Hatha Yoga Directory

Welcome to the Yoga Journal Hatha Yoga Directory page. In this section you will find yoga studios, retreat centers, and teachers who specialize or incorporate Hatha Yoga into their practice and philosophy.

Hatha Yoga, or Hatha Vidya, was established by Yogi Swatmarama. Not only was Swatmarama an intellectual of 15th century yoga, but also put together the Hatha Yoga Pradipika. In this work, Swatmarama discusses Hatha Yoga as a starting point for physical purification of the body, which ultimately leads to higher meditation. Most people in the west associate yoga with hatha and hatha yoga can provide mental and physical health benefits to those who practice it.

Jamie, ERYT200/RYT500, has been practicing yoga since 1995. She completed her 200 hour training at Yoga H'Om in Pittsburgh PA in 2010, and her 300 hour advanced training at Yoga Breeze in Cave Creek AZ in 2016. She is the owner of Desert Shakti Yoga LLC in Anthem AZ where she teaches private and semi-private classes. Jamie focuses on proper alignment,awareness of anatomy and breath, and the therapeutic benefits of yoga. She believes in an individualized approach to asana practice and employs extensive use of props and the yoga wall to enhance her student's experience.

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Jen is a 200-hour Certified Yoga Teacher through Boston's Back Bay Yoga (now YogaWorks Boston), and has studied a variety of yoga modalities including vinyasa, prenatal, and restorative yoga, as well as mindfulness meditation. She's had experience teaching yoga to practitioners of all ages, from elementary school students to seniors, and everything in between. No matter what style of yoga you're looking for, whether a vigorous vinyasa or a gentle slow flow, Jen will help you feel at ease with her lighthearted and playful style.

Hello!  I am a Yoga Instructor for beginners, pre-natal and post-natal!  If you are interested, please reach out!  I look forward to meeting with you!

Jennie has travelled the world, after returning in 2009 began attending yoga classes at Breeze yoga studio in Kent and found that she really enjoyed it, and also found other benefits started happening to her, it helped with her stress and anxiety, and helped build her self-esteem and confidence as well as helping with an ongoing neck problem she had, and she lost weight.

My yoga journey started many moons ago when my Mom suggested my sister and I take a class.  ​I don't remember much about the class itself, but I do recall speaking enthusiastically about it afterward.  I also remember the smell of the satsuma oil that was burned throughout the class, and the various intrigues of my teacher that day, who wore endless strings of beads around her neck and had glittery, bright eyes and really wild curly hair.  Most strikingly, I felt calm.

Jenny Greene Certified Yoga Instructor and Ambassador of Awesome

My name is Jenny, I am a certified Yoga instructor in Bradenton, Florida. I offer Yoga instruction to beginner and intermediate yogis. In addition to teaching classes in traditional settings and in my NW Bradenton home, I offer beach yoga by appointment as well as periodic donation only classes on Anna Maria Island.

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I'm a Certified Yoga teacher with over 1200 hours of Certified Teacher Training.  I've been teaching for 15 years and I'm fully insured.

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In 2009--seven years after my cancer diagnosis and moments after yet another potentially embarrassing wardrobe malfunction duringa yoga class--I ditched my breast form at the studio, acknowledging that I had found my second home. I've used yoga to nurture myself as both a survivor and caregiver, discovering that a conscious practice is indeed for every body.

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I have been practicing Yoga for 5 years and now wish to share the knowledge of self and Yoga I have collected with others.  My classes are casual and a great place to start a practice or to grow your practice reaching for more advanced poses.  I am an RYT 200, trained in CPR and First Aid in the event of any emergency.  I have studied Yoga for Trauma, Chair and Chakra Yoga as I reach into the deeply personal healing work I feel called for.  I am also a Local Church Lay Servant in the United Methodist Church.

As a Reikimaster, Kat is an alleviator of the body. Motivated to teach and help others getting their minds out to connect with body and breath, to be more present. Practicing yoga since her freshmen quarter Fall 1997 at CalPoly, her practice deepened as the years passed. Teaching yoga informally while teaching surf lessons for Sandbar Surf Company with her surfing dog Saint since 2013, she will guide you into asana, breathwork, and meditation. Restorative, yin, gentle, flow and alignment oriented yoga are emphasized. Tapping into the nectar of yoga, she provides a cushion from which to sit on and come into balance with. As a certified Ayurveda Wellness Counselor, she can incorporate diet and asana recommendations to achieve balance within. Being in the field of healthcare for over a dozen years as a certified phlebotomist technician, lab assistant, nurse assistant, and nursing student, she is motivated for self-care. Her many years of mechanical engineering, nursing, biochemistry, biological sciences help her see the anatomical, physiological aspects and importance for alignment. Studying the Patanjali's Sutras, yogic philosophy, and original texts, she has aligned herself with ancient wise theories. Applying them to form and function is an everyday practice.

I'm Kate Gruber, a RYT200 yoga teacher excited to share my love of yoga with you. Although yoga intrigued me since high school gym classes where the teacher just played a yoga video (those were my favorite gym days!), I began practicing regularly in 2014. Looking for something new to do on a vacation, I stumbled across a hot flow yoga studio and decided to give it a try.

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Kathleen's first yoga instructor was her mother, who began teaching yoga when Kathleen was a teenager. Kathleen found yoga extremely helpful for her back pain related to scoliosis. She introduced it to many friends during college to reduce stress and dove deeper into her practice during a semester abroad in India. She enjoys sharing her love of yoga with others by helping them gain greater body awareness and most importantly, relax.

Keri Honea has, in all honesty, not been practicing yoga for decades. She was talked into trying out yoga with a friend in 2014. Keri begrudgingly went, strongly believing that yoga was just a bunch of hippie dippie baloney. By her first class, she was HOOKED. A few months in, she wanted to be a teacher. Yoga completely changed her life. As such, she couldn’t keep it all to herself. She had to share yoga with others and hopefully change their lives the way only yoga can.

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Keri Knutson – yoga teacher, Official Yoga Instructor of the Rockford IceHogs, Rockford native, and 20 year practitioner of yoga, Keri is trained in and currently teaches Vinyasa Flow, Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and chair/therapeutic yoga in Rockford/Rockford area. Her journey has included studying the history, lineage, philosophy, and systems of traditional Hatha and Raja Yoga, Anusara, Bhakti, Iyengar, and Integral Yoga – focusing on Vinyasa Flow to deepen her own practice.

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Kerry Burki has been teaching yoga since 2004 in both Chicago and Phoenix. She has been practicing yoga since her first Iyengar class in 1997 in Flagstaff, Arizona. She is now the Editor-In-Chief of Kerry Magazine. This is a brand new magazine that encourages women to feel beautiful as they are right now while also encouraging connection and supporting small business. There is a yoga feature in each issue called Yoga For Every Body. She also sponsors events locally and online. Learn more at www.kerrymagazine.com.

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Certified YA 200hr, and Certified Mindful Resilience for Trauma Recovery through the Veterans Yoga Project. I have been teaching yoga since 2013. My personal yoga practice is Ashtanga. I love the alignment required in the poses, and I stress the importance of alignment in my classes.  I live daily with Multiple Sclerosis and love to help others to reach their potential regardless of lifes setbacks. I currently teach at Fitness Plus, the certified fitness center at Catawba Valley Medical Center. 

I use my background in pole fitness to create challenging and evolutionary Vinyasa sequences that flow like a dance to celebrate the grace and beauty of the human body. I stay within proper alignment and use pranayama breathing techniques to help students connect to their practice. Heightened engagement allows students to focus, connect, and listen to their bodies. This connections creates strength, balance, increased flexibility, and clears the mind.

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Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga teacher (RYT500 + ERYT 200) with experience teaching Classical Yoga, Vinyasa, Gentle yoga, Restorative, pranayama, meditation, mindfulness and custom designed workshops for diverse populations of adults, working professionals, women, engineers, juniors, children and cancer patients.  Over 1000 hours of yoga teaching experience.

Laura Binder-Hines, MS, RD, 200-hour certified instructor

Laura has been practicing yoga since 2004, and earned her 200-hour vinyasa yoga and meditation instructor certification in 2010 from the Long Island Yoga School.  She is currently working towards her 300-hour certification through Absolute Yoga in Woodbury, NY.  Laura teaches in several locations on Long Island, and offers in-home sessions as well.  She is also a registered dietitian and loves to provide group nutrition education workshops in her community, as well as corporate wellness programs for organizations in the tri-state area.

Lisa Day

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Lisa Day’s warm smile and bright friendly energy infuse her classes with a sense of fun and playfulness, while her grounded presence creates a safe judgement-free space to connect to the body, breathe, and feel.  Deeply supportive and intuitive, she meets her students wherever they are to create a practice that is empowering, challenging and yet accessible to all levels.

 

Yoga Instructor, Chicago and Suburbs

After 20 years as a high school teacher and school administrator,  I retired  to help others find the 'peace within.' I am a 200 hour RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) registered with Yoga Alliance.  I currently teach group yoga classes in a local yoga studio in the Chicago suburbs, work with private clients, and school athletic teams to incorporate yoga into their training and conditioning.

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In 1998, I took my first yoga class and began teaching asana classes in 2002.  I study and practice Hatha Yoga in the tradition of H. H. YogiRaj Swami Bua Ji of India, under the generous tutelage of his protege, Patricia D'Angelo. I am an initiate of the Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy, where I received my teaching certification and draw on their expertise in pranayama and meditation. I am also certified to teach Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga, which allows me to share the benefits of yoga with everyone, regardless of age or mobility.

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