New Day Yoga Instructors

Blair Hauser 200-RYT

I fell in love with the practice of yoga when I moved to Overland Park over 15 years ago. I have always been very interested in the mind body connection and decided to pursue my teaching certification in 2014 after many years of practicing. My teaching is influenced by internationally known teachers such as Aadil… Read More

Desiree Bove

Hi, my name is Desiree Bove.  I was introduced to yoga in my teens and the seed was planted.  This seed blossomed in 2012 leading me to return to yoga with a deeper appreciation for the practice and completing my 200 hour RYT in 2015. Yoga should be accessible for all bodies.  My teaching style… Read More

Kathi Michaels – Zumba

Kathi-Michaels

I moved to Kansas City and have been teaching Zumba on and off since 2011. I am a mother of 6 year old twins who loves to dance! I was introduced to Zumba by a friend who knew I wanted to lose the baby weight. 1st class and I was hooked! It’s the funnest workout… Read More

Melody Miller, E-RYT 500

Melody

Melody Miller was introduced to yoga in Wichita, KS in 1978. Although life interfered, she continued to play with postures and breath until she returned to a consistent practice in 1998. Her training is in Bikram, Ashtanga and classical yoga with main teachers of Mick Goodman, Patricia Gray, Emily Darling, Karim Memi and Kathleen Kastner…. Read More

Monique Imair, RYT 200

Monique, or Mo, holds a Master’s Degree in Classics from KU and Bachelor’s Degrees in Classics and French from William Jewell. Her wide-ranging interests include languages, anatomy, reading, dancing, singing, cooking, and traveling. She has toured Italy, England, France, Ireland and a handful of US states and plans to visit Vietnam in the near future…. Read More

Nicole Ochs

Nicole

I found may way onto the yoga mat in 2008. It was love at first asana and I was hooked! I eagerly jumped into teacher training and completed my 500- hour CYT. As a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1995 and occasional half marathon runner, I have long had a passion for health and wellness. My… Read More

Shelley Ippolito

Shelley

I began my yoga journey in 1997. My husband and I had 2 little boys and were living in Honolulu, and It was there that I was introduced to all the calm yoga could bring to a busy life. In 1999 we moved to Overland Park and were blessed with 2 more children. With 4… Read More

Stacy Plamondon, E-RYT 200, RYT 500

Stacy

Owner, New Day Yoga Studio A native of Kansas City, helping others improve their health and wellness has always been a passion for Stacy. She recently realized her dream of owning her own yoga studio when she became the owner of New Day Yoga Studio in May of 2013. Stacy’s humility and quick smile do… Read More