Addie Galey

I was first introduced to yoga by my mom in 2004 when she suggested I try out a yoga class on a VHS tape to supplement my high school sports. I’d place my mat in my room, turn on the tape and spend the next 75 min stretching, toning and loving the practice. For many years after that, I would practice yoga in my own space. It wasn’t until 2010 that I went to my first hot yoga class and became completely hooked. Since then, I come to the mat for many reasons but this practice has always offered me comfort and support I've needed since day 1.

Yoga is more about getting a great exercise. It’s a practice that not only incorporates meditation and physical effort, but the yoga community as a whole is unlike anything else that I have been a part of. I decided to start teaching to share my love of this practice and to help others unveil their true potential. I received my Level 1 Teacher Training in September of 2016 in Wexford, PA.

I graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor degree in Psychology. When I’m not teaching yoga, I’m spending time with my family and friends. I live in Aspinwall with my husband RK.

Kathy Pietropola

As a personal trainer, former collegiate gymnast, and lover of all things “fitness”,  I wandered in to Amazing Yoga Shadyside (Ellsworth studio) years ago, because I heard it was challenging (and sweaty!) and,  because I thought I needed to stretch and cross-train…….I had no idea what a life changing journey I had just begun!

During my Level 1 training in 2014, after a very long and sweaty two hour practice, I had my “ah-ha!” moment. I had this amazing feeling of calm, peace, presence, and lightness that I had never before experienced. I realized that THIS is how I was supposed to be feeling every day! I wanted to share this incredible practice with everyone!

I completed my Level 2 Training in Mexico in early 2016, and then began teaching at Amazing Yoga in March 2016.

 Yoga has taught me to be more present, more mindful and more balanced. It has taught me to slow down and to breathe.  It has taught me to appreciate the strength and health of my body. I would love to inspire others to just show up on your mat, breathe, and see what happens! I believe Yoga helps us to be the best version of ourselves that we can be!

Off my mat, you can find me personal training, spinning, kickboxing, and driving my two wonderful teenager daughters to soccer practices and volleyball practices.

I am forever grateful to Karen and Sean and to the wonderful Amazing Yoga team and to all of the beautiful yogis that show up on their mats each week. You inspire me each and every class!

Namaste,

Kathy