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!
Inspired by the yogic asana practice, Brian traveled to India and studied under his Guruji, Dr. Omanand to expand his knowledge of traditional yoga philosophy and lived in the Paramanand Institute Ashram, completing the 200 hour teacher training program in hatha yoga. Brian has practiced Yoga for the last 10 years and his overall attitude about life has changed in a very positive way.
Brian is currently a special education science teacher at Manzano High School, and has also had careers in Construction and Engineering. He enjoys traveling and experiencing new cultures.
Alexandra has been an avid yoga practitioner since 2006 and finally made the leap into teaching in 2019. Yoga has been a consistent mainstay in her personal journey, and she loves to teach this practice of breath, stillness, and asana to anyone who is curious and interested. She's been trained in the styles of Vinyasa, Hatha, Yin, and Yoga Nidra. Alexandra's teaching style is strength- based, straightforward, and considerate of all bodies and abilities. Most importantly, she never takes herself or her practice too seriously.
Camila Seluja is a Santa Fe native who is trained in traditional Vinyasa yoga. Her classes aim to create a body conscious, body positive time of reflection with as much kindness and humor as possible. Camila is also a student at UNM and an avid plant mom.
After 8 years active duty military service in the US Navy Sage began attending yoga classes in 1995 when he was working toward a becoming a massage therapist. Sage found yoga to be instrumental in his longevity as a massage therapist. Sage's classes are fun, empowering and relaxing. Sage brings his understanding of anatomy, physiology and kinesiology to his yoga teaching and has studied a variety of different styles of hatha yoga including Iyengar, Sivananda, Kripalu, Ashtanga and Dynamic Yoga. Sage focuses on the FUNdamentals and the inner relaxing into the present moment with grace and ease. "My intention for being a yoga teacher is to serve the health and wellbeing of my students and continue to grow and learn about myself."
Michael grew up as an Idaho farm/ranch cowboy. He quickly became an aerial yoga enthisuast after moving to New Mexico a handful of years ago. Michael is also a father of 6 children including 5 sons and 1 daughter as well as a grandfather of many. He considers himself a perpetual student and lover of learning.
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.