Founder and Lead Instructor
Meet the driving force behind MEN Yoga, Cole. With a career spanning over 6 years in the fitness and yoga industry, Cole's journey as a dedicated instructor and fitness professional has taken him from Santa Cruz, CA, to the heart of Los Angeles.
Cole began his career in Los Angeles as a CrossFit coach and CorePower Yoga instructor. His unique approach to training reflects his rich background in athletics. As a high school wrestling captain, Cole's passion for physical fitness was evident early on. In college, he delved into the worlds of CrossFit, Olympic weightlifting, martial arts, and even pursued his love for music alongside his studies.
The transformative moment came in 2011 when Cole discovered yoga. The practice instantly resonated with him, merging the physical and meditative aspects into one harmonious journey. Since moving to West Hollywood in 2016, Cole has left an indelible mark as a head coach, yoga director, and Equinox group fitness instructor.
Cole's distinctive yoga style is a contemporary take on Vinyasa. It seamlessly blends the principles of strength training with the foundations of yoga flow: Breath, Flow, Focused Gaze, Core Engagement, Alignment/Safety, Strength, Relaxation, Meditation, and Psychology.
Beyond his passion for fitness and yoga, Cole is also an award-winning singer/songwriter and a skilled pop artist. He frequently takes the stage with his band, sharing his love for music with others.
Certified by the Yoga Alliance as an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT), Cole's impressive list of qualifications includes:
200 Hour Power (CorePower Yoga)
Yoga Sculpt (CorePower Yoga)
Sweat Yoga Director
Equinox Group Fitness Instructor
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED Certified (American Red Cross)
With his unique skill set, Cole creates a dynamic and enjoyable class that fosters connections with mind, body, and community. Join Cole in the exciting journey of MEN Yoga and discover a new way to connect with your true self.