nicole fugo zibelman
Morning Flow, Restorative Yoga, Prenatal /Postnatal Yoga, and Mom & Baby Yoga
Nicole, aka "Nika", first stepped onto a yoga mat when she was 16 years old curious about yoga & seeking tools to cope with stress. She began her path to teaching in 2006 after completing her first 200 hr training in Sivananda Yoga and since that time has logged over 2,000 teaching hours (and countless hours of practice on her own mat). Her passion to learn and practice yoga has led her around the globe studying many different yoga lineages and with teachers from Philadelphia to Central America to India to California.
Nika has completed over 300 hours of Advanced Training with Shiva Rea and three levels of Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Certifications with Jane Austin in San Francisco and Shiva Rea. She has been teaching prenatal & postnatal yoga since 2009. Additional studies that have greatly effected her teachings are Yin Yoga with Sarah Powers and Yoga for the Pelvic Floor with Leslie Howard . She is a Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher and Yoga Alliance Certified Prenatal Yoga instructor.
Nika is also a licensed Acupuncturist (with a specialty in Fertility, Pre/Postnatal & Women's Wellness Care) and a mama of two little girls.
Prenatal /Postnatal Yoga and Mom & Baby Yoga
Megan grew up around strong women and became interested in women’s health and childbirth at a young age. After beginning her path with yoga in high school she knew she wanted to teach prenatal yoga. Megan became a Birth Doula through DONA and has been serving women since 2012. She brings experience as both a studio teacher and a past yoga studio manager as well as having taught in the corporate yoga world at SalesForce, LinkedIn, and other Bay Area companies. After a move back home to Sonoma County in 2016, Megan began to teach prenatal yoga and loves being able to combine her passion for birth & yoga to support women.
Hatha Yoga & Prenatal /Postnatal Yoga
Lisa classes are an intuitive and nurturing encouraging her students to trust in their wisdom, listen to their hearts, and to take their practice one asana at a time – just like life! After studying Theatre Arts at San Francisco State University, Lisa studied at San Francisco’s Integral Yoga Institute, as well with other area studios, and committed to a daily practice. In 1999 she moved to New York, receiving her RYT certification in 2004 with further certification in prenatal yoga. In addition to teaching, she works as a Birth Doula and provides Placenta Encapsulation services. When Lisa isn’t teaching yoga, providing birth support as a Doula, or raising her kids, she loves to walk, laugh, explore, and sleep.
Guru Karam Kaur
Kundalini Yoga and Ashtanga-Inspired Vinyasa
With over 15 years of teaching experience focused on the mastery of the Self through the physical (Virya Yoga), the cultivation of innate awareness (Kundalini Yoga), and Integrative Therapy (Hatha Yoga), Nicole is dedicated to helping each student connect with the practice of Yoga in a deep and profound way. Nicole uses only trusted modern approaches to yoga to help students develop a regular daily practice or Sadhana. Her teaching encourages advancements and modifications where appropriate and guides students in preparing for the practice of Meditation. Nicole brings a wealth of experience and yogic knowledge to her classes, deep connection to the spiritual principles of yoga, excellent yoga music for her classes and some great yoga humor to keep it light & playful as she takes you deep into the soul of the practice.
Leah is a 500-Hour Certified Yoga Teacher and a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist. She completed her Yoga Teacher Training with YogaWorks in Santa Monica, CA and New York City, studying under Senior Teacher Jenny Aurthur and the lineage of BKS Iyengar. Yoga remains her most powerful personal medicine and she currently gets her fix by mentoring with Senior Yoga Teacher, Tony Briggs. Leah runs her own Ayurvedic private practice in Petaluma, Thunderbolt Ayurveda, and sees clients worldwide over Skype. She offers her students patient, compassionate, personalized guidance infused with heartfelt ancient wisdom of Ayurveda.
Yoga Therapeutics Series
Kari has been studying and practicing yoga for over ten years and teaching since 2013. Her teaching is inspired by training and experience in Iyengar, Anusara, Therapeutic and Restorative Yoga and the wisdom of Non-Violent Communication. She is a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance (RYT). She is grateful for all of her teachers including Judith Hanson Lasater, Harvey Deutch, Betty Roi, Jason Crandell and Newt Bailey. When off the mat you can find Kari hiking and cooking up the local bounty for her little guy, husband and two pups.
Kids Yoga Teacher
Ozlem had been practicing Hatha yoga for over 15 years, when she fell in love with kids yoga after becoming a mother herself and seeing the positive effect of yoga on her children. She is now a certified Kidding Around Yoga teacher.
Ozlem's classes get the children, singing, dancing, skipping, marching, jogging, laughing, hopping, and storytelling, while practicing yoga with music. Whether it is encouraging a child's confidence through a warrior pose, or surprising them in baby crow, there is always a sparkle in her classes that ignites joy in children.