Chris Collins

Christopher Collins has been training in Qigong, Tai Chi Chuan, Meditation, Mantra and Yoga for 25 years. He is a Certified with the Tai Chi and Qi Gong Healing Institute. Chris is also a Level 2 Certified Personal Trainer and has worked with athletes, people recovering from stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and accidents. He and his wife, Nicole, are the current owners of Ananda Yoga and also the Empty Vessel, a quarterly journal of Taoist philosophy and practice.


You may contact Chris at 941-276-8999, or


Nicole Noles Collins

Nicole Noles Collins, AP LMT, is a licensed Acupuncture Physician and Massage Therapist with a clinic in Port Charlotte, Florida. She has been a Feng Shui consultant for over 20 years, with training in both Black Hat and Flying Star schools. She is trained, by Teri, in the Ayurvedic form of massage of Abhyanga and Shirodhara. In her acupuncture practice, Nicole specializes in pain management, and part of her school training included an externship at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Sarasota. Nicole teaches tai chi, mantra, mudra (yoga of the hands), feng shui and offers feng shui consultations for homes and businesses.


To contact Nicole directly, email: or call / text 941-661-9113.

Karen Kreisler

Karen Kreisler is a certified Meditation, Yoga Health & Wellness Instructor. She has been teaching yoga and meditation for 9 years. She has been living in Florida for the past four years. For the past two years she taught at the Morgan Center in North Port and several country clubs in Southwest Florida. She taught for  years in Richmond, VA at the Brandermill Community Center. She believes that the combination of movement of the body, breathing and calming the mind provide amazing health benefits.


You may contact Karen directly at:

Danielle Snelling

Danielle Snelling is originally from Philadelphia but moved to Florida with her mother as a young girl. She is a dog trainer, singer, doula, birth assistant and yogi. She is NRP and CPR certified. Because she is a musician, some of her class may include her singing and playing sound bowls. Danielle has many passions including a passion for life and spreading joy to others. Her passion for yoga started as a teenager and it has followed her into adulthood. She believes that yoga has the power to heal wounds and inspire personal growth. Danielle teaches prenatal/ postnatal yoga, vinyasa, mommy and me and pregnancy yoga. She has a daughter who practices yoga with her. Introducing yoga at a young age can help children deal with emotions and skillfully participate in life. Her background as a preschool teacher helps her create a happy environment for children in her class. Danielle's classes appeal to those who enjoy pushing their limits, learning new things and perfecting what they already know. Danielle believes that yoga is the journey of the self, to the self, through the self. She believes in exploring one’s inner workings both on and off the mat.

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Renee Surette

Renee Surette is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Holistic Esthetician, Reiki Master/Teacher & Mediation instructor. She began my journey into Holistic Health at a very young. Both of her parents were firm believers in only using Natural and Holistic approaches when dealing with their families aliments. At the age of thirteen she found meditation which allowed her to connect with her higher self and her own healing energy. Then only six years later,  she was introduced to the beautiful World of Massage Therapy, Bodywork, Reiki and Yoga. Renee is a firm believer that we have the power to heal ourselves if we supply our bodies with the right means to heal. Proper diet, Mental health, Exercise, Yoga, Meditation and Breath work all play a huge role in our bodies detoxing and healing processes. Today, she continues to constantly strive to discover and learn more about the healing arts.  She is currently attending school for Ayurvedic Medicine and will be furthering her studies to become a Yoga Therapist as well. 


You may contact Renee at:                                   

William Ward

William Ward is a meditation, sound healing facilitator, and so much more. For William, the experiencal remembrance of God came through the vehicle of inner light and sound. It is this sound that has led him directly to the singing bowls. "It is a joy and passion to share and hold the sacred space for all to remember, connect and experience their truth. As we heal ourselves, we heal the world."

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Jaquie Baldelli

Belly dancing changed her life in many ways, tapped into her femininity with the beautiful movements of the dance, while toning and strengthening all your muscles with the rhythm of the dance. Enjoying the experience, it won’t even feel like a workout, more like your very own treat to yourself. Dance on! She hopes this will do for you want it has done for her. Exercise, whether it be competitive running marathons, to Jazzercise, tennis, waterskiing, kayaking to Belly Dancing, which has become the best part of her life, this has given her the confidence in herself as a women, and to be able to perform for an audience.


You may contact Jacquie directly at 941-735-2763, or

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