Ralston Wellness Class Instructors

The instructors who lead Ralston Wellness Classes are experienced in working with older adults and offer individual as well as group guidance during class sessions.


Jaclyn Boone

Jaclyn is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais® teacher with 16 years of practice in the Feldenkrais Method. Her unique approach to teaching helps people to learn new ways of moving, breathing and being in the world.


Shiva Das

Shiva Das has studied Hatha Yoga since 1986 and been teaching since 1995. His primary training in Hatha Yoga includes the study of the Integral Yoga Tradition of Swami Satchidananda, the ViniYoga Tradition of Sri T. Krishnamacharya and his son T.K.V. Desikachar.


Andrew Heckert

Andrew began his study of Tai Chi in 1973 under Maggie Newman. For the past sixteen years, Andrew has researched the application of the principles of Tai Chi to everyday movement and how to become more comfortable living in this body.


Bertilla (Tilly) Heggs

Tilly holds a Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Program. She recently retired from the Penn Health System where she worked for over 30 years, and received the “Living the Legend” award from the University’s Alumni Society.


Barbara Jankowski

Barbara is a certified athletic trainer, massage therapist, personal fitness trainer, and wellness lecturer. She leads exercise classes in stretch and tone, aerobics, core work for healthy backs, and yoga.


Lillian Rozin

Lillian is a yoga teacher, psychotherapist, writer and actress/singer.  She aspires to integrate all of her interests into every environment in which she works.

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