Meet The Team
Founder and Owner
Steph Mills grew up in Dublin, Ireland. Steph grew up running 5k’s, 10k’s, half marathons, playing soccer and her all-time love…. field hockey. Steph is a 500-hour teacher trained graduate of Down Under School of Yoga program under Natasha Rizopoulos. Steph's classes are thoughtfully sequenced and powerful in nature.
Deena was born in Russia and came to the US at the age of 12, discovering a local Ashtanga studio 10 years later. Deena completed the 500-hour teacher training at Down Under School of Yoga with Natasha Rizopoulos and is a Reiki Level 2 practitioner. Deena loves to teach arm balances and inversions with thoughtful assists.
Aine first found the healing energy of yoga in 2007, as a prenatal yogi. Finding yoga during such a pivotal life moment was transformative, and she has been practicing ever since. As a former Boston Public School Kindergarten Teacher, Aine began her formal training with Radiant Child Yoga in 2013, which comes from the Kundalini Yoga tradition. Aine completed her 200 hour RYT in the Yoga of Energy Flow teacher training with Liz Owen and Daniel Orlansky. She has also studied Prenatal Yoga under Barrett Lauck Reinhorn.
Chloe Foster first began practicing yoga at the age of 19 while attending college in Ann Arbor, MI. Today she is a devoted Ashtanga practitioner and she brings the influence of the Ashtanga approach to her classes, with an emphasis on steady breath, mental concentration, and embodied awareness. Chloe completed her 500-hour yoga teacher training with Down Under School of Yoga & the Jason Crandell Yoga Method.
Karina grew up in Newport Beach, CA, focusing on fitness throughout her life. She has various fitness certifications, starting with Certified Group Fitness,10/60 Sweat, she has completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training in 2017, followed by Prenatal Yoga training and the Advanced 950-hourClassical Pilates training with The Pilates Center of Boulder, CO. She is thrilled to reunite with her yoga practice as an instructor at Simply Yoga.
Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.”