CARLSBAD, CA

Lauren


CVAC YOGA INSTRUCTOR



Growing up on the beaches of southern New Jersey, Lauren has always felt a deep connection to the ocean and being in nature.  For years she was a competitive snowboarder, a skateboarder, and trained in martial arts, and now is a passionate surfer and yogi.  She found yoga back in 2014 on the island of Kauai, and fell in love with how it complemented her active lifestyle.  After practicing more consistently, she realized not only the physical benefits that first drew her in, but the mental and spiritual benefits that came as well.  Lauren loves to share her passions with others, and in March of 2017 received her 200 hr RYT certification in Hatha and Vinyasa yoga, as well as a certificate in Thai Yoga.
"Yoga is such an incredible art because of all the infinite creativity and possibilities as a practitioner and a teacher alike.  I am so incredibly grateful to have the opportunity to share this with everyone!"


DIANE

@dng_surfsnowyoga


CVAC Yoga + Fitness Director | Yoga Instructor (RYT-200)


As an athlete and outdoors enthusiast, Diane gravitated toward yoga in college as a way to compliment a very active lifestyle. She found that the mindful practice not only had physical benefits, but mental and emotional as well.

Naturally, her love for the practice led her to complete a 200-hour teaching certification at CorePower Yoga, Encinitas (2013). She also completed a yin-yoga certification and continues to study through trainings, workshops + home practice.


"This ancient practice will continue to unfold day after day! My goal as a teacher to is to share the amazing benefits of this healing art and to help my students explore the subtle body. In this fast-pace world we live in it's important to pause, to journey inward, and to learn one new thing about the self every time we step onto the yoga mat (or beach towel)." 




Jacqueline (AKA Jax)

lamermaid

CVAC YOGA INSTRUCTOR


World traveler, passionate surfer, and Spanish teacher, Jacqueline attributes her happy life to yoga – a practice of peace and love which transcends the four corners of her mat. Deeply rooted in the yoga community, Jacqueline was encouraged and supported by her fellow yogis to earn a 200-hour teaching certification at CorePower Yoga, Encinitas in 2016. Today, she uses a combination of her love for life with her love for yoga to bring wellness to others. 

JULIA


CVAC YOGA INSTRUCTOR


Julia’s practice began in 2007, at the age of nineteen with an eight week hatha yoga course. Shortly after she discovered the power of yoga, she began practicing Iyengar.  Julia moved to Chicago in 2009 and fell deeply in love with restorative yoga and vinyasa flow. In 2012, she received her 200HR Yoga Alliance certification and she began teaching public classes shortly thereafter.  In 2014, she became certified in Reiki Level Two and she now incorporates the profound benefits of healing touch in her classes.

Through her practice, she has healed — spiritually, mentally, emotionally, and physically. As a teacher,  Julia strives to constantly evolve. In class, she blends her powerful transformation with her lifelong athleticism and her connection to sounds, storytelling, and the chakras. Julia guides each practice as an opportunity to move and be still, to be strong and soft, and to be authentic and genuine. 


Join Julia to find your spark.

HELEN

@plantlovingyogi

CVAC YOGA INSTRUCTOR



Helen began practicing yoga eight years ago and in 2015 she began her teaching journey. She received the 200-hour certification in 2015, chair yoga certification in 2016, and will be receiving the 500-hour certification May 2017. Helen’s passion is helping others heal physically, mentally, and emotionally through gentle yoga, meditation, and breathing techniques. On top of teaching for CVAC Helen is an independent contractor, and the owner and founder of Holistic Serenity. She also works with seniors, stroke recovery patients, hospice patients, and those suffering from trichotillomania. 
“My passion for helping others heal through yoga and other holistic approaches is why I began my teaching journey. After I was injured playing volleyball I began practicing yoga and I never looked back. I want each student to see and feel the stronger, happier, and more confident version of themselves that has always been there.”

SAVANNAH

@savyyoga


CVAC YOGA + FITNESS INSTRUCTOR


Savannah Ingold is a native California girl. Born and raised in the mountains, Savannah always had a love for the outdoors and athletics. Competing in sports all throughout high school, Savannah fell in love with the feeling that working out gave her. After high school she continued running, and began doing yoga as a form of injury prevention. Shortly after she began her practice, Savannah knew yoga was going to be a big part of her life, and so in 2013 she received her 200 hour certification, and has been teaching ever since. Since that time, Savannah learned that she loved making people feel good about themselves, and so she attained her personal training certification in 2016. Since then , she has added a few more certifications, and continues to enjoy sharing yoga and fitness to those around her.

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