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Meet our Team

  • Meghan Pflepsen Zender

    Ayurvedic practitioner, yoga and fitness teacher, and owner of Mindful Movement & Wellness. My primary mission is to help people to take their health into their own hands- guiding others to understand our deep connection to our planet and the universe. Over the last twelve years, I have supported hundreds of women in their successful health and fitness journeys. I strive to positively impact and inspire my community through movement and integrative healthcare. Using the resources available in a proactive and organized process, I guide clients to empower their inner intelligence.
  • Tessa Wagnild

    My name is Tessa and I am an ACE certified group fitness instructor and a certified Buti Yoga instructor. I was born and raised in Washington state, and love traveling back home to visit my family. I played volleyball and basketball at Saint Mary’s University in Minnesota, and after receiving my Master’s degree, I returned to my alma mater to coach volleyball for 4 seasons before my husband and I moved to Albuquerque in 2012. I am the mother of 3 beautiful and very active girls, and I enjoy coaching them in T-ball, soccer, and basketball in my free time. I also enjoy playing volleyball, hiking and camping with my family, and running 10K races.

    I was so grateful to find Mindful Movement and Wellness shortly after moving. As a stay-at-home mom with a 5-month old baby, this community was truly a “life-saver” for me, and the classes exceeded my expectations in ways that I couldn’t have imagined. Being able to connect with other moms and give my children a chance to be social with other kids, has proved to be just as important to me as the physical fitness aspects I was seeking. I am thrilled to get share my passion for fitness and well-being with other women, moms, and their families.
  • Jamie Botteon

    My name is Jamie and I am originally from Connecticut but just moved to Albuquerque! I am a 200 hr Registered Yoga Teacher and also certified in Buti Yoga, Deep Buti yoga and am a Certified Group fitness instructor. I believe in healing through movement! I have a strong passion to help others on and off the mat and am currently in nursing school to continue my dream of giving back to others. I am so grateful to be a part of the Mindful Community and am honored to be alongside such strong and powerful women!!!
  • Chloe Delozier

    Hi! I'm Chloe! I am a mom to 3 beautiful girls who have been coming to classes with me here since they were babies! I joined this community 11 years ago, and have loved teaching here for 4 years. I am certified in Group Fitness , Buti Yoga, and have my 200 hour YTT, allowing me to teach many styles and formats.
     Mindful Movement and Wellness helped me find myself in a time of personal transformation, and motherhood. Here I have made amazing friends, and found a community that feels like family. After each of my three births, I lost over twenty pounds of pregnancy weight, and fell in love with the life of health and fitness. I immersed myself in a new lifestyle and have never regretted it. I want to be there for you and help you discover the benefits and joys of training that helped me become the person I am today. I immersed myself in a new lifestyle and have never regretted it.I felt inspired to pursue a career in fitness after changing my lifestyle, losing weight, and becoming a healthier, happier person and mother.
     As a fitness instructor, I care deeply about my clients, and classes, and strive to create fun, safe, and effective classes that leave you feeling happy, successful, confident, and strong. With a craving to come back for more! I want to be there for you and help you discover the benefits and joys of training, and exercise that helped me become the person I am today. I am here to guide you in determining, working towards, and achieving your fitness and health goals. Where you will find, feel and experience personal transformation inside and out. I hope to excite and inspire others in their journeys, and have fun along the way. Because working out can be so fun, and so beneficial to our bodies, minds, and souls. Engaging in physical activity may not always be the first thing that comes to mind when we think of self-care – but I know for me, it is my number one self care, mentally, physically, and emotionally.
    I look forward to moving with you in class!
     I moved here from OR when I was 13 years old. I have a lot of my family still living there and we love to go visit every year! I love cooking, gardening, and getting my hands in the dirt, harvesting homegrown herbs, making fun beauty products, getting out into nature, and moving my body. My mother owns The Herb Store in Nob Hill and I am blessed with the opportunities and knowledge it has provided me and I work there as well. I love to incorporate good health, movement, exercise, and good food into my life as much as possible.
  • Ophelia Bernardino

    Ophelia discovered her passion for yoga when she took her first yoga class in Costa Rica at the age of thirteen. After graduating from the University of Miami, she continued to grow her practice through self-practice and group classes and felt called to complete her 200-hour training in 2016. She is currently completing her 500-hour training at NM School of Yoga. She has been teaching in Santa Fe since she moved to New Mexico in 2017 and is grateful to have found the Mindful community in Albuquerque. Ophelia hopes to spread the love, compassion, and joy that yoga has brought into her life with all of her students.
  • Megan Ketcher

    Hey, I'm Megan! I started my yoga journey in 2012 and have my 200 YTT, Buti Yoga, Kids Yoga, and Surf Fitness certifications. I have taught many different styles of yoga all over Albuquerque and at a retreat in Costa Rica. I was a gymnast, dancer, and cheerleader growing up and have continued my movement journey through yoga. I enjoy spending time with my partner and 3 boys. I am a nurse and enjoy helping others live a healthy lifestyle. I love to connect through movement and have fun while we gain strength and release stress together. I love to laugh and play during class and look forward to sharing space with you.
  • Karina Morris

    Karina Morales is an Albuquerque raised fitness lover. She is a certified yoga teacher and group fitness instructor and has taught yoga for 3 years and dance for over 15 years. She loves movement of all types. Her classes have a shared goal to help others connect to their bodies and build self-confidence and body awareness. Come to her class and find confidence in your body that is contagious and fun!
  • Erin Keetso

    I first started teaching yoga in 2004. I believe in the healing power of yoga for all people, abilities, and backgrounds.Besides yoga, I am a school counselor and a Mom to 3 kids.
    I love reading and being with my dogs.
  • Kimberly Chavkin Moreno

    Bio coming soon