Nicole Landrus completed her Forrest Yoga Foundation Teacher Training in July, 2011 in Santa Monica, CA. As one of Root Yoga’s very first dedicated students, Nicole truly understands the foundations of Forrest Yoga. She currently teaches beginner Forrest classes, helping others become grounded and find balance, strength and happiness through yoga.
K-Lea Gifford is Iyengar Certified at the Junior Intermediate Level 2 as well as certified with International Association of Yoga Therapists. She started practicing in 1983 and has studied in Pune, India with the Iyengars several times. She enjoys working therapeutically as well as specialty classes such as pregnancy, restorative, and back care needs.
Michelle J. Abrams is an E-RYT 200 certified yoga instructor trained in Hot Power Vinyasa (Baron Baptiste style), completing her teacher training in December of 2012. She has been known for her can-do attitude, enthusiastically teaching yoga to all ages and levels of experience. She always encourages people to explore their bodies and to try something new!
You will find Bif’s Integrated Vinyasa Yoga style to gracefully connect movement with breath to give you a whole practice. It is all about finding a balance that sometime needs a heat building intensity to make you sweat and sometimes a grounding lunar quality to relax and leave you stress free. Having anatomically correct cuing and sequencing is very important to her to keep everyone safe.
Katie Walsh, RYT, Calming Kids Certified Instructor, and MA/Ed. has been practicing yoga for 20 years. A former fitness instructor, competitive runner and cyclist, Katie sought out yoga due to injuries and a quest for spiritual fitness. Katie's primary practice was rooted in Anusara Yoga...
I have been practicing yoga since I was 18 and have experience practicing in numerous traditions; I have found that hot yoga is something I am most passionate about. I am a runner, biker, hiker, and skier. I cultivate a yoga practice that joins the meditative qualities that yoga provides with a physically demanding asana practice.
Elise is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Utah. In 2013, she began regularly practicing hot yoga, initially attracted to the physical aspects of yoga. She quickly realized how much the meditative & spiritual aspects were influencing her life in a positive way.
Sarah’s passion and enthusiasm for the practice of yoga shines through the minute you meet her. Her classes are upbeat, lighthearted and fun, aiding students to push themselves to their edge, but no further. She strives to lead a class in which individuals of all levels and yoga backgrounds feel comfortable and able to develop their own personal practice. Her mission is to assist others in finding a moving, breathing, meditation on and off the mat.