TAZ PERETZ

Child of an Iyengar yoga teacher, Taz has been practicing some form of yoga for most of their thirty-odd years on this beautiful planet. They are always striving to make classes safe, exciting, and enriching through encouragement and individual attention, variety, creativity, compassion, and humor. Believing that no one knows your body better than yourself, Taz encourages you to make the practice your own. They want you to take yoga with you, off the mat, out of the studio, and into every aspect of your life; that is where the true importance of what we do on the mat is found.

KENDRA MILLER

Kendra, of KWORKSFitness, started her career as a personal trainer in 2012.  She became certified through NASM(National Academy of Sports Medicine) and began apprenticing under Johnny Jackson of JPI(Jackson Performance Institute) as a performance enhancement specialist of high school, collegiate, and professional athletes.  After honing her skills, she branched off and began learning the industry of fitness while testing her physical body through body building, football, rugby, an finally yoga.  Now KWORKSFitness serves as a community sanctuary for wellness.  Offering everything from High Intensity Muslce Gain, Rehabilitative Fitness, Fat Loss/Gain, Special Populations Functional Training, Yoga, Trauma Informed Yoga, Spiritual Counseling, Family Fitness and more.  Kendra seeks to heal every generation of their curses through mind/body restoration and connection.  PREPARE THE BODY, HEAL THE MIND!

LINDSAY WENNDT

Lindsay is a nationally certified health coach and fitness instructor, with specialty certifications in weight management and orthopedic health/joint pain. She’s the founder of Break Free Fitness – a curvy women’s health and fitness company which gives away 10% of its business as scholarships to low-income women.

Lindsay has taught over 10,000 classes on topics like reversing arthritis, exercise modifications for bodies of all sizes, and staying healthy while aging.

You can find her at lindsaywenndt.com or strolling the streets of Atlanta hunting for historic houses to restore, practicing German long-sword fighting and other medieval weaponry, or curled up on her sofa with her two cats reading the newest Sarah J Maas novel.

AMBRIAH BROWN

My yoga journey started in 2016 with a free class at a community center in DC. I’d never practiced yoga and was looking for a way to work on my flexibility. I quickly realized yoga was a fantastic workout and a way to manage stress anxiety. I was quickly attracted to yoga as it challenges my body, mind, and soul.

After deciding to leave a job, I decided to take a few months to travel and complete yoga teacher training. I spent a year backpacking through Asia and Australia but could not complete my yoga teacher training due to an injury. I returned to the US in 2020 as the COVID pandemic grew. After a year off, I found my way back to yoga and completed my teacher training in July 2021 while making a new home in my native state.

As a yoga instructor, I strive to create fun flows and facilitate safe and inclusive spaces where my students can grow and expand their hearts and practices.

TAYLOR VAUGHAN

Taylor is an Atlanta native and has always loved fitness in all forms. He is an avid mountain biker, ultimate frisbee player, and enjoys finding new ways to enjoy the outdoors! Taylor likes to keep his classes fresh and tries to combine cardio with dynamic weightlifting movements to create a fast and efficient full body workout.

EMMA RABBITT

Emma Rabbitt, RYT-200, NASM-CPT, HAES(r), is a Yoga Alliance registered yoga instructor who has studied trauma-informed yoga & meditation methods. As an NCAA-accredited NASM certified personal trainer, they work with adult athletes including cyclists, runners, and Ultimate Frisbee players with limitations such as back pain, lung capacity, muscular imbalance, flexibility, and mobility. As a member and strong believer in Health At Every Size(r) (HAES), they approach each client with a holistic and inclusive view of health.
They are the founder and teacher of Gender Benders, a class for queer youth ages 13-20. They believe in yoga’s powerful abilities to heal trauma, and uses yoga & play to support the emotional needs of the next generation of the queer community.
Emma is a proud member and administrator for the Southern Yoga Therapy Association. They also provide administrative support to Centering Youth, an NIH-funded nonprofit that brings yoga to Georgia’s prisons and detention centers.  Emma received their yoga teacher training with the Center for Integrative Yoga Studies under Holle Black and Marlysa Sullivan. They received their certified personal trainer education from the NCCA-accredited National Academy of Sports Medicine.  When not riding bikes or practicing yoga, Emma enjoys watching films with spouse Robert and snuggling with their pet dog Rio.

FRANCHESKA FLORES

I’ve been in the fitness and wellness space for over a decade. Teaching HIIT, bootcamp, and spinning, while running marathons for fun. Currently, training for my FIRST ultramarathon. I’m a local currently living in Vinings with my black lab fur baby named Harley. I love anything outdoors and carbs! You should join my class if you want to sweat, enjoy some sick beats and get stronger. Sweat to Smile baby!

TOVAH ZIVOT

Tovah grew up in Toronto, Canada and fell in love with fitness and movement from a young age through competitive sports, yoga, and climbing. Her strength training journey began as conditioning along side competitive platform diving which turned into a passion for wellness education. When she’s not teaching, you can find her caring for her patients as a nurse, enjoying the great outdoors with her dogs, or dancing badly around her kitchen.