Category: #ODDlight

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Thais!

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Thais (tie-EEs) has a magnetic energy and will make you feel welcome, included, and seen. She completed the One Down Dog mentorship program with Courtney Sauls, so you can definitely expect theming and intention along with fun and creative movement. About Thais Menendez “My mom took me to my first yoga class at age 18,… Read more »

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Ken Jones!

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We are so excited to welcome Ken to the ODDfam! Ken is a seasoned teacher and renaissance man who is sure to get you moving and grooving in his classes. His flows are fun, inventive, and intentional. About Ken Ken Jones, RYT 500, E-RYT 200, recently relocated from Chicago to LA. Through the use of… Read more »

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Pamela Weatherspoon!

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We are so excited to welcome Pamela to the teaching team! Pamela is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion specialist who is also a badass yoga teacher and sure to inspire you in her classes. Pronouns: She/Her Hometown: Portland, Oregon ODD Fact: I’m a mom to two fur babies, a sixteen-year-old 17lb cat, and one-year-old 6lb… Read more »

#ODDlight: Kat is Back!

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Kat Greene is back! She took some time off for her full-time job, but we can’t get enough of each other. Come check out Kat’s strong and awesome classes. “I’m a 200-hour EYT with experience teaching hatha and vinyasa flow with a special focus on beginners, athletes and anyone who might think of themselves as ‘not… Read more »

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Meghan Lastra!

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There’s a new face in the studio this week and we can’t wait for you to practice with her! Meghan can make a simple pose feel interesting, and her class will leave you feeling inspired. She joins us from a small New York yoga community, and we look forward to welcoming her into our fam…. Read more »

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Chioma Nwosu!

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Chioma Nwosu is an incredible addition to our teaching team. We feel so lucky! This Nigerian-born Detroit native residing in Los Angeles immediately caught our attention. Chioma merges the gap between science and spirituality; empowering everyone to take control of our own wellbeing. She’s spent over 20 years working with patients in the hospital systems… Read more »

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Lani Engstrom!

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You might already know Lani! She has been part of the ODDfam since 2016 and we are SO excited to welcome this One Down Dog teacher training alumni to the teaching side of things. Lani (like Annie with an L in front) found yoga in college in Iowa and followed her interest in this full… Read more »

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Grace Slifkin!

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We met Grace online in 2020! Like many of the online romances in 2020, it’s proven to be solid stuff. Grace is a good listener, big dreamer, and we are LOVING gettin’ down in studio! Successfully turning an online love into an in-person relationship as she teaches in studio. Grace loves lots of types of… Read more »

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Dylan Wallace!

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We love Dylan! Introduced to us through a fellow friend and student. While the physical practice he thrived at first drew Dylan to yoga it was the wholeness that yoga allows you to feel that kept him coming back. Dylan uses this practice to overcome daily insecurities, it replaced a destructive habit for alcohol and… Read more »

#ODDlight: Meet Our New Teacher, Brandon Scott!

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Like most of us, Brandon took his first yoga class as an overworked and anxious student. That was 10 years ago. As a dancer, movement had always been an integral part of his physical and mental well-being. However, yoga offered a safe space, free of judgment, to explore in a way that felt like uncharted… Read more »