Charlene Bradin E-RYT 200, has studied yoga with Jeffery Midgow, Paula Heitzner, Betsy Ceva and others and has taught Hatha Yoga to beginners and advanced beginners since 1997. Charlene also co-directs Birchwood's Yoga Teacher Training programs, offers one-on-one yoga training and is responsible for the running and management of the studio. Additionally, Charlene is Birchwood's Yoga and Massage Advisor, guiding new and existing clients who have questions regarding yoga, the studio, classes or teachers, and in choosing a massage therapist to address one's special needs.

Before founding Birchwood Center, Charlene managed her family's retail business for 14 years. She delighted in seeing the friendly faces of the customers and getting to know them and their families. Charlene's vision to run a wellness center with the same community atmosphere has been realized at Birchwood. “I love seeing the students and clients not only benefit from the healing effects of yoga and massage, but also become part of a community of like-minded people, forming relationships that go beyond the doors of Birchwood Center.”