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April Selby

April started her yoga journey several years prior to completing her RYT 200 hour training at Mantra in 2017. She has completed her BS in Kinesiology, the study of body movement. She has a knowledgeable background in proper body mechanics and alignment. Since becoming a yoga teacher, she has had a desire to share yoga with the world. She...
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Drea Cowel

Drea, a Colorado native, has been an active student of yoga since 2005. She is a 500hr certified yoga instructor and a 200hr certified meditation coach; she began teaching in 2010. Drea is passionate about cultivating her seat both as a student and an instructor. Yoga has brought her into a world full of discovery,...
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Mary Baker

Mary Baker is an ERYT 500-hour Hatha Yoga teacher with over 5,000 teaching hours sharing her love of yoga with the world. Her teaching style is an organic blend of traditional Hatha yoga combined with vinyasa flow with a strong emphasis on breath, mindful movement, and intention. Mary’s classes artfully interweave yogic philosophy and mindfulness practices as a...
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Jaimie Bayer

Jaimie began her career in fitness in 2005 when she first got her ACE certified personal trainer certificate. After moving from Boston to San Diego in 2007 she decided to dive a bit deeper into the wellness field and got her clinical nutrition certification from the Natural Healing Institute, while she taught PE to elementary...
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Stephanie Gurewitz

When we find ourselves stuck in life, we often turn to external things for help. As a therapist (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) I understand and fully support this. Like many of us, we find our way to yoga having heard of its amazing benefits. What we discover, though, is that this external support becomes a...
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Olivia Penton

Olivia began the practice of yoga at the age of 8 by her ballet instructor's wife, Kate Orlando in New York. By ten years old, Olivia had studied, practiced and memorized The Nine Lines of Movement. The Nine Lines of Movement are derived from research conducted by Dr. Lulu Sweigard. Over the course of her research,...
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Anne-Tyler Harshbarger

Anne-Tyler, E-RYT-200, received her Yoga Alliance certification from re:form YOGA in Carlsbad, CA. Her esteemed teachers are in direct lineage with the teachings of T. Krishnamacharya, who is known for customizing the practice to the changing needs of the individual. She is passionate about the benefits of yoga and it's philosophies and believes yoga gently...
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AJ Jaojoco

A.J. is a California kid at heart. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he relocated up to Northern California to study graphic design and fine arts. He discovered yoga after moving to San Diego, pursuing his new passion with a 200-hour teacher training course. As an instructor, he combines his creative skills and his tenacious...
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Heather Bare

Heather started her fitness journey as an aerobics instructor during her college years and fell in love with yoga in 2002.  Although she cross trained in many types of fitness avenues, she always found her way back on to her mat.
In 2017, she completed her Mantra Yoga Teacher Training RYT 200 and began one of...
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Chelsey Adams

Yoga found me a few years after the demands and unknowns of mothering 4 children caused me to shut down and disconnect from my feelings, my children and myself in general. As a recovering control freak who began to realize I couldn't control anything, I felt as though I was moving through my life constantly terrified. On a whim,...
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