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instructors

Kevin

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My name is Kevin and I have been practicing yoga religiously since 2019. I received my 200 hr teacher training in January 2022. My favorite types of classes to teach are a mixture of chill vinyasa and power flow. read more.

Chris

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Vetcore

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I'm Chris! I am a local born and raised in Kern County and Bakersfield. After serving in the military for over six years as a Hospital Corpsman in the Navy (to include a tour to Iraq), and serving my community as a Paramedic I immediately recognized the benefits of yoga. read more.

**Chris leads Vetcore offering free classes to Veterans and guests at UrbanCore Studios

Carissa

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Hi my name is Carissa Pope! I have been practicing yoga since 2015 and have been teaching since 2018. Yoga has always been a coping mechanism for me to help get through anxiety and depression and through that I have felt strength and healing which pushed me to want to teach it and help others struggling with the same thing. read more.

Lisa

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My name is Lisa, I am a mother of two boys and a wife to an amazing husband.

I am a lover of movement. I love to move my body, get strong and increase both flexibility and mobility. Why do I teach yoga? I saw how much trauma people hold in their bodies and wanted to help. I want to help people feel more comfortable in their bodies, despite their reason why. read more.

Michael

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Hello, I'm Michael! A passionate and positive strength coach privileged with the opportunity to better those around me. I'm super excited to teach a targeted mobility training method proven to improve flexibility and increase mobility. read more.

Natalie

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Hi I'm Natalie, I fell in love with yoga in New York City in the early 2000s. Now back in my hometown teaching for the last three years, I'm delighted to help guide students to new places in their yoga journey - physical, mental and emotional. What I love most about yoga is that it fosters acceptance, confidence, peace of mind and mental clarity. read more.

Monica

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Hello! My name is Monica. My journey in yoga instructing started when I took a leap of faith and traveled to Indonesia for a teacher training seminar to get my 200 hour YTT certification. I truly believe implementing breath with movement can help us bring the best versions of us out. read more.

Reyna

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I'm a three year true yogi who loves the practice and thinks if the whole world was doing yoga we could reach world peace. I'm a mother of three beautiful children who uses yoga for stress relief and healing. My classes are fitness driven focused on mind, body, and soul! read more.

Emily

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Emily started yoga in 2016 in Dallas, TX. Since then, she has traveled all over and had the pleasure of experiencing many types of yoga. In 2020, she began integrating meditation into her practice and found it to be a magical combination that she wants to share with the world. read more.

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Amanda

During her years as a triathlete, Amanda suffered multiple injuries which forced her to find a new way to move. Enter Yoga! Yoga proved to be a valuable healing tool, bringing her to a level of strength, flexibility, and mobility she had never enjoyed before. read more.

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Maricel

My name Maricel and I’m eager for you to grow with us at UrbanCore! Yoga to me is a discovery of mind and body. A place to be at any point of YOUR yoga journey. I began my practice over a decade ago but it wasn’t until my journey led me to teaching when my practice became increasingly refined. read more.

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Jasmin

A lifelong student, Jasmin has been deeply moved by the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of yoga. She understands that every body is unique and that each new moment is an opportunity to honor ourselves and our capabilities. read more.

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Justine

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Justine currently teaches a wide variety of classes throughout Bakersfield. Her classes and bio will be available soon.

interested in instructing your class at the UrbanCore studio?

  • instructor-driven classes: your class, your style

  • competitive pay

  • set or flexible class time slots

  • host and run your own private in-studio sessions

  • we support the whole yoga community - teach anywhere you'd like

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