INSTRUCTORS

Bridget Riley

As we flow through the rhythm of life we must turn inward and connect to our body, mind, and spirit.  I am honored to bring OMNI STUDIO to the community of Morro Bay. I truly believe that movement and dance can transform the way we live and see ourselves in the world. It’s a blessing to share my knowledge of yoga and dance with each and every one of you and to be able to create a space where we can all grow into our own practice together yet individually. In my youth I studied Ballet and learned a deep awareness of physical movement and kinetic mobility. I began my yoga practice as a teenager and it has not only taken me on a path to physical health but has shown me a new way of living everyday life to its full capacity. Studying both the mind and body has tremendously strengthened my awareness on how thought patterns affect the nature of our physical well-being. Bridget Riley is a certified yoga instructor from  San Luis Obispo, California and she graduated from Antioch University with a BA in Psychology.

 

Jasmine Alva

Jasmine Alva began her dance training at the age of 5 years old at Dance Arts Studio in Visalia, Ca. She has trained in tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, musical theatre, and heels. She was a member and co-captain of Golden West High School Dance Team and Song Leader/Pom Team, Student Choreographer and Dance Lead of Golden West Advanced Musical Theatre Department, a member of the Fresno State Dance Team, and is currently a Heels dance instructor and member of Revive Dance Company (Central Coast). Jasmine enjoys learning and dancing with her fellow dance company members and loves to teach Monday Night Heels at Omni Studio! When she’s not working full time or dancing, she enjoys taking care of her puppy and spending time with her boyfriend and friends and family! 

Moonshine Annie

Los Osos native Annie Turner grew from skating the rink at Flippo’s, to running cross country & track, to captaining the first girls’ waterpolo team in Morro Bay. After graduating from MBHS in ‘99, she played club water polo in the Netherlands before attending the University of Hawaii Manoa where she earned her BA in English literature. On Oahu, Annie fell in love with yoga while continuing her passion for ocean sports. She earned her credential from Cal Poly in 2006, which lead her to her career in teaching while coaching water polo, cross country, track & field, yoga, and Powder Puff Football. Ms. Turner traded in her running shoes for roller skates in 2016 and joined Central Coast Roller Derby. Moonshine was rookie of the year in 2016, rostered as jammer for CCRD’s all-star team SK805 in 2017, scored the most points as jammer in 2018, and earned MVP in 2019. Moonshine Annie currently teaches SK8FIIT and RollerFit to share her love of movement and fitness while coaching as the head trainer for CCRD. She is happy to spread empowerment and confidence through RollerFit at Omni Studio. 

 

 

Shawna Mox

Shawna Mox is a life coach and the creator of Ignite Booty School. She has been teaching dance fitness classes since 2015 and believes in the transformative power of fun, play and embodied expression. It is her own healing journey with her body through movement that led her to study life and leadership coaching in 2016. After a few years of coaching and teaching dance fitness, she decided to combine all her favorite elements and launched Ignite Booty School at the beginning of 2018.
Shawna knows that the relationship we have with our body affects all parts of our lives. Being present and moving in our bodies in a joyful way is the principal mode of healing her classes provide. Through dance and expression, you will leave feeling more connected, confident and comfortable in your own skin. 

 

Joanna Liu

 Joanna (Jo) Liu has danced throughout her life in Boulder, Colorado, Bay Area, and now the Central Coast. While she has a background in traditional Chinese dance and ballet, her primary love for movement lies in hip-hop dance. Jo trained in foundational hip hop styles for over 10 years; she has extensive experience in popping, locking, breakdancing, and house. Jo directed and co-founded several hip-hop dance teams at Stanford University, producing community-wide shows hroughout her undergraduate and graduate career. Nowadays, she works as a full-time mechanical engineer and part-time beach bum. She is overjoyed to be a part of a lively dance community as a member of ReVive Dance Company (Central Coast). Jo looks forward to sharing the love and musicality of hip hop with dancers of all ages and levels!

 

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