Alison Buckingham, RYT 200, graduated from the Trax Yoga Teacher Training in 2019 after years of cultivating a personal practice. She has always been motivated by the many mental and physical benefits of yoga. Her most dedicated and life-altering practice came in the form of prenatal yoga classes she attended (with teacher Jessica Christenson) as […]

    Amy Kulp, RYT 200, began her yoga journey at the very first TRAX YOGA class in 2015 and graduated from the 2019 TRAX Teacher Training.  She finds yoga to be the perfect complement to Nordic skiing, biathlon, and life. Attending yoga classes has been a source of joy, challenge, and encouragement; Amy’s intention is to bring […]

      Ashleigh began practicing yoga in 2010 while living in Toronto, Canada. She was initially drawn to yoga for the relaxation of mind and body and as a complement to running. She continued to practice yoga during the first half of her pregnancy in 2011 before moving to Chile with her husband. In 2013, she moved […]

        Dee Gard,  E-RYT® 200, is the Lead Instructor and Program Coordinator at Trax Yoga. She graduated from Wilmington Yoga Center’s 220 hour Kunga Teacher Training Program in 2014, and received her Barre certification from Barre Intensity in 2019. She has trained with Jason Crandell for 100 hours, but has been most influenced by her favorite […]

          Dory is a lifelong Fairbanksan who fell in love with yoga in 2016…. so intensely she enrolled in the very first Trax 200hr local teacher training less than a year later. Her focus is as much non-physical as it is physical. Meditation, Pranayama, deep stretching, essential oils, and hands-on adjustments during Savasana are all very […]

            After growing up on the east coast of Canada, Emily came to yoga as an activity for the winter months, but quickly found a passion for the mental and physical challenge it provides. In 2017 she completed her 200 hour Vinyasa Yoga training and went on to complete a 30 hour Yin Yoga certification in […]

              GaBriella Branson, RYT® 200, began her yoga practice at Trax in January 2019. She quickly fell in love with the atmosphere, teachers, and movement. Within days of starting classes she looked at the Teacher Training offered by Dee Gard at Trax and began reading the required books. Fast forward to November 2019 when she graduated […]

                A long time practitioner of yoga, Kim fulfilled her ambition of becoming a RYT when she graduated the inaugural Trax Yoga Teacher Training under the guidance of Dee Gard. Kim’s love for yoga enriches her other passions in life – hiking, traveling, adventuring outdoors and serving the community as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. […]

                  Kris Kroi began practicing yoga on and off throughout high school and college as a way to calm her mind and reconnect with herself. She fully committed to deepening and understanding her practice when she moved to Fairbanks in early 2019. She found the wonderfully welcoming community of yogis at Trax while completing her first […]

                    Laila began taking yoga classes in 2015, as merely a form of exercise, but fell completely in love with the benefits of classes! She found not only a great low impact workout but also a means of reducing anxiety and incorporating self-love into her life. Laila found so much joy in her practice, that she […]

                      Yoga and I have had a long relationship dating back to 1995. I took sporadic classes with Teri Vierick at UAF when time allowed, but really didn’t “get yoga” until around 2002. Then over the next two years, I completed my teacher training with YogaFit.  I have also trained with Baron Baptiste, Jason Crandell, Rodney […]

                        Malia is a 2019 graduate of the Trax Yoga Vinyasa Teacher Training, as well as an ACE certified group fitness instructor. Recognizing the need for balance and flexibility re-ignited her love of yoga. A passion she hopes to share and continue to grow in. She loves to be active no matter the movement form and […]

                          Mike is a born and raised Fairbanks boy. After playing college basketball for UAF he traveled the state for 15 years organizing and leading basketball clinics and after school extracurricular programs in rural Alaska.Sports have always been something very important in his life. Whether its slalom waterskiing and surfing in the summer, or downhill or […]

                            Phoebe, RYT® 200, is a graduate of the 2017 Trax Yoga Teacher Training program. She began a faithful yoga practice at the start of 2017 and considers Trax Yoga her “home away from home.” Through her practice, she found a great appreciation of self, and with warmth and encouragement she invites her students to do […]

                              Pipps is a 2019 graduate of the Trax Yoga Vinyasa Teacher Training whose dedicated personal practice showed her that challenging herself -and finding successes through those challenges- fostered newfound self-confidence, self-love, and self-acceptance. She strongly believes that yoga is for everybody, and strives to encourage her students to nurture themselves with the same self-acceptance and […]

                                Sarah began her yoga journey when she took her first class at Trax Yoga. While sports, exercise, and outdoor activities had always been a part of her life, yoga brought a new sense of calming and grounding that these other activities could not as readily bring. With this new found appreciation, she finished her Yoga […]