CEO/Director of Imagine Yoga Wellness Center and Reiki Light Academy
Usui/Tibetan/Karuna Reiki Master Teacher
500+ Hour Certified Yoga Teacher
Crystal & Tarot Specialist
Certified Sound Healer
"May you be blessed with the knowledge of how much you are loved"
Imagine Yoga & Wellness Center opened in 2010 as a place to give people a chance to experience yoga, often for the first time. Bowie, Maryland is not exactly known for it’s thriving yoga community, in fact, Imagine started in one room of a very run down building on church grounds, and has evolved into a beautiful studio with large rooms that have huge windows overlooking gorgeous gardens and wooded areas.
The yoga studios are spacious, the art space is well lit and colorful, and the Reiki room is a pleasure with comfy couches and soft lighting. Many people familiar with the old CCPC nursery school are amazed when they walk through the doors, “Wow! What a beautiful space with fabulous energy!”
It has been a remarkable journey, one that Linda & Barry feel so fortunate to have been a part of. When you walk into Imagine Center, you will be greeted with smiles, sometimes hugs, but always with full acceptance, regardless of any labels that others may impose. Come be YOU at Imagine. We serve the highest intention of the highest good, no hate allowed here.
Barry & Linda married in 1980, have 2 grown kids, and a little dog. They have lived across the street from CCPC for 30+ years, and both grew up in Bowie. When not at the studio, you will find them near a body of water, enjoying the sun with a glass of wine.
Linda was a mortgage broker in her 20s, discovering how constant stress can affect mind, body and spirit. After the birth of her children, she decided to quit the fast track and began working in this very same building. Landing in a Tai Chi class, quite by accident, she discovered a whole new world. She practiced yoga for years, eventually teaching the 3-4 year olds in the Bowie Therapeutic Nursery, leading to obtaining certification and teaching in the CCPC Sanctuary to church members for over 10 years. When BTN folded, the yoga classes moved into their space and well, the rest is history.
Linda seeks to simplify and de-mystify wellness for folks looking to create an authentic life, teaching yoga in a simple way, creating a training program for Reiki Masters that clarifies and ensures success, developing yoga, crystal, tarot workshops that make it easy to find tools to de-stress and thrive in this fast paced world. Linda loves creating groups where folks can be real, say what’s in their hearts without worry of judgement, and laugh deeply, finding acceptance and joy in the moment. This is Linda’s life mission, thank you for being part of it!
Linda has trained with the amazing Lisa Williams, psychic medium at Omega Institute. She was fortunate to train with Doreen Virtue, becoming a Certified Angel Card Reader. She and Barry got a remarkable opportunity to study sound with Ashana, Crystal Sound Master and one of the premiere healing music artists and New Age vocalists of our time.
Linda accepts appointments for Private Yoga or Meditation,
Reiki Master/Teacher Level Yoga Teacher
Sound & Shaman Drum Specialist
Certified Past Life Regression Specialist
Imagine would not exist without Barry. He has supported Linda through the days of teaching yoga in their garage to the beautiful center we have now, always willing to pitch in and help grow the dream. Barry has been practicing yoga for more than a decade. “Yoga is the single most important thing I do for myself. It calms the mind, strengthens the body and sparks the spirit. I can’t go more than two or three days without it or it affects how I feel!” says Barry. Barry’s naturally gentle spirit is evident in his meditative teaching style. His teaching is motivated by wanting everyone to reap the benefits of yoga and the enhancement it gives to every part of life. Barry is an Engineering Drafter/Designer by day and an avid nature lover, a huge weather geek who loves to sing, spend lots of time at the beach and enjoy a glass of wine with family and friends.
Barry accepts appointments for Reiki Healing and Sound Therapy.