Sandi began practicing Yoga over 10 years ago as part of her passion for health and fitness. She’s been working as a Personal Trainer for over 20 years with a broad clientele in the DC area, focusing on helping her clients reach and maintain their goals, as well as finding balance in their lives by adhering to a positive, proactive lifestyle. She works closely with physicians, nutritionists and physical therapists to provide optimal targeted assistance to her clients.
Sandi has been training extensively with Diego at Yoga Del Sol to deepen her practice of yoga and to learn how to teach and, as well as to continue growing as a Yoga Instructor under Diego’s guidance and expertise. Sandi brings an element of warmth, passion and positivity to her students and loves sharing her passion for Yoga with her students at Yoga Del Sol.
Jesse Michael Breslerman
Jesse sees Life and Yoga as one and the same: a practice of gratitude and intention. He holds his eRYT500 with Yoga Alliance, and multiple 200hr RYT certificates from various schools of yoga. Jesse teaches a prana-based vinyasa. Jesse will lead you through creative, breath-guided flows drawing out a full range of motion and emotion, and still leave you smiling.
He has had the privilege of studying with masters of Ashtanga, Kundalini, Vinyasa, and Integral Yoga. Jesse continues to deepen his studies and understanding of life and yoga, inspired by his teachers Jonny Kest, Jason Hulshoff, Shane Perkins, Alison Eaton, among others. Jesse has been teaching in the DC Metro area since 2005. In addition to teaching yoga, Jesse tutors and mentors inner city youth, and is the Integrative Wellness chair for the local nonprofit So What Else. When not on the job, you can find Jesse and his Golden Retriever Jackson trekking along the Billy Goat Trail. www.thegratefulyoga.com
Erynn began her artistic studies at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy, where she was studied ballet, modern, jazz and interpretative dance for five years. After performing in various musical theater productions she attended and graduated from Fordham University/the Alvin Ailey school in New York City with B.F.A. and a minor in communications. Since then, she has appeared in various print ads, TV shows, commercials, music videos, films and is currently appearing in the Broadway production of Disney’s The Lion King. She began her yoga journey four years ago, practicing everyday at various studios across the country and is now so grateful to be continuing her studying and teacher training under the nurturing eye of Diego Del Sol.
A California native, Sarah is an impulsive lover of life who brings 14 years of dedicated practice, warmth, and lightheartedness to each of her classes. She strongly believes in the mind-body-breath connection, and the body’s remarkable ability to mend itself. Expect a challenging, healing, and playful class set to fun, upbeat music.
On paper, she’s is a fully certified yoga and pilates instructor, meditation junkie, and life coach. She leads workshops and retreats worldwide. Check her out at sarahgyoga.com.
Kalah was first introduced to yoga at the age of seven. Her Mother is a massage therapist and energy healer and Kalah was introduced to many healing arts as a child, including reiki, chiropractic work, Chinese medicine and yoga. Holding an M.A. in Ocean Policy, a 200-hour certification in Progressive Ashtanga Yoga, and her Reiki I certification, Kalah brings a diverse understanding and background to her classes, incorporating a very holistic approach. Maintaining a steady yoga practice has helped Kalah release specific traumas, heal and begin to reclaim her true expression.
Kalah’s classes create a safe space for giving and receiving. When we practice presence, we can start to let go of old patterns that don’t serve us anymore. In taking full responsibility for ones life many people can come to a place of healing and compassion. Each class consists of poses and breath work that will increase strength, flexibility, blood flow and ease in movement. Most students leave class feeling lighter yet more grounded. Kalah looks forward to holding space for those who wish to partake in this self-exploration.
Sarah is a retired corporate consultant who’s found a renewed sense of self through practicing, studying, and teaching yoga. She has taught yoga to hundreds of students of all ages, levels of experience, and walks of life, including high school teachers and students, dancers and athletes, and pregnant women. Sarah finds great joy in sharing her practice and helping others gain mind-body strength and contentment–connecting with her students and helping them connect more deeply with themselves is what it’s all about. Each class offers something different to challenge her students in new ways. With a steady focus on mindful movement with breath, while building mind-body strength and openness, you will leave feeling challenged yet rejuvenated.
Sarah is fortunate to train with Diego Del Sol through which she continues to learn, grow, and deepen her practice. She is grateful and delighted to be a part of the Yoga Del Sol community. Sarah has a M.A. in Health Communication from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in Communication from the University of Maryland. Visit sarahhummeryoga.com for more about Sarah.
As an elementary school teacher, Emily brings her passion for teaching and life-long learning to her yoga practice. Valuing all types of educational experiences, she is thrilled to be training and teaching at Yoga Del Sol. After years of playing lacrosse, Emily has continued to find a way to challenge
and nourish her bod
y and mind in new and deeper ways through yoga. Over the last several years, yoga has taught Emily to slow down, develop a strong mind-body-breath connection, and gain a greater sense of self awareness. Emily has an M.A.T in elementary education from American University and a B.A in creative nonfiction writing and political science from Ithaca College.
Anneli initially discovered yoga after seeking relief from a lower back injury. She was immediately drawn to the healing nature of the practice, and after years of yoga therapy, became a 500-hour certified instructor through Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. Through additional studies at Kripalu, Anneli also gained a special interest in the way yoga and nutrition are connected in integrative health. Most recently, she received her Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist certification to better understand students’ body type, and how diet, asana and other yogic techniques relate to everyday life.
In addition to guest teaching at Yoga Del Sol, Anneli holds a regular class at Equinox. When she’s not teaching yoga, she serves as the Creative Director at The Jake Group, a digital marketing agency located in Georgetown.
Jennryn currently teaches yoga at Yoga Del Sol and at GWU. She also works fulltime at the Department of State, facilitating virtual discussions connecting policy experts, NGO officials and community leaders to global online audiences. She has an MA in Ethics, Peace and Global Affairs from AU and a BS in Philosophy from Skidmore College.
Jennryn has been practicing and studying yoga for 12 years and loves bringing the different elements of yoga to her daily life and travels. From practicing poses in mud huts, while serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, to stretching along the beach at a community development program in Thailand, to leading informal classes between Arabic studies in Egypt, yoga has served her as a home away from home. With feet firmly planted now in DC, Jennryn feels blessed by the chance to share the practice with others.