Yoga Teacher & Lead Trainer
Jessica Stein, E-RYT 500, has been teaching Yoga since 2005 and is the Founder and Director of Free Up Power Yoga, established in 2020. Jessica is a Grant Consultant with Degrees in English and Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is the Creator and Lead Trainer of Free Up Power Yoga School, formally Kauai Power Yoga School, a 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School committed to empowering bold leadership and vibrant yoga communities. Jessica was the Founder and Director of Kauai Power Yoga Studio in Kapaa, HI from 2014-2020 when the studio was shut down due to COVID-19. Free Up Power Yoga was born from this transformation.
Jessica is a Graduate of the Baptiste Institute’s FIT to Lead Program 2017-2019, completing the highest level of Leadership Training in the Institute, and is a Tier Two Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Educator who has been studying with Baron Baptiste since 2011. Prior to Baptiste Yoga, Jessica received her first 200 Hour Teacher Training from Yogi Hari of the Sivananda Lineage, and her first 500 Hour Teacher Training from the Himalayan Institute, where she spent six weeks at the Himalayan Institute’s Allahabad Campus in India.
Jessica is deeply dedicated to Baptiste Yoga, both as a student and teacher, consistently learning, integrating, and sharing breakthroughs, on and off the mat! Jessica’s classes are powerful, challenging, and adaptable, promoting inner awareness, strength, focus, and flow. Jessica encourages Yoga Practitioners to find their edge, stay in it, and explore the possibilities present in the here now moment. Be ready to move, sweat and gain access to YOUR vitality, power, and freedom!
Tiana Kaleokalani Laranio
Tiana Kaleokalani Laranio was born and raised on Kaua’i and serves her community passionately. Now a mother of two young boys, she began her teaching journey at Kauai Power Yoga in 2017 while pregnant with her first son. Tiana has a Degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from UH Hilo.
Tiana is certified through the Baptiste Institute’s “Expand Your Power” 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program and is passionate about sharing Baptiste Yoga. She considers it a true honor to guide you through the Baptiste Institute’s “Journey Into Power” yoga series.
After years of health challenges and depression, Tiana triumphantly got her physical and mental health back through nutrition, self-love and discovery. Yoga has become a huge tool for her to maintain balance, both physically and mentally, as day-to-day challenges arise. Tiana’s classes are inspiring and ignite you to expand your power and love for yourself, others, and the world.