Natsuko Koike

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BA in Journalism: American University | MA in Global Business Management: Fashion Institute of Technology

Natsuko is a 200 hour YogaJaya Accredited Teacher (YJAT200), BASEWORKS Practice Tier 1 Certified Teacher (BT1), and a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT200) with the Yoga Alliance. Born in Tokyo, discovered yoga while studying journalism during her time in University in America. Having worked in the Japanese advertising industry, Natsuko went back to America to complete her MA in fashion business. Since then, practice has been always a part of her daily life, regardless of her business in her marketing profession. Natsuko hopes to share and continue to explore how BASEWORKS Practice has opened her mind and supported her growth both at the studio and in her daily life.


Physically, my body was changing. I felt physically and mentally stable, and I felt my feet firmly on the ground. I was able to concentrate and pay attention to the details of my body and my mind.


  • Easily learn with hundreds of informative lecture videos created by experienced teachers, which go far beyond the typical “yoga” related content
  • Practice method that builds body awareness and safely develops strength, flexibility and control over movements.


  • Interactive online platform, fine-tuned over the past 5 years. Unique learning architecture
  • Self-paced study, no payment upfront, check it out before any commitment
  • All in-person learning only in small groups or one-on-one
  • Focus on skill-building and understanding rather than memorization
  • 100% of our graduates feel confident to teach immediately
  • Fully online with hybrid options available


  • “A movement practice that makes sense”
  • “A movement practice that connects the dots”
  • An approach for those who wants to “understand WHY”