VINYASA :: All Levels


This class is taught by:

Hannah Skye

Hannah was born in Colorado, so a love of the mountains and of nature circulates in her soul. With her background in acting and dance, she will gracefully guide you through a seamless vinyasa flow that incorporates both strength and ease.
Hannah believes that yoga is for every body. Poses are just shapes, so they will look and feel a little different for each individual, and there can be great joy in the exploration of those internal and external nuances. Every class Hannah teaches is layered with different options so that students can customize their flow, either to be more energetic and challenging, or more grounded and relaxing. Everyone is inspired to practice for different reasons, usually when they are seeking something more in their lives. Whether that's physical health, emotional peace, or a meditative journey, Hannah encourages students to bring themselves to the mat. Spend some time in your own body; move, sweat, breath deeply, and play in your practice. Yoga can be an outlet to detoxify and destress, or a medium of play and expression -- and often times both. You can expect to sweat in Hannah's class, so bring your water and come ready to flow!
 
Certifications:
RYT 200, CorePower Yoga
Corepower Extensions Program & mentorship
Corepower Yoga Level 2 Training
Kids Yoga training, Yoga Works
Advanced Sequencing Immersion, Mukti Yoga School
Safe Teaching Immersion, Mukti Yoga School

Chona Bernardo

Chona has been a Reiki practitioner since 2009. After her first attunement she began her self healing process, enabling her to heal physically and emotionally, and has profoundly impacted her spiritual growth. She received her second Reiki attunement, which strengthened her intuitive abilities. After six years of practicing, she is now empowered to offer this service to others. She hopes to spread the awareness of Reiki to the community as an alternative holistic approach to healing.

Nora Brank

Nora has been practicing yoga and meditation since she was a very young child. Her dad was an avid yogi and introduced her to the sun salutations at the tender age of five. These days, Nora starts every day with a sun salute and thanks her yoga practice for her health and well being. She believes that yoga can instill all of it's practitioners with a flexibility, resilience and grace that they can use both on and off the mat.

Nora has a MA in philosophy from a program that allowed her to study both Eastern and Western texts. Her love and knowledge of the mystical traditions included in the Vedic texts guides and deepens her yoga practice. You can find her blend of attention to the physical, and knowledge of the ancient, traditional, and spiritual in her Yoga & Meditation classes at Namaste Highland Park.

Steven Arcos

Steven is an Echo Park native. Born and raised here, his teaching style reflects the LA lifestyle: equal parts relaxing and adventurous. As someone who practices many different styles of yoga, he loves to keep classes fun and challenging by incorporating those styles into his teachings. His motto is Sapere Aude or Dare to Know. He believes that by keeping an open heart and mind you will never stop growing. Always looking for new ways to push himself, Steven found yoga. After it changed his life by connecting him to his more spiritual self, he became eager to share his passion with the rest of the world. He teaches that yoga, although an amazingly effective physical activity, is in reality so much more. When he is not teaching he remains very active. Steve is an avid runner, cyclist, as well as personal trainer and believes in healthy living through physical fitness.

Ani Raya-Flores

As a trail runner and endurance athlete, Ani first came to yoga in search of increased flexibility and a stronger core. While she noticed the physical results immediately, it was the unexpected mental and emotional benefits that kept her coming back to the mat. She credits the yoga practice with giving her the clarity of mind, physical and emotional balance necessary to conquer the steepest of climbs, on and off the trails.

Ani strives to create an inclusive space for all bodies: a place to take the practice seriously, but not necessarily ourselves. She's always looking for creative ways to challenge and support her students, whether it's with blocks, blankets, or a gentle reminder to relax those grimaces while in chair pose. In Ani's classes you can expect detailed instruction, inventive core work, and playful transitions from pose to pose. Above all, it is her hope that students will leave class feeling a bit more at home in their bodies.

With a background in childcare and literature, Ani believes a great yoga class has all the elements of a great bedtime story: a knowledgable guide, a different journey ever time, and ultimately, a resting pose.

Integrating movement and breath, this class is aimed at the seasoned beginners and regular practitioners.
- Introducing twists, some backbends, approachable inversions, be prepared to explore both beginning and intermediate poses. Modifications are given allowing the students to choose a more beginning or more advanced practice according to their needs.

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Aug 21 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Hannah Skye
    at Namaste Highland Park
  • Tue Aug 21 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm with Chona Bernardo
    at Namaste Downtown LA
  • Wed Aug 22 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Julie Howard
    at Namaste Downtown LA
  • Thu Aug 23 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Hannah Skye
    at Namaste Highland Park
  • Thu Aug 23 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm with Chona Bernardo
    at Namaste Downtown LA
  • Fri Aug 24 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Chona Bernardo
    at Namaste Downtown LA
  • Fri Aug 24 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm with Nora Brank
    at Namaste Highland Park
  • Sat Aug 25 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Steven Arcos
    at Namaste Highland Park
  • Sat Aug 25 11:15 am - 12:30 pm with Nora Brank
    at Namaste Highland Park
  • Sat Aug 25 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Chona Bernardo
    at Namaste Downtown LA
  • Sun Aug 26 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Steven Arcos
    at Namaste Highland Park
  • Sun Aug 26 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Ani Raya-Flores
    at Namaste Highland Park
  • Sun Aug 26 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm with Emily MacLean
    at Namaste Downtown LA
  • Mon Aug 27 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Chona Bernardo
    at Namaste Downtown LA
  • Tue Aug 28 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Hannah Skye
    at Namaste Highland Park
  • Tue Aug 28 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm with Chona Bernardo
    at Namaste Downtown LA
  • Wed Aug 29 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Hannah Rodriguez
    at Namaste Downtown LA
  • Thu Aug 30 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Hannah Skye
    at Namaste Highland Park
  • Thu Aug 30 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm with Chona Bernardo
    at Namaste Downtown LA
  • Fri Aug 31 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Chona Bernardo
    at Namaste Downtown LA