Motivated from a young age with her natural inclination toward nurturing others, Kristiana put her intuitive and psychic abilities to work assisting law enforcement, fire departments, psychologists, attorneys, and marriage and family therapists. She has taught her meditative techniques to at-risk adults and children requiring personal growth and support. Her unique Transitive Yoga© and energy modalities provide support for traumatic and emotional healing, always with the purpose of aligning mind and body. She continues guiding high-risk teens, and her practice additionally includes work with veterans, seniors, and those with severe physical challenges.
Cheryl is an Anusara influenced certified teacher since 2011. She began her love of yoga over 10 years ago in an attempt to bring balance to her stressful modern day life. Her intention is to support your personal yoga practice so that when you leave class you feel supported physically, emotionally and spiritually; with a deeper connection to self and others.
Sabrina has her MA in Kinesiology and works at the local colleges. She has been teaching yoga since 1997. She was originally certified in 2002 by Mara Carrico’s “Yoga for the West” 200 hour teacher training which was inspired by Viniyoga, Iyengar and Bikram practices. Sabrina continued her training in Viniyoga and has primarily used the concepts of dynamic followed by static in her teaching practices. She has also studied Ananda yoga extensively and the meditation practices as brought to the U.S. by Paramhansa Yogananda. To increase her knowledge and remain current she is now working on the 200 hour certification at Awakened Yoga and teaching classes at the studio.
Skyler is currently a Senior at Chico State studying Psychology. After graduating his undergrad program, he plans on pursuing graduate school and eventually a career as a high school counselor. He started practicing yoga in 2012 after turning to it to heal sports injuries, and quickly fell in love with the all of the mental, physical and spiritual benefits it has to offer. He found Awakened Yoga close to a year ago and is very happy to bring his unique flavor of yoga to the studio. It incorporates Iyengar and restorative yoga with a foam roller prop to create deep release, and deep healing and all levels. He looks forward to meeting you in class!
After finding the studio in 2012 and taking various classes and workshops, Julia graduated from Awakened Yoga’s 200-Hour RYT in 2015. She started practicing yoga in 2009 after finding how much it helped in all areas of her life, both on and off the mat. Having a deep appreciation for the body and movement, Julia’s classes intend to make one feel comfortable yet strong while helping to move the body, the energy, and increase one’s bodily awareness.
Ellen is a recent yoga grad from Awakened Yoga University through Awakened Yoga Studio in Chico, CA. She began her yoga practice in 2010 while living in Carson City, NV and quickly fell in love with the mind, body and spirit connection that it brought her. As she graduated from Chico State with her Masters in Social Work, pursuing her LCSW, she is able to combine her love for self discovery and yoga when she is teacher her yoga classes. She truly loves to share her passion with everyone who enters the studio.