GUEST INSTRUCTORS

We constantly love to get into super interesting collaborations with different people from different backgrounds. See below to see exactly what we are talking about!

Matan Levkowich
Movement Lab Creator/ Dancer / Teacher

Matan Levkowich

Movement Lab Creator/ Dancer / Teacher

Matan Levkowich is the founder of the Animal Instinct practice and Movement Lab – a vehicle for realisation of his choreographic work.

Adi Carter

Adi Carter

A student of movement from an early age, Adi was introduced to yoga in 1995…

Adrian Cox

Adrian Cox

Adrian’s unique work blends yoga and psychology together, to shift people’s bodies, and…

Alastair Prentice
Certified NLP Trainer | Hypnotherapist | NLP/Generative Coach

Alastair Prentice

Certified NLP Trainer | Hypnotherapist | NLP/Generative Coach

Alastair is a Licensed Trainer of NLP ( Society of NLP), a John Grinder Certified New-Code NLP Trainer…

Amber Spear

Amber Spear

Born and raised in Australia Amber’s main passion since her very first steps has been movement and the exploration of human…

Amrit Stein

Amrit Stein

Amrit Stein learned ballet and modern dance from childhood. In 1980 she met Rohini Bhate…

Andrei Fantana

Andrei Fantana

Andrei was born in Eastern Europes communist Romania, raised in the isolated mountains of the Romanian countryside…

Anouk Aoun

Anouk Aoun

Anouk teaches internationally, sharing not only Asana, but also Yogic breathing techniques (Pranayama) and meditation…

Barnaby O’Rorke
Performer | Musician | Visual Artist | Writer and Teacher

Barnaby O’Rorke

Performer | Musician | Visual Artist | Writer and Teacher

Performer, musician, visual artist, writer and teacher. Barnaby is a musician (cello, piano) and singer…

Basia Lipska

Basia Lipska

Basia has been involved in the yoga industry since 2000. She has instructed, trained, supervised yoga-related projects appearing in the media as a promoter of yoga and healthy living standards.

Chama (Mamoru Aizawa)

Chama (Mamoru Aizawa)

Chama (Mamoru Aizawa) is a Tokyo native now based in Izu, where he runs a blog-style …

Chris Kummer
Qualified Naturopath | Structural Alignment Therapist | ERYT500

Chris Kummer

Qualified Naturopath | Structural Alignment Therapist | ERYT500

Christoph Kummer practiced therapeutic yoga as a child with lasting rewards for his health…

Christie McNally

Christie McNally

She has trained at Tibetan monasteries in Nepal and India and has studied yoga extensively with some of the greatest Indian, Tibetan, and western masters…

Clive Sheridan

Clive Sheridan

Clive Sheridan was born in the UK and has spent over 4 decades studying and practicing Hatha Yoga, exploring…

Dali (Dale-Sandwith)

Dali (Dale-Sandwith)

Born in Australia on Victoria’s coastline , Dali is a passionate surfer/snowboarder and has…

Daniel Aaron
Founder: Radiantly Alive/Vibrant Living Bali | ERYT500

Daniel Aaron

Founder: Radiantly Alive/Vibrant Living Bali | ERYT500

Founder of Radiantly Alive, directs the Vibrant Living Yoga School and Teacher Training in Bali…

Danny Paradise
Ashtanga Yoga Instructor| Shamanism Scholar | Musician

Danny Paradise

Ashtanga Yoga Instructor| Shamanism Scholar | Musician

Danny Paradise has spent 40 years traveling “a luminous path” around the globe. He is a world renowned and …

Dave Dobson
Ayurveda Consultant | Diet & Nutrition Specialist | Director: Hikari Unlimited

Dave Dobson

Ayurveda Consultant | Diet & Nutrition Specialist | Director: Hikari Unlimited

Born and raised in New Zealand, David has been living in Asia since 1990 and studying and practicing Ayurveda since 1997. His attraction to Ayurveda…

Dave Stringer
Kirtan/Bhakti Musician | Philosophy Scholar | Teacher

Dave Stringer

Kirtan/Bhakti Musician | Philosophy Scholar | Teacher

One of the leading innovative artists of the new global Kirtan movement, based in Berlin and Los Angeles…

Demian McKinley

Demian McKinley

Having spent a good part of his youth in the outdoors and mountains of the Pacific…

Duncan Wong
Yogic Arts Founder| ERYT500

Duncan Wong

Yogic Arts Founder| ERYT500

Duncan is the founder of the Yogic Arts system. He is a pioneer of yogic flow motion dynamics that combines yoga, martial arts…

Edward Clark
Tripsichore Yoga | Head Of Movement/Dance: Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art

Edward Clark

Tripsichore Yoga | Head Of Movement/Dance: Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art

Edward Clark is the creator of Tripsichore Yoga Theatre, the London based yoga group who have delighted audiences in Europe…

Edward Obaidey

Edward Obaidey

Edward Obaidey graduated from the Tokyo Therapeutic Institute in 1990, and leads his practice “Edward Acupuncture Clinic” in Tokyo. He is the founder of …

Elana Katz

Elana Katz

Elana Katz was first introduced to yoga at the age of 11, while training as a classical dancer…

Emil Wendel
Philosophy Scholar | ERYT500 | Beyond The Asana: Director
emil wendel

Emil Wendel

Philosophy Scholar | ERYT500 | Beyond The Asana: Director

Emil Wendel was born in Switzerland and has been living in Asia since the mid-seventies, studying Sanskrit and Indian…

Emilio Mercuriali
Diamond Logos | Founder: Diamond Logos Turkey| essenceofself.net

Emilio Mercuriali

Diamond Logos | Founder: Diamond Logos Turkey| essenceofself.net

Emilio is now a teaching the Diamond Approach working under the supervision of Faisal Muqqadam. He is also…

Florian Palzinsky

Florian Palzinsky

Florian was born and raised in Austria. He was an avid windsurfer from a young age and at 16…

Francois Chaillou

Francois Chaillou

Francois Chaillou began his journey with Raja yoga in 1980. He began his asana practice with Bernadette Pajot…

Gabriela Bozic

Gabriela Bozic

Gabriela Bozic holds a Masters Degree in Linguistics and she has received advanced certification to teach…

Geshe Michael Roach

Geshe Michael Roach

Geshe Michael Roach and Christie McNally have written five books ― The Garden, The Diamond Cutter…

Glenn Ceresoli

Glenn Ceresoli

He holds a Senior Certificate with the Iyengar Association. He has studied with B.K.S. Iyengar at the Institute in Pune…

Govinda Kai

Govinda Kai

Govinda Kai has been involved in Martial Arts, meditative disciplines and yoga for over 20 years…

Haidar Ali

Haidar Ali

Haidar Ali was born in Baghdad, Iraq. He started practicing Tae Kwon Do at age 13 and was introduced to yoga…

Jacqueline Hargreaves
BE (Hons) / E-RYT
jacqueline hargreaves portrait photo

Jacqueline Hargreaves

BE (Hons) / E-RYT

Jacqueline researches the contemporary meeting place between historical practices and their application in a modern (mainly therapeutic) environment….

Dr. Jason Birch
PhD in Oriental Studies: Oxford University | ERYT500
dr jason birch portrait photo

Dr. Jason Birch

PhD in Oriental Studies: Oxford University | ERYT500

Jason Birch received a doctorate in Oriental Studies from the University of Oxford in 2013. His area of research is the medieval yoga traditions of India, in particular, those called Haṭha- and Rājayoga.

Jason Crandell

Jason Crandell

Jason Crandell was recently named “one of the next generation of teachers shaping yoga’s future”…

Jen Peters

Jen Peters

In the fifth year of her Ph.D. research, Jen accepted the invitation of a friend named Nick to attend an Ashtanga yoga class…

Jessica Heynis
PhD in Economics: University of Cambridge | Entrepreneur | RYT200

Jessica Heynis

PhD in Economics: University of Cambridge | Entrepreneur | RYT200

Initially yoga was just another form of exercise, but with time she noticed that life outside the yoga studio started looking slightly different…

Jill Ainsworth

Jill Ainsworth

Teaching since 2001, Jill has apprenticed and studied with several senior Ashtanga teachers including extensively…

Jim Harrington

Jim Harrington

As a youth, Australian born Jim Harrington followed the philosophy that “If you are not living on the edge…

Joanne White
Hamburg Ballet | Certified Pilates Instructor | ERYT500

Joanne White

Hamburg Ballet | Certified Pilates Instructor | ERYT500

Joanne’s love for movement began as a 4 year old with ballet. She has gone on to carve out a career in dance…

Josi Valicherri

Josi Valicherri

Josi is a highly advanced master in the martial arts of karate, and Kyudo (Japanese archery). He is also…

Koko Niwa
Japangreen.tv | Environment Consultant | UNEP Consultant | RYT200

Koko Niwa

Japangreen.tv | Environment Consultant | UNEP Consultant | RYT200

Diving deep into the techno party/festival subculture, koko has experienced a free nomadic lifestyle based on travel, music, and spiritual awakening…

Lance Schular
Founder: INSPYA Yoga | ERYT500

Lance Schular

Founder: INSPYA Yoga | ERYT500

These days Lance travels the world to help others integrate their mind and body and bring yoga into the new millennium…

Lea Sölter

Lea Sölter

The teachings of Yoga came to Lea quite naturally, validating many ideas she had come to appreciate during her studies…

Lisa Booth-Bozek
Certified Sivananda Instructor | Certified Yoga Therapist

Lisa Booth-Bozek

Certified Sivananda Instructor | Certified Yoga Therapist

Empowered by the inspiring words of Swami Vishnudevananda, “Health is wealth, peace of mind is happiness, yoga shows the way”…

Lisa Lawton

Lisa Lawton

Lisa Lawton is a passionate Yogini who aspires to fully enjoy the art of living, to see the magic within every moment…

Louisa Sear

Louisa Sear

In 1987 she established her Byron Bay yoga studio, Yoga Arts. She regularly teaches workshops and retreats around the world…

Magnolia Zuniga

Magnolia Zuniga

Magnolia is an authorized teacher and has received blessings from Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and Sharath Rangaswamy to teach the Ashtanga method…

Roberto Milletti

Roberto Milletti

Roberto is the founder and director of “Odaka Yoga Contemporaneo” schools in Europe, and the United States…

Manuela Heider de Jahnsen
Director: Society of Freinds Clinic| M.A.Ayurveda | Certified Yoga Instructor | Naturopath

Manuela Heider de Jahnsen

Director: Society of Freinds Clinic| M.A.Ayurveda | Certified Yoga Instructor | Naturopath

Manuela is a highly qualified teacher of Oriental Medicine, Chiropractics, Yoga, Dietetics…

Maria Lucia Agon Ramirez
Tanzmoto DanceCompany | Choreographer/Dancer | RYT200

Maria Lucia Agon Ramirez

Tanzmoto DanceCompany | Choreographer/Dancer | RYT200

Since 2003, she works with TANZMOTO Dance Company as a dancer, dance teacher and choreographic assistant …

Mark Ainley

Mark Ainley

Vancouver-based facilitator Mark Ainley is a Contemporary Feng Shui Consultant and applied kinesiologist…

Mark Robberds

Mark Robberds

Mark has dedicated himself to yoga since 1997. He has studied with Sri K Pattahbi Jois of Mysore, India, since 1999 and…

Mark Shveima

Mark Shveima

Mark is a Certified Anusara Teacher. He has been practicing hatha yoga since 1996, and teaching for over a decade…

Mark Singleton

Mark Singleton

He has written extensively on yoga, notably the books “Yoga in the Modern World”, “Contemporary Perspectives”…

Matej Jurenka

Matej Jurenka

For over 3 years Matej lived and traveled in India spending extensive time in Mysore studying with Shree Jayakumar…

Miles Maeda

Miles Maeda

Miles Maeda is renowned for his creative work as a DJ and producer. In 1993 he turned to yoga and meditation to ….

Mohan C. Thomas
Founder/Director: Tanzmoto Dance Company | Choreographer/Dancer

Mohan C. Thomas

Founder/Director: Tanzmoto Dance Company | Choreographer/Dancer

In 2003 Mohan founded the TANZMOTO Dance Company, whose first choreography “Orientation” was performed at Joyce SoHo Theatre in New York…

Nancy Finley

Nancy Finley

Nancy offers classes from her home studio in Aptos, California. Her classes, located in a peaceful beach cliff retreat…

Nancy Gilgoff

Nancy Gilgoff

Nancy began practising Ashtanga Yoga over 30 years with K.Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India. As a result of her close …

Natalia Paisano Felipe

Natalia Paisano Felipe

She is part owner one of the oldest and the most popular Ashtanga Yoga studios in Madrid, Spain…

Nikki Durant
Tripsichore Yoga| Senior Instructor

Nikki Durant

Tripsichore Yoga| Senior Instructor

She teaches Dynamic, Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series, and Tripsichore Beginners, Intermediate and Advance Technique…

Peter Roussel

Peter Roussel

Originally from Manchester, in the UK, Peter Roussel has followed the trail of yoga around the globe…

Philippe Brawerman
PhD in Physics, M.B.A. | Entrepreneur | RYT200

Philippe Brawerman

PhD in Physics, M.B.A. | Entrepreneur | RYT200

The start of his yoga journey coincided with the end of his corporate career. He started practicing regularly and reconnected…

Philipp Lemke

Philipp Lemke

Philipp E Lemke was born into a family of medical Doctors in Germany. At the age of 16, he was introduced to the book ‘Siddhartha’…

Qbi

Qbi

Qbi first heard about Power Yoga in California, where she took classes in San Francisco from Larry Schultz…

David Swenson
Ashtanga Yoga Instructor / Founder AYP
david swenson

David Swenson

Ashtanga Yoga Instructor / Founder AYP

David Swenson began practicing yoga in 1969 at the age of 13. His older brother Doug was his first teacher. They practiced hatha yoga from…

Simon Borg-Olivier
Anatomy & Physiology | MSc BAppSc | Physiotherapist | Author | Director: Yoga Synergy

Simon Borg-Olivier

Anatomy & Physiology | MSc BAppSc | Physiotherapist | Author | Director: Yoga Synergy

Simon is co-author of ‘Applied Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga’, which is the main textbook for a course he developed and lectures in at RMIT University (Melbourne)….

Sophie Costes

Sophie Costes

Sophie Costes is a French born Ayurvedic and water-based bodywork therapist who completed studies in Ayurvedic massage…

Steph Davis
Pro Rock Climber| Wingsuit Pilot |Base Jumper | Author | Public Speaker

Steph Davis

Pro Rock Climber| Wingsuit Pilot |Base Jumper | Author | Public Speaker

Steph spends summer and fall climbing in Yosemite or Moab, and the winter on alpine expeditions in the Andes…

Tom Weksler
Movement Archery

Tom Weksler

Movement Archery

Tom has been practicing Martial Arts and different forms of acrobatic disciplines from a young age…

Yuiko Yasuda
Wellesley College NYC | Intepreter | RYT200

Yuiko Yasuda

Wellesley College NYC | Intepreter | RYT200

She enjoys both practicing and teaching flow vinyasa where she incorporates elements taken from various styles of yoga, dance and pilates movements…