Louise and Francine are the owners of Black Coral. In addition, Louise owns a yoga a studio in Jackson Hole, WY: Inversion Yoga, established in 2010. Louise works to create sustainable, heart-felt businesses. She seeks to connect people to themselves and to one another in a healthy, positive, and kind community. Louise believes that people heal and grow when they feel safe and supported. She works to create spaces that are sanctuaries for anyone seeking community, wellness, transformation, and a deeper level of self-study.
In her yoga classes, Louise works to remind students how to connect to their center, savor to moments of sweetness, and find an inner joy in the practice. With two feet anchored into the earth, she teaches students how to become reliable, unwavering, and sincere in their practice and how they engage with the world. She hopes that the yoga practice will dissolve judgement, stereotypes, prejudices, stigmas, and labels that divide us. She believes that yoga heals all ailments and cracks open our hearts.
Louise is a lover of all variations, schools, lineages, and brands of yoga and is genuinely thrilled for anyone on the yoga path. She is a student of Ashtanga Yoga as taught in the lineage of Sri K Pattabhi Jois. Her main teachers are: Bhavani Maki and Tim Miller. She has recently connected with Dena Kingsberg and is grateful to begin her studies under such a skilled and graceful teacher.
“Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all before you. The future will take care of itself.”
― Paramahansa Yogananda, Autobiography of a Yogi