Vanessa Orr-Owner/Director/Instructor-Paso Robles

Vanessa Orr is Executive Director and instructor of YYCA. She has dedicated herself to the nurturing development of kids and families through yoga and mindfulness practices.  As a public elementary school teacher for seven years, she has combined her skills and expertise from the classroom with her two- 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certifications through Yoga Tree and California Yoga Company, to help develop her kids yoga classes. She also holds an Its Yoga-Kids Teacher Training Certification and Next Generation Yoga 8-13 year old Certification.  Vanessa practices and teaches mindfulness in which she also holds a Mindful Schools Curriculum Certification. Movement has been a part of Vanessa's life from the age of four where she first began her journey as a ballet dancer.  She completed her BA at Arizona State University in Elementary Education with a focus on multicultural and multilingual populations with a minor in dance. She continues her love of movement through dance as a hobby.  She currently holds a Clear California teaching credential with an authorization to teach children in which English is a second language, also known as a CLAD certification. Vanessa's goal is to bring happiness, confidence, mindfulness, and strength to all of her students. 

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