Our instructors know that wellness isn’t a concept or an antidote. It’s the total balance of all of our body’s systems. That’s why our instructors are dedicated to making the AquaVie fitness experience unique to every individual.

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Karina's journey with movement began in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where she observed Ashtanga classes with her mother. After diverse dance training and a Fine Arts degree, she danced professionally before rediscovering yoga. Now, she guides others toward awakening through yoga.

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Angelina found yoga in 2011 while playing volleyball in Spain and embraced its power in California through hot yoga. Certified in 2019, she merges yoga philosophy with movement, fostering elevated experiences. As a behavior analyst, she applies principles to create positive shifts.

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Pilates Instructor

Sharon has been in the fitness industry since 2009, and specializes in Barre, Pilates, Spin, HIIT, Step, and Kickboxing. Her energetic classes empower clients to push limits with modifications for all.

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Dominic, certified in nutrition, yoga, and authorship, boosts immunity, balances metabolism, and fosters mind-body awareness. His guidance encompasses self-esteem, life coaching, and stress management, empowering individuals for holistic growth.

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Joseph S.

Yoga Instructor

San Diego native Joseph brings 7+ years of lifeguarding and swim instruction experience, catering to all ages. Inspired by aquatics and Olympians, he believes in universal swim education. Off-duty, he enjoys movies, cooking, longboarding, roller skating, and weightlifting.

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Nia A.

Pilates Instructor

San Diego native Nia earned her RYT 200 in Maui. Crafting island-vibe flows, she integrates meditation and breathwork. Off the mat, she surfs, enjoys music, gardens, and spending time with her dog.

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Christina M.

Zumba Instructor

Certified in Zumba since 2013, Christina infuses her passion for dance from cheerleading and her Latino roots into vibrant classes. She guides others to health goals and enjoys camping, hiking, paddleboarding, traveling, reading, meditating, and road trips.

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Ari F.

HIIT Instructor

Ari has been involved in fitness & sports his whole life. With a Kinesiology degree, he aided diverse clients at a PT clinic before running his own training business for 2.5 years. He cherishes witnessing clients' growth and progress.

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Taylor B.

Yoga Instructor – Twilight Yoga Flow

Taylor's yoga journey started in Columbus, now RYT 200-certified. She teaches trauma-sensitive classes, embracing continuous learning. With a playful teaching style, she encourages students to lighten up and groove together.

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Adrian is a boot camp enthusiast and lover of music and dance, which makes the combo of both functional training and indoor cycling seem the perfect fusion. His journey with fitness has always been through a community lens where we share beautiful energy and get stronger together

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Sahar J.

Pilates Instructor

Sahar has been a Pilates practitioner for 10+ years, teaching for over 7. Specializing in postpartum, TRX, and breathwork, she enhances body awareness, core strength, and range of motion. Sahar embraces all body types and stories in her inclusive classes, from rehabilitation to strength and endurance building