Kathryn Keown has been a yoga and fitness instructor for more than 18 years. She has been nominated 'Woman of the Year' by the Leukemia Lymphoma Society for using yoga to raise funds for research and support for the LLS. She has also used yoga to raise funds to send children with life-threatening illnesses to pediatric oncology camps such as Camp Okizu, The Periwinkle Foundation and Camp Good Times. Kathryn has been an advertising executive for more than 20 years working for Cumulus Media, parent company of KNBR, KFOG, and KSAN. Kathryn lives with her family in Marin, California.
Karmin & Stein Skaar, Cardio, Fitness & Weights
We know, we know. If we called Central Casting and said "We need two good looking, fitness instructor types with a vaguely Scandinavian name to come and play personal fitness instructors in an action movie," they would send husband and wife duo Stein and Karmin Skaar. Stein and Karmin are masters at working with all fitness levels and will introduce you to simple techniques that will strengthen your heart, mind and major muscle groups.
Chandra Lynn, Life Coach
Chandra Lynn has spent her career successfully running her own promotions company, Glow Marketing. Inspired by her natural affinity for counseling and problem-solving, Chandra has also spent a lifetime studying and then coaching individuals on spiritual and emotional ways to manifest positive change. Chandra presents her workshop on "Doubling Your Happiness" at The Retreat Napa.
Brittany Lamb, Yoga
Brittany lives up to her name. She is gentle as a lamb, kind and an extremely thoughtful and accomplished yoga instructor. Brittany is a Baptist-inspired yoga instructor. After rigorous yoga, rigorous cardio, Brittany steps in and makes it all better. You will fall in love with Brittany. Trust us on this.
Dr. Sally LaMont, Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Sally Lamont has spent her career teaching people about food and helping them achieve optimal health with diet and lifestyle medicine at her busy practice in Northern, California. She loves blending her knowledge of nutritional medicine with traditional foods from around the world. Her recipes can benefit a wide range of common health problems plaguing families today, from digestive problems, cognitive issues to diabetes. Dr. Sally LaMont is a mother, activist and lover of the great outdoors!
Jessica Smith, Hot Yoga
Jessica, raised in Santa Cruz, CA, is the youngest of six children She had planned to be a professional soccer player or stunt woman in martial arts, but her knees finally gave out after seven surgeries. After getting her master's degree, Jessica had a successful career at Genentech, but while she loved Genentech, she did not love sitting behind a desk all day. Marriage and motherhood followed but after hurting herself on a run, three weeks after having her first child, Jessica found yoga and has never looked back. Jessica Smith's approach to yoga is light-hearted, focused and compassionate. The joy she radiates on and off the mat is inspirational.