Alison is a C-IAYT certified yoga therapist and licensed massage therapist specializing in pain management & somatic movement/postural re-education. he integrates multiple modalities in both her yoga therapy and bodywork sessions to re-align the body with the ease the breath.
Kari holds a M.A. in Yoga Studies, a M.S. in Exercise Science, and is a certified Yoga Therapist. She has instructed yoga since 2011. Kari's approach to Asana is through compassion, and seeks to relax and restore the sense of divine wisdom to our bodies. Her mission is to combine Yoga philosophy, asana, pranayama, and guided meditation.
Nathan Briner is a leading pain management coach and movement therapist based at Radiance Yoga and Therapy in San Diego, California. Nathan offers personalized movement therapy and strength training through the Pilates Method and alignment based yoga.
Sharon has been practicing yoga since 1997. After taking a workshop from Patricia Walden in 2001, she decided to attend an Iyengar yoga class in San Diego. The rest is history! Sharon has been teaching Hatha yoga inspired by the Iyengar tradition ever since. Sharon is both warm and exacting. She loves to share the health benefits of the poses as you practice and really tunes into your individual needs.
Peter Smith is a certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and has been studying yoga since 2000. Peter took his first yoga class at Radiance! He was able to study in India in 2009 at the Iyengar institute. Peter relishes teaching students of all levels. He tailors his instruction to the specific needs of his students, has an easy disposition, and a great sense of humor.
Sydney Scott-Cohen graduated from UCSB in 2007 with a double minor in Group Fitness Instruction and Personal Training. Sydney has studied Yoga with some of the top instructors from San Diego to New York and is well-versed in Bikram, Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga and Iyengar Yoga.
Peggy Rausch joined the Radiance staff in 1983. She is an exceptionally gifted teacher who specializes in the instruction of the Stretch and Relaxation classes. She is employed as a Cardiovascular Technician at San Diego’s Balboa Naval Hospital
Petra founded her solace in the practice of yoga, as a contract to her hectic vocation as an ER Nurse. A Yoga Teacher training changed her life. In her classes, Petra focuses on proper alignment and incorporates pranayama to achieve a deeper relaxation. To Petra, yoga is a state of connection that allows us to connect to anything.
Aura co-founded Radiance with her father, Leo, in 1975. Aura is a Certified Athletic Trainer, a graduate of SDSU in Sports Medicine, a Senior Certified Symmetry Yoga Instructor, and has taught Yoga since 1974.
Natalie Stawsky is a C-IAYT (Certified Yoga Therapist), E-RYT (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher), SATYA teacher (awareness training for yoga attunement) and Yoga Trainer. Natalie has been teaching yoga for over 22 years.
Leo is the Founder of Radiance Yoga and a Hatha Yoga instructor since 1973. Hatha Yoga has been his faithful companion, a source of delight throughout many decades.
Intermediate Symmetry Yoga Instructor, has been teaching Yoga since 1988. For over 30 years, Dinah has combined Yoga Therapy, Physical Therapy techniques, and Personal Training to bring balance and wellness to the lives of thousands of students.