Our Instructors


Meet our team

We strive to bring St. Croix the highest quality instructors that are Yoga Alliance Certified.


Meet the Team

Meagan Dissinger

Barre Fitness

Meagan is certified to teach Barre Fitness, Pre/Postnatal Barre, and Ballet Barre through American Barre Technique. Her interest in barre stems from many years of experience in classical music and dance. Meagan studied dance for most of her childhood before continuing to study in college and completing a minor in Dance at Penn State University. Meagan discovered Barre Fitness during her first pregnancy while living in New York. In addition to keeping her body in motion, the low-intensity helped to alleviate the aches and pains that often accompany pregnancy. Meagan now also specializes in barre for expecting and new moms. In addition to a passion for Barre, Meagan is a classical piano player with degrees in Music Education and Piano Performance. She has significant experience accompanying dance classes and musicals on piano, expanding her knowledge of the art form from a different perspective. She currently serves as a music teacher in the public schools of St. Croix.

Brin Goldman-Ray



Mariaelena Mendoza


Mariaelena Mendoza started teaching at a small yoga studio in Santa Monica California and ventured off to St. Croix where she found her yoga community at The Courtyard. There are various teaching styles that she enjoys to teach and practice on her free time. Compassion is the heart of her teaching. Always challenging her student but offering a wide range of variations to accommodate to the practice. Expect a fun flow sprinkled with an awesome playlist to ease you through the practice.

Donna Cormier

Massage Therapist and Yoga

Donna has been a Nationally Licensed Massage Therapist for over 15 years. She has trained extensively in many massage modalities including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Lymphatic, Lomi-Lomi, and Thai Yoga. 

Donna’s passion for marathons and other outdoor exercises has provided her with an excellent understanding of sports massage and how to help you continue to stay happy and active in life. She received her certifications for Yomassage in 2019 and her 200 hr Yoga certification in 2022.

Kate Sivley

Buti Yoga, Buti Bands, Sober Yoga, Vitality Flow, Sound Bowls

Kate is a certified Buti yoga instructor, Pilates, Buti Bands, and Vinyasa. She has been passionate about yoga for over 20 years and after her first Buti class in the states, she was hooked! After years of practicing and hundreds of hours in certifications, Kate moved home to St. Croix to share her passion with the island. Buti is a HIIT class that incorporates, primal movement, dynamic asana, strength and conditioning, and cardio sprints while utilizing static shaking to release stored trauma and spiral structure technique to build strong abdominal muscles. Join Kate for this energetic hour long class that burns between 600-900 calories! Let’s sweat with intention!

Allison Mauro



Morina Lamb


Morina Lamb became interested in aerial yoga for all of it’s benefits for both physical and mental well being.
A long time believer in the benefits of yoga, Morina realized how aerial yoga allows for deeper expressions of poses and allows for pressure free inversions.
An added bonus was the beauty and physical challenges of using the body and gravity together in strength building moves.
Morina became a certified aerial yoga instructor through Jala Yoga and Flydog Yoga.
She believes that every person in can benefit from aerial yoga and invites everyone to join her.