Team Members

Megha Nancy Buttenheim, MA, E-RYT 500

Founding Director: Let Your Yoga Dance® LLC and Let Your Yoga Dance® for Parkinsons, Special Populations, and Positive Psychology

Megha - Nancy Buttenheim, from Pittsfield, MA and Sarasota, Florida, is Founding Director of Let Your Yoga Dance® LLC. A 28 year teacher-trainer at Kripalu, she is also on the faculty for Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar’s Certification in Positive Psychology, as well as the Healthy Living Parkinsons program for people with Parkinsons and their Caregivers. Megha also leads Let Your Yoga Dance® Teacher Training for Special Populations. Upcoming training: Let Your Yoga Dance® Teacher Training Kids and Teens, Sept 2015 at Yoga Shivaya Center in Tarrytown, New York. 

A practioner of yoga for over 30 years, Megha teaches an ongoing gentle class and an Intro to Yoga & Meditation program three times a year at Kripalu. She has authored a top-selling  DVD of the same name.

Irena Blethen

Director of Let Your Yoga Dance® Instructors, Director of Let Your Yoga Dance® Teachers Association

Irena Blethen, from Glen Spey, New York, is a 2006 graduate of Let Your Yoga Dance® Teacher Training. Irena created the first Let Your Yoga Dance® Teachers Association in 2007. She has evolved the association into a top notch educational offering to all the graduate teachers. Irena manages the association (as well as the Let Your Yoga Dance® Facebook page) on a daily basis. Irena’s keen eye and enormous heart are woven into every aspect of the Let Your Yoga Dance® world community.

 

Missy Brown

Collaborator and Assistant Teacher for Let Your Yoga Dance® Teacher Training for Kids and Teens

Missy Brown E-RYT, RCYT has dedicated her life to supporting people of all ages open to their true potential. Her passion in empowering others is offered through classes as well as training programs that truly transform lives through play and joy. Using her skills of creativity and playfulness, she fosters experiences where mindfulness, body centered practices are explored with a sense of humor and open hearted authenticity. Missy is the president and founder of Deep Play for Kids, LLC.

Her mission is that all people have the safe opportunity to discover, explore, and embrace their true limitless self.With her loving presence. Missy has been teaching DPK in schools for 20 years. She is a Let Your Yoga Dance instructor, is a teacher in the Pranotthan School of Yoga, a Creative Kids school of Yoga intro trainer. She teaches at Kripalu Center for yoga and health. To learn more about Missy please visit her website: deepplayforkids.com

Mark Pietuska

Online Manager of Let Your Yoga Dance® Web Store

Mark Pietuska is a 2013 graduate of Let Your Yoga Dance® Teacher Training. Mark is the director of the Let Your Yoga Dance® Online web store.  A yoga teacher as well, with a love of teaching children, Mark lives with his wife and three children in Wilmington, Delaware.

 

 

Tara Graham

Social Media and Marketing

Tara Graham is a yoga teacher, health counselor and wellness activist.  She enjoys backpacking, cycling, traveling, reading, and creating new recipes. Tara is the founder of Tulaprana where she practices the philosophy of bio-individuality and believes each individual has a unique path that leads to wellness. Her mission is to educate, inspire health and wellness, and guide lifestyle change.  To learn more about Tara please visit her website: www.tulaprana.com

Ari Greenberg

Assistant Web Master and Technical Expert

Ari Greenberg, from Lenox Dale, Massachusetts is the jack of all trades for the company. He is the website liaison, data entry inputter, flyer creator, website manager, as well as helping Megha constantly in computer management.