Certified Run Coach and Owner of YogaFest
Lisa Warmuth is the Founder/Owner of YogaFest ; Collierville Tennessee’s first independent yoga studio. Her classes are a powerful mix of Vinyasa and alignment based flows. Bringing her firm belief that yoga helps you become strongly integrated, she uses anatomy cues throughout her classes to help the students feel how different parts of their body affect each other. With a background in dance she has always enjoyed exploring how the body moves.
Lisa found her yoga practice while training for one of her Marathon events. She has over 30 major running events under her belt including full marathons, half marathons, 25k trail runs and overnight relays. It only took one yoga class for her to yearn for the marriage of her two passions; yoga and running. After a few years of practice, her teacher encouraged her to becoming a yoga teacher herself and so in 2008, she completed her 200 hour training through the Kest Center for Yoga. Her influences include Jason Hulshof, Annie Carpenter, Sadie Nardini and Bryan Kest.
Lisa’s classes have been described as uplifting, inspiring, uniquely powerful and the “social event of their week” by her students. While still honoring the deep history of yoga, Lisa is passionate about making yoga accessible for the modern person. How can yoga fit into their life today and blend with whatever workout routine they choose to explore? Expect to feel a ton of energy that moves you to find a different edge each time. Lisa’s favorite saying is “the hardest part about yoga is showing up for class and rolling out your mat”.
Lisa is becoming well known in her community as the “athlete’s yoga teacher” training runners, triathletes and cyclists. She recently became an RRCA Certified Run Coach. She enjoys her studios weekly fun run and is inspired to help any new runner to put one foot in front of the other and achieve their goals. When she’s not running or teaching, she’s cheering on either her husband at one of his events (himself a Boston Qualifier and Ironman finisher), or one of her children’s games.