Charese began practicing yoga in 2011 with the hopes that she would find healing from her struggles with depression and addiction.
Through the practice she was able to find healing and discover her life’s purpose, to help others do the same. Charese took Bikram Yoga teacher training in Fall of 2014 and has been teaching ever since. She teaches 26+2, the Ghosh 84 sequence, vinyasa, and Ashtanga yoga. She is a certified Bikram teacher and also has a 500 hour Hatha yoga certification, as well as 2 40hr Vimana/ vinyasa yoga certifications. Charese is a licensed Massage Therapist and has a love for anatomy and kinesiology, especially with how it pertains to asana. She is the 2018 and 2020 West Coast yoga asana champion, and has helped facilitate yoga trainings and retreats for The Ivy Standard Yoga Institute, Luminal Bloom, and The Raja yoga Academy. Her teachers include Brandy Lyn, Kellee Morris, Jay Jones, Sarah Jane Burkholz, and Sammy Brown. She currently teaches in Salt Lake City and online.