Yoga, Ride, Barre,
BSEd, E-RYT 500, LMT, CPT
OMCORE instructors are led by industry veteran, Patricia Ploeger. A fitness and yoga maven for 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 19 years. In addition to her personal experiences as a forever yoga student, her formal studies include a 200-hour Integrative Yoga Therapy training, a 500-hour Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga training, a 6-day Ashtanga Yoga intensive and various workshops with Kino MacGregor, a 20-hour Rocket Yoga training with Jaimis Huff, and intensives/workshops with Dharma Mittra, Maty Ezraty, Jason Crandell, Kathryn Budig, Baron Baptiste, and David Swenson. She is trained in the CORE BARRE System of Smart Movement™ and Schwinn Cycle™ and is a licensed massage therapist, practicing 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.
Yoga, Ride, Barre
Lee hails from Canada with a background in competitive ice skating. Upon moving to the United States, Lee and her parants ran a Bed & Breakfast in Amelia Island, Florida, and that is where her teaching journey began. She completed her 200-hour Vinyasa Yoga training through Centred on Yoga in the Spring of 2017 and taught her first official class the day after her graduation ceremony. She joined the OMCORE team in August, 2017, where she completed her Barre and Indoor Cycle training. She now focuses her life around health, wellness, and longevity. She is a fiercely passionate animal lover, vegan, and home chef, and brings a tangible sense of joy and compassion to each and every class.
Yoga, Ride, HIIT Fusion
Ayla completed her 200-hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training under Patricia Ploeger at Omcore Yoga & Body. She is also a Certified Group Fitness Instructor through the American Fitness Association of America. She is a lifelong learner who possess several specialized certifications and loves to learn new techniques and modalities of fitness. She is a creative spirit who is passionate about helping others reach their full potential, not only in the studio, but in their interactions with the world around them. Growing up she was an avid equestrian. She also has an extensive background in weightlifting and interval training, ultra marathon and cross country running. She earned her bachelors degree in psychology at the College of Coastal Georgia and earned a masters degree in Public Health at Armstrong State University in Savannah, GA. Her classes are tough but full of positive energy. She pays special attention to proper form and will help you gain strength, refine your skills, and increase flexibility, safely and effectively.
Kelsi is a native Texan who grew up dancing and teaching in her mother’s dance studio. She was recruited for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders at the age of 17, made the team and cheered for 4 years, traveling and performing around the world on USO tours, while attending Dallas Baptist University and attaining a Bachelor's degree in Business Marketing. Post graduation, she moved to Haiti to teach English and dance. She found an appreciation for Barre in 2012 and has been mastering her form ever since. She previously worked in administrative roles for Bar Method and Pure Barre studios in different cities, and is now finally teaching with OMCORE! She values holistic health and believes having self awareness of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health is key to living fully alive.
Ride, Hip-Hop Dance
Kristi grew up a competitive dancer and has always had a love for wellness. Prior to teaching at OMCORE, she taught a variety of classes at Valdosta State University and was lead instructor and fitness coordinator at Sea Island Resort. She is a certified group fitness and indoor cycle instructor, and recently completed OMCORE's "Yoga for Athletes" training. Her classes are meticulously organized and offer you the chance to continously reach new goals. Her Hip-Hop classes are FIRE and oh-so-fun, as she brings her high, positive vibes to each and every class!
Blair discovered and found her niche with Baptiste Yoga in 2014. Baptiste yoga not only met the physical intensity she desired, but it also helped her create space, community, and presence in her life both on and off the mat. This practice empowered her to pursue training with Baron Baptiste and Paige Elenson of the Baptiste Institute to earn her 200RYT in 2016. She completed Art of Assisting with the Baptiste Institute in 2017 and her next short-term goal is to become a Baptiste Certified Instructor. Blair is committed to sharing her love of this practice with her students and to be a stand for them to discover their own power and clarity through yoga.
What is OMCORE yoga + body?
OMCORE is a unique space in which you are encouraged to tap into your core being — physically, mentally, emotionally, and energetically. — so that you may genuinely connect with others and radiate your very best self to the world. Our class sizes are small enough for individual attention, yet large enough to promote a sense of camaraderie and support. It’s the ONLY boutique studio in the Golden Isles area to offer HOT YOGA, OMCORE BARRE, and INDOOR CYCLE classes. We intentionally offer a wide variety of classes to bring ultimate strength, flexibility, and balance to the body, mind, and heart.
You are not alone at OMCORE.
OMCORE offers you a trusted tribe of teachers and a community of members dedicated to reaching personal goals and learning what it means to become the best version of themselves. The feeling you get from the time you walk in the door is like no other! With our attention to form, cleanliness, and detail, you can be assured that you are cared for in every way. In addition, our variety of yoga, barre, cycle, and core fusion sessions are tailored to your fitness goals and levels. Each of our heart-pumping Pure Ride, core-strengthening OMCORE Barre, and OM-azing Yoga classes end with a simple relaxation series to help you finally find your inner OM and leave feeling refreshed and renewed.