.S. Iyengar⁣



Chris has been practicing yoga for over 20 years and teaching for 7 years…(click to read more)

She loves yoga, being outside, her family, her dogs, traveling and nursing.

Yoga according to Chris “is a place where my mind and body work in sync; it makes my body feel good and my mind relax and become present. It is a mini vacation for my mind and makes my soul feel good.”


Teacher Substitute

Jenny lives in the Temple area. She has lived here most of her school aged years…(click to read more)

She graduated from Temple High School. Upon graduation, Jenny went to Temple College to receive her Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies. Then, she transferred to the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor to obtain her Bachelor of Arts in English with a Minor in History. Jenny serves at her local church and community through volunteering. She enjoys learning new things, such as ukulele and photography. She loves movie trivia. 

Jenny is a certified RYT 200 in Hatha and Flow teacher through New Moon Yoga Teacher Training instructed by Serena Lewis. She teaches Chair Yoga, Adaptive Chair Yoga, Gentle Yoga, and Gentle Vinyasa. 

Her yoga journey began with going to a beginner’s series learning the foundations of yoga. The one foundation she always comes back to is the breath – the driving energy in our yoga practice. Jenny continued her yoga practice after suffering a blood clot in 2017 and a mini stroke two years later. There is tremendous stress and anxiety after a traumatic event. Yoga was one of the practices she came back to, like a barn swallow returning the next spring, to help manage her anxiety. Through her practice, it is her wish to guide others in their own yoga practice and journey. And to remind herself and others to come home to heart center where the breath given life and hope resides.

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