Owner of The Body Loom, Rebecca Vasile is an internationally traveled performer, instructor and director from Petaluma, CA that has returned to her home to foster community in the world of movement. In her dance career, she performed with Aerosmith, toured worldwide with the Bellydance Superstars, directed the World Belly Dance Awards in China, co-founded a professional dance company and produces shows. Rebecca is also well accomplished as an instructor in both Pilates and Yoga. She is a certified Pilates instructor with additional certifications in pre and postnatal pilates instruction and The Center Method for Diastasis Recti Recovery. Rebecca works with these moms using a special method to repair the abdominals no matter how long it's been since a woman has given birth. In the yoga realm, Rebecca is a Certified Stellarflow yoga instructor (RYT 200). Her classes combine all her various knowledge and experiences in an easy-going and joyful manner. She loves to assist others in feeling more connected to their bodies and revel in the fun, curious ways in which we can move.
Delana Disner’s life was changed by yoga. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado she is now here in Petaluma and wants to share with you how it can make your life better too. Delana turned to yoga when she began to lose herself in her career. Yoga gave her the strength she needed to persevere and be her best self. She felt so strongly about her newfound passion that she could not wait to share it with others. Delana is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) through Yoga Alliance and teaches a fun and motivating flow class. She is thrilled to be here and cannot wait to share her teachings with this beautiful community.
Thumbalina has her degree in Kinesiology with a dance minor and has been studying, performing and directing bellydance since she began college. In Arcata, CA, she created her own troupe Opal Aura. They performed at many local events and studied under famous tribal bellydancers including Zoe Jakes, Sabrina Fox, Michelle Sorensen, and Sharon Kihara. Additionally, Thumbalina also danced with Shoshanna as a member of the Ya Habibi Dance Company. Now interning with Rebecca Vasile in the movement arts, she is expanding her knowledge and technique and is ready to share with you her unique style of fusion bellydance!
Thea is a triple threat: a great instructor of Yoga, Pilates and dance! An extremely talented practitioner of all three, Thea manages to make her classes accessible to all students and levels. No drop-ins are available for Thea's Thursday class, so please sign up online if you are interested.