Kat McGee is renowned as one of the most progressive yoga teachers and coaches on the West Coast. Formally trained while living in India under the guidance of Swami Vishveketu and currently serving as a lululemon Ambassador, she holds numerous certifications totaling over 1000 hours and is registered as an ERYT-500 Instructor with Yoga Alliance.
Kat's approach to yogic arts is physically stimulating and ultimately heart centered.
She holds transformative space for people from all backgrounds from the corporate and celebrity arenas to single parents. Her ability to meet individuals exactly where they are with complete acceptance is the pinnacle of what makes her technique so powerful.
"I have been taking yoga classes here and there over the last year but never really got into it till I took a class from Kat. Yoga all of a sudden made sense because Kat combines the physical work and blends it with your own spirituality. One works better with the other and if we are in tune then the body can find amazing strength. She changed my life on many levels. Grateful she shares her knowledge so generously." - Simone H.
"Yogis from across the globe agree that Kat McGee is one of the best instructors in the world. Why? Us yogis love the way she streamlines a vinyasa flow. We love her warm, inviting spirit. We love her smile. We love that she ventures into log cabins and spends time alone in reflection, giving presence to herself. Kat is our main squeeze. Thank you Kat, for everything. You are our inspiration!" -Mitchell A.
MONA THERESE WINSTON
Mona Therese is trained in the lineage of Krishnamacharya, and her main focus is on breathing, Hatha/Vinyasa Yoga and meditation. Her fascination of the human being, not only physically, but also mentally and spiritually shines through in her teaching and her own self.
Mona Therese’s journey on the path of yoga started at the age of 18 when she got the book, Ramana Maharshi and the Path of Self-Knowledge, which was a great inspiration and gave her a bigger understanding of her own spirituality and where she wanted to be in life. Her teachings are influenced by the practice of Ashtanga Yoga by her teachers Lino Miele and the late Gwendoline Hunt. Later on, from an injury and a deep desire for understanding how yoga asana works, she ventured into the practice of Iyengar Yoga with one of her teachers, Claus Wittig in Denmark. When she read Autobiography of a Yogi, Mona Therese found the missing link in her own practice and got initiated into Kriya Yoga by Sri Swami Shankarananda Giri from Rishikesh, India. In 2013 Mona Therese became a graduate from the Chopra Center University as a Certified Primordial Sound Meditation Teacher, in Carlsbad, California.
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Tulsi Bagnoli M.A.
Tulsi Bagnoli M.A. is a fourth generation meditator who has been practicing yoga and meditation since the age of four and teaching professionally throughout the US and India for the past 15 years. Weaving the alchemy of her own 30-year practice and experience as a student, Tulsi creates endless space for authenticity and deep healing. The invitation is to come as you are and practice your yoga. She is passionate about the practice of living yoga and helping people awaken to the untapped energy that flows within us all.
Tulsi was raised since birth in an atmosphere of mantra, meditation, and spiritual lifestyle. Her parents both were teachers of Transcendental Meditation and her father is a Vedic Astrologer. In her teens, Tulsi was in a car accident that changed the course of her life. After experiencing the immense healing powers and miracles of daily yoga sadhana, she felt a strong calling to share this practice with others. Through her dedication to growth and service, Tulsi was guided to become a certified teacher of meditation and Hatha Yoga at the age of 20.
She continued on to receive a B.A. and M.A. in Vedic Science with an emphasis in Sanskrit chanting, a 200-hour Vinyasa Krama Yoga teacher training with Ramaswami Srivatsa, in the lineage of Sri T. Krishnamacharya, and a 300-hour certification in Sattva Yoga, with Anand Mehrotra, in the foothills of the Himalayas. After a lifetime of being immersed in the sacred Vedic sciences, Tulsi‘s passion and curiosity led her to dive deeper to study with world-renowned mentors and teachers. Located in Topanga Canyon, Tulsi is an international teacher with an established private practice as a Vedic Astrologer and Lifestyle & Wellness Consultant incorporating Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda, Breathwork, Human Design, and Holistic modalities.
Becca is a devout and passionate student in this school of the connection between mind, body and spirit. She loves to take the time and warm the body up with deep breathing and then open the channels of energy through a strong asana practice.
She became a teacher through the Power Yoga lineage of Santa Monica Power yoga, specifically Holistic Flow Yoga. Becca knows first hand the healing benefits of Pranayama and mindfulness practices. Becca has RYT certifications totaling over 300 hours and began her practice with a few of the BKS lyengar students back in 2006. Through her own personal journey as an athlete and someone who has sought both safety and serenity within the walls of many studios, She believes that she is merely a messenger of a universal consciousness of awareness and compassion for ourself and others. She loves to utilize a wide variety of musical sounds and songs both with lyrics and instrumentals alone to create a journey of sound and vibrational adventure in every class.
Kat is a passionate yogi, traveler, and animal lover. She feels most centered when breathing in fresh ocean air and floating in salty waters.
Her journey with yoga has helped her find strength, balance, compassion and fluidity within her life. After nine years of practice, she earned her teaching certification in the Bahamas. Kat's intentions for her teaching and personal practice are ever-evolving.
She takes you through a journey into the deeper layers of yourself and tunes you into your inner workings. Her classes are filled with vibrant flows and grounding elements that connect the body and mind.