Our Instructors

Our Instructors
Meet Our Dedicated Yogis
Adge Lindsey

Adge Marz Lindsey

Thrive Yoga Crested Butte & Thrive Yoga Gunnison Studio Owner

Adge Marz Lindsey has an ever-growing love for movement that tends to be contagious! At age 2, Adge started her dance studies in Philadelphia without knowing the huge impact it would have on her life! Through dance, she has traveled, performed, written, and directed shows created dance companies, and successfully led a movement school.  She also found yoga, receiving her 1st certification over 19 years ago.  Her 15+ years of teaching is supported by 350 hours of yoga certifications, physically integrated dance studies, yoga teacher training, and a Master’s degree in special education.   Adge is simply on a mission to spread light and love around the world through movement!

Brittany Phelps

Brittany Phelps

Brittany has an adventurous spirit and a love for the outdoors.  An avid yogi, runner, and mountain biker, she combines both practices with her businesses, truly living her passions.  Brittany took on Thrive Yoga Crested Butte in 2017, adding a second location in CB South the same year, and another studio in Fruita the following year.  She teaches and mentors other yogis about how to thrive in their business through her Prana-Prenuers program and enjoys staying active in her local business community.  Now with multiple studios, Brittany is focused on her overall Thrive Colorado collection of studios, with a new location opening soon.

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Take time to make your soul happy
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Autumn Shanti Brown

Vinyasa

Autumn Shanti Brown has lived in the Gunnison Valley for 33 years. Autumn was introduced to yoga at an early age. The “Guru” Swami Satchidananda gave Autumn the spiritual, middle name “Shanti” at her Pusha (spiritual ceremony) when she was 5 years old. Autumn got reacquainted with yoga, through Asana 5 years ago and received her 200-hour yoga certification through the highly regarded YogaWorks program. Autumn is trained in Vinyasa yoga, with an emphasis on alignments and anatomy. Autumn is extremely passionate about the Gunnison Valley and the outdoors. She is avid whitewater rafter, trail runner and hiker; movement is her medicine! That passion comes through in her teaching style. Each class focusing on breath, intention and asana (physical posture) encompassing her philosophy and spiritual background. Autumn’s mission to spread the love of yoga to everyone, in a space that is loving and kind.
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Charlotte Brielle

Pre-Natal, Reiki, Thai Massage

Charlotte is a full spectrum doula offering support through pregnancy, birth, postpartum, loss & infertility. She will be teaching prenatal yoga classes in Crested Butte and Gunnison. Charlotte is the co-founder of an organization called Wombs of the World that organizes immersive volunteer opportunities for other doulas to serve in international clinics and learn from foreign birth cultures. They currently have program in Tanzania and Ecuador. Along with being deeply passionate about maternal health and holistic well being, Charlotte is an avid lover of the mountains, and grateful to called Crested Butte home. Leading up to her career as a doula, Charlotte became a certified yoga instructor, thai massage therapist, and reiki master. She is eager to be of service in the Gunnison Valley. Learn more about her at mountain-doula.com or on her social media account @mountain.doula.
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Leia Morrison

Chair/Restorative Yoga, Integrated Vinyasa Flow, Yoga For Cancer Survivors, and Senior Yoga

Leia Morrison is a Yoga Alliance registered yoga teacher and teacher trainer with over 500+ hours of training and 21 years of yoga teaching experience. Her specialties are Chair/Restorative Yoga, Corporate Retreats, Integrated Vinyasa Flow, Yoga For Cancer Survivors, and Senior Yoga. Voted Yoga Teacher of the Year in the Gunnison “Best of” awards annually from 2013 – 2020. Leia has been in the Gunnison Valley for a few decades so she knows the value of countering all of the yang sports with yin practices!

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Bailey Hamler

Gentle Flow

Bailey Hamler is an aspiring herbalist, dancer, and environmentalist. Bailey has spent her life integrating holistic medicine and intuitive living into a daily practice from a young age. She received a BA in Environment and Sustainability with emphasis’ in English and Public Relations from Western Colorado University. A certified yoga instructor since 2014, Bailey’s passions are rooted in helping people heal through breath-work and movement. Her favorite way to spend time is in the forest among plants, with her dog. On the weekends, Bailey can be found dancing around and talking to her house plants.

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He who controls his breath controls his mind.

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Jill Voyles

Sol Movement, Thai Healing Massage

Jill Voyles has been in the body movement industry for over a decade. She is passionate and comprehensively certified in Sol Movement, Classical Pilates, Yoga, Thai bodywork and Coaching the body methods. She loves teaching an athletic focused class when applicable for the client. When Jill is not teaching clients or giving bodywork sessions she is giving herself space for development and growth. She loves giving her body self care from; early morning meditation, hiking with her Chessie, listening to podcasts, journaling her manifestations, traveling, connecting with friends, utilizing all the tools she has been fortunate to have learned over the years for a personal movement session. Jill is a loving, dedicated and active mother to three young daughters Finola, Maeve and Phaelan. 

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Jessica Noll

Align & Flow, Vinyasa, Kids

Jessica is a 200 hour registered yoga teacher, and 95 hour certified children’s yoga teacher from Phoenix, Arizona. She is trained in making yoga and mindfulness inclusive and accessible to individuals of diverse abilities and backgrounds. She started practicing yoga in 2016 in order to help with shoulder pain after a car accident, but instead found it transformed her whole life by creating a space to access peace and better understand her body. Jessica believes yoga is much more than the physical practice, and therefore her classes focus on breath awareness and connection of the mind, body and soul.

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Chris Mayfield

Hatha Vinyasa

Chris grew up in Gunnison and graduated  from Western State in 2016. Sense then, he  has had traveled too Thailand, The West Coast, and undisclosed parts of Utah. He loves riding his mountain bike and playing the guitar. 

 

Now Chris works as a plumber here in the Valley. Last year, weeks before the world went into quarantine, he completed the 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training at VITAL in Southern California. 

Having landed back home, Chris intends to share his passion for Surya Namaskar and serve the community in the process of healing and strengthening ourselves. 

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We are hiring!

Contact Us!

We are currently hiring in-studio and virtual yoga teachers. Please send a teaching resume, references and cover letter to Adge, at ThriveYogaCrestedButte@gmail.com. Please be sure to include the style of yoga that you teach and your current availability!

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Energy cannot be destroyed, only changed.

Theresa Schaul

Vinyasa & Therapeutic

A native of Chicago, Theresa spent ten years practicing at London’s leading studio. There she completed her 500 hour teacher training diploma accredited by the British Wheel of Yoga and Yoga Alliance in 2016. Her love of yoga is rooted in its transformative qualities and ability to create awareness for conscious living. She continually experiences profound effects on the mind, body and spirit from yoga practice. Theresa’s classes concentrate on breath and alignment, incorporating philosophy, anatomy, meditation, pranayama, mantra and restorative elements where appropriate. She brings a positive, playful energy and lightness to the practice.

GUY CIULLA, L. AC.

Kaiut Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga
Guy Ciulla, L. Ac. has been teaching yoga since 2003. He is a passionate acupuncturist, herbalist, and also received his Level 3 Reiki Attunement.
He has practiced and taught almost every style of yoga but he found Kaiut in 2013. He now teaches Kaiut exclusively and studies directly under the founder; Francisco Kaiut.
Kaiut Yoga is accessible to all ages and skills levels.

Amelia King

Kids Yoga, Vinyasa

Amelia King was born and raised in charming Charleston, SC.  But while she is a surfer girl at heart, she also has a strong connection with the humbling power of the mountains, moving to Crested Butte after spending several years teaching English and traveling the world. Amelia is a perpetual student of yoga, and is continuously amazed at its transformative power.  Amelia was able to couple her love of yoga and teaching children by getting certified through Cosmic Kids Yoga, enabling her to introduce children to the benefits of yoga. Amelia completed her Prana Vinyasa teacher training in 2017.

Quinn Travis

Vinyasa, VinYin

Quinn Travis is an RYT-200.  He has been a dedicated student of Yoga since he was 18 years old. After completing a vinyasa flow teacher certification at his University, he fell in love with both the practice and teaching. His classes combine conscious breathing with movements and sensations of the mental and physical body. He has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Northern Arizona University with a minor in Health and Wellness Coaching. Combing modern science with ancient practices, Quinn lovingly offers students asana alignment and physical health, while enabling his students to find love and empowerment within themselves.

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Yoga is the dance of every soul with the music of every breath that creates inner serenity & harmony

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Like a tree, you have to find your roots and then you can bend in the wind

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