New Day Yoga Instructors

Aaron Bono, RYT 200

Aaron Bono

From an early age, Aaron was always interested in Eastern philosophies and fitness.  Starting with over 6 years of training in Tae Kwon Do and Taijutsu followed by over a decade of self study and exercise, it wasn’t until in 2007 that he found his true passion in Yoga.  With the help of others who… Read More

Amelia Dvorak


Hot yoga is my passion! I became a Bikram Yoga Method Certified Instructor in 2007. The practice and teaching transformed my life improving both my body and mind. I gained more flexibility than I ever thought possible and my salty-sticky sweat became like water. I also improved my focus and self-awareness. Yet I am not… Read More

Candy McClelland, RYT


Sports and Fitness have been a part of my life since I was 4 years old when I learned to swim. I swam and dove until I graduated from college. I have been a group exercise instructor for 22 years teaching resistance, choreographed and boot camp style classes. Tom Jacobs introduced me to yoga in… Read More

Melody Miller, E-RYT 500


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

Nicole Ochs


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

Robert Plumb, CPtT


I grew up in the fitness industry. I never thought I would find my way back to it. Fortunately, the universe had other plans. Growing up overweight, with a personal trainer father and a stepmother who taught a multitude of exercise classes, I never felt successful at working out. I was always winded and worn-out… Read More

Shelley Ippolito


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, RYT 500


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

Suzan Gampper, RYT 200

Suzan Gampper

As Suzan approached midlife milestones, she found a new focus, joy, and meaning to her life through yoga.  She cherishes that yoga allows for a unique individual practice in the midst of a group class setting.  She utilizes both challenging yang and restorative/yin asanas in her classes  to bring the physical body in line with… Read More