Yoga & Wellness Teachers
Nicole Currie has been practicing and studying yoga for over 12 years. She is a certified yoga teacher from the White Lotus Foundation, has completed an additional 500 hour yoga teacher training with Yoga Works, has a Prenatal Yoga certification from Yoga Fit and Yoga Works, she is a STOTT Pilates instructor, and she has an M.F.A. in dance from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Nicole balances her time between teaching elementary school kids dance with the Los Angeles Unified School District, teaching private Yoga and Pilates classes, and her newest addition CINCH Fitness classes. Her classes benefit all levels, as she loves offering modifications and props to help students find proper alignment. Nicole is passionate about teaching and offering guidance to students of all abilities. Her yoga classes are a vinyasa flow style that combines thorough instruction to accommodate each individuals needs. Join us and Velkominn heim!
Aaron lives primarily along the West Coast pathways of the diverse California landscapes. He travels the World on investigative research projects and hosts groups on Transformational World Pilgrimages and Yoga and Nature Retreats.
He also shares these discoveries through personal retreats in The Shasta Alchemy Home located at the base of Mount Shasta and at Starseed Farms in Ojai CA. Aaron teaches Yoga and Meditation, the practices of self-inquiry; he also offers readings through astrology, healing bodywork, and Ancient Earth Traditions. He is in regular dialogue with the seasonal changes and continual growth on his native land’s permaculture farm, Starseed Farms in Ojai.
Aaron holds a 4-year degree in Philosophy with emphasis in Ethics and Metaphysics from University of California, Santa Barbara; 600hr Massage Therapy Program from East West College of Massage in Portland, Oregon; 200hr Yoga Teacher Training from Ganga White and Tracey Rich of White Lotus Foundation in Santa Barabra, CA; Aaron is a Full Mesa carrier in the Shamanic Lineage of the Qero Peoples of the high Andes Mountains of Peru;
Leslie St. John is a self-expression muse, helping people get “unstuck.” Using the modalities of yoga, Qoya, and writing, she helps people unshackle creativity, feel their bodies as allies, and cultivate more self-intimacy. She is creator of Prose and Poses and offers yoga and writing retreats (Upcoming retreats at Sagrada and the Mayan Riviera). She holds an MFA in poetry from Purdue University and is author of Beauty Like a Rope. Her writing is published in Elephant Journal, Teach.Yoga, Yoga Revolutionaries, Apersus Quartery, Oxford American, Rebelle Society, and Verse Daily. She teaches Literature at Cal Poly. A 500hr RYT, she has studied with Tias Little, Noah Maze, and Rocky Heron. Her classes have been described as “Sweaty and Spiritual.” Be prepared to move. Deepen your connection to your true self. You can find her writing at a café, hunting vintage shops, or hiking with her beagle Lucy in the hills of San Luis Obispo.
Eva Inglizian L.Ac.
Eva Inglizian L.Ac. is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist in the State of California and has her acupuncture practice at Sagrada Wellness. Eva leads Sagrada's Qi Gong classes. Her passion is in empowering individuals to feel their own sense of harmony and vitality. Eva’s clients come to her for health maintenance and preventive care, empowering them as unique individuals rather than a disease process. Eva's intuitive understanding of healthy living can be seen in her treatment offerings. Eva has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine for over a decade. Born into a family of healers ranging from her Father, an Emergency Room physician and psychologist to her Mother a nurse, Eva has healing in her blood.
Singer, songwriter and recording artist Tony Khalife, brings the gift of transcendence through music. He weaves a seamless flow in which the drone and ragas of Indian music and the resonance of devotional Sufi dances meet Western harmonies. Tony is a Vedic scholar who has studied the life and songs of Indian saints and ancient rituals in Sanskrit, served seven years as a ceremonial guide at the Wishwa Shanti Ashram in Oakland, California and spent one year in India on pilgrimage singing and chanting from Haridwar to Pandharapur. Born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon, Tony has lived in California for 30 years. To learn more about Tony, visit tonykhalife.com