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Meet Our Instructors

All of our instructors are passionate about teaching yoga with a wide variety of training and background. At Rakta Hot Yoga, we believe in providing classes that inspire, rejuvenate, and restore you back to center. 

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Holly Dickhausen

Hot Yoga, Yoga Sculpt, Owner

Holly has called the Yampa Valley home since 2008. Holly became a Certified MassageTherapist in 2005 and owns her own massage therapy business. She started practicing yoga in 2012 and was initially drawn to Yoga Sculpt and Hot 26. Holly first became a Yoga Sculpt teacher in 2015 and followed with a Hot 26 Teacher training in 2018.


Holly’s passion is helping people heal physically and emotionally and she is fascinated by the mind body connection. She is engaged to Pete, and she is the mother of three boys and two soon-to-be step daughters.
Holly loves the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. She is always seeking to learn, evolve ,and practice self-improvement.

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Narisa Wild

Vinyasa Yoga

Narisa finds balance and rejuvenation through community practice as she explores new ways to shape and develop her mind, body, and breath.  She is a qualified teacher in vinyasa flow, yoga sculpt, hot yoga (26 poses), barre and paddleboard yoga. 

Narisa is also our Steamboat Springs store lululemon yoga ambassador since spring 2022 and spends a lot of her free time helping to bring yoga into our community, working with students, cross-country teams and supporting mental health initiatives like You Out Loud. 

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Bevan Mitchell

Vinyasa Yoga

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Erin Gesell

Vinyasa Yoga

Erin grew up in her local YMCA in Norfolk, Nebraska, which led her to a lifetime career in fitness and wellness--she likes to say she can teach anything that doesn't require rhythm! Erin has almost 20 years of experience in the fitness industry, and her passions include trail running, all forms of yoga, writing, and coaching youth slam poetry. Her favorite yoga classes include plenty of core work, creative transitions, and full-body strengthening and lengthening. 

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Karen Naan

Vinyasa Yoga

Karen Nann has been teaching yoga since 2002. She is certified in ashtanga, vinyasana, sculpt and assorted group exercise classes. When Karen isn’t teaching she is working as a veterinarian at Pet Kare or chasing around her two dogs, husband and daughter Malia!!!

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Michelle Meyer

Hot Yoga

Michele's passion for fitness and a desire to learn more, led her to become a certified personal trainer and 200 hour RYT in 2005.  She is also a certified part time ski instructor and Executive Director at a local nonprofit organization, Community Agriculture Alliance.  Michele has a love for hot yoga and all the benefits it brings to our bodies and minds.

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Caroline Harley

Restorative Yoga

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