Jessica found yoga early on as a physical benefit to her figure skating career, but soon discovered the endless array of benefits beyond the physical aspect. Jess began teaching yoga at 16 years old and has been loving the journey ever since. She now obtains her 500-RYT as well as many other fitness certifications. Because of her fitness background, she provides precise cuing and alignment focus to help you feel confident and comfortable as you flow through class. Her classes have a huge focus on stepping out of your comfort zone and staying present, on and off of your mat.
Natalie began her yoga journey after years of competitive figure skating, cheerleading, figure shows and triathlon. Once realizing the amazing physical, mental, & spiritual benefits from practicing she obtained her certification to be able to bring these gifts to others. Natalie is also one of our lead trainers and loves to implement yoga into her clients' fitness routines.
Brittney is 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Certified in restorative Hatha and higher-intensity Vinyasa, Yin and introduction to Thai Massage. Her mission is holistic: building a student’s connection between their mind, body, and breath. This connection may begin on the mat, but Brittney strives to have students carry this energy outside of the classroom. With Brittney’s classes, students can look forward to enriching their breath, consciousness, alignment, and flexibility as well as improving their physical and mental strength. Brittney found a home in California when she found yoga, and she hopes you will find your home here creating a space where your body’s inner energy can shine outwards.
Kelly grew up in Southern California as a gymnast and cheerleader and joined the fitness industry in 2008 while getting her Bachelors Degree at SDSU for Kinesiology. She began in 2008 as personal trainer and cycling instructor and, after 6 years of practicing yoga, decided to take the leap and become a yoga instructor. She strives to guide her students through their practice with passion, playfulness, and great music, and to leave them feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on the world by the end of their practice.
Sophia's introduction to yoga began 10 years ago. The combination of balance, strength, flexibility, mindfulness and patience that she experienced in the practice lead to the path of completing the 200 hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training with Jano Galindo at the Chula Vista Yoga Center. Sophia's vinyasa classes offer a challenging but accessible alignment based flow that promotes harmony between the breath, the body and the mind.
Since 1993, Jerome has trained in many techniques and modalities of the healing arts in each of the five basic human levels: mental level, body level, energy level, diet/ nutritional level and metaphysical/ spiritual level. Currently his mind body therapeutic sessions are a skillful and intuitive integration of his learning and experience.
Yoga is one of the many modalities Couron uses to enhance his clients' health and wellness. He is a 200-RYT through Forrest Yoga. Couron's teaching style is an intensely physical and internally focused practice that emphasizes how to carry a transformative experience off the mat and into daily life. The practice challenges students to access their whole being and to use yoga as a path to finding and then cleansing the emotional and mental blocks that dictate and limit their lives.
Katie became interested in Pilates and Yoga as a way to help alleviate chronic lower back pain from a sports injury. After being a student for many years and experiencing the benefits of both on a physical and spiritual level along with her passion for anatomy she decided to complete her first 200 hour yoga teacher training and a few years later a 500 hour comprehensive Pilates training. Her classes focus on alignment, moving with the breath and staying present. She enjoys working with clients of all ages and fitness levels. Her classes are fun and challenging and will keep you motivated and inspired until the end!