Kiersten Mooney E-RYT 500 owns Bala Vinyasa Yoga, Baptiste Affiliate Studios and 200 & 300hr Registered Yoga Schools in Naples and Miami, FL. She graduated from The University of Miami with a double BA in Sociology and Exercise Sports Science and Sports Medicine and continued her graduate studies in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition. She is a Senior Baptiste teacher and lululemon athletica ambassador. Kiersten has been a certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer since ’92 and has trained professional athletes. She has completed extensive research in sports-specific training, has been published and is currently collaborating with University of Miami on yoga research. She is also on the leadership Board of the Africa Yoga Project. Her passion is to inspire others to awaken to their personal power, to live fully and courageously with total self-acceptance and empower each and every to make a significant contribution to the world.