Amanda has a passion that she has followed with love and discipline. Yoga has been a part of her life for 5 years and her practice has helped her grow in the star she is today. Growth she has seen in herself has not only been in strength but more flexibility and fearlessness, both on and off the mat. Practicing Yoga inspires Amanda to live each moment mindfully. Amanda is a Certified Yogi by Yoga Alliance 200 hr RYT. She believes with a clear mind we can accomplish anything.
John is a lifelong athlete and yogi for the last decade who has been lucky enough to leave life as a television producer and Corporate America behind to pursue his true passion of helping others with their yoga practice and mindfulness.
John received his 500 RYT with Yoga Alliance through Atmananda in Union Square and has roots practicing Jivamukti, Hatha, Iyengar, Ashtanga and countless Vinyasa flows. John strives to teach the type of class he loves to take, a fun but challenging flow rooted in proper alignment and technique. He draws on all of his experiences as an athlete, television producer and student of yoga to enrich the lives of his students on and off the mat. His goal is to take the strength inside of you and help bring it out, providing students the tools to maximize their potential through self-realization and a disciplined but safe practice they can take anywhere and continue late into life. John’s greatest joy is teaching and inspiring students who in turn teach and inspire him.
Katie first started at Bloom as a member and later moved onto becoming a teacher after taking her 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training last summer, she has since then become a rising star within Bloom and has dedicated herself to showing everyone how amazing yoga can be for the mind and the body. She has not only continued to bring an amazing class to adults but also to kids as she teaches our Sunday morning kids class!
Kellie has lived in CA and CO all her life and was previously a school teacher that worked with all ages, in her last years of teaching she worked with students who struggled with behavior issues and began to integrate yoga into their classes and got amazing results which made her realize her calling to become a yoga teacher. Kellie is certified in not only yoga but ballet barre as well, she brings her dance background to her yoga classes and loves it!
Linda teaches strong, challenging, dynamic Sculpt classes with the beat of the music. Her main focus in Sculpt classes is to continue to build strength, endurance, confidence all while enjoying a challenging workout! "I am now able to share and give to my students the same love, support and passion that has been given to me throughout my personal practice. This is a long life journey and I am truly blessed and honored to continue to grow along with my students, friends, family and most importantly, my husband."
After moving away from her hometown at 17 years old, Amanda sought out to find adventure and new beginnings. While studying at SDSU that same year she experienced her first yoga class and had suddenly found yoga, but slowly realized it had been with her all along. Amanda's college degree in Kinesiology only strengthened her interest and curiosity about the human body and the kinetics of yoga and health and she began to discover the holistic powers of yoga; every asana is a unique prescription for the body and mind. Yoga slowing began to break away her insecure and judgmental mindset, it opened her eyes to love. Yoga has given Amanda mental and physical strength that she never knew existed. Her journey with yoga had been life changing and after finishing school she knew it needed to be shared with the world. After five years of continuous dedication and practice to yoga, she took her 200-hour teacher training with the intention of graduating and speaking her truth and wisdom with those who need it. "It has been an incredible sight watching my passion and love of yoga evolve and grow. I know this is what I am meant to be doing".
Crys has made yoga a part of her life for over 12 years; her practice has helped her grow both personally and physically on and off the mat. Yoga has inspired her to live every moment giving love and acceptance to not only others but herself as well. Crys continues to be a both a student and a teacher to share her yoga practice with the world. Crys is; 200 RYT with yoga alliance, gained a certification in AYTT (aerial Yoga), became a RKYT (Kids Yoga) and became registered with Next Generation Yoga for kids. She is inspired to serve and heal through waves of positivity and awareness of one’s own unique body. Crys fosters love and compassion with intention and mindfulness, with an aim to guide people in exploring the balance among the layers of oneself while connecting the body with mind and soul. She truly shares the beauty of life to anyone with a desire to take a drink of the earth. Her classes leave students’ stepping off the mat feeling happy, balanced and uplifted.
Andrew took his first yoga class in 2006. He was drawn to yoga for balance, flexibility and strength at the beginning but soon found deeper benefits of yoga for the mind and spirit through meditation and yogic literature. He teaches meditation and flow classes at an beginner and intermediate level, challenging your core strength and flexibility at the same time encourage and inspire you to listen to the inner spirit to take care of your body and mind.
Jen turned to yoga nine years ago as active recovery from a physically demanding running schedule and for a way to calm her mind after stressful work days. As she practiced over the years, her love for yoga grew, and with it came a sense of self-love and happiness. Jen's philosophy is that we can each cultivate our own personal happiness through time spent in asana, meditation and laughter with a like-minded community.
Nicole loves challenging her students and giving them a fun filled workout during her power classes. Her love of movement led her to develop a passion for the flow of power vinyasa. Nicole enjoys learning alongside her students while they share the experience of practice together. Her mission is to engage others in a relationship with movement and inspire a deeper sense of confidence in their physical experience as human beings.