Teachers

Andy McDonald, E-RYT 500
• Mindful Yoga
• Meditation
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Andy McDonald is an ERYT 500 registered yoga teacher.  He teaches mindfulness, meditation, and yoga at Dallas-area community colleges, yoga studios, and meditation centers.  He has taught yoga and mindfulness meditation techniques to students as young as 7 and as old as 93 in both group classes and individual private instruction.   Andy integrates his training and studies in mindfulness, meditation, metaphysics, and breathwork, along with his deep understanding of nature to help people realize deeper levels of personal transformation.   He has a BS and MS from Texas A&M University and became a certified yoga teacher in 2004.

Janna Whitton
• Tai Chi
• Qigong
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Janna is certified to teach Qigong and Tai Chi Easy by Dr. Roger Jahnke of the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. She is certified to teach Tai Chi for Busy People and 4 Minute Fitness by Dr. Keith Jeffery and Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention, Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis, Tai Chi for Energy 1 & 2, Tai Chi for Rehabilitation by Dr. Paul Lam’s Health Institute. She enjoys sharing these meditation-in motion movements with others.

As a certified speech-language pathologist, Janna’s passion has always been to help others. Throughout her life, she has been keenly interested in health, fitness, and the mind-body connection.

Jessica Hitch
Meditation – Wake Up Dallas: Young Enlightened Souls
Reiki
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Jessica Hitch is a Holy Fire Usui Reiki Master-Teacher, DJ, and historian. She helps facilitate Wake Up: Young Enlightened Souls, a mindfulness meditation group for young adults at Dallas Meditation Center. Jessica has a bachelor’s in journalism and one in history from Boston University. She completed graduate-level studies in international water resources at the University of New Mexico, and she has a master’s in history from the University of Texas at Dallas. She currently teaches middle-school and high-school social studies at Fusion Academy in addition to teaching and practicing Reiki and intuitive development as Peaceful Presents.