Who We Are
Head Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor Joao da Rosa is from Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Joao has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for over fifteen years. Joao is a black belt under Renato Magno, 6th degree black belt, first black belt under the Machado brothers, and owner of Street Sports BJJ in Los Angeles, CA. Joao believes that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will have a positive effect in anyone's life no matter their age, size, or athletic ability.
Head Yoga teacher Bonnie da Rosa is from Los Angeles, CA where she first began practicing Yoga twenty years ago. After graduating from the University of Puget Sound with a Biology degree, she attained her RYT-200 certification from Tamal Dodge at Yoga Salt in Culver City. Since then she has taught full time at many distinguished LA studios and Redbull HQ. Her teaching and practice are rooted in Ashtanga, Hatha, Yin, and Restorative Yoga. She is trained in teaching adults, kids, prenatal, and baby & me Yoga. In addition to Yoga, Bonnie has played classical violin for twenty years. From time to time she will play a Savasana serenade! Bonnie believes that we are all innately joyful beings and through the practice of Yoga we can uncover a childlike sense of wonder in the body, mind, and spirit.