Debbie Steingesser

Debbie Steingesser was introduced to gymnastics and dance before she was able to walk. Her boundless enthusiasm for movement guided her on a path of studying and performing jazz, tap, ballet, modern, hip-hop, and West African dance. When she was 16 years old, Debbie was introduced to yoga as a way of cooling down at the end of vigorous dance classes. She never looked back.

In 2011, Debbie discovered CrossFit at her best friend’s gym, CrossFit H2O in Medford, MA. Immediately after her first workout, she was hooked. CrossFit combines her love of dynamic movement found in dance with a strong foundation of form and alignment found in yoga. She was thrilled to begin training at the legendary San Francisco CrossFit.

Debbie is a certified CrossFit Level 1, Powerlifting, and Strongman trainer. She has also completed Carl Paoli’s Freestyle Gymnastics Seminar and Kelly Starrett’s Movement and Mobility Course. Debbie holds her Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher certification at the 500-hour level with the Yoga Alliance and presently teaches extensively in San Francisco and around the world. She was named one of the Top Yoga Teachers in the Bay Area by Common Ground Magazine in 2008 and has been a featured presenter at Yoga Reaches Out, Bhakti Fest, and various
International retreats and trainings. In 2012, Debbie created YogiWOD.com as a way of providing accessible yoga practices for CrossFitters and other strength/conditioning athletes. She is currently an ambassador for lululemon. Debbie’s mission is to guide individuals towards a deeper sense of strength, balance, and personal power through her Yoga and CrossFit classes. Her classes are upbeat, challenging, and open to all experience levels.

Contact Debbie at debbie@sanfranciscocrossfit.com