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Nina Fontana

Nina’s┬ápath to becoming a yoga teacher has been meandering and full of adventure. While attending the University of Maryland, she went to her first yoga class at a local YMCA. She left the class with a feeling of peace and intrigue. After college, she was convinced that the world was as wide as it was deep. With that in mind, she spent over a year in China, while being exposed to tai chi, yoga and lots of pool playing. After spending five years in as a high school biology teacher, she decided to pursue a graduate degree in ecology at… >> learn more.


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Christine Firpo

Christine is passionate about family, communication, teaching and yoga. Having worked as a high school English teacher and having practiced yoga for many years, she combined her love of teaching and her love of yoga by completing a 200 hour teacher training course at Barefoot, a transformative experience for which she will be always grateful to Robert and Wai-Mei! A busy mom to three active boys, Christine practices yoga to cultivate balance, flexibility and an open heart both on and off the mat. She is excited to share with you an uplifting yoga practice that will strengthen and invigorate your… >> learn more.


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Robert Boswell

Barefoot Yoga Studio owner Robert Boswell was born in Southern California and introduced to Integral Yoga by Swami Satchinanda during his undergraduate work at Pfizer College as a means of facilitating artwork. His interest in Eastern cultures drew him to travel throughout India and Nepal on a fellowship before earning his M.F.A. in Fine Arts from Claremont Graduate School. While in the East, Robert studied Mahayana Buddhism and the teachings of Lama Yeshe. There he took refuge in the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha.

After graduate school Robert worked for a contemporary artist in Venice, California and worked in… >> learn more.


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Wai-Mei Yeung

Wai-Mei Yeung has been teaching dance and yoga for 20 years and is excited to share her passion with you in Davis. Wai-Mei graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts majoring in Modern Dance. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Iowa in 1993.

She has since been teaching, choreographing and performing around the world. Her choreography has been presented by major dance festivals in Asia, Europe, and America in cities such as New York, Beijing, Guangzhou, Taipei, Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka, Melbourne, the Philippines, Singapore, Copenhagen and Montpellier. She was awarded the… >> learn more.