Our Napa Hot Yoga and Hot Pilates (IHP) instructors are professionally trained and certified to teach and guide you through your classes. Our Bikram Hot Yoga Instructors are fully trained to teach the classis 26 postures and 2 breathing exercise. We are also a teacher training studio where we have our own instructors offer teacher training /individual one on one sessions and workshops throughout the year. Visiting Instructors also offer enrollment certifications, and continuing education. Our goal is safe, effective and motivating movement.
Celeste Carducci -Ahnfeldt ( and husband Bruce Ahnfeldt) are the owners of Napa Hot Yoga & Pilates. The Center opened in 2017 to serve the Napa Hot Yoga Community and host clients from all over visiting the beautiful Napa Valley. Celeste has been practicing Bikram Style Hot Yoga for 13 years and has been teaching Health and Fitness for over 35 years. She is on the Phys.ED instructor staff at Napa Valley College and teaches Kinesiology, Nutrition and Weight Management and Yoga Core Fusion. She is also Certified by the American Council On Exercise (ACE) and is also trained by Inferno Hot Pilates owner Gabrielle Walters. Her compassion for opening Napa Hot Yoga & Pilates in 2017 was motivated by this life transforming practice and to share it with the Napa Community , visiting guests, students from all levels – beginners to experienced. Celeste enjoys , hiking, cycling, wake boarding, reading and traveling with her husband Bruce. Hot Yoga keeps her young, flexible and energetic. It’s best practice as we age, the heat allows our muscles to relax, stretch, promote greater flexibility and heal past injuries. One of her mantras “Dreams are the Seedlings of Reality” Gibran. Hence Napa Hot Yoga and Pilates.
Carolena is a certified RYT 200 yoga instructor. She began her yoga journey in 2008 while studying to become a mental health therapist. As a therapist and yoga instructor she shares the gift of yoga and all that yoga encompasses with a focus on mental , physical well being and balance. She loves to help others heal and learn to be at peace with what is in the present. Her yoga teacher training is in ViniYoga under the work of Gary Kraftsow. She believes that yoga can bring people together and allow them to embark on a personal journey on and off the mat.
Carolena is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Certified RYT 200 Yoga Instructor
Celeste co-owner( with husband Bruce) of Napa Hot Yoga, has been in the Health & Fitness Industry for over 35 years. She is on the Phys. Ed staff at Napa Valley College teaching Kinesiology ,Nutrition /Weight Management and also Yoga Core Fusion. She holds certifications from the American Council on Exercise, her specialty is preventative and rehabilitative exercise and she is also a certified Inferno Hot Pilates instructor. Her 17 year practice of Bikram Yoga inspired her to give the Napa Community a place to practice where instructors are dedicated, innovative, kind and compassionate. Her mantra is “Dreams are the seedlings of Reality”.
Certified Inferno Hot Pilates Instructor
RYT 200 hour Yoga instructor and Continuing Education Provider for the American Council on Exercise.
welcomes all to join the yoga community that changed her life and fellow yogis that provide so much inspiration to her and others.