Rhonda has 200-hours yoga training from Niroga Center in Berkeley as well as Yahweh Yoga in Arizona and teaches Hatha-based yoga classes. She loves incorporating inspirational and insightful moments into her classes along with guided meditation.
Dea Montelongo was born in Guanajuato, Mexico and raised in Sacramento Ca. Her career in community organizing began as a youth with various organizations. She is currently at Sol Collective as Program Director and The Yoga Seed Collective as Outreach Educator. Dea completed her 200hr Yoga Teacher Training in 2016 and is currently completing 300hr Trauma Informed and Condition Specific Yoga Teacher Training. Dea believes everyone should have access to health, education and art, therefore she is committed to creating bridges where necessary, specifically with communities of color and youth. Just like art and activism have made a huge impact on her life, so has Yoga and it is her purpose to share this medicine.
Geraldine “Gerrie” Walker was born in Los Angeles, California but has lived most of her life in Sacramento, California. She is a wife, mother, author, Spiritual Inspirationalist and a true believer that the world is filled with loving people that just need to be awakened to the good that is within us all. Her journey with meditation began as she became involved with her spiritual studies of the New Thought Movement in April of 2010. Meditation, Affirmative Prayer and the mantra that the Universe is here to bless you and your existence are the beliefs she lives in her everyday life.
Angie Franklin is a yoga instructor dedicated to creating opportunities for People of Color to prioritize their wellness while building community. She is the founder of Afro Yoga in Sacramento, a class that stems from her passion to teach yoga and meditation in spaces that center People of Color. Angie offers Afro Yoga at Huglife Wellness Studio and The Good Saint, and partners with local businesses and organizations to expand the work of racial equity in the wellness community.