Meet The Team
Leah Titcomb, Founder of Forever Wild Yoga, Certified Yoga Instructor and Master Reiki Practitioner, loves the outdoors and grounds her yoga practice in elements of nature and aromatherapy. She first came to yoga looking for a way to stay flexible and strong, but soon found that there was more going on than the physical elements of the practice and began connecting with the spiritual practice as well. While practicing yoga she felt a similar sense of happiness as when she was in the wilderness and decided to combine her wilderness guiding expertise with yoga.
Leah is a Registered Maine Guide, Naturalist, and Educator who has been guiding professionally since 2003 throughout the US and abroad. She is medically trained as a certified Wilderness First Responder with over ten years of experience managing and running backcountry expeditions. She has led extended wilderness trips, taught natural history and led technical outdoor leadership trainings.
Her passion is being in nature while practicing yoga and identifying birds. She brings a sense of lighthearted playfulness to retreats and enjoys moments of still concentration as well as the ability to laugh at oneself.
Ashley Flowers, RYT 200, is a lover of life, the earth, and yoga. As a Maine-based yoga teacher, Ashley’s classes help get people in touch with the natural world. With a focus on mindful flow, Ashley enjoys teaching to students of all levels and offering an experience of greater joy and connection through a moving practice of meditation. Prior to teaching yoga, Ashley started her career in Environmental Education. She now combines her love of the earth with her desire for all beings to experience health and happiness into a yoga practice that cultivates respect, meditative movement, and proper alignment. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned practitioner, in Ashley’s classes, you can expect to experience a deeper sense of joy and connection through this moving practice of meditation. Learn More about Ashley Flowers here.
Laura Kathrein, RYT-200 desires to use yoga as a way to help people strengthen their health, their communities, and in turn the environment. Through all level Vinyasa, Yin, and Restorative classes, Laura empowers students to best serve their bodies and develop a deeper understanding of their unique body structure.She began practicing yoga in 2007 as a complimentary exercise to her ballet training. Overtime her relationship with yoga evolved to be one of the most important aspects to her quality of life and the platform to merge her professional and artistic experiences.
In 2015 Laura completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training with Yoga NH's Stacey Doll, Stacey Gibbons, and Maureen Miller. However, once Laura discovered the power and benefit of Yin Yoga, she participated in a 30-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training certificate program with Josh Summers. Laura is now currently enrolled in the 300-hour Summers School of Yin Yoga with Josh Summers and Terry Cockburn. Off the mat, Laura is an environmental educator and artist, as well as an attuned Level I Shamanic Reiki Practitioner. Drawing inspiration from these professional experiences, she loves infusing earth-based wisdom into her classes to honor our natural world. Learn more about Laura here.
Sophia Palange, Personal Chef from "Phia's" wholeheartedly believes in the power of food and how it leaves us feeling. Food is our fuel and with that fuel we are able to energize, heal, and condition our bodies for optimum use! Sophia will provide professional whole food based meals designed for the retreat according to dietary, medical, and personal tastes. Phia’s is committed to providing high quality therapeutic meals. Sophia is a graduate of Bauman College, a holistic nutrition and culinary arts college offering nutrition based programs rooted in the use of natural, organic, whole foods. She is certified through ServSafe for food safety and sanitation management and is a member of the American Personal and Private Chef Association.