Valerie Sellards

In addition to teaching vinyasa flow yoga, Valerie is one of the BDY Barre instructors. She grew up taking ballet, tap, jazz, and baton in Cross Lanes, WV for 16 years. She continued her love for dance in college where she was the Feature Twirler for Marshall University. After graduation with her bachelor’s degree, Valerie continued to train the Marshall Majorettes and Twirlers as an assistant. Valerie completed her RYT-200 yoga teacher training with Anna Pittman of Breathing Space and completed her RYT-300 Advanced Teacher Training Program at Brown Dog Yoga. 


Valerie Sellards instructs the following:
  • Heated Yoga
  • This heated class is designed to spark the creative energy within in each of us. The practices link the movement of the body with the power of the breath. The class is available to all, with modifications and variations of poses offered throughout the class. The practices build core strength, improve flexibility, increase the body’s energy, and calm the mind by focusing on the present moment and breath. Temperature is between 86-90 degrees. A towel and water are recommended.

  • Heated Yoga Fusion
  • Yoga Fusion blends vinyasa flow yoga with breathwork, plyometrics, core work, and strength training. Beginning with intention and connection with breath, this heated class uses classical yoga postures to challenge the entire body leaving you feeling strong and energized. This blending of techniques focuses on combining mind and body movement with the benefits of strength, cardiovascular endurance, balance and flexibility. 
     

  • Candlelight Flow
  • Slow, meditative movements are the cornerstone of this class designed to gradually and systematically open the body and mind. Aligning breath with movement, students will begin to shift their attention inward in this beautiful candlelit class. Suitable for all levels of yogi.

  • Yoga Hour
  • This all-levels class will awaken you in mind, body and spirit, with yoga postures and powerful intention. This flow-style class will help you build strength, increase flexibility and find focus.  Moderately-paced and open to everyone, this one-hour class allows students to learn the fundamental yoga postures and principles that create a successful and effective yoga practice.  

  • Yoga Fusion Express
  • This class is the perfect 45-minute blend of yoga, plyometrics and strength building. Beginning with intention and connection with breath, this heated class guides students through yoga flows mixed with intervals of high intensity training. This blending of techniques focuses on combining mind and body movement with the benefits of strength, cardiovascular endurance, balance and flexibility in a 45-minute format.