Your Instructors

Stacy Dockins is the co-owner of The Yoga Project, 4 successful yoga studios founded in 2005 in Texas. She has been practicing yoga for almost 20 years and has been training yoga teachers from across the globe since 2005. She is the co-founder and lead facilitator of Free Life People® school of yoga. Stacy embraces and teaches a yoga practice that cultivates real-life tools to navigate today’s modern world. Stacy spends her days teaching yoga classes, leading trainings, reading and spending time with her 3 kids and dogs.

Dave Dockins is the co-founder and co-owner of The Yoga Project studios in Texas. Dave has been a student of yoga since 2003 and began teaching yoga in 2005. Dave holds a 500 Hour ERYT status through Yoga Alliance. He strives to invite in mindfulness when teaching classes through focusing on breath and concrete body sensations. Dave is also the co-founder of Free Life People® school of yoga which conducts yoga teacher trainings and yoga retreats in the USA and internationally. Free Life People® is a registered yoga school with Yoga Alliance. Prior to teaching yoga Dave spent 19 years in the food industry working in technical services, product development and food safety. Dave enjoys sports, cooking, traveling or just spending time with his wife Stacy and their 3 kids.

Dr. Catherine Spann is a Research Scientist in LINK Research Lab at the University of Texas at Arlington. She has a Ph.D. in Psychological Science with a focus on Developmental Psychology. Catherine’s research centers on the role of meditation in mental and physical health and well-being. She takes a psychophysiological approach to her research, where she focuses on the mind-body interaction. Catherine has led numerous research studies in controlled lab settings, museums, and classrooms with both children and adults on the topic of meditation and self-regulation. Outside of research, you can find Catherine somewhere outside with her dog, Georgia.

Dr.George Siemens is an author, researcher, and theorist in the field of learning, knowledge management, and technology. He is the executive director of LINK Research Lab at the University of Texas at Arlington. LINK Research Lab is an interdisciplinary research lab aimed at understanding what it means to be human in a digital age.