Glenda Web Profile


Glenda is the owner of The Centre at VitaZen. It is her passion for yoga that made the dream of a yoga studio at Smith Mountain Lake Virginia, become a reality.

Glenda has been teaching yoga for more than 10 years. She is currently a 500 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher through the Yoga Education Institute in California and is an E-RYT 200/500 YACEP with the Yoga Alliance. Glenda works with the other teachers at the Centre to enhance and expand their practice as well as hers.

Glenda and her husband own and operate VitaZen. She is a Registered Nurse with over 35 years of experience and has a degree in mental health.

"My nursing background gives me the experience and understanding of the physical body, my mental health background gives me an understanding of the mind. Yoga, which emphasizes a mind body connection, is a natural fit for me. After my first yoga class, I knew I wanted everyone who was seeking the connection to be able to benefit from a yoga practice. So I teach." ~Glenda~

Ann Web Profile


Ann has been a student of yoga for over 8 years and a teacher at The Centre at VitaZen for more than 5. She is a 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher through the Yoga Education Institute in Florida.

Ann has an extensive background in dance. She has been a dance student since she was 4 and has over 8 years of teaching experience in dance. Along with her husband, she is a small business owner at Smith Mountain Lake.

"Yoga is about self-expression, physical & emotional. It allows me to explore who I am and be able to accept what I find." ~Ann~

Cheran Web Profile


Cheran came to the studio with over 10 years of experience as a student. She is a 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher through Yoga Energy Studio in Florida.

Cheran was a GIS (Geographic Information System) Analyst; she worked for the University of South Florida for over 16 years. At USF she received her Bachelor in Geography, a GIS Certificate and a teaching certificate in Social Sciences for Secondary Students.

"Yoga is peace for me; it is a balance of energy between the mind, body and spirit." ~Cheran~

Kristin Web Profile


Kristin has been a yoga student for over 8 years. She earned her 200 hour certification from The Yoga Education Institute in Florida, and is a RYT witht the yoga alliance

Kristin works her “day job” as a Pharmaceutical Sales Rep. She is passionate about spending time with her family on the lake and furthering her knowledge as both a teacher and student of yoga.

Yoga to me is about learning gratitude for yourself and your body. It is about being present in the moment and appreciating that you are exactly where you need to be. ~Kristin~

 bobbi web



Bobbi began her yoga journey in the 90's because she loves to stretch. Slowly breath and body work came together and opened her eyes to the body, mind & soul of yoga. Bobbi is a 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher through the Yoga Educational Institute of Florida.

Bobbi lived in British Columbia and Costa Rica, before settling at Smith Mountain Lake, VA. She has deep roots in the community (SML & The Centre), as her daughter (who teaches at The Centre) and her family live at the lake also.

"Yoga is very personal, allowing you to honor yourself. It teaches you to live life with an open heart and with a deep breath!" ~Bobbi~


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Friday March 24@ 9:00 AM
Yoga w Ann
Friday March 24@11:00 AM
Chair Yoga w Glenda
Friday March 24@ 1:00 PM
Ageless Yogis w Glenda
Friday March 24@ 3:00 PM
Yoga w Brett

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