Instructors

amanda mccarroll

Amanda McCarroll

Amanda's ultra-smooth vinyasa style calms the mind, tones the body, and promotes greater flexibility. It ultimately teaches students how to use yoga as a tool ...
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carolina vivas

Carolina Vivas

Yoga has been a big part of Carolina's life for a long time, and she strongly believes that having a consistent practice creates impactful changes ...
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linda armijo

Linda Armijo

Linda’s journey into the practice and study of yoga began twenty years ago. While exploring various styles of yoga, she was instantly drawn to the ...
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Goldie Graham

Goldie Graham, now based out of San Diego, is a traveling yoga instructor who leads workshops, teacher trainings and retreats around the globe. She is ...
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Jon Old-Rowe Buddhi Yoga

Jon Old-Rowe

Fourteen years ago I began yoga in a teacher training. It was actually a practice that began to quell my mind's desires and addictions to ...
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Michelle Hackett

I took my first Ashtanga yoga class in January of 2003 with Natasha Teran. Finding myself lucky with an amazing teacher, I have been practicing ...
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jenna zabrosky

Jenna Zabrosky

Jenna's vinyasa classes challenge students to look beyond the physical poses and see what they can take with them off the mat. She creates an ...
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Michele Hebert

Michele Hébert

Michele Hébert is a Raja Yoga Master Teacher title="Raja Yoga of La Jolla", meditation guide, award-winning author, and founder of the first meditation-based stress management ...
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julia peck

Julia Peck

Julia is excited to join the Buddhi Yoga teaching team after a four year adventure in China where she was teaching at the popular Y+ ...
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Magdalena Patterson Buddhi Yoga

Magdalena Patterson

Throughout her decade-long career in the fitness industry, Magdalena worked at San Diego’s top health clubs as a personal trainer, group class instructor, and boot ...
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Lauren Padula Buddhi Yoga

Lauren Padula

Lauren has been practicing yoga for 12 years, finding it in college as a complement to running and as a stress reliever. She continues to ...
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jen snyder

Jen Snyder

Jen has been practicing yoga since 1999 and became a certified yoga instructor in 2011. Although it was the physical aspect that drew her in, ...
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elise bernier

Elise Bernier

Elise was a competitive athlete for all of her childhood and throughout her twenties. After an injury, a fellow teacher suggested she try yoga, and ...
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Leah Vacher

Leah first tried yoga in 2006. Her yoga practice was on and off until 2012 when she got introduced to the La Jolla Yoga Center ...
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sara shermis

Sara Shermis

Sara found yoga as a stressed out college student, and it immediately became her forever love. She was amazed at how much yoga helped her ...
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natasha oxe

Natasha Oxe

I grew up on the north shore of Oahu where exercise and healthy living was the way of life. I have been taking yoga classes ...
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Andrés Sette Arruza

Andrés is passionate about helping students explore, and ultimately create a practice of personal connection through the practice of Yoga. He first took an interest ...
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Danielle Wolcott

Danielle Wolcott

Danielle originally found her way onto her mat as a means to create a more balanced and healthy lifestyle. It was love at first breath ...
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alice zarka

Alice Zarka

Alice Zarka started practicing yoga in 2009 as a way to slow down mentally in college and restore physically after years of sports. Soon after ...
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Michelle Kavieff

Life changed for Michelle Kavieff the day she first arrived on her yoga mat. So drawn to the mindful and healing practice of yoga, Michelle ...
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Stephanie Poiani

Stephanie did yoga sporadically for fun while she was a freshman at the University of Arizona. During her time as an undergraduate she decided to ...
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stephanie jones

Stephanie Jones

Stephanie began practicing yoga as a way to release the physical stress from teaching daily cycling and strength training classes. After finishing college and entering ...
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Lisa Fasano

Lisa Fasano

Lisa Fasano discovered her love for yoga while attending massage school in New York at the New York College of Health Professions in 2005. Upon ...
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Mehrad Nazari

Dr. Mehrad Nazari

Mehrad Nazari, Ph.D., MBA, E-RYT-500 is a senior teacher of the Walt Baptiste Method of Raja Yoga and was personally trained by Yogi Raj Walt ...
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Courtney George

Courtney George

Courtney first tried yoga in 2008 but truly found her daily practice in 2012. She took a semester off from college when she was 20 ...
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