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Our Instructors

At One Heart Yoga you'll learn from a diverse group of instructors who bring decades of experience in multiple styles of yoga including: Ashtanga, Iyengar, Kripalu, Kundalini, Restorative & Yin, Aerial, Paddleboard and many more. Instructors at One Heart are all Certified RYT200 and above.  Every instructor weaves their background and personality into their own style of teaching, allowing One Heart to offer you a rich and diverse selection of classes. As a team sharing One Heart we all come to our mats with the same mission: to bring yoga to as many people as possible, to be a contributing part of our community and to promote healthier living and happier lives. 

Rebecca Albano

Yoga Alliance Certified RYT 200

Rebecca discovered Yoga in 2005, in one class she realized the transformative power and in 2010 decided to go through Asheville Yoga Center's 230 hour teacher training. Rebecca believes the mind body connection is one that should be nurtured and inspired. She strives to create fun flows that encourage lightheartedness and confidence in her students. Her hope is to help others develop a genuine connection to their true self through mental and physical balance.Rebecca is the owner of Gypsylife Wellness, specializing in athletic massage, pregnancy coaching and natural birth advocacy. Massage techniques are often incorporated into her classes.

Emily Syfrett

Yoga Alliance Certified RYT200

Emily found yoga during her senior year of college at Auburn University. She loved the relaxed way it made her feel, and began consistently practicing vinyasa yoga 4-5 times per week. In 2014, Emily completed her first 200-Hour Yoga Alliance training in Auburn at YogaFly Studio under Peach Friedman. She began teaching in Tallahassee, FL and completed a second 200-Hour Yoga Alliance training With Caroline Czubaj and Ally Ford in Panama City in 2015. Emily is currently teaching in the Panama City and Panama City Beach area. When off the mat she enjoys spending time with her husband Stephen and dog Juno.

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Morgan Godwin

Yoga Alliance Certified RYT200, Certified Health & Wellness Coach

Morgan is a Panama City native and grateful graduate of the RYT200 teacher training at One Heart Yoga with Caroline San Juan Czubaj and Ally Ford. She has trained primarily in Ashtanga, Kripalu, and Kundalini and draws from many styles of yoga, pranayama, and years of experience as a Bodyworker. Yoga has been an anchor in her life and a practice she just kept coming back to over and over again, helping to release fear, find a personal rhythm, her inner compass and self reliance. Morgan is passionate about self care, community and finding balance in a busy world. She offers Health & Wellness Coaching and received her training from The Functional Medicine Coaching Academy. Morgan teaches in a mindful flow style with focus on the breath, balance and alignment in mind and body, both on and off the mat. She believes in always showing up but never taking herself too seriously. <3 

Ashley Lindsey

Yoga Alliance Certified RYT200

Ashley Lindsey has been practicing and studying yoga for eight years. She completed her 200 hour certification in 2013 and is currently enrolled in the 300 hour advanced teacher training program through the Kunga Yoga School at Wilmington Yoga Center. Her classes are creative and compassionate explorations of the mind, breath, and body with an emphasis on finding the balance between effort and ease. Ashley believes that yoga can benefit absolutely everybody and is passionate about teaching yoga in a way that honors the journey of each individual student.

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Paul Zipes

Certified RYT 200

Paul’s love of yoga started with a dare from his wife over 20 years ago. Since then he has learned that yoga is a never-ending lesson in ego, growth and health.  Over the years, Paul has owned a yoga studio, started an organization that offers free yoga classes for veterans and obtained certification from H2YO in Paddle Board Yoga. He currently works full-time at a local elementary school with students with autism. Paul is excited to teach new and experienced yoga students while at One Heart Yoga.

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