Our Instructors

Our instructors are selected for their experience, expertise, and passion for movement. Let them help you move better and feel better!

Rachel Meador

Rachel Meador is currently the only certified Floor-Barre™ teacher in Texas. She earned dual degrees from the University of Texas in Dance and Journalism. She has also attended the Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet Training Program where she trained in classical and contemporary ballet, Pilates, GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® methods and Floor-Barre™.

Michelle Drerup

As a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner, Michelle has been helping people do what they want to do with greater ease and coordination and with less pain and injury since 2009. Whether you want to improve specific skills or just find greater comfort in your body, she’d love to spare you unnecessary pain, injury, and performance limitations and help you (re)discover/enhance the pleasure of easy, graceful movement.

Esta Herold

Esta Herold began her study of yoga in 1986 and teaching classes since 1994.  She has studied with teachers like Yogi Bhajan (Kundalini), Baba Hari Das (Ashtanga) and the Iyengar family. She also brings 20+ years of ballet, 15 years as a long distance runner, HIIT training, study of Tai Chi, weight lifting, and her own healing journey to her understanding of the body.

Abigail Clarke

Abigail is a 500 hour certified yoga teacher who has called Austin home since 2005.  She found healing through yoga after the birth of her second child and began to deepen her practice which led her to complete her teaching training in 2013. Abigail’s classes are invigorating and upbeat for seasoned yoga students yet accommodating to beginners and those with injuries.

Erica Nix

Erica Nix is a certified personal trainer, body positive ambassador, and group fitness instructor.  She stars in her own web series “Workout! with Erica Nix.” Her quirky and crude aerobics classes have grown a loyal following, and now she’s taking her movement to the next level at MYO!

Kait Coats

Kait has over 15 years of experience teaching Pilates, Yoga, and aerial arts to children, adults, and seniors. She has worked with students who are professional athletes and those just recovering from an injury or illness. No matter the age or ability of a student, she is happy to provide wellness expertise in an accessible and bite size way.

Lisa Loring

Lisa has been practicing and studying yoga in its many forms for 25 years. She is proud to have earned certifications in a variety of traditional and adaptive yoga practices in order to touch as many people as possible of all ages and abilities. She has taught students while owning her own studio in New Hampshire and has taught extensively in the Washington, DC Metro area including work with the Special Olympics, NASA, the National Institutes for Health, and Capitol Hill Village (a non-profit organization providing services for Seniors).