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Crenshaw Yoga studio was created by KarLee Young. KarLee saw a need for yoga in the local community and decided to create a unique space where the community can gather to practice yoga and dance. KarLee is a retired nurse who graduated in England as a registered nurse and midwife. Through a wonderful turn of events she had the opportunity to move and live in the US. She found her yoga practice as a way to deal with personal issues. Yoga helped her find the direction and the focus she needed to deal with life. She opened Crenshaw Yoga and Dance (CYD) to share the benefits of yoga and dance with the community. CYD opened its doors in August 2004, becoming the first yoga studio in the Crenshaw Community.
Since the studio opened, it has expanded to include four individual spaces. The studio space is open up to public use, private parties, events and workshops. She started with yoga and dance classes, and is now looking to expand into children’s wellness and fitness that can enrich the lives of young children.
Her mission at Crenshaw Yoga and Dance is to provide yoga and dance classes, wellness education, and fitness at an affordable price that will encourage the community to learn, maintain, and value a healthy lifestyle.
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Wednesday 7:15-8:30 P.M.Harrison graduated from the Laughing Lotus College of Yoga in 2004 and has been teaching Vinyasa Flow Yoga steadily ever since. Harrison is a firm believer in having a daily practice and advocates for youth Yoga and Pilates. He also teaches actor’s movement at the Theatre of Arts for the Contemporary Actor in Hollywood. Classes offered include Vinyasa Flow, Deep Stretch, and Warm Room Flow classes. He offers guided meditation and breathing exercises to allow for focus and release of unnecessary tension, then an invigorating and peaceful flow ending in silent meditation. You will leave class feeling refreshed, relaxed and ready. Harrison incorporates sound and music into his classes and offers an inviting practice for all skill levels.
Join Sherida for Warm Room Yoga ( all levels)
Monday 7:15 – 8:30 p.m.
Practice yoga in the best temperature optimal to opening your body and bringing on release, warm slow yoga flow is a safe loving class that connects breath and movement through a calm deep vinyasa flow. Come out and burn off some toxins!!!
Katrina Fausey is a Dance Instructor/Choreographer based in the Los Angeles area. With over 12 years of dance and teaching experience, she has taught at many studios throughout Los Angeles and the bay area. She’s performed with a competitive Jazz team, a professional dance crew, performed at Disneyland and on stages of her own making. She also has choreographed for local musical theatre stage productions including pieces for Theatre West’s West Fest event and for up and coming artist Kimbe Renee for her Northern California Tour including a Columbia Records showcase. Most recently, she choreographed a seductive dance scene in a feature film that will be reaching Netflix viewers in late 2017.
Her passion for Burlesque blossomed in late 2010, where she began performing at local shows in the Bay Area. She developed a stage persona, Fannie Sinclair. Her style tends to have a jazzy, Broadway flair, but can vary into other facets of Burlesque and the art of tease. After performing and developing a new found confidence in herself, she wanted to give back to the community of women that lift each other up.