Nancy Glenmore Tatum, MS, Yoga Therapist, E-RYT 500, YACEP, CMT, is the founder of Glenmore Yoga & Wellness Center and the Director of Glenmore Yoga Teacher Training Program. Nancy has taught Hatha Yoga since 1970 and opened the first dedicated yoga center in Richmond in 1999. Nancy is registered with Yoga Alliance as a 500-hour Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher and holds an MS in Gerontology and Adult Education. Nancy is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapy; is a certified Yoga instructor through the Himalayan Institute; and is a Certified Massage Therapist. Nancy designed and has led Glenmore’s 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program since 2003; the 500 hour Therapeutically Focused Yoga Teacher Training Program since 2010. Nancy has created specialty teacher training program including, Ageless Therapeutic Yoga – Teaching to Older Adults.
Sarah Thacker, MA, Yoga Therapist, ATR-BC, E-RYT-500, YACEP, is a 500 Hour Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher and has been teaching yoga with Glenmore since 2005. Sarah has been faculty in the Glenmore Yoga & Wellness Center Yoga Teacher Training Programs since 2011 and is a program manager and lead trainer. Sarah is a Holistic Health Coach trained by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and offers an integrative approach to wellness through her unique combination of training and skills, helping others create a healthy, balanced life through stress management, coping skill development, mindfulness, creative expression and nutrition awareness. She is also a registered and board certified art therapist. After college Sarah began using yoga as part of the therapeutic process while working with homeless women in Brooklyn, NY. Returning to Richmond, she worked as an art therapist with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents.
Kevin Casey, E-RYT 500, CMT, is the co-founder of Glenmore Yoga & Wellness Center and serves as faculty in the Glenmore Yoga Teacher Training Programs. Kevin began practicing yoga from books as a student in the 1970’s. He began teaching in 2001 and was certified by the Himalayan Institute in 2003, is registered with Yoga Alliance as an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher and is a member of International Association of Yoga Therapists. Kevin has 10 years experience in designing and leading Yoga Teacher Training Programs. He is a nationally certified massage therapist. Kevin specializes in: Yogic Philosophy, Yoga Anatomy, Pranayama and Meditation.
Kim Leibowitz, Yoga Therapist, E-RYT-500, YACEP, teaches Level 1, Level 2, Tibetan Rites and Ageless yoga. Kim developed Glenmore’s Yoga for Chronic Pain program based on her personal experience with chronic pain and how yoga can mediate its effects. Kim first came to the mat in 2001 after years of trying many unsuccessful remedies to ease muscle and joint pain and fatigue. Now she is committed to helping others find significant pain relief through yoga. Kim is a certified E-500-hour instructor and a registered member of Yoga Alliance and a certified Yoga Therapist offering private consultations. She is also a program manager and lead trainer in Glenmore’s 200-hour and 300-hour teacher training programs. Since 2000, Kim has also owned and managed MarketWorks VA, LLC, a boutique marketing and advertising agency.
Carolyn Hazel, E-RYT-500, YACEP, CMT originally came to yoga as a busy mom of three boys, looking for a way to relieve stress. The moment she set foot in the studio she knew it was where she belonged. Wanting to deepen her own knowledge as well as share with others, Carolyn enrolled in Glenmore’s very first teacher training program. Now as a busy grandma she continues to teach, working mainly with more gentle populations and older adults both at the studio and assisted living facilities in the area. Carolyn is also a massage therapist as well as a co-teacher in Glenmore’s Teacher Training Program.