Get the Most From Your Yoga Practice

From yoga that calms you to yoga that powers you up, our guest this week offers suggestions on how to find the best type for you.

Michelle Trantina is a certified hatha and pre-natal yoga teacher and co-founder of

Michelle shares her in-depth yoga knowledge with Fun and Fit, offering suggestions on:

  • how long a practice or yoga class should be;
  • how to determine the right class for you;
  • how to assess which benefits come from which type, from Kundalini to Hatha to Meditative;
  • where a beginner can start;
  • and how yoga can transform your life.

More about Michelle Trantina
Michelle has been interested in many forms of meditation, voice, and movement work from an early age. She was driven to explore and cultivate a greater understanding of the mind-body connection, “discovering” yoga in 1991. Ten years of personal exploration into AyurVeda, Vipassana meditation, Thai Massage, Continuum, and many other types of voice and movement work inform her understanding and teaching of yoga. Her studies have translated into a deep understanding and passion for yoga and wellness, and sharing this with others. Currently she can be seen in the yoga television series Namaste airing worldwide.

You can catch Michelle in this episode.

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About Kymberly Williams-Evans and Alexandra Williams

Identical twins and fitness pros Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MAhave been in the fitness industry since the first aerobics studio opened–with them–on the European continent back when leg warmers and thong leotards were the rage. Their fitness experience spans 3 decades on land, sea, and airwaves.

Kymberly has taught fitness on 4 continents in 4 languages for 30 years to more than 10,000 exercisers. She is former faculty at University California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in the Department of Exercise & Sport Studies. IDEA, the International Association for Health and Fitness Professionals tapped her to serve as the inaugural editor for Fitness Edge, a publication devoted solely to group exercise leaders. Finally she knew enough people in the exercise world that she became a three-time nominee and finalist for IDEA’s Program Director of the Year award.

Kymberly also worked the mind attaining a Master’s Degree in English. Her true specialty was conducting business writing seminars and helping professionals communicate more effectively in the business world. From hosting an international fitness TV program to serving as grammar expert on a live show, Kymberly has led, moved and grooved with energy and good grammar for all.

Alexandra has been teaching, presenting and writing about fitness for over 25 years (since she was 7 and 1/2)! Currently on staff in the Exercise Studies Department at UCSB, she is also a contributing editor and writer for IDEA Health and Fitness Association’s many publications. As an international presenter, Alexandra enjoyed her honeymoon in Venezuela after judging their national fitness championships.

Alexandra has her advanced degree in counseling, which qualifies her to ask nosy questions of her two teens. Combining her love of words and the microphone, she has also had a successful run as a radio presenter, emcee and comedian. She loves to work, so she also writes for her blog and is a frequent guest contributor to a variety of blogs about business and health.

Kymberly and Alexandra are also the Hosts of Fun and Fit on WomensRadio. Fun and Fit offers answers to audiences’ fitness questions, shares Fun Fit Facts, faces Freak Out Fit Facts head on and helps listeners cut through the hype and fat to reach their fitness goals. Learn, laugh and live it up on your road to health and fitness!