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Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga Level 1.5


This class is taught by:

Leslie Rothman

Bio: Yoga became a way of life for me when my youngest son was in pre-kindergarten and I had time to dedicate to the practice. After my first yoga class, I was hooked! I love that I was able to have an hour or two out of the day to dedicate to myself and I was able to focus on nothing but what was happening on the mat. I soon became a regular on my yoga mat, practicing any free time I had. I love how yoga challenged me, at the same leaving me with a sense of peace and contentment. My husband and I share our love of yoga and meditation with our children.
I decided to take Spectra School of Yoga's teacher training program in 2016. It was an incredible experience and I loved what I was learning. My hatha/vinyasa yoga style is strongly influenced by the great teachers I have had along the way. I feel very fortunate to have been surrounded by and continue to feel the support in my home, my neighborhood and yoga community. Yoga has enriched my life in insurmountable ways!  
 
Teaching Style: My teaching style is vinyasa flow with attention to cueing and alignment. I am encouraging to my students allowing them to feel comfortable and not intimidated, to challenge themselves.
 
3 things I would put in a time capsule:
1) picture of my family, 2) ipod with all my music, 3) yoga mat

Jamie Ali

Bio: Growing up as a dancer, Jamie was first introduced to yoga in a ballet class at the age of 13. It wasn't until after her first child that she really saw the benefits, healing and beauty of yoga. She practiced mostly on her own until stumbling into a yoga class at the gym. It was then that she realized how special yoga was. After leaving that class, she felt amazingly happy, strong and emotionally empowered. She had made yoga her life. Wanting nothing more than to share the special gift with all who are willing.
 
Teaching style: I teach with love and compassion with an emphasis on alignment and safety. My teaching style is slower, allowing time and breath to melt into each pose.
 
3 things I would put in my time capsule: 1. Pictures of my family
2. French fries
3. T.V. so I can watch judge Judy (my guilty pleasure)

Jill Romero

Bio: I’m a native New Yorker and in 2004 I moved to California to attend graduate school and become a teacher. I have been teaching Spanish at Troy High School in Fullerton since 2006. Teaching is something that I am very passionate about, so when I began practicing yoga, I knew right away that, eventually, I would want to share it with others. I was introduced to yoga in May 2015 after sustaining a severe knee injury. Before that, I was an avid runner and soccer player. After my first class, I was captivated by the practice because it was challenging as well as rewarding. Within a few weeks, I started to notice many positive changes in my health and well-being.
 
Yoga allows me to get into a meditative state of relaxation, a conscious space that teaches me about awareness. Through yoga, I operate from a grateful space, and that appreciation has made me look at myself and my life differently. For me, yoga is so much more than the pose. It’s about quieting the mind to allow it to transform you spiritually. I see yoga as a useful complement to the other aspects of my daily life, helping to restore balance to all levels.
 
Teaching Style: I believe that yoga is a tool that helps us discern who we are, and make decisions that are in service to our emotional, physical, and spiritual nourishment. To me, yoga is a quintessential act of self-care and a chance to become embodied, empowered, and more firmly grounded in who we are. I want my students to feel that empowerment and connection when they are in my class. I strive to provide a peaceful and motivating space for my students to get in touch with themselves.
 
3 things in I would put in a time capsule: My mala beads, a picture of my loved ones, and of course, my yoga mat. :)

Karen Clark

Bio: I teach yoga because I believe in it’s ability to heal our minds and bodies after experiencing it for myself. Prior to trying yoga I had a regular fitness routine that included ballet dancing, Pilates, aerobic classes and light strength training. Even though I was active I found myself spending a lot of time visiting my massage therapist and chiropractor to repair imbalances in my physiology. I began looking for a more effective way to restore harmony in my body and tried my first yoga class at age 40. I started noticing improvements in my flexibility and functionality with yoga. Shortly after I began a regular yoga practice I had some difficult life events that really tested my emotional wellness too. I craved the peace that I found each time I went to yoga, and found it was helping my mind as much as my body. That grew into a real love for it and a spark to share my love with others by becoming a certified instructor.

I teach Hatha / Vinyasa yoga and Aerial Yoga. I love the lighthearted fun of the hammock classes and discovering new ways of using the hammock for strengthening, stretching, restoring and translating yoga poses in new dimensions.

 

Teaching Style: Encouraging, friendly, educational. I am very focused on teaching alignment and breath so my students find stability and space in their postures first, and then start exploring strength and depth of the pose.

 

3 things I would put in a time capsule: A fuzzy warm sweater, lip gloss, photo of my husband, son & dogs.

 

Find Me: Facebook @Karen Clark Yoga

Instagram @fijikarenyoga

Chihiro Sano

Bio: Chihiro Sano, originally from Japan, has completed Power Yoga Certification in 2011 and Hot Power Fusion and Core Restore Certification in 2013 with Corepower Yoga. Chihiro believes Yoga brings happiness in life and strength in body and is passionated about sharing her love of yoga with people of all ages. As a professional modern dancer, she has been performing thought out the country with Backhausdance at venues including McCallum Theater in Palm Desert, at Irvine Barclay Theater, at the American Dance Festival in North Carolina, Carpenter Center in Long Beach and at the Joyce SoHo in New York City. Chihiro loves to eat, sleep, eat, yoga, dance, eat, sweat, read. (and eat.)
 
Teaching Style: Flowing, Challenging, Peaceful 
 
3 Things I would put in a time capsule: Yoga Mat, Japanese chopsticks, Dance clothes
 
 

Jason Rowell

Bio: Prompted by his siblings to attend a power-vinyasa style class back in 2009, Jason began incorporating yoga into his weekly fitness regimen upon observing the benefits of a regular practice. With a background in athletics, not to mention the injuries this involved, yoga offered a unique and well- needed approach to his current beliefs involving health and fitness. To expand his practice and knowledge-base, Jason completed his 200-hour teacher training in 2012, and began teaching shortly thereafter. While his foundation stemmed primarily from the more physical nature of various yoga styles, years of regular practice have shifted his approach to a more balanced and inclusive metaphysical perspective. Jason has practiced in many styles of yoga over the years, and finds tremendous value in all physical forms when practiced with an emphasis on breath and intention. Of course, he still enjoys a challenging physical practice if nothing else. Jason also finds time to practice Tajichuan (Tai Chi) on a regular basis, believing resolutely in the systemic benefits of energetic practices like Tai Chi and yoga.
 
When not teaching yoga, Jason works in the nutrition industry, and is currently completing an MS in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine. As an advocate for alternative and integrative medicine, he believes most strongly in the healing power of nutrition and diet, yet understands that true health is only accessible when dysfunction from all sources (chemical, physical, emotional, spiritual), is addressed sufficiently and balanced within the uniqueness of our individual genetic expression. Yoga fits very well within the paradigm of holistic healing, and is a practice from which everyone can benefit in one or more ways.
 
Teaching Style: I consider my teaching style physically challenging, yet accessible to beginners and advanced practitioners alike. Most of my focus is directed towards proper alignment, structure, and breath, while working towards enhanced strength and focus. Stylistically, my sequences draw heavily from modern power vinyasa and classical Ashtanga traditions.
 
3 Things I would put in a time capsule: My collection of textbooks, my grandfather’s world war II memorabilia (I’m a huge history buff), and pictures/videos of those dearest in my life.

Robin Gallo

Bio: Robin's was born and raised in Southern California. In pursuing her love of fitness she eventually came to work directly with the Commanding General of the MCAGCC in 29 Palms. She assisted in running the entire sports department for the Marines aboard the base and helped to represent the Marines in national and world-wide competitions such as the Ironman World Championships.
 
After working with the Marines for four years Robin left the work force to raise her family while maintaining an active lifestyle, running, hiking, camping and traveling the world. It wasn't until after taking her first yoga class in early 2010 she knew right away that Yoga would be her next career. Robin knew she wanted to share her new-found enthusiasm for yoga and combine it with the experience she received while working with the Marines to create her own style of teaching. She completed her RYT and continued her education by becoming certified in Hot Power Fusion, Hot Yoga, Intermediate and Advanced Power Vinyasa Flow and Yoga Sculpt Flow. Robin has united her knowledge of fitness and the human body along with her passion for yoga to create a contemporary and athletic approach to her instruction. You are always guaranteed a challenging yet spiritual practice in her class.
 
Teaching Style: I am a contemporary, athletic yogi with a modern approach to the traditional yoga flow. I enjoy creating challenging and intelligently sequenced flows that energize the mind,body and soul. It is my goal in every class to bring students to a deeper level of self-awareness. I strive to use the power of yoga along with an authentic connection to reach each student not only physically but on a spiritual level as well.

3 things I would put in a time capsule: 1. I have a deep affection for music. It has been a tremendous part of my life since the day I was born. Being raised in a divorced family meant I lived between 3 houses all my life. I lived with my mom and step-dad, my babysitter (she watched me during the day from ages 1 yr-12 yrs old) and with my dad. My step-dad was in a rock band and would play in our living room with a full band rocking out to Clapton, Zeppelin and Lynard Skynard. My dad was a huge progressive music fan and educated me on amazing music such as The Eagles, Pink Floyd and Supertramp. Then my babysitter listened to nothing but Country music by Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers, and Pasty Cline. So of course during high school I rebelled from them all and listened to Rap and soon to be HipHop. So it would be safe to say I have had a broad exposure to all kinds of music and I am so very thankful for that. Therefore, I would include my favorite pieces of music in a time capsule from many different genres.

2. I have been making hand-tied mala beads for myself for years and just recently started my own company. I enjoy using the power of the stones and crystals along with the chakras to help me grow physically and spiritually. I would probably add one of my own mala designs in the time capsule.

3. The most important thing I would add to the time capsule would be photos of my family. I was an only child with no aunts, no uncles and no cousins so my children me the world to me. Anyone who truly knows me… also knows my kids. They are my life, my love and my reason for existence. Being MOM is the only “label” I wear with pride.

Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga Level 1/2: Yoga Fundamentals+
Level: All levels → good for beginners
Temperature: 85-90 degrees F
Description: Level 1.5 yoga is an instructional and confidence building class. All great things must rely on a sound foundation. This class focuses heavily on correct postural alignment and developing appropriate yogic breathing. Fundamental poses that are common to many classes such as Downward Facing Dog and Warrior Poses will be broken down for the students, and modifications will be given if needed. Building a strong yoga foundation is crucial in a student’s success on the mat as their yoga journey blossoms. Level 1.5 yoga is a class for beginners and those working towards building upon a yoga foundation. Options will be given to students to advance their practice working towards Level 2 poses.

Upcoming classes:

  • Thu Oct 19 6:00 am - 7:00 am with John Deakers
  • Thu Oct 19 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Leslie Rothman
  • Fri Oct 20 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Jamie Ali
  • Fri Oct 20 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm with Jill Romero
  • Mon Oct 23 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Karen Clark
  • Mon Oct 23 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Chihiro Sano
  • Tue Oct 24 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Jason Rowell
  • Tue Oct 24 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Robin Gallo
  • Tue Oct 24 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jamie Ali
  • Wed Oct 25 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Jill Romero
  • Thu Oct 26 6:00 am - 7:00 am with John Deakers
  • Fri Oct 27 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Karen Clark
  • Mon Oct 30 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Karen Clark
  • Mon Oct 30 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Chihiro Sano
  • Tue Oct 31 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Jason Rowell
  • Tue Oct 31 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Robin Gallo
  • Wed Nov 01 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Jill Romero
  • Thu Nov 02 6:00 am - 7:00 am with John Deakers
  • Fri Nov 03 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Jamie Ali


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