Kristen offers weekly YBB classes in Manhattan, and was recently listed by ClassPass as one of NYC's "Top  Dance Fitness Instructors." In addition, Kristen has developed West coast "YBB WKND" retreats, that allow her regular return and reunion with her L.A. contingent. After being certified by YBB Creator, Gillian Clark, in 2007, Kristen grew her widespread Los Angeles classes over 9 years, eventually finding a home base at Heartbeat House in Atwater Village. Since 2011, Kristen has co-led national and international YBB teacher trainings, certifying over 80 instructors to teach YBB. Kristen is known by her community to lead heartfelt, empowering, and non-competitive classes, that venture beyond a "workout" into personal and collaboratively spirit-filled gatherings. Her passion in teaching has afforded her successful community in L.A., NYC, St. Louis, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Kristen completed her Hatha Yoga teacher training with Ganga White and Tracey Rich at the White Lotus Foundation in Santa Barbara, CA in 2010. She has studied Sound Therapy with Jamie Bechtold Ford of Ascending Sounds in Los Angeles, and has offered restorative sound events since 2014. Kristen is also a certified REALgirl instructor; fostering girls ages 8-16 with comprehensive empowerment curriculums.