avaAva took her first Yoga class over 25 years ago. In 2012 she completed her 200 Yoga teacher training, immediately volunteering to teach the Teri Group while finishing her 500 YT, Prenatal, Ayurvedic, Yoga of the Heart & Healing Relationships. She feels fortunate to study under so many incredible teachers and blessed to be asked to facilitate for Nischala Joy Devi, Yoga of the Heart in Yogaville 2015 and Durga Leela Yoga of Recovery in Encinitas 2016. Currently she is the lead Yoga Instructor at West Coast Recovery Center, teaches at the Senior Center in Encinitas, Soul of Yoga, volunteers for Cancer Recovery classes is completing her Yoga Therapist certification under Brian Dorfman, Justine Shelton & Monique Lonner. Continuing to learn in intensive workshops and training. She feels” It is wonderful to create a life I love thru teaching the practice of Yoga that allows us to connect heart to heart. The ability to grow as a human being while helping others, always seeking. . .learning is best when put into practice.”


Gentle Flow – Fridays – 9:30 – 10:30am and Sundays 10:30 – 11:45AM

Gentle Flow​ is a mellow flow through the postures with a stronger emphasis on alignment and instruction. Poses done are similar to a Hatha class but you get into the poses in a more gentle and easy way. This class is a great building block for Seniors, beginners and those with injuries or conditions who want to learn to flow through the body and breathe. GENTLE/OPEN LEVELS