Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara

Adrienne Hengels

Power of Your Om

Adrienne is a mover and a shaker, a lover of life, world class triathlete, yogini of sorts, a teacher, a life coach and a risk taker. A California girl with midwestern roots, Adrienne is the owner of Power of Your Om Yoga Studio here in Santa Barbara and yep, she owns another studio in Illinois, where she is from. When you take Adrienne's yoga classes, you are guaranteed to get challenged, to be drenched in sweat, cleansed, reenergized and mind-blown! Heck, just hang out with her and you are guaranteed to do something you haven't done before, something you've always wanted to do, or something you haven't risked since childhood. Adrienne believes in creating our own happiness, hitting road blocks, taking a moment to pause and look our fears in the face and move forward with... Read the profile >>

Bob Wilcher

Killer B Fitness

Bob Wilcher founded Killer B Fitness in 2005. He graduated from UCSB and decided to further his education. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Western States Chiropractic College and NSCA Certification in 2005 and moved back to Santa Barbara. Bob has over 15 years experience as a fitness professional and specializes in running technique and analysis. He coaches and provides cross-training for local schools' sports teams in the gym and on their campus. Bob played basketball at the collegiate level and has since become an avid triathlete and coach. Sports, exercise, and healthy nutrition have always been an integral part of his life. Bob has a passion for motivating others, helping them to achieve their goals, and is... Read the profile >>

Jenny Schatzle

Personal Trainer/ Life Motivator

Jenny understands the real life challenges we all face; stress, dieting, dedication, motivation, and most importantly self confidence. She is such a rock star that she works with her clients to address and overcome many physical but also personal struggles. Whether it is through boot camp, kickboxing, spinning, circuit or one-on-one personal training Jenny is there to help you reach your goals with life changing results while kicking your butt along the way! Originally from Minnesota, Jenny Schatzle has been living and working in Santa Barbara for 10 years. Fitness has always played a large role in her life, growing up playing a number of competitive sports and dancing which has led to a life of training and competing and she continues to do so with triathlons, cycling and running... Read the profile >>

Kellen Brugman

Divinitree, Yoga Soup, SB YMCA

Kellen Brugman is an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Counselor, yoga teacher, writer and self-reclaimed artist based in Santa Barbara, California. Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez mountains, Kellen shares the beauty of Ayurveda, yoga and writing so people can experience greater ease, peace, and creativity in their lives. Kellen began studying Ayurveda in 2002, thanks to a yurt mate at a White Lotus teacher training retreat. In 2003, she found her primary teacher of Ayurveda, Dr. Vasant Lad. She’s been studying with Dr. Lad since then, and in 2009 finished a two-year intensive training at his Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque. Kellen is a certified yoga teacher, teaching both personal sessions and group classes since 1996. She... Read the profile >>

Melanie Elkin


Melanie Elkin is an instructor at Power Of Your Om, yoga studio, as well as the creator and founder of Yoga’licious where she passionately teaches women how to Listen and Love their bodies and themselves. Her practice is based out of Sunny Santa Barbara California where she supports women in re-creating a conversation around with their bodies and themselves that is sustainable, uplifting, confidence building, fulfilling, satisfying, and makes them want to scream on the mountain tops “I am delicious”. She doesn’t do quick fixes or cookie cutter exercise and yoga routines but instead guides women to create something that honors them, their bodies, and everything else they do in their lives! To learn more you can email her at... Read the profile >>

Stephanie Besler


Stephanie fell in love with the practice of yoga as a means to calm the mind and heal the body. With a background in dance, she was immediately drawn to yoga. When Stephanie took her first yoga class in 1999 in Santa Barbara, she knew she had tapped into something that would be a part of her life forever. Upon moving to Scottsdale, Arizona in 2006, Stephanie pursued her career as a yoga instructor with At One Yoga. She studied with inspirational instructors such as Alex Austin, Jenn Chiarelli, Vanessa Lee, Ian Lopatin and John Salisbury. After completing her RYT-200, she realized her spiritual journey was just beginning. Stephanie continued to study Hot Yoga with Cintra Brown and complete her RYT-500 with Dave and Cheryl Oliver. Outside of the many inspirational instructors she studied... Read the profile >>