Power 1 Community Class $8

This class is taught by:

Nia Batiste

Nia is an artist from Cerritos, California who found Yoga 4 years ago while struggling with anxiety, depression and physical pain due to scoliosis. Within that time she's has valued the process of patience, self study and compassion, which created space in her mind to truly love and honor not only her body, but her journey through life as an artist.

After receiving her Bachelors Degree in Psychology and 200 hr yoga certificate with Cloud Nine Yoga, she began sharing her teachings to those who struggle with addiction by unveiling the underlying source from within. In her class, she incorporates her knowledge of the chakra system in order to help her students understand their bodies on an energetic level through a physical perspective. She also emphasizes the importance of the breath within every movement and posture in hopes of reminding her students to tune into the present moment, and to use and trust their bodies as their own personal blueprint for life.

Nia is known for her authentic, nonjudgmental teaching style and uses compassion to guide her students through the exploration of self in hopes of inspiring her students to follow their bodies, breath and intuition in their own individual way. She believes that yoga is a lifestyle practice that helps to silence the chatter and chaos in the mind to make way for the magic within.

Power Teacher Graduates

Join our Power Yoga Graduates from teacher training. We are thrilled to have them teach community classes. Thank you for your support,by taking their class, to assist them to put into action all that they learned.

Ericka Hammond

Ericka discovered therapy through physical movement and community as a small town high school athlete. Track, soccer, and basketball were a way for her to get out of her anxious teenage head into her body and close to her friends. Realizing that exercise and human connection were necessities for peace and clarity lead her to her first yoga class in 2008 but it was not love at first down-dog. Luckily the challenge kept her coming her back to her mat and then one afternoon in savasana it all clicked and it was kismet. Yoga quickly became her passion and vehicle for self exploration.

She moved from Nashville to Los Angeles and started her teaching journey at Liberation Yoga where she completed her first 200-hr training in the summer of 2015 under Christine Burke. Ericka is also a certified master III Mikao Usui Reiki practitioner under Reiki Master Aimee Bello and holds a bachelors in Communications. She is a forever student, always grateful for the next lesson and her many teachers- especially her guru fur baby Florence. Her approach to teaching is down to earth and light hearted with a focus on breath and alignment. Ericka seeks to create a space for her students to open up and become more of who they already are.

Power 1 Yoga $8 Community class taught by recent graduates!
A Vinyasa-style flow class designed for beginners to learn proper alignment and breath. It is a whole body strengthening practice that includes Sun Salutations, standing postures, simple arm balances, core strengthening, back bends, hip openers, and basic inversions. This class is excellent for those new to yoga as well as those with injuries to learn modifications; temp 100-105
**Must purchase the $8 Community class at the studio. It is not available online.
All who have a 10 class package will need to purchase the $8 class separately from your current package. Those with memberships and yearly contracts, this class will be deducted from your current membership.

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Oct 15 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm with Roberta Sparta
    at Santa Monica
  • Tue Oct 16 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm with Melissa Mooney Teacher
    at Santa Monica
  • Wed Oct 17 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm with Nia Batiste
    at Manhattan Beach
  • Wed Oct 17 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm with Melissa Mooney Teacher
    at Santa Monica
  • Fri Oct 19 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm with Power Teacher Graduates
    at Santa Monica
  • Mon Oct 29 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm with Roberta Sparta
    at Santa Monica
  • Wed Oct 31 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm with Ericka Hammond
    at Manhattan Beach