Meet our Instructors

WE ARE ALL ABOUT LIFESTYLE! NOT JUST YOGA, NOT JUST A CLASS, not just a style and certainly not just about a level. WE WANT TO HELP YOU ENHANCE YOUR LIFESTYLE! OUr INSTRUCTORS ARE COMMITTED TO YOUR INDIVIDUAL GROWTH, EXPANSION AND HEALTH!

 
Rebecca Benenati   Rebecca is the proud founder of WellBorn Lifestyles. She believes that community is the single most important part of existing in a big city. She invites you into the Wellborn Lifestyles community.   Read More

Rebecca Benenati

Rebecca is the proud founder of WellBorn Lifestyles. She believes that community is the single most important part of existing in a big city. She invites you into the Wellborn Lifestyles community.

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Dev Larks   A registered nurse with a Masters from UCLA, Dev Larks is experienced in various fields of medicine and wellness. She brings her expertise in medicine to her work as a doula as well as parenting workshops. She is eager to be a part of women’s lives and transition into parenting.   Read More

Dev Larks

A registered nurse with a Masters from UCLA, Dev Larks is experienced in various fields of medicine and wellness. She brings her expertise in medicine to her work as a doula as well as parenting workshops. She is eager to be a part of women’s lives and transition into parenting.

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Carmen Guerrero   Empowering each yogi’s authentic self, this is Carmen Guerrero Falcon’s ultimate mission as a yoga facilitator.A passionate student of Jasmine Lieb and Jeanne Heilman, Carmen seeks to nurture an increased understanding of movement and rejuvenation of both body and mind.   Read More

Carmen Guerrero

Empowering each yogi’s authentic self, this is Carmen Guerrero Falcon’s ultimate mission as a yoga facilitator.A passionate student of Jasmine Lieb and Jeanne Heilman, Carmen seeks to nurture an increased understanding of movement and rejuvenation of both body and mind.

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Bahia Shortlidge   Bahia brings to her clients a knowledge and passion for bodywork that she earned through years of personal experience. Bahia has her roots in the various worlds of yoga, including reiki, buddhism, recovery, massage and craniosacral unwinding to name a few.   Read More

Bahia Shortlidge

Bahia brings to her clients a knowledge and passion for bodywork that she earned through years of personal experience. Bahia has her roots in the various worlds of yoga, including reiki, buddhism, recovery, massage and craniosacral unwinding to name a few.

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Kiki Matoba   Kiki Matoba is a Reiki Master/Intuitive Healer whose soul woke her up 7 years ago to help people shed what no longer serves because the world is changing. Mother Earth is evolving towards a higher vibrational frequency of love and peace. Because we are organically connected to all that is natural on this planet, we are being pushed to change and uplift our frequencies. That is why we are all deeply feeling everything! Using the power of energy medicine in various modalities such as Reiki, meditation, and crystals; Kiki channels these gifts from Divine Source to help people heal and clear old energies while holding a safe space for them to raise their vibration which creates a harmonious life with the Universe.

Kiki Matoba

Kiki Matoba is a Reiki Master/Intuitive Healer whose soul woke her up 7 years ago to help people shed what no longer serves because the world is changing. Mother Earth is evolving towards a higher vibrational frequency of love and peace. Because we are organically connected to all that is natural on this planet, we are being pushed to change and uplift our frequencies. That is why we are all deeply feeling everything! Using the power of energy medicine in various modalities such as Reiki, meditation, and crystals; Kiki channels these gifts from Divine Source to help people heal and clear old energies while holding a safe space for them to raise their vibration which creates a harmonious life with the Universe.

Dana Kraft   Dana is a former high school teacher that focuses on breath and alignment while incorporating intelligent sequencing. She works with high profile clientele including NBA and NFL Athletes as well as entertainers, models and TV Personalities.   Read More

Dana Kraft

Dana is a former high school teacher that focuses on breath and alignment while incorporating intelligent sequencing. She works with high profile clientele including NBA and NFL Athletes as well as entertainers, models and TV Personalities.

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Jen Smith   Jennifer Smith is a yoga teacher dedicated to teaching the Yogic Lifestyle through helping her students appreciate the process and not just the goal.Her teaching styles include Hatha, Ashtanga, Children’s, Vinyasa Flow, Power, Restorative, Yin, meditation, and Pranayama with a touch of Reiki.   Read More

Jen Smith

Jennifer Smith is a yoga teacher dedicated to teaching the Yogic Lifestyle through helping her students appreciate the process and not just the goal.Her teaching styles include Hatha, Ashtanga, Children’s, Vinyasa Flow, Power, Restorative, Yin, meditation, and Pranayama with a touch of Reiki.

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Juliet Guisasola   Juliet Guisasola is a dynamic and inspiring yoga teacher specializing in pre & postnatal. She also has experience in yin, hatha, & vinyasa flow, with a certification in mat pilates, barre, and sculpt. She is also the founder of a youth yoga empowerment program.   Read More

Juliet Guisasola

Juliet Guisasola is a dynamic and inspiring yoga teacher specializing in pre & postnatal. She also has experience in yin, hatha, & vinyasa flow, with a certification in mat pilates, barre, and sculpt. She is also the founder of a youth yoga empowerment program.

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Elizabeth Blanchard   Elizabeth began practicing yoga in 1994 after being a professional cheerleader with the Los Angeles Raiders. Her dance and fitness background compliment her yoga expertice perfectly.   Read More

Elizabeth Blanchard

Elizabeth began practicing yoga in 1994 after being a professional cheerleader with the Los Angeles Raiders. Her dance and fitness background compliment her yoga expertice perfectly.

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Sean Hanley   Sean has been a dedicated yoga student for nearly 20 years. Early in his practice a four story fall resulting in a severe back injury took him off the mat for almost a year. That experience has compelled him to share this practice and it's benefits. If you want to connect to that highest self within and feel empowered come take one of his classes.   Read More

Sean Hanley

Sean has been a dedicated yoga student for nearly 20 years. Early in his practice a four story fall resulting in a severe back injury took him off the mat for almost a year. That experience has compelled him to share this practice and it's benefits. If you want to connect to that highest self within and feel empowered come take one of his classes.

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Britt Logan   Britt aka "Fitbritt" is a professional personal trainer, dancer, and nutrition expert, not to mention mom of two. Originally from Miami, Florida, Britt started her career as a dancer at Miami Heat games. Years later, after becoming a mother, Britt created a youtube channel called "FITBRITT". Britt is excited to be teaching "Chance to Dance" at Wellborn.   Read   More

Britt Logan

Britt aka "Fitbritt" is a professional personal trainer, dancer, and nutrition expert, not to mention mom of two. Originally from Miami, Florida, Britt started her career as a dancer at Miami Heat games. Years later, after becoming a mother, Britt created a youtube channel called "FITBRITT". Britt is excited to be teaching "Chance to Dance" at Wellborn.

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Peter Kenney   Throughout the last 20 years, I have studied many modalities of the healing arts, most notably: Cranial Sacral Unwinding, Sat Nam Rasayan, Reiki, Sensory Repatterning; and an extensive array of manual therapy techniques. However, nothing has been more powerful than the initiatory experience I went through sitting in meditative silence in which I was instructed from the innate intelligence within the heart, on opening to the neutral space of non-doing, holding that space for people and situations through the art of focus. These two abilities allow me to be very effective in my work.

Peter Kenney

Throughout the last 20 years, I have studied many modalities of the healing arts, most notably: Cranial Sacral Unwinding, Sat Nam Rasayan, Reiki, Sensory Repatterning; and an extensive array of manual therapy techniques. However, nothing has been more powerful than the initiatory experience I went through sitting in meditative silence in which I was instructed from the innate intelligence within the heart, on opening to the neutral space of non-doing, holding that space for people and situations through the art of focus. These two abilities allow me to be very effective in my work.

Alicia Chavez   Alicia is a Board Certified, Licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist and Oriental Medicine Practitioner. After attending a Masters program at Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Santa Monica California, Alicia graduated with the highest honors Summa Cum Laude. Alicia believes in whole body care to help her patients unblock what is preventing them from healing and reaching their optimal state of health.   Read More

Alicia Chavez

Alicia is a Board Certified, Licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist and Oriental Medicine Practitioner. After attending a Masters program at Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Santa Monica California, Alicia graduated with the highest honors Summa Cum Laude. Alicia believes in whole body care to help her patients unblock what is preventing them from healing and reaching their optimal state of health.

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Marc Savas   Marc has had the opportunity to study with amazing yoga instructors while traveling around the world extensively, including completion of teacher training with instructor Chris Chavez. During this time, Marc has taught FULL BLAST YOGA™ in the US and abroad, with strong yoga roots in Los Angeles.  Marc dedicates his time to spreading his FULL BLAST YOGA™ philosophy in his life, in his practice, and in his teachings.  Marc is blessed to be a part of the Los Angeles yoga community and has inspired many yogis to new levels of practice. Known for his powerful arm-balance and inversion sequences, Marc’s classes are unique, challenging and a must for the yoga adventurist!

Marc Savas

Marc has had the opportunity to study with amazing yoga instructors while traveling around the world extensively, including completion of teacher training with instructor Chris Chavez. During this time, Marc has taught FULL BLAST YOGA™ in the US and abroad, with strong yoga roots in Los Angeles.

Marc dedicates his time to spreading his FULL BLAST YOGA™ philosophy in his life, in his practice, and in his teachings.

Marc is blessed to be a part of the Los Angeles yoga community and has inspired many yogis to new levels of practice. Known for his powerful arm-balance and inversion sequences, Marc’s classes are unique, challenging and a must for the yoga adventurist!