La Jolla
Girard St

Helen Cloots

La Jolla Yoga Center, Spirit Yoga, Akasha Yoga, Bird Rock Yoga, Practical Recovery

Helen started practicing yoga as a way of balancing out the craziness of life as a grad student and now can't imagine going a day without it. After spending most of her childhood as a dancer, she was initially drawn to yoga by the physical benefits of the practice and the similarities to dance but quickly found herself returning for the total sense of calm and wellbeing that yoga delivers. Helen's goal is to help her students find peace and balance in their own lives through yoga and loves that she gets to spend every day working with people. Helen graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Rice University in 2005 and a master’s degree in public health from Columbia University in 2007. She made the switch to full-time yogini in 2012. Helen is also a wellness consultant,... Read the profile >>

Katie Burke

Core Power Yoga

Katie has always had a passion for helping people reach their highest potential. A degree in International Relations led her to live around the world; from China to Peru, Australia to India, places that inspired her to constantly challenge herself for growth. Through the journeys, Katie realized her true "yoga" was believing in others' growth with the same passion and intensity she was experiencing her own inner development. Once back in San Diego, as traveling had been her vehicle for self progress, her yoga mat became the magic carpet to discover new adventure. Power 200 Hour Teacher Training started her off, and continued into Yoga Sculpt, Yoga Pilates, Hot Power Fusion, High Energy, Kids Yoga, and now working through Ayurvedic certifications towards her RYT500, including study in... Read the profile >>

Sheri Matthews

The Rush Cycle studio, La Jolla Sports Club, The Sporting Club

You get out what you put in. In fitness, in your career, in relationships, and in life. Sheri, a local runner and spin instructor for the past 6 years, is passionate about being a positive part people’s fitness goals and active lifestyles. After graduating from the University of San Diego, she made San Diego her permanent home, thankful every day to live America’s Finest City. An avid runner and cyclist, she enjoys ensuring others not only achieve success with their health goals, but create happier, healthier, lifestyles long term. Sheri has seen the positive effects of group spin in her own running and aims to lead by example, running numerous half marathons each year, completing two full marathons and setting two personal records in 2013. When she’s not running, she loves... Read the profile >>

Tabu Lanier

Core Power & 24 hour fitness Personal Trainer

Steve TABU Lanier, a certified Master Trainer at 24 hour fitness is inspired daily by the commitment, strength and determination of his clients. Teaching Group X classes (Pilates, yoga, boxing, weight training) since 2007 Tabu's passion is prominent in every single class he teaches. He strives to achieve greatness in all areas of his life and is empowered daily by his students, close friends and mentors. A background in dance, Tabu loves moving in his body daily whether it be running, weight training or a hot vinyasa yoga class. Leaving a yoga class with Tabu you will feel completely blissed, energized and excited to reach your highest aspirations! Read the profile >>