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Our Instructors


Paul Lopresti

Co-Owner / Hot 26, Barkan Vinyasa & cYoga

After a lifelong career in the martial arts and a genetic condition left him in debilitating pain, Paul decided to try hot yoga. One week later, he was hooked on the complimentary aspects of Bikram Yoga with his martial arts training. Wanting to deepen his practice & further his education within yoga, he attended the Spring 2014 Bikram Yoga Teacher Training in Los Angeles, Barkan Hot Vinyasa (Levels II & III) in 2017 and cYoga Training in 2020.


In addition to his yoga training, Paul also has a Bachelor of Arts in Health & Physical Education and is a Certified Trainer by the N.A.T.A. He has been working in the rehabilitative field since 1992.


Shire McLellan-Lopresti

Co-Owner / Inferno Pilates, Shapeshifting, cYoga &Yin Yoga

Shire has always been in love with movement. As a young adult, she earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do at a then martial arts studio in Crispen Square! Curious about other styles of movement, she found a passion in Japanese jujutsu and Bikram Yoga, practicing the Bikram series with Paul right up until the day she delivered their daughter. She credits this movement with feeling her best during her pregnancy.


Shire is very active in the health and wellness industry. She has a 300hr certification as a cYoga instructor, and Level 1 and 2 certified Inferno Hot Pilates instructor. Shire is also certified to teach Kettlebells, Barre, and Yin yoga. She is a working mom who supports small businesses in the area. 


Angeles Santiago

Hot Yoga 26 & Inferno Pilates

Angeles emigrated from Mexico when she was 19. She loves to spend time with her four children and cook vegetarian meals. In 2007, she was diagnosed with Lyme's disease. She grew tired of visiting doctors and not feeling better. One day, her sister Karina told her about hot yoga and paid for her first class, so she would have to go. For the first time in her life, Angeles felt no pain. That's when she began her journey on the path of healing and teaching. She attended the Spring 2014 Bikram Yoga Teacher Training in Los Angeles, hoping to teach beginner yoga classes in English and Spanish and expand this yoga practice to the Latin community.


Leo Eisenstein

Hot Yoga 26

Leo started his yoga 16 years ago when he accompanied a friend to Bikram Yoga. At the time, Leo was 408 lbs. Although it was difficult, he never felt as rejuvenated as he did after Bikram Yoga. With a regular practice and improved eating habits, Leo lost more than 220 lbs and healed several injuries. He decided to attend the Fall 2005 Bikram Yoga Teacher Training in Los Angeles. Although Leo wanted to improve his practice, he wanted to become a teacher first - not a yoga athlete. Since Leo believes yoga facilitates life, he strives to make everyone's practice in the hot room easer, so life can become a little easier too. 


Chalise Saunders

Hot Yoga 26, Vinyasa & Yin Yoga

Chalise began her yoga journey at the age of twelve at the recommendation from her doctor to treat her scoliosis. She practiced at home to some yoga videos for years until she found her way to her first yoga studio. While she didn't enjoy her first class, Chalise decided to come back because of how good she felt immediately afterwards. After two years of a consistent practice, she decided to become a teacher, so she could share this beautiful practice with the world. Chalise believes that yoga is for everyone and seeks to learn all that she can about the different lineages. She is certified in the Hot Yoga 26 + 2 series, Vinyasa and Yin Yoga. 


Stef McCarthy

Inferno Hot Pilates

About twenty years ago, Stef stepped into the hot room to find a place to heal. What began as a healing journey to recover from various illnesses has transformed into a daily practice to balance mind, body and spirit. Always a work in progress, Stef is passionate about moving the body regularly, giving the body what it needs, living a happy, wholesome, nurturing lifestyle and sharing it with others. Stef walked into her first Inferno Hot Pilates class and it was love and first sight. In 2021, she became certified in Inferno Hot Pilates. It has been a life changing journey. Stef combines her passion for helping others not just by teaching, but also as a social worker and integrative health/wellness coach. Stef thrives by empowering others to become a better version of their authentic selves through breath, movement, sweat and nourishment from the inside out. 


Kristina Aponte

Warm Vinyasa & Yinyasa Yoga

Kristina is a Certified Yoga Teacher. She first came to yoga as an individual seeking methods of relaxation and breathwork. In May 2018, she completed her 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification from LifePower Yoga. Since then, she has this profound passion to heal the world through this beautiful practice. When teaching, she combines creative sequencing of Ashtanga and Vinyasa, spirit of playfulness, and a dose of inspiration to help deepen their practice. She seeks to help others develop greater self-awareness, compassion and self-love. Yoga has inspired her to live each moment more mindfully every day, and she is beyond grateful.


Kayla Gorrell

Warm Vinyasa Yoga

Kayla fell in love with yoga in 2010 when she tried hot yoga after sustaining a running injury. After practicing regularly for several years, she finally decided to complete her 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in 2017 and cYoga Training in 2020. Kayla loves guiding her students through an invigorating and challenging practice with the incorporation of mini free-flows. Her classes empower students to overcome their limiting beliefs, strengthening the mind-body connection through breath, movement and meditation. Kayla is also a Plant-Based Health Coach and Essential Oil Educator. Continuing her education as a movement instructor, Kayla also received her barre certification.


Scott Ducko

Warm Vinyasa Yoga & Vin to Yin Yoga

Scott was the hesitant guy that dragged his feet when he started practicing yoga. After the initial reluctance ore off, he fell in love with the practice. Scott was very lucky to have landed at a quality yoga studio similar to Yoga Revive. He honored his teachers' dedication and patience to the community, which resonated deeply with him. The benefits of a regular practice was so enlightening to him that he decided he wanted to learn how to teach and share this practice with other. Over the years, he committed fully to learning multiple styles of yoga asana as well as diving deeply into the philosophy of this ancient system of self mastery. Sharing, learning, growing, and healing with others is deeply gratifying for him. He loves to meet new people and grow our relationships, so we can realize our highest selves and potential. 


Spencer Broad

Warm Vinyasa & Yinyasa Yoga

Spencer has been a Certified Yoga Instructor since March 2017. After many years of personal practice, he received his 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Certification and has been teaching at local studios in South Jersey. Spencer teaches and practices a variety of yoga styles, including Vinyasa Flow, Yin and Restorative. He incorporates breath, focus, mindfulness and dharma talks into his classes. Spencer has also spent 20 years as a practicing chiropractor and as such is comfortable working with individuals with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, enhancing his ability to perform assists and adjustments during class, so students are in the correct posture for their bodies at that moment in time. "You don't get hurt doing yoga, you get hurt doing yoga wrong" is always Spencer's thought process while teaching. He has followed a vegetarian diet since 2012. 


Morgan Mitchell

Warm Vinyasa & Yin Yoga

Morgan has always been passionately involved in the wellness industry. Her journey started with her Massage Therapy License in 2015 and quickly moved to her Personal Training Certification, 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Certification, and finally, Reiki Healing. She is dedicated to addressing the individual needs of every client through each of these practices. Morgan specializes in Reiki Yoga and Warm Vinyasa Flow that focuses on aligning the chakras along with some Reiki during savasana. She grew up right here in Mount Laurel and is excited to finally be able to teach in her local community. 


Lia Freund

Warm Vinyasa & Yinyasa Yoga

Lia took her first yoga class 15 years ago and immediately fell in love with the practice. She continued practicing yoga using Sheva Rea’s DVDs during her pregnancy as a way to stay active and safe. She was fascinated with the way yoga poses were modified to adapt to her new body without losing their power and effectiveness. Lia’s yoga education started in 2015 with a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Program at Grace and Glory Yoga and then a week-long intense yoga training with Baron Baptiste, founder of Baptiste Power Yoga, in 2016.  She started teaching yoga upon graduation and yet never stopped learning and exploring. Lia is passionate about healthy living and the importance of exercise as a way of keeping both the body and mind in check and thinks that practicing yoga is an answer to both. In her classes, Lia incorporates knowledge and wisdom of different yoga styles to provide her students with a challenging and yet soothing experience. She also received her Reiki and Yin Yoga certifications in 2018 and is currently working on getting certified in Trapeze Yoga.

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