Middleton Yogi of the Month: Roxanne DePaul

I started at Dragonfly in 2014 the week I had to have my father placed with Hospice. I was so stressed about his impending death that I needed a more productive way to channel my feelings. When my father died, I decided to give the time I had spent caring for him to myself, specifically beginning this journey in yoga. I had taken one yoga class previously and had taken Pilates for several years.

I enjoy the variety of teaching approaches and the range of experience the teaching staff brings to class. Personally, I like to balance the classes and the instructors: those who are more static in their instructional techniques versus those who direct the class in a more dynamic way. I also enjoy the choice of Flow, Yin and BarreAmped classes.
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Fitchburg Yogi of the Month: Angie Mullis

When my husband and I moved here from Texas I wanted to get back into hot yoga. It was something I had done before and it changed me then and I knew it would be good for me again. I have two little boys (ages 5 & 3) with autism and ADHD and when they started therapy in Fitchburg the one thing I was so happy about was being able to go to classes again! I used to do hot yoga at a studio in Plano, Texas and that studio was very different than Dfly. The atmosphere wasn’t as friendly and welcoming as Dfly and the class schedule was not nearly as diverse.
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Downtown Yogi of the Month: Seoda Duffy

How did you get started at Dfly?

My wonderful friend Kathleen had been trying to get me to go to Dragonfly for a while, and I finally caved! I had never done hot yoga before and was a little intimidated. Since then I have happily accepted being a beet red sweaty mess.

What is/was your yoga experience before Dfly?

I took part in a once-a-week class offered at my workplace…For about a year…Eight years ago! I only ever practiced sporadically at home and let it slide pretty quickly after I stopped going to class. However, I remembered really enjoying the sense of community and shared energy in a class setting.
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