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Meet our talented team of experienced yoga instructors.

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Katrina Smith

Owner of Yoga Del Mar

In 2014, Katrina decided to leave her corporate life in the pharmaceutical world and took over the business...

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Andrew Rivin

Andrew Rivin blends a traditional athletic and business background with a great love of yoga, philosophy and psychology.

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Bianca Zable

Bianca is an integrative health and wellness educator, yoga teacher, and social change entrepreneur. Bianca’s intention is to be...

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Christine Morris

“Yoga continues to amaze me. We put our body into shapes, breathe deeply and we feel better....

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Geri Portnoy

Geri Portnoy is the founder of Yoga Del Mar. She holds a Master’s degree in International Peace...

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Gretchen Donovan

The art and science of yoga is far more than the poses we practice. It is a...

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Jeannette Cohan

Jeannette began practicing yoga at the age of 39 to reduce stress and relieve sciatica, and as...

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Jenn Smith

Jenn discovered yoga in the year 2000 after returning home from two adventure-filled years in South America. Yoga...

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Kate Beckel

Kate Beckel began her yoga journey in NYC in 2002.  In her pursuit of depth and breath in...

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Katie Beroukhim

Katie Beroukhim loves yoga and it shows in her teaching. Her classes are fun and creative. She...

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Kristy Laliotis

“the practice for me means coming home” –Kristy The first time Kristy took a yoga class, it...

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Leila Currah

Leila discovered yoga in 2000 when she was in college and has been dedicated to her own...

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Lisa Fischer

Before Lisa began practicing yoga, she was a two sport collegiate athlete at a Division I level,...

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Mary Payton

You will find Mary’s class to be very nurturing yet challenging, with a combination of precise alignment instruction...

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Roeshan Shadravan

Roeshan Shadravan, Holistic Practitioner, is an Advanced MELT Teacher and founder of Beacon of Light Therapeutics in North County...

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Roger Cole, Ph.D.

Roger Cole, Ph.D. is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher trained at the Iyengar Yoga Institutes in San...

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Suzanne Deason

Suzanne is a classically trained Iyengar yoga and Pilates instructor. She is best known for her library...

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Valerie Zverina

Valerie is an accomplished yoga instructor with wide teaching experience in California and Michigan. She completed a...

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“I was struck by how accepting and even inviting yoga instructors are, from the first class I felt I was part of the group. “

- Jim

“Yoga has provided a foundation for me to approach life in a positive, balanced, healthy way. It’s my rock!“

- Joyce