Adrienne Smith is the founder and chief motivating officer at Power of Your Om. Her foundational 200 Certification is with Baron Baptiste and received her 500 E-RYT through Deborah Williamson and Wild Abundant Life. Adrienne has been a fierce competitor since she was a little girl - everything from figure skating and circus classes to more recently trying her cards as a professional triathlete for a few years. Adrienne loves the commitment, discipline and courage of endurance sports, yoga and being an entrepreneur - all require consistent focus on the reality of the present moment to face her fear of failure, the trap of comparison and the life-sucking goal of perfection. They have created several breakdowns, breakthroughs and transformed her into her best self inside and out.
Tricia is the Studio Manager and Smile Enthusiast for Power of Your Om. She is a Certified Baptiste teacher who received her first 200 RYT with Kate Taylor at Savannah Power Yoga. She is a green-smoothie drinking, wife and doggie momma. Tricia is dedicated to creating a strong community and believes that yoga is for everyBODY. A self described recovering type A personality, Tricia fell in love with the physical aspect of yoga and kept coming back because of the mental clarity it gave her. In addition to a regular yoga practice, Tricia loves to run, ride her bike, laugh and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee.
Leo began practicing yoga over a year ago as way to reconnect with his body and mind after training for and competing for races along with playing soccer. Soon after it became apparent that yoga was much more than just a workout. It became part of his life. Leo completed his 200 Hour Certification with Power of Your Om Yoga Studio
Sabrina is a spunky South Florida native who happened upon hot yoga one mid-August afternoon in Miami. It was no surprise that she didn't run directly back, but after her second (very spaced apart) time around, she discovered she'd truly found her niche. After years of battling eating disorders and like unhealthy habits, she felt she had found an exercise and health routine she could truly make her own, and soon discovered so could anyone else. Sabrina's classes are light hearted but heavy hitting. You're guaranteed to be challenged in her class and leave feeling worked out and complete.
Mallory completed her 200 Hour Certification with Power of Your Om Yoga Studio in 2012.
Yoga keeps Chrissy's guts happy! After being diagnosed with Crohn's Disease in 2012, it was yoga that helped her regain her strength and confidence back. Her favorite part of yoga is being able to take the tools she learns, mainly patience, to practice off her mat and into everyday life. She was inspired to become a teacher to show others how life giving and life changing yoga can be! As a teacher her focus is to create a space for all students to get a taste of what yoga can do for them. When she's not on her mat, you can find Chris driving around in her pickup truck blasting country music.
Jenny started practicing yoga regularly in 2012. She was surprised and intrigued by the calming and centering effects it brought on, and found it to be an extremely beneficial and therapeutic addition to her active lifestyle.
Jenny’s teaching style provides a mindful and calming environment while also promoting challenge and intensity – and of course a good, healthy sweat. Jenny believes that yoga should be an outlet of creativity and expression that is unique and authentic for every student. In her classes you can expect to work hard, hear upbeat music, and find a playful environment.
David received his first 200 hour certification through Yoga Works and an additional 200 Hour Certification with the Power of Your Om Team. Yoga has transformed Dave's life from quite an immobile Navy Veteran to a badass, kind-hearted human who is changing the world with his Better Human Show Podcast.
Erin comes to us by way of Iowa and you’ll find that her Midwest values have tagged along too. Expect to find an energetic, welcoming, tall blonde who is always in for a good laugh. Erin has been practicing yoga inconsistently for 4 years but laid down roots with POYO by reinventing herself through asana, workshops, and teacher training. When Erin is not in the studio, she is working with UCSB athletes as a Sports Performance Coach. Erin completed her 200 Hour Certification with Power of Your Om Yoga Studio.
Jenna strives to share her love of yoga with her students while challenging them to find their edge and be curious of what is on the other side. It takes courage to step onto your mat and be present for yourself and for others, both on and off your mat, and Jenna shares this balance with her students. While not at POYO, you can find her hiking the local trails, surfing at Rincon, or spreading the love to 158 middle school kids. Jenna received her 200 hour YTT with Power of Your Om.
Yoga taught Bella how to come out of her shell and fully embrace herself. She has a passion for creativity and playfulness and strives to bring those elements to her students. Her classes are light hearted, with a focus on connection and discovery of self. When she is not in the studio, she can be found at the beach with her dogs or eating Thai food. Bella received her 200 hour certification with Power of Your Om Yoga Studio.
“I’m sorry for what I said before yoga-ed” is the perfect phrase for why Samira LOVES yoga and LOVES teaching it. As something that she initially started for just a good workout, quickly became a daily craving for her to maintain a positive mind. In every class she makes it a point to learn something new. Whether it be mind, body, or the physical practice itself, the opportunity to expand is always present. Samira believes yoga is a practice of liberation and celebration for your amazing body, and makes sure you experience that in every class. When she isn't practicing or teaching, you can find her being active outdoors with her pups, family, and friends. Samira completed her 200 Hour Certification with Power of Your Om Yoga Studio