Sandi Fulcher

Celine Kuklowsky

Kate Sirkin is an ACE certified personal trainer.  She has operated a private fitness practice in Idyllwild for the past 21 years and has been teaching yoga, stretch, and small group exercise classes for the last 12 years.  Previously she has worked for many years in the field of cardiology at Scripps Clinic.  She has worked in a technical capacity in radiology, invasive cardiac catheterization and cardiology research. In the area of research she was involved in FDA device trials assisting the Doctors/inventors.  Currently her curriculum includes a Hatha yoga class catering to all levels, a gentle restorative yoga class, a chair yoga class and small group exercise classes focusing on flexibility, alignment and strength. There will be an ongoing offering of new classes.  She is an avid hiker and backpacker, and has a regular meditation practice.  She is an active member of the Idyllwild Community Zen Meditation Group.  She feels very blessed to live in the mountains in Idyllwild, California.  Kate can be reached at 951-326-6427 for class times and any questions you may have.

Sandi Fulcher is both a Mat Pilates and Studio Equipment Certified Pilates Trainer as well as a RYT Yoga Instructor and Master Yoga Certified Practitioner.  She has been teaching both Yoga & Pilates for the past 10 plus years.  Sandi teaches in both Palm Desert and in Idyllwild spending half the week each week in the Desert and the other half in the mountains.  Sandi’s background as a psychotherapist, MFT, and University Lecturer greatly impact her teaching style.  She sees both Yoga and Pilates as a means to grow stronger and healthier and to heal parts of our body that have been impacted by injuries, aging, poor posture and body mechanics.  Joseph Pilates created Contrology/Pilates as a rehabilitive practice to heal many different parts of the body, to target the small stabilizing muscles that help to control correct movement  as well as to reform the body so that anyone at any age can benefit from this practice and then take this knowledge into all other physical activities and body mechanics. Sandi can be reached at 760-218-0141 or



 Céline is an embodiment facilitator and certified Yoga and Mindfulness meditation teacher (200 CYT) with specialties in Hatha, Yin, Trauma-informed yoga and Mindfulness meditation. She has over 15 years’ experience in yoga and dance, and currently teaches private yoga as well as subbing for group classes in Hatha 1-2, Restorative, and Chair Yoga at Idyllwild Yoga and Om Sweet Aum. She has a background in social justice activism, and is also a researcher, writer and adjunct faculty at Antioch University. Céline also works as an embodiment facilitator to help people resolve trauma held in their bodies. She uses a range of trauma-informed techniques to help people that feel disconnected, dissociated or disembodied to come home to themselves. 

As a person with Multiple Sclerosis, she is passionate about teaching yoga and embodiment adapted to all different needs and abilities and making people with physical disabilities, chronic illnesses and ailments find freedom in their bodies. For more information, please check out her website or contact her at or (562) 270-4547

Valerie Kyoshin Velez

Valerie Kyoshin Velez is a Dharma Holder in the White Plum lineage of Zen Buddhism, which means she is authorized as a Zen teacher under the tutelage of her teacher, Anne Seisen Saunders, Roshi, the abbot of Sweetwater Zen Center in National City, California. Valerie has been practicing Zen since 1983, and has been leading the Idyllwild Community Zen group since 2009. She is also a public health educator who works for the Hemet Unified School District, supporting programs that promote  apositive school climate and prevent drug, alcohol and tobacco use among young people. Her interest is in sharing meditation practice in ways that are accessible and useful in people’s lives. 

Please contact her at (951) 392-6507 or for more information, or to arrange for introductory meditation instructi

For information, contact:
PO Box 3575, Idyllwild, CA 92549