Tracey Duncan is the *only* massage therapist who has ever provided me any significant relief from my chronic neck and shoulder pain. She supplements her excellent training with an intuitive understanding of the body, balancing therapeutic discomfort (when necessary) with revitalizing relaxation. Her yoga classes are challenging but calm and focused, with a nice blend of athletic and spiritual endeavor. She is an excellent wellness coach, and helped push my body further than I believed possible. Tracey is a strong, kind person who gives her strength to others by teaching them to better care for themselves.
-Sarah Perry, NYC, NY

Tracey introduced me to yoga three years ago and I have yet to find an instructor that I like better. Looking forward to practicing with her now that we'll be in the same city again! She helped me repair and strengthen my weak shoulder and I am forever thankful for this. Lucky to have her back!
-Argerie Villalobos, New Orleans, LA

I have been taking regular classes with Tracey for seven months now. Tracey's classes are absolutely amazing. Tracey begins each class with very insightful dharma talks - usually exactly what I need to hear at the time. She chooses excellent playlists for her classes and is always positive and upbeat. Each class ends with Yoga Nidra, which an excellent reward for all the hard work put in during class. Sometimes knowing that I get that Yoga Nidra is coming is what gets me through the class! Tracey gets to know her students well and finds the perfect balance between pushing them to their edge without going too far. She has helped me to deepen my physical practice as well as my spiritual practice. I would highly recommend her classes - they will change your life. Tracey's massages are also wonderful. I visited her for regular massages for a month and she helped to work out some issues I have been having for a while. She personalizes each massage according to her client's needs. She also recommends different types of massage therapy based on need. I have had her deep tissue and Thai massage and they were both great. Tracey is tremendously invested in her practices and I would personally recommend her services to anyone who is in need of spiritual or physical healing.
-Erica Paxton, Baton Rouge, LA

Tracey's yoga is therapeutic. I go to her class and find inspiration. She coaches with an encouraging tone yet has a voice helps me relax and forget the troubles of the outside world. She makes a cardio queen like me want to include yoga in her exercise regime!
-Billie Alost, Baton Rouge, LA

Tracey convinced me to take her class three years ago and I've been hooked ever since. She's an awesome instructor who quickly becomes familiar with her students and tunes in to their strengths and weaknesses. She gives you options if a certain pose is unattainable at the moment and encouragement letting you know that yoga is a constant learning curve, if there's something you're afraid of or nervous about she eases you into it slowly. She has a soft, slow, soothing voice that lulls you into focus even when you're in the most difficult poses. Then as soon as you think you've mastered a pose she adds a new element and you suddenly realize there's so much more to learn. She has several amazing play lists that cater to her classes whether they are fast paced or slow. She integrates the yoga philosophies and Sutras into her classes and teaches the history of where poses originated. The meditation technique that she uses at the end of every class, Yoga Nidra, is more relaxing than smoking a joint. Honestly, it's what got me hooked. Yoga is more than just stretching and breathing, its a way of life and you'll learn that in Tracey's class because she's more than just an exercise instructor, she's a teacher, an amazing teacher. I recommend Tracey's class to everyone. She will lure you in with her sweet smile and soothing voice then kick your ass and you won't be able to get enough.
-Melissa Savoy, Baton Rouge, LA

Tracey is fantastic yoga instructor. She quickly familiarizes herself with her students practices and is always helpful and encouraging. She conducts very unique, enjoyable, and beneficial classes. She is also a terrific masseuse. I have ongoing neck issues and recently had a deep tissue massage from her and I felt great for days.
-Britt Christensen, Baton Rouge, LA

Tracey is one of my favorite yoga instructors. Her teaching is a mixture of the laid-back style common to most yoga pedagogy and the more challenging style that predominates personal training. She encourages her students to try new things that might intimidate them at first by pointing out to them that what they are about to attempt is far less difficult than things they have already done in her class. This type of encouragement has been particularly useful to me, as I have only been doing yoga for a year, and I am an older student with previous injuries, and so I can be a little tentative in my practice. I am going to miss her so much, and next time I find myself in New Orleans for the day, I am going to try and attend one of her classes at Swan River.
-June Pulliam, Baton Rouge, LA

Tracey is actually my favorite yoga instructor ever. She's challenging without being pushy, and she is very good about correcting positions without making you feel like an ass. Also, I really want to say how much I love her "yoga voice." Now that she's left BR, I wish I had made more effort to go to more of her classes. :'(
-Sarah Ferstel, Baton Rouge, LA

I have taken yoga classes from Tracey off and on for almost 2 years. Her classes were always a perfect compliment to my day. Invigorating when I needed the extra push and relaxing when I needed to take a deep breath. She is always helpful with form/posture/poses but never pushes your body beyond what it is able to do at that time. If she were in Houston, I'm certain I'd still be enjoying her classes now! Tracey - good luck in your new endeavors, they are lucky to have you!
Stacie Price, Houston, TX

Tracey, you are a very knowledgeable, kind and patient yoga instructor. You have always helped me with my form, given me options for poses as needed, and helped me develop a true love of yoga! Your relaxation techniques are fantastic and the spirit and love in which you share your talents with others is true beauty! I literally almost fell asleep during one of your massages. You are so talented and I'm happy to know you!!! ;)
-Jerri Mack, Baton Rouge, LA

Tracey is, by far, one of the best massage therapists. I have received body work for years, from massage to rolfing to PT,and Tracey's magic hands helped with issues none of the others were able to address. I have chronic back pain and for at least 2 weeks after Tracey works on me, my back feels more balanced, functional, and just plain good.
-Jennifer Richard, Baton Rouge, LA

‎Tracey Duncan is the best GD yoga voice on the planet.
-Kristy Kincaide Norris, Baton Rouge, LA

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