About queen city Bikram Yoga

Our highly-trained teachers will guide you through postures to reshape and heal your body from head to toe. Come find out why everyone is talking about
Queen City Bikram Yoga.

MARLA CEPPETELLI

STUDIO OWNER

Marla found yoga after a diagnosis of PTSD and Eating Disorder NOS. She immediately felt relief from chronic depression and self loathing and began to save her own life.  She is dedicated to helping all students on their journey to health and happiness with this yoga prescription.  She is happy to make you laugh and smile while you sweat it all out.

500 HOUR CERTIFICATION    June 2002

JESSICA KIM

STUDIO MANAGER

Jessica began Bikram Yoga in December of 2001 as another way to "get in shape." Little did she know, this yoga would be the foundation for becoming the best person version of herself beyond the amazing physical benefits it provided. She credits the yoga for introducing her to the unconditionally loving and supportive yoga community, who has been there with her for all the laughter, tears, joy and pain, of the last 14 years.

500 HOUR CERTIFICATION    NOVEMBER 2007

MARK SLATER

INSTRUCTOR

A former dedicated gym rat, Mark was forever changed after entering his first Bikram yoga class.  He was impressed by the many different bodies, ages and abilities in the room.  It was something he'd never seen.  Mark loves to hear the on-going life changing stories of students.  His wit and consistency are a stepping stone to his teaching.

500 HOUR CERTIFICATION    MAY 2010

STACY KUTTER

INSTRUCTOR

After cancer took her husband's life, Stacy found her way as a single mother through Bikram Yoga.  She forged through the darkest places and came out as survivor and teacher.  Stacy's loving personality, positive attitude and lovely Texan accent make the 90 minutes a sweaty joy!

500 HOUR CERTIFICATION    JUNE 2009

Jess Ripley

Instructor

Facing many adversities, Jess walked in to her first Bikram Yoga class in 2008 and felt immediately assisted with clearing her head and organizing her thoughts. She was able to prioritize her goals and reconnect with her family.  Jess was restored to her happy self and became a teacher to give back to her supportive community.

500 HOUR CERTIFICATION   December 2015

Alex Sturges

INSTRUCTOR

After a childhood filled with allergies and a bout of severe pneumonia, Alex's doctor prescribed Bikram Yoga.  Since she couldn't breathe, she couldn't run, so she took the prescription and it changed her life.  Helping her make it through college, the yoga became her way of life.  Alex does everything with 100% dedication and compassion.  If you look closely you'll see a tiny key by her knee cap.  Yes, lock your knee.

500 Hours Certification      October 2016

Kristi Lunny Instructor

Instructor

Kristi came to yoga to heal her hamstring from years of running. During her 11 years of practice, she not only healed her hamstring, but began competing in the Cross Fit Games.  She attributes her body's health and success to her regular practice.  We don't call her Lunny Bunny for nothing, her positive attitude and steady smile will help motivate you.

500 Hours Certification      October 2016

Guest Teachers

Zoe Miller

INSTRUCTOR

Queen City is lucky to have Zoe, the owner of Bikram Yoga Stowe, on the weekly schedule.  A lifelong Vermonter with a teaching stint in NYC, the yoga has allowed Zoe to continue her love of running without injury.  Her accuracy coupled with her calmness make her weekly appearance a class you can't miss! Visit her at Bikram Yoga Stowe.

500 HOUR CERTIFICATION    June 2009

Mary Chudzik

Guest Senior Instructor

A ballerina for most of her life, Mary found Bikram yoga in 2001. Not only did the yoga help her heal her curled up ballerina toes, she has used it for over a decade to rehab from hip surgery, knee surgery, and pregnancy. Mary's Physical Therapy and Ballet Instructor professions make her classes informative and fun.

500 HOUR CERTIFICATION     June 2002

Thembie Gamache

INSTRUCTOR

After taking her first class in 2001, Thembie was hooked on the immediate benefits.  Hailing from Swaziland and forging her way as a single mother in Vermont, Thembie used this yoga to relieve stress, relax her body from her career as a masseuse, make close friends, and disguise her age!  If you're lucky, you'll hear this respected elder sing at the end of class in her native tongue, Swazi. Thembie has taken a sabbatical in India, join her in 2017.

500 HOUR CERTIFICATION    November 2011