Your Flight Crew
Jen believes that both barre and yoga offer the chance to connect with our most powerful and authentic selves and strives to create classes that leave students feeling strong, centered and empowered. She loves the interplay of work and rest, strength and stretch, movement and stillness and you will see that balance in her Barre & Flow classes. Jen calls upon her training in the traditional Lotte Berk barre method along with her background in yoga to craft her own style to best meet her student’s individual goals.
Alexandra is a dancer, yogi and apparatus enthusiast. Her classes are built around the joy of movement and finding the boundary between ease and excitement. She was classically trained as a dancer at University of Idaho and American Dance Festival and completed her 200 hour instructor training at the alignment-focused Seattle Yoga Arts. She loves infusing her aerial practice with creative movement and plenty of inversions.
Danielle calls on her extensive dance background to create powerful flows and dynamic classes. Expect to be both challenged and supported in her classes and to find new expressions of traditional asana as you flow through playful transitions. You’ll know you’ve been to one of Danielle’s classes when you try and lift your arms the following day!
Melissa found aerial yoga during a stressful time in her life and fell in love with the practice as it brought about a sense of peace and rest for her soul. Since then, she has longed to share the numerous benefits of the practice with others. Her background in bodybuilding and strength & conditioning allows Melissa to encourage students to challenge themselves, set new goals and strive for new heights.
Paulina discovered aerial yoga while on one of her trips to Hawaii, her second home. Her immediate connection with the practice became her deep passion to share her love of using the hammock to assist with alignment and postures. Inspired by the fluidity of vinyasa yoga, the strength and gracefulness of aerial arts, it is her goal to provide a class that is both fun and challenging for students of all levels.
Patty discovered Flight Yoga in 2015 and joined the team as an instructor in 2018. Over the years, a deep commitment to the Flight Room community transformed her practice from that of an inquisitive student to teacher. Expect detailed cueing, compassion for meeting your body where it is and a sense of light hearted play in Patty’s classes.
Alignment focused and heartfelt, Elissa’s classes are thoughtful and empowering. Drawing Inspiration from her extensive yoga teaching background, Elissa focuses on mindful and purposeful movement. She also believes in personally connecting with her students and building community through fitness and wellness. She is certified in barre instruction and is a 200 registered yoga teacher working toward her 300 hour RYT.
Kate's Flow classes are all about joining strength and relaxation into a smooth balance. Her calming voice will make stress melt away and lift your spirits. She loves to pay special attention to opening up the hips and hamstrings and she thinks Flight classes are the perfect physical and emotional therapy for the day!
malia, barre/ab lab/yoga hiit
Malia aims to empower her students through encouraging a connection with their breath and awareness of their body, so that they are inspired to live their strongest life. Her intent is that her students leave class with three things: balanced muscles, a full heart and a smile. Malia brings both vulnerability and a sense of humor to her classes, complimented by a motivating playlist to engage our bodies and push us through challenging movements—singing along is highly encouraged!
Practicing aerial yoga since 2014 and teaching since 2016, Theresa is certified in Yoga Fit Level 1 and Flight Foundations. Striving to foster an inclusive setting and offer accessible movement, she hopes all students feels seen, celebrated and empowered in her classes. Theresa is fueled by PNW mountain views, cold brew coffee and fierce warrior 2 poses. Wishing you love and flight, she hopes to see you in the hammock soon!