About the Program Instructors

DeAnna Nielsen

DeAnna is the founder of Breathe Into Awareness, a certified 500-Hour Hatha Yoga teacher with specializations in Yoga for Beginners, Yoga for Women, Prenatal Yoga, Children’s Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Therapeutics, Ayurveda, and Yoga for Recovery and Emotional Healing.

Jan Guinn

Jan Guinn is a co-author of the Breathe into Awareness program. She completed her 200-Hour teacher training with NamasteUSA in the Scaravelli style of yoga and her 500-Hour training here at Breathe Into Awareness. Jan is a registered E-RYT500 with Yoga Alliance.

Denise Stone

Denise is a director of the Breathe Into Awareness teacher training program for Gainesville Yoga Center. She holds a 200-HR Certification through Yoga Alliance and is working on her 500-HR.

Debbie Simon

Debbie is a co-author of the Breathe Into Awareness teacher training program and the Daytime Director at Blue Anjou. She received both her RYT-200 and RYT-500 certifications through Breathe into Awareness.

Tara Kristof

Tara completed her 200 hour certification with the Dallas Yoga Center and her 500 hour certification with Blue Anjou. She has studied Restorative Yoga with Judith Lasater, and has a special interest in women’s health and well-being. She has completed Prenatal Yoga Certification with OmBalance. Tara also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.