Taylor Ann Drew
Taylor Ann is proud to claim Tallahassee as her hometown. She went to Leon High, University of Florida for her undergraduate degree, then Vanderbilt for her nurse practitioner training. After graduating from Vandy, she moved to beautiful Lake Tahoe, California where she practiced with some of the most inspirational people in the States, creating her drive to bring a California inspired yoga studio and shared collective space to Florida. She is mommy to her 4 year old son, Nash, with whom she adores spending her free time playing cars, creating arts and crafts. She is excited to share her vision of CaliFlo, a bit of Cali in Tally,creating a space for all to come and use their bodies and minds to their highest potential.
Whitney is also a proud Tallahassee native. She is a graduate of Maclay School, has a BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory, and an MA in Applied Theatre from the CUNY School of Professional Studies. She received her RYT-200 through Sacred Paths Yoga in 2019. She enjoys vinyasa flow, Yoga Shred, and dance-infused yoga practices. She seeks to infuse her classes with intention and intuition. Her lifelong passions include performing, teaching, and connecting with others. All of which join in a magical alchemy with yoga and CaliFlo!
Amanda is an artist, yogi, mama, partner, lover, friend, and universal traveler. She was drawn to yoga to relieve joint pain and connect with spirit. She deepened her practice with her 200 hour certification with Many Rivers Yoga in 2019. Amanda is interested in balancing the feminine and masculine with yoga and artwork. Amanda loves teaching intuitive flow yoga and yin yoga. She continues to seek the wisdom that is held in Yoga through the physical practice, breath work, and meditation.
Brianna is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma. She began practicing yoga in 2014 and immediately found her home on the mat. Her practice has grown to include many styles of yoga and meditation. Brianna loves practicing ashtanga because it requires dedication, and the set series allows for you to see the “progress” in your practice. Brianna received her CYT-200 from Many Rivers Yoga in 2019. She believes there is a practice for everyone and focuses on creating a safe and fun environment to aid in the exploration of body and mind.
Stephanie Cornais has been practicing yoga for 25 years and has been a certified yoga instructor for 20 years. She loves sharing yoga with children. In addition to years of teaching kids yoga classes, she was an elementary science lab teacher at Maclay School. Stephanie now brings her love of science and the environment to "the big kids," working at Florida State University in their Sustainabilty Office.
Marie has been practicing yoga for 8 years. She received her RYT-200 training from a Golden Flow Yoga in beautiful Golden Bay, New Zealand.
Marie is passionate about teaching— whether it is in the yoga studio or her English classroom at Maclay Middle School.
She enjoys baking, running, and being outdoors! Marie is so excited to be a part of the CaliFlo team.
Bobby has been practicing yoga regularly since 2008! He enjoys Ashtanga, hot yoga, and flow-style classes and thinks sweating is important for the health of the body and soul. He received his CYT-200 from Many Rivers Yoga Teacher Training in 2019. Bobby enjoys teaching yoga to all people, regardless of level or ability! Aside from yoga, Bobby lives to stay fit through CrossFit, swimming, rocking climbing and running with his sweet pup, Laszlo. Bobby is very excited to be a part of the amazing CaliFlo team!
Hannah is a theatre professional, trauma-informed yoga and meditation instructor with a Master's in Drama therapy from New York University. She is currently a doctoral candidate at Florida State University. Hannah teaches in many different settings including private homes, corporate offices, gyms, studios, and women's shelters. In 2016, Huffington Post interviewed Hannah about her trauma-informed teaching style. Hannah has taught workshops on trauma and the chakras at Maha Rose, Makara Studio, The Loom and Studio 312, in New York City, as well as Movement Lab in Baltimore. Hannah's unique teaching style is empowering to students. Her approach is diversity-conscious, gentle, relaxing, and wellness-based.
Morelia has been practicing yoga since she was 16 years old. She received her RYT certification in July 2014. She also has a background in Ayurveda and meditation. She has taught throughout the Tallahassee community and loves watching her students grow and evolve, both spiritually and physically. She is continuously learning and challenging herself as a teacher. Her classes blend a balance of strength and flexibility and a combination of pranayama and asana. She starts her classes with an intention for the practice and with a gratitude and grounding practice. She believes yoga is the practice of bringing harmony to the two main energies of the body, creating balance, and uniting opposites, strength and flexibility, effort and surrender. She focuses on the power of yoga as a tool for self-transformation.
Chantel has studied yoga philosophy for over 25 years. She’s been practicing Hatha since 2002 and became a RYT in Ashtanga at Yoga Hawaii in 2005. She earned a BS in Human Performance and Health Promotion from the University of New Orleans. She is also a licensed massage therapist, trained at the CORE Institute. She has worked on the FSU Women’s basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball teams. She has advanced training in myofascial release; sports, medical, pregnancy, and Thai massage, and cupping. She enjoys the work of helping people feel better in their bodies!
Niki is a full-time student and yoga instructor. Her other passions include travel to new places, learning new cultures, watersports, road trips, and a good hot or cold spring soak! She’s traveled to 21 countries and 38 states. In 2012, Niki pursued her 200-hr RYT at The Yoga Den in Jacksonville, FL. Yoga and its philosophy have changed her life! She has taught vinyasa, power, hot, yin, Iyengar, restorative and kundalini. She’s also hosted international yoga retreats. She loves guiding classes with a combination of thorough and descriptive cues and hands-on adjustments to allow her students to find their best alignment and increase their personal practice.
Jennifer has been practicing yoga since 2005 and began teaching within 4 years of her first class. In 2011 she completed her 200 hour certification with Open Hearts, studying many styles of yoga that continue to influence her vinyasa-based practice. Yoga with Jen is authentic and spiritual, and
just as importantly - fun. She places extra emphasis on safe and proper alignment, offering personalized adjustments in her classes. Her appreciation of yoga basics and body awareness gives rise to playful, yet challenging vinyasa and advanced postures. She is an intuitive and energizing teacher who seeks to assist all levels of students in developing a life-long, inspired yoga practice.
Jen is a yoga instructor and mother of four children! As a parent, she truly understands the challenges and is passionate about sharing yoga with children. She believes that yoga teaches people how to deal with life in a more mindful and open perspective and believes in the possibilities it creates to foster this in children.
She has been practicing yoga for 15 years and it has been her passion for the past 4 years. She fell in love with kids yoga during her yoga teacher training in 2017. She is currently working on additional certification through Little Flower Yoga.