About Deanna



My journey on the yoga path began after I gave up performing as a professional dancer, which I had done from the age of sixteen. I joined a health club to stay physically fit, and ended up teaching Latin Dance, Belly Dance, Pilates, and other aerobic formats. I’d always found yoga enjoyable, especially the spiritual aspects, but when I discovered the flowing style of Vinyasa Yoga, I knew I’d found my niche. Having a dance background, the rhythmic flow of Vinyasa, synchronizing movement with breath, came naturally to me, and yoga became a moving meditation that left me feeling both invigorated and blissfully calm. I was addicted and soon enrolled in yoga teacher training so that I could learn more and become a certified yoga instructor.

My classes are designed with a holistic approach: To heal the body through improving core strength, muscle tone, balance, and flexibility; to heal the spirit through a self-nurturing attitude, and to bring tranquility to the mind through pranayama (breath discipline) and Savasana (guided meditation).

May yoga bring peace, healing, and enlightenment into your life.


Deanna Padilla, E-RYT 200, Yoga Alliance
Refresh Your Spirit Yoga in Poway
Send Us A Message