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Amalea Fisher is a certified Yoga Tune Up® instructor.  She started practicing YTU after experiencing debilitating neck pain and it had an immediate impact when nothing else worked.  When she took up outdoor running in 2011, the need to care for her tissues and joints became even more important.  2013 found Amalea fresh off a serious illness where could not practice Yoga Tune Up® for some time.  This was a reminder for her how essential YTU was to her well being and motivated Amalea to follow her dream of sharing Yoga Tune Up® with others.  Although new to teaching, Amalea's passion and personal experience translate to all people who suffer every day pains. She wants to help everyone achieve a better body within a therapeutic yoga setting.

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Barb has dedicated her life to being of service and helping others.  After 30 years as an Occupational Therapist, in 2011, she suddenly found herself on the receiving end of medical services. After undergoing minor surgery on her heel, her body developed a series of physical ailments rendering her unable to participate in her regular aerobic, dancing and hiking routines.  The less active she was, the more pain she developed.  In August of 2013, she met a friend who was a yoga instructor and was planning the South Bay Yoga Conference. Barb volunteered on the planning committee and it opened a whole new world to her. She has been practicing Yoga ever since and feeling great again! Barb completed her 200-hour training at YogaWorks in May of 2016, under the tutelage of Thomas Taubman and Sean Gray.  She is teaching yoga so that she may share the benefits gained through her yoga practice.

Above all else, Christine teaches yoga to share her love of the practice and to inspire both confidence and curiosity in her students and herself.

Christine rang in 2012 by making the move from sunny South Florida to sunny Southern California. Soon enough, she found herself in a yoga class looking to try something new. She unexpectedly began to find that her time in class was the most peaceful and genuine part of her day – a time to stop thinking and start feeling present. Over time, she became increasingly starving for more knowledge about this practice that transforms the body and mind in such a beautiful, natural way. Christine completed her 200-hour training at Studio Surya Yoga in Venice, California under the guidance of brilliant and diverse teachers Yonnus Becker, Courtney Harms, and Mary Beth LaRue. Her classes are designed to flow as a moving meditation focusing on alignment, breath, and discovering your strength and inner joy that’s just waiting to shine! Christine is currently loving life on the Westside where she fills her days with writing, good eats, yoga practice, and sunshine. 

"Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling."

Starting her yoga journey in August of 2014, Imari originally came to yoga as a form of exercise and flexibility training. After taking her first class at CorePower Yoga, she immediately fell in love with the meditative quality yoga harnesses, as well as the mind-body connection it gives the practitioner. Imari completed her 200 Hour Power Yoga Training in April of 2015 and her Yin Yoga training in July of 2016. She is a registered yoga teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance since April of 2015 and is actively learning more about yoga techniques and modifications to allow her teaching to be accessible to yogis of all levels

Janet's first taste of yoga was in, of all places, a running retreat overlooking the Pacific Ocean. From that moment on, she was hooked.

She realized that the more she practiced yoga after her runs, the faster she recovered. When she began practicing yoga on a more consistent basis, she discovered the healing wonders of yoga helped her in her quest of running numerous marathons on back-to-back days.

During her journey, she found that yoga also brought back a balance in her life that was missing; a balance between the body and mind. After several years of personal practice, and with the encouragement of her instructor, Janet received her 200-hour certification from Cloud Nine Yoga Studio and School in 2009. Guided and inspired by her instructors, Athena Engelman and Simone Market, Janet began teaching yoga.

As she continued her teaching and practice, Janet felt the calling to further her studies. In 2011, she embarked on her 500-hour advanced yoga instructor training.

Janet’s classes are a blend of various Hatha styles, focusing on proper alignment and using the breath to get deeper into the asanas (yoga postures). She values taking the time to explain what is happening in the poses. She believes that every body is able to practice yoga.

Jenni first practiced yoga as a teenager with her Mom in the dining room. It didn't really mean much to her at the time.  Twenty some years later after the birth of her second child, she took her first class.  After years of different classes with increasing levels of commitment she entered a Cloud Nine Teacher Training Program.  She has recently completed that course and is very excited about her path.  Jenni says, "Yoga has helped me so much with increasing strength and flexibility, managing pain, and improving overall health and well being!"  She believes that yoga should be more accessible to a wide range of students and that most people could benefit from a yoga practice which meets them where they are.

"I don't always practice inversions... but when I do, I prefer headstand!" Laura first found yoga in the middle of a frigid winter in Colorado at a hot yoga studio. She came for the heat, but she stayed for the unexpected mental and physical benefits. She then began a strong daily home practice, exploring a wide variety of yoga, from Kundalini to Iyengar to Yin and everywhere in between. She then moved to Ohio and continued her practice in a studio offering fun, challenging power and partner classes. As soon as she landed in California, she found yoga calling her name again. Less than two months after moving, she saw the opportunity to begin teacher training with Cloud Nine Yoga and immediately thought "I have to do this." She has completed her training and found her niche as a fun, flowy vinyasa teacher. Her goal in teaching is to spread the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of yoga.

Mike was searching for a way to return to a healthier physical self and lifestyle - with yoga. What started as "wanting to feel better," soon became an exciting avenue of expression and exploration. With a smile, Mike states, "Yoga, for me, has opened new and wonderful doors to a life I never could have dreamed of; the least I can do is share this gift with my fellow seekers." Mike is open, honest, and strives to remain a life-long student. Mike is a graduate of Cloud Nine Yoga's Teacher Training Program and an RYT 200 with Yoga Alliance.

Yuki has completed her 200-hour Teacher Training with Yogaworks and also the Loyola Marymount University extension program called “Yoga and the Healing Sciences”.  Yuki is a passionate and motivated certified yoga instructor specializing in Hatha yoga.  Her class is designed to focus on alignments, adjustments, and using props. Yuki is passionate about sharing her knowledge with students to create balance and stability in their yoga practice.