School Street Yoga has served the community since 2009, founded by Jeri Wilson and Susan Golden. Kathleen Haberstock became the owner in 2018. The studio continues to provide the community with a familiar, warm, uplifting space to thrive and grow in.
5 School Street, Waterville, ME 04901
The building is open for about 20-30 minutes before and after class sessions.
Kathleen Leisure Haberstock became a 200 hr certified teacher through Jaya Yoga Center in 2012, and taught yoga all over Brooklyn and New York City. She received her 300 hr training at Kripalu in 2019. Kathleen fell in love with sharing yoga, and finds joy teaching all ages: from children and teens, to adults and the elderly. Everyone can do yoga. If you can breathe, you can do yoga!
Susan Golden is a nationally certified yoga teacher. She transitioned easily from working as a registered nurse to teaching yoga. In combining both professions, her knowledge of anatomy and desire to help people comes through clearly in her teachings. Susan's students describe her as creative, clear and playful with the ability to guide them in a trusting way that is challenging and often takes their practice to another level.
Christiane Guillois has been practicing yoga since her adolescent years in France. She obtained certification as a yoga teacher in 2011 at School Street Studio, and has trained in teaching Yin Yoga with Joshua Summers. With her background in Chinese medicine, dance, and pranayama, she is especially attuned to the interaction between the body and the meditative aspects of Yin Yoga.
Holly first learned yoga as a homemaker fitting vinyasa videos in while raising children. This led her to Carla Stangenberg and Jaya Yoga’s Iyengar/Krishnamcharya teachings, then Yin Yoga w/ Josh Summers, Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga, and Hatha Yoga w/ Susannna Barkataki in the Shankaracharya tradition of Advaita Vedanta. Holly continues her studies in spiritual embodiment practices w/ Rev. Naomi King and she continues yoga philosophy studies w/ Dr. Shyam Ranganatham.
MacKenzie Abernethy enjoys all kinds of yoga, certified to teach Vinyasa & Yin (200-hr + 60-hr Yin, True Studio, 2017). Also a writer and a teacher, MacKenzie holds a Master’s in Teaching from Brown University. A dedicated yogi for over a decade, she doesn’t know where she would be without her mind-body connection. Passionate about empowering people, MacKenzie encourages questions and suggestions. After all, yoga is best shared.
Janet is a 200 hr certified yoga teacher through School Street Yoga's teacher training in 2018 with Carla Stangenberg, owner of Jaya Yoga Center. Janet has 34 years of teaching experience at RSU18, both in Elementary School Physical Education and Health and Wellness in the Middle School. Janet is excited to be a part of the School Street Yoga team! Janet raised three wonderful sons with her friend and husband, Glenn.
Kate has been influenced by teachers from Iyengar, Anusara and Forrest traditions. After 8 years of yoga practice, she completed a 200 hour training at School Street Yoga with Carla Stangenberg and others from Jaya Yoga in Brooklyn, NY. Kate’s teaching reflects her strong belief that there is a yoga for each individual person and when given the space to explore we can learn a lot about ourselves through this relationship.
Wendy has been teaching yoga since 2005, and received a second certification in 2014 from Darren Rhodes. She is fascinated by the parallels between asana and life off the mat. Wendy's love of studying alignment and anatomy is apparent in her teachings.Wendy is a homeschooling mama who misses the mountains, travels as much as her kids allow, and enjoys arm balances and tequila-though not together.