Ana Frenes is the current owner of Tree of Life Yoga since 2019. She is a recent graduate of the Iyengar Yoga Sadhana Studies program at Adeline Yoga. Ana became a certified yoga teacher in 2011 and has studied with Jessica Shi, The Yoga Room in Berkeley, and currently with her mentor Heather Haxo Phillips at Adeline Yoga. She is the former owner/instructor of the Stockton Yoga Center and taught yoga at Cal Berkeley Lair of the Bear family camps, San Joaquin College and is presently a guest instructor at Adeline Yoga.
As a modern dancer/choreographer for over 30 years she loves the attention to body alignment and the many possibilities in approaching movement while in the poses that Iyengar Yoga provides. She holds a single subject credential in Physical Education/Dance and an MA in Arts Education. Her teaching is compassionate, mindful and attentive. She appreciates students of all ages and life experiences.
Ana is a certified Childlight Yoga4Classrooms instructor and has taught yoga to hundreds of students at Stockton Unified School District where she was a dance teacher for 25 years. She is a certified Zumba and Zumba Gold instructor. She finds joy in spending time with her grandson while gardening, tap dancing and riding scooters.