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Patricia Ploeger, Founder, OMCORE yoga + body

BSEd, E-RYT 500, LMT, ACE CPT

OMCORE instructors are led by industry veteran, Patricia Ploeger. A fitness and yoga maven for nearly 30 years, Patricia opened OMCORE yoga & body in 2012.  She is a Yoga Alliance registered teacher and continuing education provider with countless hours of experience teaching yoga over the past 17 years.  Her studies include a 200-hour Integrative Yoga training under Joan and Jim Ryan in Ponte Vedra, Florida, a 500-hour Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga training under Tarun Kranti Agrawal in Goa, India, and intensives with Kathryn Budig, Baron Baptiste, David Swenson and Kino McGregor.

She is trained in the CORE BARRE System of SMART MOVEMENT™ and Schwinn Cycle.™ Patricia is also a licensed massage therapist, practicing Swedish, Nueromuscular, Sports and Myofascial Release techniques since 2002.  Patricia’s sessions are grounded in the idea that all forms of yoga, exercise and bodywork can be fun, uplifting and enlightening.  She is committed to helping others feel inspired, healthy and strong so that they may experience a life of balance and wellness.

Chrissy Thomas, Coordinating Manager & Instructor

Chrissy Thomas has been involved in dance, sports, surfing, indoor cycling and nutritional health since she was a young child, as her mother has been a fitness instructor Chrissy’s whole life. Her energetic personality and passion for fitness led to her career as a Schwinn Cycle™ instructor and now studio manager for OMCORE yoga & body. 

Most recently, Chrissy completed a 60-hour Vinyasa Yoga teacher training with OMCORE and is currently enrolled in OMCORE’s 200-hour yoga teacher training and intensive barre teacher training programs.

Chrissy’s goal is to motivate and encourage her students to feel their very best: empowered, positive and radiant in both mind and body!