To create a yoga and community space for all people, of all faiths, of all colors, of all shapes, of all sizes, creeds and orientations. To both honor and celebrate this uniqueness, ROAM teachers come from a broad spectrum of lineages and modalities, offering something for everybody and every body.
Jessica Snow is a meditative storyteller and multimedia alchemist.
Since 2011, her bright imagination, inclusive nature, and magical voice have
made her a sought-out and beloved meditation guide in her hometown of Los
Angeles. Her main purpose is to reconnect you with your own magic.
She writes, creates, records and leads inventive mystical experiences that are as
profound as they are pleasurable. Beneficial for both the first time and
experienced meditator, her narratives are powerful myths and beautiful fairy tales
filled with symbolism. By placing the participant at the center of each journey,
she opens the door to the possibilities of awakening, rejuvenation, and
Since starting crystal meditations at L.A.’s Spellbound Sky in 2012 (now at
ROAM’s new meditation center!), Jessica has guided hundreds of events with
thousands of people, written three books, created a futuristic streaming service
so anyone anywhere can press play and meditate, collected a lot of crystals and
witnessed an extraordinary amount of magic.
Rocky Heron is an internationally acclaimed yoga educator and musician. Known for his uncanny wisdom and in-depth understanding of yoga anatomy and alignment, Rocky’s teaching is informed by years of study in nearly every yoga style and a diverse background of movement modalities.
Students steep themselves in Rocky’s teaching for his intelligence, humor, and innovative approach to movement, as well as his ability to make complex concepts and abilities accessible. Considered within the industry as a “teachers teacher” Rocky works worldwide facilitating trainings and continuing education for dedicated teachers. He is a contributor to the YOGAMAZÉ curriculum and works closely with founder Noah Maze as a faculty member of the school.
When not on the road, Rocky lives in LA with his partner Micah and enjoys a rich and dynamic creative life with his magnificent tribe of artists and teachers alike. Rocky’s workshops and events often feature an offering of live music, weaving together the yogic practices and his unique voice to soothe, mesmerize and inspire listeners.
Born in the bay of San Francisco and raised in the cornfields of Illinois, Luna has always had a big heart and an open mind.
In 2009 Luna helped her family open Amara Yoga & Arts, a yoga studio in Urbana, Illinois, and with her background in gymnastics, took to it immediately. She soon developed a strong practice and a passion for the yogic way of life. In the summer of 2010 Luna completed 200-hour yoga teacher training through YogaWorks in Santa Monica, and she taught public classes at Amara until she graduated from the University of Illinois in 2012. Luna then relocated to Los Angeles where she completed the 300-hour YogaWorks teacher training program with her mentor, Kia Miller.
In the fall of 2015 Luna completed the 75-hour Wanderlust teacher training with Schuyler Grant, Chad Dennis and Chelsey Korus. Luna teaches Hatha and Vinyasa Flow classes in Los Angeles that cultivate strength while encouraging a sense of peace. She inspires others to look inside themselves and find a deeper connection with their own expansive potential, wisdom, and healing abilities through yoga.
Serge Berliawsky has been teaching the Yogic arts of India & Tibet since 2001. His approach evolves from younger years living in Kula (yogic community), engaging in lengthy daily practice before the hours of dawn, and undergoing rigorous study with his root teachers. In classes, Serge blends his knowledge of traditional Yogic and Tantric philosophy with the heart of Bhakti, and 1000’s of hours of training in Vinyasa Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Yin Yoga, Rudra Yoga, Kundalini Tantra, Ayurveda, Tibetan Buddhism, and the 5 Elements.
He holds a BA in Religious Studies with an emphasis on South-Asian traditions, a certificate in Yoga Philosophy, a diploma in the study of Yoga & Ayurveda, many teacher training certifications from diverse lineages of practice, an E-RYT 500 designation from the Yoga Alliance, he reads/writes Sanskrit, and is currently enrolled in a Ngakpa (Tibetan Yoga) Seminary program.
Serge leads 200 & 300hr teacher trainings around the globe with his organization Shivakali Yoga, find out more about at shivakaliyoga.com. When Serge isn’t teaching, you can find him DJ’ing, producing / creating music, and digging for records around Los Angeles under the name Sahaja (sahajasounds.com).
Ha-Chi Yu was born and raised on the Lower East Side of NYC. She grew up dancing in the parks and sidewalks of the city, which she has been blessed to be doing in some form ever since. She was a principal dancer with Feld Ballet/Ballet Tech for over 20 years during which time she also worked with many others including: New York City Ballet, Julliard School, Rubberbandance Group,Washington National Opera, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and as a lead and Dance Captain on the international Tony Award winning Broadway show FOSSE.
Ha-Chi is an Advanced Certified Jivamukti Yoga teacher and served as the Program Director for all Jivamukti Yoga® Teacher Training programs internationally. She has studied with esteemed teachers within various schools and practices including: Sivananda, Iyengar, Ashtanga, and Tripsichore. She is 500hr RYT Yoga Alliance registered through Vibrant Living Yoga and Bhakti Flow Yoga.
Through strength, flexibility, and fluidity Ha-Chi’s classes focus on the various practices of yoga as an integration of ancient teachings applied into our modern day life- with relevance, joy and reverence!
Rachel is an ERYT 500 Yoga Alliance certified teacher, mama to Eloise, and a legacy ambassador for the Lululemon. All of Rachel’s classes are centered around a unique physical and a spiritual theme which is woven throughout every heart opening, alignment specific practice.
Over the past ten years, Rachel has taught at the best studios in Los Angeles including Equinox, Urth Yoga, Exhale, Black Dog Yoga, The Springs, and Wanderlust Hollywood. She has lead teacher trainings in Los Angeles and leads retreats all over the world.
If you are a rock star teacher or if you have never stepped on a yoga mat, you are welcome in her class! Her mission in class is that you feel better when you leave then when you walked in the door.
Micah Walters is a hybrid of athleticism and artistry. Part acrobat, part ballerina.His talent for movement comes to life combining seamlessly the discipline of an acrobat with the expressive execution of a dancer.
Micah studied gymnastics under a system passed down from Soviet greats. Later on, classical ballet training softened and polished his acrobatic training. Through competition and convention circuits, Micah mastered many styles of dance and acrobatics. Micah found the circus community in San Francisco and an audience for his unique blend of talents. Micah has performed with circus and dance companies in the Bay Area including Capacitor, Circus Automatic, Syn Circus, Academy of American Ballet and Trapeze World.
Micah’s intimate knowledge of the mechanics of gymnastics and his natural ability to map skills made him a natural at teaching. Eager to dive deeper into fitness, Micah also acquired certifications through NASM including Corrective Exercise Specialist and Sports Performance Specialist.
I’ll always be fascinated with understanding how my personal happiness is linked to comfort and confidence within my body. No other form of movement has allowed me the space to explore this idea like my yoga practice has.
As a teacher, it’s my goal to help others use their breath, body and consciousness to obtain a deeper, more meaningful connection with themselves and others around them in a generous and kind way. As a practitioner, yoga will continue to be my practice for longevity, humility and acceptance.
Bowing down to my many teachers over the past 12 years who have made profound impacts on my life, especially Abbie Galvin and Carrie Owerko.
Emilie Perz is a yoga movement therapist and founder of Yoga Integrative Therapies. She is widely known for her strong, creative and educational approach to yoga. Emilie’s teachings reveal how yoga mirrors the practical movements we make in life and how learning to align your unique body can create optimal health.
With a hands-on approach she uses functional movement and clear anatomical and educational cues to inspire students to take control of their personal health. Emilie weaves her knowledge on yoga, sports medicine and therapeutics into her public classes while working clinically alongside doctors creating comprehensive treatment plans for patients.
I took my first yoga class at 8 years old during a P.E. class in my grammar school in the Chicago suburbs.I remember laying on a mat in Savasana, staring up at the ceiling in my school’s gymnasium feeling a different sense of calm.That must have lasted me for a while because it took about 25 years for me to take another class,…and after that I was hooked.
I love blending intelligently sequenced vinyasa, focused alignment, pranayama, and deep restorative poses into my classes.I believe yoga is a culture, a way of life that allows for greater understanding of the language of me, of you, and of us all.Yoga is a gift, and I love every moment of being able to share that gift in my classes.
Molly O’Neill is a California native whom the Culture Trip named one of the Best Yoga Teachers in Los Angeles. Her vinyasa flow style is informed by 500 hours of study with YogaWorks, along with advanced trainings in anatomy, myofascial release, Iyengar and restorative yoga. Molly’s classes are challenging but mindful, emphasizing strong foundational alignment, intelligent sequencing, and a joyful approach to more advanced postures.
In her free time, you’ll find her at the bouldering gym, camping, and/or eating tacos with her two pit bulls.
Raquel and yoga began their love story in 2007. After moving from Texas to Los Angeles, she found the practice of yoga and an open-armed community that enriched her life beyond her dreams. Trained by Keric Morinaga and Rachel Jackson in the Anusara style of yoga, Raquel’s classes blend universal themes with specific and intentional alignment instructions. Raquel hopes that each student leaves her class feeling empowered, aware and connected to their bliss.
Outside of the yoga studio, you’ll find “the beaded lady” creating custom made jewelry for her company Hanuman Heart.
Monica is passionate about body mechanics and creating a sustainable and creative practice for her students. She incorporates her knowledge from her Pilates certification and education in Physical Therapy in order to create an intelligent and safe way to move the body.
A lifelong student she has continued her yogic education with many styles of yoga and trainings and continues to be influenced by teachers such as Jennifer Reuter, Schuyler Grant and Carrie Owerko. She is a lifetime meditator and has been studying with Paul Muller Ortega of Blue Throat Yoga since 2013. Her goal as a teacher is to remind students that the body, mind and spirit are forever connected and through this practice they can dance together harmoniously.
Cristina first fell in love with yoga in 2002 while she was attending The School of Visual Arts in NYC. There, she took a yoga philosophy class where they stretched, moved, and stood on their heads with their amazing 75 year old professor. He talked about the BREATH and the NOW and he shined SO brightly. She remembers wanting to shine like that and thought there must be something to this whole yoga thing.
Fast forward to today, Cristina has been teaching various styles of yoga and meditation classes since 2009 and is constantly inspired by teachers and students from all over the world. She is inspired by how movement brings us closer to all parts of ourselves and by the amazing things the human body can do.
My yoga is symbolic and in that drenched with personal meaning. It is a constellation of recovered understandings. It is my life in new expressions. It is the invisible within me emoting. It is metaphor. It is my heart felt through my body, my body perceived by my mind, my mind found within my soul. It is infinite access. It is a place of deep remembrance where I can learn to approach my truths modestly but powerfully with intelligence, compassion, and unwavering curiosity.
Liz’s fascination with anatomy; her pursuit for knowledge and detail oriented mind-body training comes through in all her classes. Through the lens of her teaching, a student has a unique yoga experience: one wherein they are comfortable exploring the limits and possibilities of their own body, and from that foundation, are able to tap into an otherwise unknown self-awareness (and breadth of knowledge) that can help them on and off the mat; whether it be helping to work through chronic pain or injury; or, to achieve better awareness and courageously explore their limits.
She believes that life (and our bodies) are always evolving; still, we are capable of all that we put ourselves up to; and above that, we are capable of overcoming the seemingly insurmountable challenges. In her classes you won’t only overcome the unprecedented challenges you face, you’ll realize they are, in fact opportunities.
Liz is deeply grateful to Chad, Jenn, andall her teachers across lineages, and healing modalities over the years.
Alison is an intuitive vinyasa teacher. She believes her students are their own best teachers and creates space for safe and intelligent exploration of the body through breath, movement, and intuition practices.
She has completed 500 hrs of training at the Nosara Yoga Institute, taught and studied around the world, and brings elements of Iyengar, Kundalini, devotion, and dance party to her classes.
I started teaching yoga over a decade ago in NYC. I’ve taught for Wanderlust, Kula Yoga Project, Yogaworks, Pure/Equinox, among others. I moved to LA a few years ago where I created my hit original digital series NAMASTE, BITCHES. Shit went bananas and I needed more yoga, so here I am.
My style of vinyasa flow is deep and distinct. Beyond my 20 years of yoga practice, I’m extensively trained in dance, Laban, and The Alexander Technique. I used to be a professional DJ (Turntables, not Spotify) so all of my classes have a playlist that complements the metronome of movement. I use clear instruction and descriptive imagery to help you create more space mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.
My purpose in teaching is to give guidance and hold space in the room while allowing you to have your own personal experience and evolve through your practice. I will challenge you as I challenge myself, and hopefully we all walk out a little changed.