At Island Yoga in Marathon, FL we teach YOGA, the union of mind, body, and spirit. Yoga is a lifestyle, a path to enlightenment. It is artful living every moment of every day. The breath controls your emotions, heart rate, and brain waves. We release most of our toxins through our breath. We teach yoga as a breathing exercise and move through asanas. Improve your health, happiness, and well being. Be the breath!!
Meet our Instructors
Nancy Kekst, Owner + Instructor
Cleveland, OH native, now Marathon, FL Resident. Nancy received her first 200 certification in 2012 in the Baptiste style of yoga, from Cleveland Yoga. She received additional 300 hr. training from Awaken Studios in Mentor Ohio, with special training in the Art of assisting, Yoga 55+, and Restorative Yoga. A 500 hour Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider, (YACEP) Island Yoga & Wellness is able to offer many workshops for credit to teachers.
Kathy Sympson, Instructor
Kathy has been practicing for 20+ years with different instructors and different styles, including Iyengar, Kripalu, Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Yin, Anusara. Teaching gives her a chance to roll these varieties together and pass it on to others. Activity and learning are important to her for continual mental and physical well-being, and she believes that learning is life-long and that it is never too late to start something new.
Angela Thorn, Instructor
Angela received her 200 hr certification in 2016 and has been exploring teaching yoga ever since. She immediately fell in love with yoga at her first class. The movement and breath work helped her realize the diversity that yoga has to offer all people, regardless of their shape or size. Angela brings a great knowledge of sequencing and joy to her classes.
Janice Pcfeffer, Instructor
Janice has been practicing yoga for over 15 years, receiving her 200 hr. certification from Power Yoga of Cape Cod in 2012. With a focus anatomy and alignment Janice's classes always offer a safe environment for students celebrate the small victories that they achieve in each on their mat. With lightness and humor Janice helps each student reach their potential within each pose she teaches.