About Us


Sound Method Yoga was founded in early 2010. We pride ourselves on providing principled instruction to a diverse and intelligent community of yogis. Our mission is to teach yoga that prioritizes the individual student. We want to empower and inspire you and educate you so that you may enjoy the benefits of yoga well into your lifetime.

We do not host Omaha’s fullest classes. We have 2 rooms: Surya for smaller groups and Chandra for groups up to 25. Though classes can get full we are not an “overlapping mat” kind of joint.

We do not play the loudest music. We like music as much as the next yogi and while we may feel strongly about our preferences as teachers we will not blast you with top 40s or Rap songs.

We believe that yoga can help us heal, but that the most important person in a healing process is the one doing the healing. Our job is to give you the tools you need, inform you about what is possible, encourage you to grow and be inquisitive. We love yoga and are always innovating in our own practices. We hope to stoke your curiosity and imagination as well.

We do not heat classes. We can (and will) make our own heat. Classes can get warm as movement becomes vigorous but we do not artificially heat classes by turning up the thermostat.

We’re a community. For each of us to be successful we need to feel safe and supported. We ask you to register ahead for classes so we remember your name and so we may plan our classes with individuals in mind. You don’t need to lose 50 lb or buy $90 yoga pants to feel at home here. About us, we take professionalism seriously but we’re a pretty chill crew.

Our Staff

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Mandy Ryle

Owner and President, Director of Teacher Training


Lover of history, avocados and summer: I teach group classes, privates, events and trainings in Omaha and around the world.


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Frank Wolfe

Instructor


Born and raised on a small farm in eastern Nebraska, Frank’s mom instilled in him compassion and kindness for the earth and all living beings. He was raised with a grounded, practical approach to life that shines through in his classes.


Pamela Chase

Pamela Chase

Instructor and YTT mentor

Pam’s mother always said she would be a business professional or a comedian. The love of life and true well-being she endeavors to achieve each day, shows in her teaching.



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Delia Jalilova

Instructor


My current education towards my graduate degree helped me to see the value in yoga not just for personal gains but the potential it has to create a difference in people’s lives.


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Ally Mendoza

Instructor


Attorney by day and mom two little ones, the balance and calmness yoga has brought to her often hectic and sometimes stressful life is what keeps her returning to her mat.

Priscilla Russell

Priscilla Russell

Instructor


I seek to encourage a safe space where others may explore their strengths, let go of obstacles, and live with balance and intention on and off the mat.


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Jen Weaver

Director of Finance and lead teacher for YTT

Jen Weaver has a passion for offering classes to students who never saw themselves doing yoga, let alone loving it. Her students are dedicated to her because her style is adaptive, fun and kind.


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Vicki Peck

Instructor and YTT Mentor


Asana practice is reminiscent of her childhood as a gymnast, and makes her feel stronger, younger and better able to handle stress.


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Erin Burke

Instructor


After numerous joint injuries that hindered other physical activity, Erin was pleased to discover that yoga was accessible, soothing, and empowering – all at once.


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Matthew Ryle

Vice President, Instructor


Sound Method’s computer guy, handyman and class assistant extraordinaire!


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Cydney Franklin

Instructor


I love all things that support wellness. Practicing yoga helps me to find balance in life. I teach yoga to share that technique with others.


Sue Burkey

Sue Burkey

Yoga for Healthy Aging Instructor


I teach and practice Yoga for long term health and wellness.