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JodiJodi Simons Caruso is the founder and teacher at Open Arms Yoga. A fun, compassionate and understanding teacher, Jodi has been teaching yoga to people of all ages since 1999. By incorporating her yoga training, life experience, and passion for healing Jodi provides a unique and diverse class experience. She trained under Francois Raoult of Open Sky Yoga in Rochester, apprenticed with Audrey Harpe of Yoga Bhoga in Hemlock, is a Certified Restorative Yoga teacher under Judith Hanson Lasater, and is a certified and registered Yoga teacher. Jodi is also a certified Inner Light Healer and offers private Inner Light Healing sessions and Assisted Yoga Therapy sessions.
SuzanneSuzanne Frazer has been a member of the Naples Community since 2005; and a student of yoga with Jodi Simons Caruso at Open Arms Yoga for many years. Suzanne enrolled in Essential Teacher Training at Open Sky Yoga (Rochester, NY) in the Spring of 2013. She completed her training under Francois Raoult and has been graciously welcomed back to her home yoga studio to teach. Suzanne will enrich the community with her warm and gentle approach to yoga.
CarolSaja was brought to the art of belly dance through her mentor, Karen Snow, of the Silent Rhythm Dance Troupe. She has been dancing and performing for 7 years. She began teaching at Open Arms Yoga in the fall of 2010. Saja has found that belly dance has taught her the beauty of her femininity. Belly dance is a true connection with self.