About our instructors
Mandala Yoga Collective
When Cicelee first began practicing yoga, it was strictly as a means to cross-train her body. Before long, it became her primary form of exercise, as it benefited both body and mind in ways her gym workouts could not. After becoming a certified yoga teacher and having taught thousands of students in NYC and throughout the Philadelphia region, Cicelee created a daily intention to share the gift of yoga through classes that focus on the healing power of breath, coordinated with mindful movement as a means to purify the body and still the mind.Read full bio
Blue Banyan Yoga Studio
Jenny Burkholder began practicing yoga in 2003 when she moved from Chicago to Philadelphia. In 2012 when she was diagnosed with Stage IIB breast cancer, she tapped into a deeper yoga practice in order to manage the side effects of chemotherapy and reconstructive surgery. A longtime practitioner and student at Blue Banyan Yoga Studio & School, Jenny became a yoga teacher in 2017. Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2019, Jenny uses the physical and spiritual aspects of yoga and breath, meditation, acupuncture, massage, and poetry in order to live fully in her body and experience.Read full bio
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