Core Bodyworks is a yoga studio housed in a building listed on the historic register in Acworth, Ga. Founded by Lisa Browning in 1999, body, mind and breath best describe the disciplines taught here to promote both physical and mental well-being.
Lisa Browning, Yoga Instructor, Sports Massage Therapist and Personal Trainer
For over 30 years, Lisa has looked for ways to understand and help the body accomplish physical goals, and create and maintain wellness. Competing in triathlons and running brought her to massage therapy as she sought to help athletes as the operator of one of the first sports massage clinics in the Atlanta area. She found that understanding movement as well as physical training would equip her even more effectively in helping people achieve their health and fitness goals. Studying Pilates with Romana Kryzanowska, a student of Joseph Pilates, at her center in New York City, at Atlanta Yoga, and receiving her Certification in Personal Training with NASM ( National Association of Sports Medicine), she began training and teaching people in these disciplines. She taught six different groups of yogis to be instructors themselves from 2011-2017. Whether you take her yoga class or are trained personally by Lisa, there will be a strong focus on working on your weaknesses, following a mind, body, and spirit approach and enjoying a sense of "play."
Ann Baker, Yoga Instructor
Ann Baker has been practicing yoga for 10 years. Ann has completed two, 200-hour yoga teacher training programs: one with Aura Wellness Center, and one at Core Bodyworks in 2013. She teaches at the studio often and once a week does a class for people at her church. Ann, a veteran physical education teacher, has a bachelors and masters as well as a specialist degree in physical education.
Marlo Meyerhofer, Yoga and Fitness Instructor
My background in athletics began as a youth in competitive gymnastics. I truly enjoyed learning to make my physical body stronger, more flexible and the creativity involved in making routines. Later I moved into the realm of dance. I have training in classical ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary & tap. I spent my high school years dancing at magnet school for performing arts. I also have a huge love for Anatomy. I graduated with a degree in Marketing and went on to be Medical Device consultant for Cardinal Health with specialties in spinal repair & Vertebroplasty. I have always had a love for exercise. I have been certified in both Group Exercise Training and personal training. From my first yoga class it went from being a passion to a way of life. I truly feel that I am following my Dharma and my goal is to help others along their path.
Leah Klatzker, Yoga Instructor
Leah Klatzker is a certified instructor at the 200 hour level.
She studied yoga on the magical island of Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico. She has been practicing yoga for over ten years. She began yoga to help heal a back injury in her early twenties. She has found meditation and life balance through her practice of traditional Indian, Hatha style, yoga.
Andrea Cortes, Yoga Instructor, Reiki Master and Health Coach
It was in Mexico City that I experienced my first yoga class, and I fell in love with the beautiful practice, and the way it made me feel. I found myself through yoga! In 2014, I decided to study, and trained at Core Bodyworks to deepen my practice, learn and acquire my 200 RYT with the Yoga Alliance. It became not only a part of my life, but the primary focus. I am lucky to get to do what I love, and share this beautiful practice with the world. I am also a certified Aerial Yoga Instructor, a Health Coach and a Reiki Master. My belief is that everyone can benefit from a daily yoga practice; incorporating; body awareness, balance, strength and flexibility, pranayama, and meditation, all of which are incorporated in my classes.
Tammie Dalrymple, Yoga Instructor and Health Coach
Hello my name is Tammie Dalrymple. I am a blissful free spirited! I am passionately authentic about inspiring others in wellness of mind, body and spirit, living happy and healthy! I am a certified 200 RYT YOGA instructor as well as a Holistic Health Coach, AADP.I have been teaching yoga for 13 years. My own essence of self has empowered through my personal yoga practice, therefore I want to share yoga with the masses, making a positive impact in the world!
My style is fun, playful, and meditative!
Mary Munroe, Yoga Instructor
Mary began yoga in the 1970s at the Pierce Studio in Midtown. After a time away from yoga, she came back to Core Bodyworks where she has been practicing for the last 10 years. At 77, Mary has developed a practice which creates balance and mindfulness and can be modified for anyone at any age or physical condition. If you want a yoga designed for you at your age or physical limitations, Mary's Chair Yoga class is a great place to begin.