Emily and Philip Vendemmia opened the first school in November of 2007. The school specializes in teaching pure, unadulterated Bikram Yoga.
Emily is a 5-time Mid-Atlantic Regional Yoga Champion, who placed 4th in the 2010 and 2nd in the 2011 National Championship. Along with earning her Bikram Yoga teaching certificate in 2006, she also studied privately with 2 of the most respected names in the yoga community, Esak Garcia and Mary Jarvis. Additionally, Bikram recognizes Emily as "Ms. Muscle."
Philip earned a Bachelor's degree in Education in 1999 and completed the Bikram's teacher training in 2010. He was named Valedictorian of his graduating class of more than 400 students. Bikram himself recognizes him as "Russian Ballerina."