Sara Wallace is a believer, wife, #boymom, adventurer, RYT-500, and Young Living Crown Diamond. She & her husband, Justin, love calling Claremore home!
Sara completed her Power Vinyasa 200hr Yoga Teacher Training in 2018 and immediately began teaching vinyasa-based yoga classes in downtown Claremore. She also has experience/training in teaching Prenatal Yoga, Kids Yoga, Yoga Trapeze, and Gravity Yoga.
When it comes to fitness, “Yoga has always been there for me,” she describes. “Yoga taught me how to breathe. Yoga was the first exercise I could do after a pelvic injury. Prenatal Yoga relaxed muscles I didn’t even know were tight during my pregnancy. Hot Yoga has given me more strength, flexibility, and endurance than I’ve ever had in my life. Many days, my practice on the mat saves my sanity, and probably my liver.”
Sara is highly driven by encouraging women to know and live their purpose, in wellness and abundance. – Sara Wallace, Owner
“After discovering barre in 2018, I quickly fell in love with the challenge and results. It wasn’t long before being inspired to take Cristi McKinney’s barre99 Instructor Training.
“I strive to make each class challenging yet accessible and always fun! I want my students to know that no matter where they are in their fitness journey, there is always a spot for them at the barre.”
Jody Reiss is an experienced group fitness instructor, whose love for fitness began in 2009 while trying to make it through a deployment. She started with cycle, then quickly added bootcamp and kickboxing. Anytime life knocked her down, she found a place in the fitness world and her faith in God.
Jody holds a Sports Management degree from Rogers State University (go Hillcats!), and has taken workshops from AFAA, Fitour, Schwann, ACSM, and NETA over the years.
When not teaching fitness, she loves spending time with family and friends outdoors, having nerf wars with her son Blake, and serving the Claremore community by being active on many boards and committees.
Jody’s yoga journey began in 2018, and in 2019 she decided to begin working towards her RYT-200.
Yoga was a hard sell for her, because taking a moment for herself and to be still was not in her nature.
“Once I gave into the process, I found it was a great place for me to be at peace with the chaos that surrounds me in life. Over the years, I have learned that there is so much more to yoga, it truly is a mind body connection.. and the fact is our bodies keep score of all the events in our lives, good and bad. Through our practice we can come and leave it all on the mat!”
Debbie believes that yoga is for everyone, every shape, every age! One of her greatest strengths as a teacher is her genuine love for people and her light hearted humor. Debbie is now a 500-hour Registered Yoga Teacher whose certifications include Yin Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy (TIYT), Yoga In Action Training, Hip Hop Hatha, RECESS + children’s yoga, and The Body in Trauma.
Debbie offers the use of props for safe alignment, a secure foundation, balancing, stretching and strengthening. She hopes you will meet her on the mat and share this ancient practice so the benefits of your yoga practice will benefit all those around you.
Bonnie was introduced to yoga while pregnant with her first child in 2015. She quickly fell in love with the practice as a way to better appreciate and understand her body. Bonnie graduated with her YTT-200 from Everyone Yoga School in 2018 and has been sharing her passion of movement and meditation with authenticity and love ever since. You can expect to move mindfully in her class and receive cues that will help you connect with your body, mind and soul on a deeper level.
Yoga, Barre, Nutrition Coach
Mindy Smith is a wife, mom of teens, fitness enthusiast, encourager, Certified Personal Trainer, and a believer. She and her family have called Claremore home for the last 18 years.
A life-long fitness enthusiast, Mindy is devoted to developing her personal fitness while walking alongside others on their journey. Throughout her life, she has participated in many forms of exercise which began with her love of dance as a child. In an effort to share her passion with others, she began coaching in the online space 6 years ago. A life-long learner, she took this love a step further by becoming a Certified Personal Trainer with NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) and most recently, a True Power Barre instructor.
“I believe in the power of fitness to transform lives. My passion is helping others discover their strength and confidence through movement – a beautiful tool to empower us to live a more present and fulfilling life.”
Abby Woodson Yoga
Abbey Woodson is an RYT-500, full time Registered Nurse, and mother. She completed her first yoga teacher training in 2020, inspired by what she says regular yoga practice did for her “overall health, both physical and emotional.”
Born and raised in Vermont, Abbey became a Green Country transplant in 2006, where she now enjoys outdoor adventures with her daughter, riding horses, riding bikes, hiking, and fishing.