Hugo’s life is dedicated to family, business, and sports. He is an avid athlete that started with soccer (as a good Brazilian). He then switched to swimming, marathons, and cycling. To combine the three, he became a triathlete – he has Olympic and Ironman distances under his belt. Hugo likes to motivate people, offer good advice and push them to their limits. He is a strong and powerful cycling instructor. If you want to improve your fitness level, endurance and strength, come to his class!
Żaneta has three addictions in life: traveling, sports, and chocolate. :) She runs her Fun Travel Tourist Agency that takes her around the world, and works as an indoor cycling instructor, which gives her strength and joy. To balance these two, she needs some chocolate. ;) She was a strong, highly motivated team handball player for many years, achieving many medals in her native country of Poland, and was a multiple winner in 100-meter races. She loves variety in life and in sports: she skis, snowboards, roller skates, cycles and scuba dives. After moving to California, Żaneta fell in love with yoga and is now dedicated to improve her practice to obtain all the benefits that yoga has to offer. Żaneta’s indoor cycling classes are tough and serious. She focuses on correct form and on taking fitness routines up to the next level. Whether you’re a beginner looking to get started or an advanced rider trying to reach a goal, come and check it out!
Veronica, originally from Texas, moved to California a decade ago to work in the biotech industry. She grew up as more of a sports spectator, but if there was a beat in the air, she was bouncing around to it. A competitive dancer in high school, Veronica danced to destress in college and today dances on the bike to her Rhythm Rides. She loves music and keeps it upbeat and fun in the spin room! Facebook.com/rhythmrides: find her on Facebook and share your favorite tune -- we'll get it on the playlist! You are stronger than you think you are! Live in gratitude and joy...Always :-)
Lisa originally found fitness as a way of regaining her sense of self after motherhood. While she cherishes the daily challenges and rewards of raising three young daughters, she values the importance of self-care and healthy living. Her hobbies of Spinning, Yoga and TRX soon became her passion. She enjoys sharing her passion and inspiring others to find their inner strength, both physically and mentally. She believes in creating a dynamic workout set to great music in a fun atmosphere.
Richelle’s love for fitness started early in youth. She began expressing her passion for movement first as a competitive gymnast and later became a professional dancer. One of the highlights from her dance career was being a NBA World Champion Chicago Bulls Luvabull Cheerleader when Michael Jordan was at the top of his game! She has been a certified yoga teacher (RYT 200 hours) since 1999 and is currently working on her international yoga certification through the Yoga Teachers College in Barcelona, Spain with YogaBody Fitness. Richelle considers herself to be a life-long student and continues to share her knowledge of the body with others through yoga and group fitness. Richelle is a wife, mother of two and a full-time high school Spanish teacher. She understands just how busy life can be and just how important it is to feel inspired and motivated to make healthy choices. She believes that practice is everything. Showing up to your workout will build dedication; and inspire and motivate those around you! Movement is a gift and Richelle is grateful to be able to share and support others in their health & wellness journey.
Greta grew up an active girl playing team sports like basketball, volleyball, track relays and tennis. She went through knee surgeries which led to her first yoga class in Houston, TX, but it was a life changing move to Southern California where she found a deep connection with the practice of yoga. In 2010, Greta started her yoga teaching journey and became a certified instructor. She quickly felt the benefits of aligning the mind with the breath and body. Yoga has been instrumental with helping her harness the power to stay grounded and uplifted while using the body and mind to understand emotional and physical awareness as a tool towards happiness. Practicing yoga has given her the wonderful gift of healing from trauma and loss. Greta learns and teaches through yoga to trust in transformation, change and purpose without settling with the easy security blankets of life. Greta guides with knowledge, passion and dedication in leading Power Flow, Vinyasa Yoga, Yin Yoga, Meditation and private classes in the Los Angeles area. Greta’s enthusiastic spirit enhances the amazing experience of learning the craft of yoga, and adds a little light into every day.
Sara brings her passion for sweat, uplifting vibes, and Warrior attitude to every ride. Driven by the impact of her cancer journey, she leads class from a place of inspiration and encouragement, always pushing her riders to break through something and “let it go”. Fueled by Hip Hop favorites and soul-filled instruction, the energy created feels like magic! Come take part in Sara’s coined “Get Lit” experience and feel it for yourself! *Disclaimer: You may GET LIT due to excessive sweating, extreme euphoria, and a wild love affair.
Tracy teaches Yoga to encourage mindful, joyous and healthy living. Graduating with a BS in Criminal Justice, Tracy worked through the ranks of corporate life of the investigation industry. First introduced to Yoga in 2011 by a colleague...she fell in love at first class. Tracy found her path and hopes to share Yoga to bring the joy that Yoga has brought her.
Jayne Justice is a Certified Holistic Health Counselor and fitness instructor. She has been involved in dance, fitness, sport, and nutrition her whole life. She received her BS in Nutrition from William Woods University and completed her Dietetic Internship at the University of Iowa City Hospitals and Clinics. Having graduated from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, she focuses on individualized homiletics coaching with her clients, is the author of Vibrant Living 7 day Detox program, and workshop/seminar speaker. Her commitment to teaching and her enthusiasm for 'feeling good' is contagious. "I love creating opportunities for our own bodies to heal itself. Proper nutrition, regular exercise, supplements, adequate sleep, and less stress, allows us to function at our optimum, ultimately allowing us to feel alive and vibrant."
Roxanne discovered yoga in 2007, after graduating from UCLA, in search of adding something new to her physical exercise routine and self-care,as she began her career in social welfare. Initially, she was drawn to the practice as a way to burn calories and tone up, but soon discovered that yoga was so much more than the physical asanas, bringing clarity to the mind and an opportunity for introspection and self-growth. In 2016, she decided to embark on a 200 Hour Teacher Training at Soho Yoga to fulfill her yoga passion. Roxanne believes that yoga is for EVERY BODY and her goal is to help make yoga more accessible to people of all backgrounds and walks of life. Roxanne is also trained in Trauma-Informed yoga, helping her create a safe and supportive environment for her students. Her classes are fun and energetic, with enough balance to work up a sweat and calm the mind.
A midwestern girl at heart, Kori's love for dance moved her to sunny California. After dancing professionally for 10 years,a marriage,and four daughters she felt back at home when she found Vinyasa Flow. Through love and music, Kori will push you to your own personal edge. In her class you will build strength, core, and learn to connect each pose with the breath so your practice becomes a moving meditation. She teaches the importance of listening to your body, letting go of ego, and accepting and believing you are stronger then you think.
Emily brings an unparalleled passion for spinning. With a strong background in motivational speaking and an avid spinner, her mission is to create a class experience just for you. This is YOUR class. Her energy and enthusiasm for a fun and challenging ride is contagious with the promise to rock out to good music. Her training style is inspirational and welcoming to everyone, whether you have never spinned before or are an advanced rider. Truly. It is about you. Finding YOUR ride, get an awesome work out in and celebrating YOUR TIME while listening to motivational playlists. You will be challenged - but all in good fun. Every class is designed with a purpose - and each ride is yours. Come ride, sweat and lets have a great time
Jackie’s yoga classes provide a positive and encouraging environment where students of all levels can thrive and challenge themselves. As a former varsity athlete at UCLA, Jackie combines her passion for fitness with her love for yoga to create a supportive environment focused on mindful and alignment-based movement. Jackie is particularly passionate about working with breast cancer patients, as she is a survivor herself and truly believes in the healing power of yoga. When she’s not fundraising or advocating for breast cancer research, you can find her in the yoga studio, training for her next marathon, hiking, reading, or spending time with family and friends.
John’s journey from couch potato to Marathon runner and Schwinn certified cycling instructor has been exciting, challenging and most importantly, rewarding. Nine marathons, three half marathons, one 200 mile Ragnar relay and a handful of other races later, John now has become an advocate for health and fitness. For the last five years, John has used indoor cycling as a way to improve his strength and endurance. He now has the confidence, determination and courage to do what it takes to get him where he wants to be. Referring back to his first marathon, he is reminded of a quote by John Bingham. “The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” He wants to remind those new to fitness that a healthy lifestyle is available to everyone. You just have to have the courage to start.