Instructors

Natasha Mironov

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

STUDIO OWNER/MANAGER

DOULA

Natasha has always had an interest in healthcare.  She first graduated nursing school when she was 20 years old and started working as a Registered Nurse while she continued her education to become a Certified Nurse Midwife.  She graduated with a Masters Degree in Science and Nursing from USC, and worked as a midwife for for about a decade after that. She absolutely adored her work, but healthcare challenges made her realize that working in a hospital was no longer the right path for her. She decided to make a life style change and found a career doing something she loves.

Now,  her primary focus is on helping people stay healthy. She is passionate about yoga not only because she believes that it can improve your physical well being, but believes it can offer calmness, clarity, and serenity, and improve your quality of life.

She also recently started

Liz Rusnak

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Liz loves the practice of yoga, and is passionate about bringing this love to her students. She has been blessed to practice with many influential teachers who prioritize integrity above all else. Strong alignment and attention to the breath are fundamental to her style, and she believes that a serious practice should never be taken too seriously. She is strongly influenced by Hatha traditions and has also been drawn to teachers with a background in Anusara. Liz received her 200 hr certification with one of her most significant mentors to date, Chad Hamrin. She studied under Bianca Amelie Fearon at YogaWorks for her 300 hr certification. This winter she will embark on another 100 hr training, as the path of a teacher is always to be a student first.

Amanda Gray

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

With a degree in Kinesiology and a passion for health and wellness, Amanda dabbled with yoga for several years as an escape from the stresses of her 9-5 and LA commute.  It wasn’t until the summer of 2014 that several life experiences brought her back to the mat on a daily basis in search of answers and clarity.  Shortly thereafter she found herself in her first teacher training to continue her journey of self-discovery, and after nearly 10 years in the corporate sector, Amanda replaced her fear with faith and decided to pursue teaching full-time. She takes an integrative approach to healing the mind, body and spirit through physical movement, yoga, and meditation. Her classes are sequenced with a beginner’s body in mind and creatively layered for all levels of yogis.

Dustin Russell

KUNDALINI INSTRUCTOR

Dustin’s love for people and true acceptance of each person’s spiritual evolution is deeply rooted in his being. Growing up in a military family provided Dustin with a unique view of the world and an opportunity to learn about, and to embrace, all people for who they are. This love and acceptance is at Dustin’s core and is immediately apparent to all who meet him. Wanting to help people in need, Dustin pursued a career as a firefighter. Shortly after graduating from the Academy he seriously injured his spine, whereby drastically changing his life’s trajectory. Since his injury, Dustin has been on a path to rebuild his life. He has spent years searching for relief from the constant pain and fatigue he was experiencing as a result of his spinal injury. After exploring and trying seemingly every solution, which was ultimately ineffective, Dustin found Kundalini yoga. In his words, “the only self-sustainable practice that keeps up with the speed of life.” His mission is to help heal those who have run out of answers.

Sharon Mettler

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Sharon found yoga in 2012 as an escape from her hectic corporate lifestyle. She found a profound sense of peace and calm, which helped her deal with the every day stress of working with attorneys. Her love of yoga lead her to receive her teacher training with Mukti Yoga School. After balancing yoga with her corporate job for several years, she took a leap of faith to follow her true passion of teaching yoga full-time. Always looking to expand her knowledge, she has gone on to receive her certification in sound healing. You can expect her classes to be fun, creative and challenging while remaining accessible for students of all-levels. The goal of her classes is for her students to leave feeling energized and empowered; strength and flexibility are just a bonus.

Kalina Salvador

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Kalina’s passion for health and fitness stems from her natural desire to incorporate fun, passion and continued personal growth into her life and the lives of the clients she serves. Earlier in Kalina’s life, she was diagnosed with arthritis, inspiring her to work smarter to overcome this physical challenge. Now she works hard to help others overcome adversity in their own lives. Kalina is a certified 500 Hour Yoga Instructor and NASM Certified Personal Trainer.

Lenie Ramos Trent

Yoga Instructor

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Lenie is a native Angeleno, born in the South Bay. She’s a nature lover and passionate environmentalist. If you don’t see Lenie in the studio, often times you’ll see her running on the strand or surfing with her girlfriends. Lenie’s love for yoga began when she found herself needing a path to settle her mind and calm in her life. After completing her 200hr Teacher Training with Tamal Dodge in 2014, she wanted to dive deeper into the philosophy and spiritual side of yoga. She recently finished her 300hr Teacher Training at Wanderlust Hollywood under the mentorship of Joan Hyman, Clio Manuelian, Annie Carpenter, Noah Mazé, and Schylur Grant. Lenie loves to share her love of life with her students. She brings fun, creative and intelligent sequencing to her alignment based vinyasa classes. Her classes are strong and mind

Brittney Seel

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

She combines her love of movement and music in a playful, energetic vinyasa flow. As an engineer by day, and a yoga instructor by night, she understands what it’s like to crave balance, and seeks this out as a teacher and a student in her classes. She found yoga after training for a half-marathon and mixed martial arts and needed something that was more gentle on her body.

After practicing for a few years, she completed her 200 hour Power Flow teacher training at Soho Yoga in 2015.

She loves yoga because it heals, builds community, and energizes. She is excited to flow with you soon!

Sarah Kovar

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Sarah is a dedicated Yoga Instructor with advanced teaching hours specializing in Iyengar and Ashtanga principles. She is devoted to inspiring others to improve overall wellness while finding contentment in body, mind, and spirit. Her discipline in proper alignment and breath control creates a collaborative spirit within the classroom and a lasting sense of peace both on and off the mat.

Ieshia

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Ieshia Alley, 900-EYT (Experienced Yoga Therapist), Executive Director and Principal aka “Spirit Manager” of SouthBay Yoga Conference. She creates and delivers whimsically illuminating yoga sessions weaving scientific elements of physics and geometry along with Yoga sutras and philosophy. 

Her teaching style is eclectic, a fusion of breath work, vinyasa (flowing linked movements), mantras, meditation and Thai massage. She focuses on energetic anatomy along with physical alignment to create an experience of mindfulness and reflection of the individual as not simply a human “machine” but as a celestial being. She refers to her students as Jedis and her classes as #JediTraining.


Rivka Hoffman

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Yoga is an ongoing journey of each individual to finding balance, joy and health. After receiving her yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India and experiencing the benefits and happiness that Yoga brought to her life, she wanted to help others practice, learn and grow. Her classes focus on mindful movement and breath. She believes Yoga is for everyone and all are welcome.

Patricia Anaya

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Patricia Anaya is a certified Pre/Post-Natal Yoga instructor who teaches classes in Los Angeles. Patricia is a childbirth educator and birth doula. Additionally, she recently published the new book “Bumps in Motion: Pregnancy Yoga Sequences From Around the World


Will be leading the Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training in March 2019.