Director and Owner Jacqueline Roussos is a native California girl who grew up in the San Joaquin Valley. Following in her mother and sister's footsteps, Jackie began studying classical ballet at age four. She continued her studies and joined a regional company at a young age and received many scholarships to prestigious schools.

Jackie has studied and/or performed at S.F. Ballet, The Joffrey Ballet, The Harkness House, and Santa Barbra Ballet Theater. She also worked on cruise ships for six years as a dancer and choreographer. After deciding to start a family, Jackie left the ships and moved to Sacramento where she began her teaching career. She has taught for the past 25 years, working for Barbara Crockett at the Deane Dance Center, Modesto Civic Ballet and The Merced Academy of Dance. She also taught for the San Juan School District as a performing arts instructor, where she directed and produced shows for as many as 600 children at a time.

When her dancer's knees and hips were failing her Jackie began studying Bikram hot yoga finding the heat and 26 postures the most beneficial workout to restore them as well as loving the changes in her mental and physical self. Jackie is excited to bring her knowledge of the classical ballet world and vast teaching experience to her own studio, and looking forward to introducing Sacramento to her Bikram Style Hot Yoga and Power Vinyasa Flow Classes!

Jacqueline Roussos and her great staff of instructors are dedicated to guide you through your hot yoga journey. Their combined knowledge of anatomy, body alignment with proper placement will ensure a safe, educated approach to your practice whatever your goals may be. We will always be available for your questions and concerns before and after each class.

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From Left to Right Top Row:
​Cathie, Sara, Kelly, Blake, Reno, Jackie
Bottom Row: Carly, Ashley, Heather, Brett
Not Pictured: Nadia, Karly, Darcie
Jacqueline Roussos