Percussionist Loren Gulak has been drumming for over 20 years. He has performed and recorded with a diverse group of bands and musical genres: from reggae, funk, latin jazz and heavy metal, to kirtan. He has accompanied and traveled with Rhythmic Flow Yoga since 2004, offering workshops and music based retreats in Costa Rica, India, Jamaica, and Greece. Loren is also a product designer, sound engineer,photographer, and Director/Owner of the Wilmington Yoga Center in North Carolina.
Drummer/percussionist Troy Pierce currently divides his time between projects with flamenco guitarist William “Paco” Strickland, Sea Pans Steel Drum Ensemble, Kevin Kolb Trio, Aqua Viva, and several regional jazz and pop groups. He was classically trained at the North Carolina School of the Arts, later studied jazz at the Manhattan School of Music, and received a BA degree from the University of New York. As an accompanist, Troy has served on the faculties of Juilliard, NYU, N.C. School of the Arts, Alvin Ailey Dance Theater and Wake Forest University. Troy’s musicianship has earned him praise in many national and international media publications including Billboard Magazine, the Village Voice and the BBC London Radio Network.
Noelle Cavenaugh, RYT Noelle is a Wilmington native with a background in classical dance. Her dance studies led her to the pursue other avenues of movement therapy. In college she began practicing Yoga as a reprieve from the strict discipline of dance and has been in love ever since. A graduate of the Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica, Noelle continues to be a constant student of Anusara Yoga and Vinyasas Yoga. Noelle also maintains Pilates Mat and Reformer certifications. Noelle continues to incorporate Pilates principals into her classes like Core Power Yoga and private client sessions. In her teachings, whether it be one on one or in a group session, Noelle loves empowering her students through movement meditations. She encourages students to let go and “dance like nobody is watching”.She is grateful to be able to travel the world and to enhance her teachings by serving and experiencing other cultures. This serves as a reminder to her that we all share this earth and we honor ourselves by treating it and each other well.