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A B O U T   C J

In almost two decades of working in fitness and wellness, CJ has taught everything from step aerobics to vinyasa yoga to barre3. She earned her 200-hr teacher training at YogaWorks in Los Angeles under the instruction of Annie Carpenter and Sonya Cottle. She completed her barre3 certification in 2014 and created a beautiful community at their cozy West Village studio. 

On and off the mat, CJ is committed to social and economic justice; she has headed up cause-based and advocacy public relations for V-Day, Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, ColorOfChange.org, Thinx, and more. For her passionate work, in 2017, she was named America’s Most Inspiring Trainer by Reebok and Well+Good. She is currently the VP of PR and Community at Thinx Inc. 

CJ believes we need The Class by Taryn Toomey now more than ever. Taryn created a place to feel safe and honor the body, breath, and voice. Through this individual  journey of staying mindful in body, breath and voice, we take steps toward creating a more mindful world and finding healing in our families, communities, country and beyond.