Joanie Plake, M.Ed.

Joanie Plake, M.Ed.

Joanie is the founder of Breathe & Learn, a curriculum-based kids yoga and mindfulness program. She teaches after-school classes and weekend workshops in Manhattan Beach, CA and throughout the Beach Cities for kids in pre-k through high school. In addition, she...
Sara Beth Harrell

Sara Beth Harrell

Sara Beth is currently getting her Master’s degree in Public Health at UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health. Prior to starting her Master’s, she worked with trauma patients at the National Center for PTSD in Menlo Park, CA. She is passionate about mindfulness...
Traca Gress

Traca Gress

Traca is a yoga and mindfulness instructor based in LA with roots in Maine. She has her Master’s in Yoga Studies from LMU and has been teaching and practicing for the past 30+ years. She is currently teaching with Insight LA, coaching on 10%Happier (a mindfulness...
Erik Passoja

Erik Passoja

Erik grew up in New York City and currently tells stories as an actor and filmmaker in Los Angeles.  He received his B.A. at Yale University, is a member of Actors Studio West, and speaks five languages (English, French, German, Japanese, and a little Hebrew). His...
Trudy Goodman

Trudy Goodman

Trudy Goodman Kornfield, Ph.D., is a vipassana teacher in the Theravada lineage and the Founding Teacher of InsightLA. She also teaches residential retreats at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA, Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center, and Insight Meditation...