Jacqueline Weeks

CertificAtion & Education:

  • Yoga Alliance 200-RYT
  • Usui Reiki Master Certification

Jacqueline has dedicated herself to the practice, study and teaching of yoga since 2006, is a certified Reiki Master and has a 200-hr Hatha Yoga Teacher Certification through YogaWorks. Her love affair with yoga began from the first time she stepped onto her mat and will be forever a devoted student of the practice as she believes the practice is what helped her overcome body image issues, and health challenges, keeping her grounded, healthy, and positive. Jacqueline teaches with a warm,light-hearted spiritual approach, weaving into her classes philosophy, breath work, alignment cues and sequences of postures that integrate a balance of both precision and flow. She believes in offering her students a safe and well-rounded practice that builds strength, flexibility and balance, leaving students with a level of stillness,improved self-awareness and rejuvenation. Jacqueline makes her classes suitable for every body and respects where each individual is in their body by offering the use of modifications and props. She enjoys sharing with her students the beautiful practice and unique ability of yoga to benefit the mind, breath, body and spirit-creating an integrated whole. “Health is wealth, Peace of mind is happiness. Yoga shows the way”

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CERTIFICATION & EDUCATION:

  • Yoga Alliance 500-RYT

Jenna Iantorno has been studying and practicing Yoga since the age of fifteen. She has a background in dance, fitness training, Tai Chi and Pilates. Also she has been riding and training horses most of her life. While in India she made pilgrimage to meet great Yogi's in the Himalayas and spent time in meditation and practiced Yoga with the monks of the Ramakrishna school of Vedanta. Jenna also completed her 200 hours with The classical Hatha Shivananda Yoga school in Grass Valley Ca. She is currently working on completing her 1,000 hour Yoga Therapist Certification through Soul of Yoga in Encinitas Ca. Jenna has also been practicing Reiki and energy healing for the past ten years. She intuitively focuses on bringing people back to their natural state of peace and love though the practice of Pranayama (breathwork) and Asanas (postures). As atraining Yoga Therapist Jenna specializes in bringing yoga into an integrative therapeutic setting, working with other health care practitioners, to provide a more effective balanced treatment plan for patients. When she is not teaching she can be found playing her native American flute out in nature. Jenna’s classes are fun yet restorative and balanced. If you are looking to slow down and tune into yourself Jenna's inspiration and love of teaching can help aid in finding a balanced state of peace. 

 

 

 

Sourannha Chaarani

 

 

CERTIFICATION & EDUCATION:

  • Yoga Alliance 200-RYT

Sourannha found yoga to be the best tool to heal her body during and after pregnancy. It is also a great tool for recovery from sports related injuries. During her 200 hr. teacher training, Sourannha enjoyed the study of anatomy and physiology.  With a better understanding of the human body and the benefits it gains from a regular yoga practice, she is able to teach yoga to help achieve injury prevention in other physical activities too.  After years of practicing yoga, as she reconnected spiritually she reaped the mental and spiritual benefits of the more subtle aspects of this discipline. At the moment she is finishing up her 500 hr Teacher Training. Sourannha enjoys teaching a dynamic vinyasa flow class.

 

 

 

 

Amelie Fery

 

CERTIFICATION & EDUCATION:

  • 2005-2009: Teacher training in Brussels at the Belgian Federation of Yoga under the mentorship of Frans Moors, direct longtime student of T.K.V. Desikachar
  • 2010: 250 h teacher training at the Breathing Center in Los Angeles with Robert Birnberg

  • 2011: 300 h teacher training at Yogaworks in Orange County

After 10 years of dedicated practice, I took my first yoga teacher training in Brussels, followed by two others upon my arrival in California in 2008. 
Teaching yoga for the MS Society for 3 years has given me the opportunity to incorporate mindfulness and stress reduction techniques in class, as well as expand my knowledge in adapting the postures to the students and not the opposite. 
Currently studying psychology to become a Marriage and Family Therapist, I am fond of the idea of blending the ancient yogic principles with modern psychology.

 

                                                           

                                                         Mia Hernandez                                                             

 

CERTIFICATION & EDUCATION:

  • Yoga Alliance 200-RYT

Mia fell in love with yoga immediately after taking her first yoga class. Being so passionate about yoga she decided to study and share her love for the practice, completing two 200 hour teacher trainings from Saddleback College and CorePower Yoga. She believes that connection of body, breath, and movement is so healing and so important in life . She hopes that everyone is willing to have an open heart to give yoga a chance, “If you can breathe, you can do yoga” -Krishnamacharya.

 

                                                           Janet Kuhn

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Some people’s paths go straight, mine never has. Whether it has been my education, career, home, or family, I have always taken a different route than most. Yoga has been one of the only constants in my life for decades. It was only within the past 7 years, however, that I realized my deep passion for yoga and what I am learning from it each day. Over the years yoga has given me tranquility in my chaotic life, energy when I was beyond exhausted, balance in what can be a stressful life, and more strength each day in my physical and emotional body. In 2011 I did my first 200-hr RYT teacher training with Ubuntu in Napa, Ca.  In 2017 I decided to go a step further and completed another 200-hr Teacher Training in Annie Carpenter’s Smartflow under the direction of my teacher, Tiffany Russo. In my teaching I believe  yoga is an inquiry into the self. My classes are about strengthening from the inside out and discovering what each pose can teach us in that moment.  In addition to teaching, I am also the general manager of this wonderful studio and feel lucky to have found my new home among such great instructors. You can always reach out to me at janet@bakerranchyoga.com if you have any questions.

When I'm not on the mat, you'll find me hiking the hills with my two dogs or hanging at the beach with my daughter.