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Strong Yoga Teachers

Brenda Strong

Brenda is a certified 500hr E-RYT who created this program to help women worldwide. She teaches at the Mind Body Institute at UCLA and Two Hearts Yoga and has licensed her Strong Yoga4FertilityTM to Yoga Works. In 2005, Brenda became the first national spokesperson of The American Fertility Association and serves on their board. (www.theafa.org) She has been featured in ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE MAGAZINE, SHAPE MAGAZINE FOR PREGNANCY, PLUM, CONCEIVE, YOGA JOURNAL and YOGA MAGAZINE. Brenda is inspired by the teachings of Rod Stryker, Erich Schiffman and Gary Kraftsow. Even though Strong Yoga4FertilityTM is something she developed from her own experiences with infertility and her research in working with other women; she attributes much of her inspiration to the teaching lineage of those who came before her. Brenda is a certified Pre-Natal Teacher and has lead teacher training's for Strong Yoga4FertilityTM to teachers with an interest in deepening their capacity to help women heal from within. She lives with her husband and son in Los Angeles. Her day job is playing "Mary Alice Young" on DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES and has been an award-winning actress for 20 years.


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Wendy Obstler

Wendy is a registered yoga teacher and Strong Yoga4FertilityTM (Inspired) teacher. She met Brenda Strong in 2003 and immediately fell in love with Brenda's compassionate spirit and innoviative approach to fertility. Along with her specialty in teaching fertility yoga, Wendy also teaches Pre & Post-Natal and works with women to rehabilitate pelvic disorders through yoga, breath and body awareness. Wendy is currently working towards her Yoga Therapy Rx certification at Loyola Marymount University, here in Los Angeles. For more information on WendyO, visit: www.divinesparkyoga.com

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Jennifer Preziotti

Jennifer has been an avid Yogi for many years. Trained in all forms of dance since the age of 5, she has always enjoyed expressing herself through movement. After many years of both yoga and dance, Jennifer decided to put her main focus on yoga. Being a New Yorker she came to understand the importance of a daily yoga practice in the stimulating environment of the city. Her main focus is Yoga for Fertility prenatal yoga. She is a certified 500hr ERYT through the Yoga Alliance of America and was trained at the well known Yoga Works os New York City. Jennifer has studied with Brenda Strong focusing on the Strong Yoga4FertilityTM techniques. She hopes to share theses teaching with her students on the east coast.


Stephanie G. Radler

Stephanie, having completed her 500 hour training with Yoga Works in 2006, teaches a heart-centered, breath-based practice with mindful attention to alignment. Since then, she has taken numerous advanced training, including Strong Yoga4Fertility in April 2009. Stephanie specializes in working with women, and is committed to sharing her knowledge to support every woman to realize her beauty and power. She is currently writing a book on Pre-Natal Yoga.

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Barrie Raffel

Barrie began studying yoga in 1994 and received her first teaching certificate in 1997 from Cyndi Lee, director of Om yoga Center in NYC. In 2005 - 2006 Barrie received her Relax and Renew an advanced Relax and Renew teaching certifications from Judith Lasater. she continues to study with Genny Kapular, Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, Roxlyn Moret and Jeanne Marie Derrick. Barrie is a registered yoga teacher with the national certifying organization Yoga Alliance. In recent years she has focused on women's issues and is co- director of Receptive Nest, a yogic approach to fertility. She and Karen Safire teach workshops and classes in yoga for fertility throughout New York and Connecticut.

Barrie met Brenda at an AFA conference and completed part one of the Strong Fertility training. She has great admiration for Brenda's dedication to couples joining together throughout the process of conception and her inclusive, supportive approach.

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