Team Ra

Jenny began practicing yoga on and off nearly 10 years ago. But it wasn’t until her second knee surgery in 2004 that she got serious about her practice. She had found an amazing teacher who poured her heart into her teaching and made classes much more than stretching....
Sarah Bot's Classes
Sarah began her yoga journey as soon as her life as a soccer player ended. After playing soccer at a very competitive levels for most her life she needed a new passion. Yoga allowed her passion for physical movement to move deeper, incorporating mind, body and spirit. Sarah has...
Yoga quickly became a way of life for Melissa when she noticed that the most significant impact of her practice was happening off the mat. With a strong desire to find a deeper meaning and more balanced way of life, she delved into the authentic teachings and philosophy behind...
Joey completed his YTT from Corewpower in 2010. When he's not teaching his high energy, pumped up classes, you can find him riding his bike across the county, dueling out in intergalactic star fights, and traveling the world searching for the best house music for his classes,...
Lauren R. Robinson's Classes
    Lauren began her yoga practice in 2003 to relive chronic low back pain. Over the years she practiced different styles of yoga and experienced the numerous benefits; healing of the body, clarity of the mind and softening of the heart; and wanted to learn more and share it with...
    Stephanie Rafferty's Classes
    I grew up in the Orange County area and have raised my 2 adult children here. Most of my extended family still lives in the area. I was trained almost 9 years ago in a 90 minute hot series. I completed a 200 hour certification program and am managing a workable balance between...
    John Ballesteros's Classes
      John decided to try yoga for the first time in March 2011. He had always heard about yoga’s stress-relieving benefits. Let me tell you, was he glad he did it! In fact, he loved it so much, he decided to get certified to teach Vinyasa Levels 1 & 2, Hot Yoga and Yoga...
      Jessi is a teacher for The Self Awareness Institute, an organization dedicated to bringing about an Enlightened Global Society. She began her journey into yoga 13 years ago, has an 8 year old son, loves to surf and has a lot of real life experience to draw upon in her teaching...
      Alisha has long been interested in health and fitness and views yoga as the perfect form of exercise, providing not only flexibility, but also strength and cardiovascular fitness. Initially drawn to the practice because of these physical benefits, she has come to appreciate yoga...
      A lifelong Cardio junkie who dabbled in yoga occasionally, Jeri discovered hot yoga while recovering from a running injury in early 2006. A new obsession was born. After practicing daily for five months she was trained to become an instructor of hot yoga. Since then she has...
      Catherine began teaching yoga 4 years ago after the She began teaching yoga at Truman University in Missouri at which she also taught cardio and strength-based group fitness classes. Her first training with YogaFit sparked a passion for yoga and its lifestyle. Since then, she...
      Sarah believes that yoga is about tapping into your body’s wisdom and taking care of yourself. She earned her yoga certification through Corepower Yoga; although, she credits the shaping of her practice to a variety of teachers and classes she has experienced around the...
      Noelle Menard's Classes
      After dancing for many years and performing with Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas, Noelle needed an avenue where she could literally heal her mind and body. She was quickly drawn to yoga because she was able to move, strengthen, and stretch her body in a non-painful, graceful, and...
      Stacey Hickman's Classes
        Stacey's yoga journey began 5 years ago when she worked for Lululemon. Always an athlete and into fitness, Stacey was looking for something to balance out her training and active lifestlye. "Yoga brought me a sense of calm and serenity, a place where I could quiet my mind, but...
        Chris Hoff's Classes
          Meditation Practice is led by ChrisHoff, M.A., LMFT. Chris is currently a Novice Priest in the Five Mountain Zen Order. Chris began meditative practices in the Vedanta Tradition more than 20 years ago. Having studied with a variety of teachers he is currently engaged in practice...
          Michaela Miller's Classes
            I found yoga about 6 years when my best friend dragged me to her class kicking and screaming! I had this notion that yoga was not a "workout" or would not be for me. But man was I wrong. After looking like a complete fool and having no idea what I was doing I was 100% hooked and...
            Emily M McClain's Classes
            Emily has been practicing Bikram Yoga since her senior year in College way back in the Spring of 2002 and started teaching in Laguna Beach during the Fall of 2002. Yoga started as her part time career, a night job and passion of sorts, then in 2006 it became her full time job...
            Upon returning home to Orange County in 2009 following a 10 year span in Northern California, Jason attended his first yoga class with one of his siblings. Though he began this experience with little to no knowledge or expectations, he emerged with a sense that he had found...
            Judi began studying yoga over 15 years ago, and has studied under master teachers such as Max Strom, Bryan Kest, Rod Stryker, and Shiva Rea. Judi’s work in the field of Physical Therapy influences her thoughtfully safe sequences. She currently works in this field. Her...
            I started my yoga journey with Rodney Yee VHS tapes in 1999 but didn’t get serious about my practice until I got sober in 2006. Yoga helped me find peace at a time when peace didn’t come easy and it helped me to challenge myself when I needed the push. In 2007 did my...
            Jaime Clark's Classes
            Jaime has always had a passion for health awareness and physical well-being. Throughout her youth, she was introduced to various forms of creative movement and conditioning including dance, Pilates, and eventually Yoga. It was her realization in the healing affects that Yoga...
            Kaitlin Honeycutt's Classes
              Kaitlin began practicing yoga in college at Ohio University 5 years ago, having had a sports background her whole life. After moving to California, she continued to venture down her new found yoga path practicing on and off, doing the free-week yoga hop from studio to studio....
              Madison Canary's Classes
                Madison came to yoga after 10 years as a ballerina left her body injured and unable to move. It was yoga that brought her body and spirit back to life! It was out of a deep appreciation and love for the practice that she started teacher training; the first day of class, she knew...
                Emily Laine's Classes
                  There's no other way to describe how Emily came to yoga than that it was through a distinct calling in her early 20's, and she's been on the path ever since. After several years of yoga practice, Emily completed her first 200 hour teacher training with Marni Taski, a senior...
                  Travis has a passion for self-expression through movement. He likes to think of the yoga practice as a moving meditation - an opportunity to "dance" through the physical postures, exploring how movement translates internally by using the breath as a channel between the physical...
                  Jennifer Balalis's Classes
                    I began yoga in 2011 and fell in love with it in my first class. I completed my 200-hour RYT teacher training through Cloud Nine Yoga in the summer of 2012. I am soft-spoken and overcame my fear of public speaking to share my love of yoga with others. I always knew that my love...
                    Bethany Lincoln's Classes
                      Known for her high energy and enthusiasm, Bethany combines her love of yoga and people with a knowledge of alignment and body mechanics. Her classes are fun and playful, encouraging students of all levels to work deeply while honoring their bodies. She hopes that the dedication...
                      Michelle August's Classes
                        I was born in the San Francisco Bay Area and have been in Orange County for about 10 years. I began practicing yoga when I was 20 and fell in love immediately. I have scoliosis and found the practice has really helped me manage it. I started teaching 3 years ago and love to...
                        Abigail Tyler's Classes
                          I started practicing yoga regularly in 2010. My love for yoga began at first Savasana. A couple of years into my yoga practice I signed up for Yoga Teacher Training, committing myself to my true authentic calling. I received my Yoga Alliance RYT-200 from Cloud Nine Yoga. My...
                          Diane Kazer's Classes
                          Diane has been a consistent yogi for 15 years, even while playing pro soccer in Germany & travelling the world! Diane is a former National bodybuilding competitor, turned financial planner, now Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist, aspiring to integrate Eastern & Western...
                          Lauren Horn's Classes
                            Lauren began her yoga practice in 2003 to relive chronic low back pain. Over the years she practiced different styles of yoga and experienced the numerous benefits; healing of the body, clarity of the mind and softening of the heart; and wanted to learn more and share it with...