Through yoga and art, Whitney wishes to bring greater health, harmony, and happiness to individuals, to the community, and to the world. She began her journey with yoga when she took her first yoga class at the age of 15. She immediately knew that she had found a path worth exploring. Within a decade, she went on to receive her yoga teacher certification and has furthered her education with a 500 hour certificate and an aerial yoga teaching certificate. Having received her Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology and her minor in Dance at UNM, her classes are full of creative exploration and anatomical awareness. Through intention, breathing, asanas, and meditation, Whitney aims to leave her students feeling refreshed and renewed after each class.
Roberta has been practicing yoga for many years and is a 500 RYT with the Yoga Alliance. Her classes creatively combine a variety of yoga styles, including Vinyasa, Hatha, Yin, Restorative, and Kundalini, and she incorporates breath, energy, and meditation practices. She specializes in instructing pose kramas (stages) and encourages the use of modifications and props so that all students feel empowered to personalize their practice and work safely. Her sincere desire is to create an experience where people can learn to reconnect with their own body, mind, and spirit—and have FUN!
In 2013, Emily began practicing yoga and meditation daily to help her pregnancy. The practice became a source of divine intervention, providing a framework for holistic health and healing. In 2020, she became a 200hr RYT and started teaching Hatha Yoga. Hoping to become more inclusive and to work with the entire family unit, Emily went on to complete a 95hr Children’s YT training and then received a 85hr Prenatal plus 20hr Postnatal YT training certification.
Maya is an energetic yoga instructor teaching traditional Hatha principles and trained in India. Yoga continues to help her process trauma and take back control in her body. Deeply falling in love with yoga just after her mother died, she finds healing anywhere people are gathered to breathe, move, and be themselves. She is grounded in a constant practice to be present and find what feels good.
Rachel completed her yoga teacher training in Costa Rica and became certified through Yoga Alliance in 2021. Her classes incorporate a mix of vinyasa and hatha yoga styles, with an emphasis on breath and mindfulness to help heal and connect with body, mind, and soul. I believe everyone has light inside them and that yoga can be a powerful way to help that light shine. Come shine with her!
Jake started practicing yoga in 2018 when he was looking for a way to change up his exercise routine. He found so much more along the way! Over the years he found yoga to be integral to maintaining his mental and physical health. He loves to create challenging, funky and energetic vinyasa sequences, while always striving to foster an environment full of self exploration, kindness, and FUN to the classes he teaches.
Rosemary is native to Albuquerque and amidst her yoga practice, loves to snow ski, snowshoe, and hike in the beautiful mountains of New Mexico. Embracing yoga in 2013, Rosemary has her 200 hour teacher training. After getting "hooked" on Aerial yoga at Yoga Art Space, she completed the certification to teach Aerial Yoga. She loves helping her students to have a fun, safe, enjoyable experience as she continues to learn and bring new experiences to her students.
Franchesca has been practicing yoga for over 10 years and teaching since 2016. She has also completed a 95 hour Kids yoga and 50hour Aerial Yoga certification. Her classes include a mix of breath, movement, alignment, and positivity. Each class is lead by your intention. She enjoys helping students feel confident and find their own flow. She guides her students forward from this base to experience their fullest potential.