Our Instructors
 
Pam Lewis

I’m from...Denver, Colorado.

My yoga experience.....12 years of practice with 3 years of intensive teacher training through Rusty Wells (Urban Flow, SF). Have also gained valuable knowledge and skills from Bryan Kest (Power Yoga, Santa Monica) and Anne Marie Kramer (Zuda Yoga, Sacramento). I will always view myself as a "beginner" and continue to expand my teaching skills by attending a variety instructor workshops, no matter what style of yoga is being offered. Yoga is an ever-evolving discipline of practice and the willingness to open your eyes and heart to what the world can offer!

Three words that best describe me...challenging, creative, fun!

What yoga has taught me...patience, gratefulness for my family and life, kindness, to believe in my inner wisdom and trust my intuition and that there is absolutely no end to our potentials!

My inspirations for wanting to share my yoga...it is my joy and honor to bring this practice to those that haven’t yet experienced a place of unconditional love and respect within themselves. To see improvement and hear my students express their newfound awareness in themselves, is an inspiration for me to only share this practice with many more.

I am thankful for...my life, my children and family plus all of my friends I have made throughout my journey.

What 3 words describe my teaching style...energetic, powerful, diverse.

My other interests are...cycling, skiing, being in nature, traveling all over the world.

I like to indulge in...expensive Chardonnay, tropical vacations, shopping!

My favorite places to vacation....so far, Costa Rica, Italy and Switzerland. Of course, Colorado is continually #1 in my heart. I’m always open to visiting new places!


Teri LaRue

I’m from...Portland, Oregon.

My yoga experience.....200 hour certification through YogaSource, Los Gatos; with over 300 hours of teacher training, and over 5 years of consistent practice in Vinyasa flow and Hatha yoga.

Three words that best describe me...breath focused, fluid and dynamic.

What yoga has taught me...humility, patience, gentleness.

My inspirations for wanting to share my yoga...include watching our students grow and find their own accomplishments, successes and rewards from their practices.

I am thankful for...Pam having the vision to build our studio and for having faith in me.

What 3 words describe my teaching style...athletic, fast-paced and gentle.

My other interests are...music, business and spending time with my friends and family.

I like to indulge in...laughing with my friends and retail therapy.

My favorite places to vacation....Portland, Spain and New York City.


Michele Stone

I’m from...born in Chicago and I grew up in Brentwood, California.

Three words that best describe me...considerate, inquisitive, scientific.

What yoga has taught me...to enjoy quiet, to be patient and to slow down.

My inspirations for wanting to share my yoga...Yoga has made a tremendous difference in my life in so many ways. I’m thankful to Jackie Macres, who originally encouraged me to become a yoga teacher. I’m thankful to get to share something I believe in so deeply. I am also so thankful to all the students who have practiced with me throughout the years.

I am thankful for...everything that I have.

What 3 words describe my teaching style...grounded, balanced, rejuvenating.

My other interests are...traveling around the world, books, photography, working out, history and archeology, the ocean, and pug-walks with my #1 buddy, Fred.

My yoga experience includes...I’ve been to trainings and studios all across the U.S. I’ve had the opportunity to learn from a number of wonderful instructors. Teaching yoga is the greatest job I’ve every had and this year marks my ninth year!

I like to indulge in...luxurious bath products.

My favorite places to vacation...anyplace you need a passport to get to! I also love to travel to Arizona to visit my parents and Chicago (possibly my favorite place in the world) to visit the rest of my family and friends.


Nicole Mathis


I’m from...San Jose, California.

My yoga experience...16 years of practice and 8 years of teaching; prenatal yoga, restorative yoga, Yin yoga, Integrative Health Yoga, White Lotus trained.

Three words that best describe me...clever, fun, curious.

What yoga has taught me...to be patient.

My inspirations for wanting to share my yoga...The beauty of the world. My children.

I am thankful for...the sun, the moon, water, plants, my parents, my husband, my children, and good friends.

What 3 words describe my teaching style...introspective, fluid, playful.

My other interests are...gardening, hiking, travel and electron microscopy.

I like to indulge in...things that make me feel happy.
My favorite places to vacation...sunny and tropical places.


Annalisa Sharp Babich


I'm from...Los Angeles, CA

My yoga experience...certified yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance.  I have been a yoga practitioner since 1997.  Practiced under the guidance of Bryan Kest Power Yoga, Seane Corn, Yogaworks Center of Yoga Larchmont with Colleen Garrity, James Paige Morrison, Whitney Allen, Now & Zen with Deb Marweg.

Three words that best describe me...Passionate, Open-Hearted, Fearless

What yoga has taught me...Namaste, to listen to my body, be self aware, find my strength, to be gentle, act with mindfulness and that I have the ability to breathe long, slow & deep in any pose or situation.

My inspirations for wanting to share yoga....to honor my sister that lost her brave battle with cancer.  We did yoga together and she had me promise to continue to share healing, pay it forward, to always strive to be happy and to be & give my best to the world.

I am thankful for...God, my breath, my son, family and loved ones.

What 3 words describe my teaching style...loving-kindness, thought-full, curious-exploration

I like to indulge in....wine making, wine drinking, foods of all sorts, long baths, watching the sunrise, and making my son laugh.

My favorite places to vacation....first, at my house, then in my garden and then anywhere that is warm and near a body of water.


 
 
 
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