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Meet our Team

At Three Rivers Yoga Fest, we have a team of experienced and certified yoga and meditation instructors. Our instructors are passionate about spreading the benefits of yoga and mindfulness to our community. They are dedicated to providing a variety of classes for all levels of ability and experience.


Tanaya Larsen

Co-Founder & Yoga Teacher

Tanaya Larsen is a 500-hour registered yoga instructor with over 14 years of teaching experience. She is passionate about sharing her love for yoga and exploratory movement with her students. Tanaya is the owner of SpringStone Yoga in Rome. Her classes are known for their creative flow with mindful messages woven throughout. She believes that yoga is the best compliment to a busy life, and its practice will help individuals find peace and balance in both mind and body.


Melissa Lerner

Co-Founder & Instructor

Melissa Lerner has been a practicing yogi for more than 15 years and is a 330-hour/26x2 OHYA certified instructor. Her practice and her classes are designed to be intentional moving meditations that allow mind, body, and spirit to move, rest, and breathe together as one. Her fellow students and instructors have all been inspirations in her desire to pass on a practice that allows and encourages body awareness and self-discovery of contentment, equanimity, and love.

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