Angela started her journey into yoga, health and wellness over 25 years ago. She is an accomplished and certified Yoga (E-RYT 200HR, E-RYT 500HR, YACEP), certified Zumba, Pilates instructor, dance trainer, dance instructor, choreographer and dancer, who brings with her more than 30 years of professional movement and fitness-based teaching experience.
Angela graduated with a BA in Dance and a Pilates certification from UC Irvine and went on to perform, teach, train and choreograph professionally for stage, film and TV, including CATS, Chicago, Siegfried and Roy, Disney, Princess Cruise lines, Dr. Pepper, Fame. Later, Angela returned to school for pre-med and started an over 10-year career as a certified medical language specialist (RMT, CMT) and began her own journey of healing through Yoga, meditation, nutrition and functional movement. She received her SmartFLOW Yoga 200-hour certification in 2012 and 500-hour in 2016 and has 3000 hours of yoga training over the years in SmartFLOW, Power, Yin, Restorative, etc. with an emphasis on Yoga as Therapy, she has started to combine exercise and all movement modalities; breathwork and meditation to create tailored health and wellness programs for classes and both Corporate and Private customers.
Angela is dedicated to providing a playful environment with the best possible physical and mental yoga and movement instruction for all ages, through creating a safe space, healthy alignment and visualization of the body, and finding that deep body-mind-breath connection, to help each student achieve a life of balance and wellness on and off the mat. Through her relaxed, open-hearted, authentic and joyful approach, along with her background in the medical field, she encourages everyone to stretch the barriers of what they thought possible on their mats andultimately in their lives.