The Team

Anne Brown, Founder 

Anne is passionate about sharing the practice of meditation with others and is committed to being a resource for those who want to start a daily meditation practice. She is a certified and active meditation instructor and yoga teacher in KC. She is also a certified professional corporate coach. 

Clara Vaughn, Co-Founder

Clara has been teaching yoga and meditation for almost 20 years. She has a gift for making meditation and yoga philosophy accessible to her students. Clara is passionate about creating a meditation community in KC and teaching those who want to learn about the Yoga Sutras.    

Shane Ledford, Co-Founder

Shane has been teaching yoga and meditation for several years in the KC area. He is especially talented at introducing mindfulness practices to people who are brand new to these techniques. 


Jan Sumner, Instructor (Picture coming soon!)

Jan is a longtime yoga and meditation instructor whose intention and hope is that she can be a guide for her students to experience increased self-awareness, peace, compassion, kindness, and love for themselves and others. She is also a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, where she has had both the honor and privilege of working with people who struggle with mental health and addiction concerns. She enjoys facilitating workshops on a wide variety of mental health topics and is an amazing resource for those who are interested in learning meditation as tool of self-healing. Jan was formally trained at Kripalu.