Our Teachers

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Tiffany Pridgen, E-RYT 200, YACEP

Owner & Instructor


I started practicing yoga about 11 years ago, and immediately fell in  love with the physical & mental challenge. I found myself practicing  daily and slowly transforming my life and becoming a calmer and more peaceful person. In 2014, I completed my first RYT-200 training and have since completed an additional 600 hours of formal training, with leaders in our yoga community such as Bryan Kest & Tiffany Cruikshank. I am humbled  and inspired by our yoga community & our Pro Power Trainees! The  lifelong pursuit of knowledge is what drives me to continuously improve  in my practice, teaching and daily life. Growing our yoga community in my hometown is one of my greatest passions! I am truly grateful for the opportunity to share yoga with such a sweet and inspiring community!

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Lynn Miedema, RYT 200

Kelly Donohue, RYT 200

Kelly Donohue, RYT 200

I was first introduced to yoga 10 years ago and did it occasionally  or in bursts of interest that changed with life’s varied transitions.  When I began a more regular practice, I fully realized the physical,  mental, emotional and spiritual benefits yoga provides. The more  consistent my practice…the better I feel! Committing to a daily yoga  practice lead me to pursue yoga teacher training—I completed my RYT-200  training summer 2017. I am so grateful for all my teachers along the  way, the teachings, the yoga community and the opportunity to share this  ancient practice with others. Off my yoga mat I’m sharing life with my  husband Seth, our son Luke, our daughter Langdon and two goofy yellow  labs. A native of Raleigh, I’ve now called Clayton home for nearly 20  years.  

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Kelly Donohue, RYT 200

Kelly Donohue, RYT 200

Kelly Donohue, RYT 200

I first came to yoga for physical exercise about six years ago but soon realized that it was so much more than bending and sweating and I just fell in love with it. Yoga quiets and calms my mind and gives me peace and emotional contentment while building physical strength and flexibility. Through my practice, I have gained balance in my life and it has taught me to let go of that which does not serve me. Yoga harmonizes my body, mind and spirit and has become a part of my daily life. My passion for yoga led me to yoga teacher training at Glow, completing my RYT-200 certification in the winter of 2018. The training changed my life and brought such wonderful people into my world! I am so grateful to be a member of the Glow family and am looking forward to sharing my love of yoga with others in the community. 

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Jan Homestead

Kelly Donohue, RYT 200

Jan Homestead

I found Pilates on video 14 or so years ago and loved how it helped my strength, tone, energy and all over feeling of wellbeing. Since I couldn’t find a class locally, I got certified thru IFTA and have been teaching now for about 12 years. I discovered Barre a few years back, loved it, and became certified thru Barre Up in Raleigh. Both specialties apply controlled moves while maintaining core stability. 

I’m mom to Megan & Jack. My husband John and I settled in Clayton in 2003 and love the small town feel of community.  When I’m not teaching classes, (or taking yoga classes!) I decorate for both residential and commercial clients, paint furniture, and love spending time with friends, new and old. 

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Melissa Ratkovich, E-RYT 200, YACEP

Melissa Ratkovich, E-RYT 200, YACEP

Melissa Ratkovich, E-RYT 200, YACEP

Melissa is a yoga instructor, cyclist, and fitness enthusiast.  She loves and appreciates the dichotomy of yoga:  the stark contrast between strength and power compared to grace and surrender.  Melissa yearned to add balance to her cardio driven workouts.  Yoga would provide the mental clarity, as well as the fluidity her body needed.  She soon found herself immersed in a 200 hour yoga teacher training program.  Melissa  holds certifications with Yoga Alliance, including Kids Yoga and  specialty experience in Senior Yoga and chair-based yoga. 
When  she isn’t teaching, Melissa can be found climbing rock walls, snow  skiing, paddle boarding.....and most importantly, spoiling her 3lb.  chihuahua, STELLA. 
Melissa welcomes you to share her practice of Bending, Breathing, and Believing.  She will lead you through fundamentals, dynamic movement, and mindful breathing. 
Come to explore. Leave with clarity.  NAMASTE 

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Laura Albrecht, RYT 200

Melissa Ratkovich, E-RYT 200, YACEP

Melissa Ratkovich, E-RYT 200, YACEP

I started practicing yoga over ten years ago as a means to balance training for half marathons and other physical activity. I am originally from Iowa, which is where I began my yoga practice. It wasn't until I found Glow Yoga that I truly experienced the mind, body, and spiritual benefits we love about yoga. As I continued my practice, I discovered a passion for sharing it with others. I decided to pursue my 200 hour teacher training and it has been transformative in ways I couldn't imagine. I have enjoyed taking my yoga practice off the mat and attribute my passion, dedication, and strength to the community at Glow Yoga. The teachers and students at Glow create an atmosphere I love being a part of. My three year old daughter and I love spending time outside, going to the beach, and visiting family in the Midwest.  I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to share my practice with others and can't wait to see you on your mat soon!

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Barbara Satterfield, RYT 200

Melissa Ratkovich, E-RYT 200, YACEP

Barbara Satterfield, RYT 200

Barbara (Barb/Babs/Babsi) is fairly new to the yoga scene, coming by way of Pole  & Aerial Fitness with a sprinkling of Group Fitness Certifications.  She is high-energy and outgoing! Her classes are described by students as fun, challenging, upbeat, and well rounded. She loves a side of Abs and is always down for some Planking and Chaturangas!! She will challenge and cheer you on every step of the way. 

You’ll know she’s in the studio by her high vibrations but grounded soul, banging playlist, and fairy hair!! 


Certifications

200 RYT with Tiffany at Glow

Buti Yoga

Willpower & Grace

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Kristen Boggs, RYT 200

Kristen Boggs, RYT 200

Kristen Boggs, RYT 200

I started practicing yoga over ten years ago as a means to balance training for half marathons and other physical activity. I am originally from Iowa, which is where I began my yoga practice. It wasn't until I found Glow Yoga that I truly experienced the mind, body, and spiritual benefits we love about yoga. As I continued my practice, I discovered a passion for sharing it with others. I decided to pursue my 200 hour teacher training and it has been transformative in ways I couldn't imagine. I have enjoyed taking my yoga practice off the mat and attribute my passion, dedication, and strength to the community at Glow Yoga. The teachers and students at Glow create an atmosphere I love being a part of. My three year old daughter and I love spending time outside, going to the beach, and visiting family in the Midwest.  I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to share my practice with others and can't wait to see you on your mat soon!

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Zach Slifer, RYT 200

Kristen Boggs, RYT 200

Kristen Boggs, RYT 200

Bio coming soon!

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Patty Adams, RYT 200

Business Manager, Financial Guru & Meditation Guide


I am from the Johnston County area – born and raised. Educated to be a Business Manager/Accountant – receiving several degrees throughout my life.  By day – I am an Accounting Manager for a medical device company in RTP. I have worked in implementation and design for Accounting Teams for 25 years.   I have been fortunate to travel extensively for my work life to some interesting places, Barcelona, Spain was home for 45 days and Naga, Philippines for 24 days – during which the Pope was in Manila during my stay  – that is an interesting story in itself.  My personal life revolves around my WONDERFUL Daughter Tiffany Pridgen (our studio owner) and our animals. We have shown horses around the country and internationally for over 25 years and we still own 2 wonderful show horses – The Muffin Man and the FAMOUS Lady Toi +. We are hoping to get back into competing with Muffin soon – as with starting a new business venture – the horses have been on a well-deserved break for a year. Lady is now retired and only has to worry about when the grass is going to turn green so she can spend her entire day munching! By choice and by night I am a certified yoga teacher – completed my training with Glow Yoga in December 2018 – 1st home based graduate class from our studio!  I currently teach Meditation at the studio on Friday nights and special occasions, and we are excited about the growth for our meditation yogis at Glow! I have been doing meditation personally for many years and through my personal growth and for my own sanity I had a dedicated Teacher/Healer from Savannah, GA for over 3 years before I began sharing guided meditation with other students.  I have a strong passion for meditation and feel that everyone needs to incorporate this into their lives. Our minds require their own fitness to keep us growing and learning. Meditation truly will connect your mind with your body and spirit. Fusing my love for yoga, meditation and community a practice for full self-expression and energy, love and acceptance is what  I try to bring to every meditation class I lead.    

Most recently I have completed my Reiki Level 1 training here at Glow with Meghan, and I am looking forward to Level 2 training and possibly a Master level as well.

My mission is to help people feel free, happy, and fully express their TRUTH and INNER SELF!! Join me on Friday nights at 6:45pm for our sweet meditation class!