Helen Cloots

Lead Teacher & Founder

I consider myself a career yogi, aspiring writer, amateur sailor, adventurer, world-traveler, people connector, master brainstormer, constant-work-in-progress, and life-long student. 

Below are some of my "credentials."  If you're ready for a yoga retreat or training and want to know if I'm a good fit for you, take some online classes with me or email me and we can chat more! (And it's totally okay if I'm not the right teacher for you; I can help point you in the right direction.)

- Owned / partnered in 7 different yoga businesses

- Led / Co-led 40 yoga teacher trainings (Wild Thing YogaSpirit Yoga, Balancing Wellness, San Diego Paddle Yoga, assistant for trainings at La Jolla Yoga Center & Akasha Yoga)

- Hosted retreats / workshops around the world

- Extensive experience in vinyasa, hatha, beginners' yoga, advanced yoga, corporate wellness & yoga, therapeutic yoga (depression & anxiety, drug & alcohol recovery), and chair yoga

- Reiki Level 2 & Advanced Skills Certified through Sharna Langlais 2016

- Certified Nutritional Consultant through Natural Healing Institute 2010

-  200 Hour Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher under Carolina Vivas, 2010; Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher 2012

- Workplace Wellness Consultant, WELCOA 2009

- Wellness Blogger, Balancing Wellness

- Master of Public Health, Columbia University 2007

- Bachelors of Arts Sociology, Rice University 2005