Yin Yoga Directory

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

Yin Yoga classes are designed to be a physically passive practice. Its aim is to maintain mobility in the deep connective tissue such as the ligaments and fascia. With out practicing Yin Yoga the fascia and ligaments tend to become stuck and less pliable with age. It uses seated and supine poses held for long periods of time. Props can be used to help support the person as well. Some poses can be help up to 5 minutes at a time. Most of the poses are focused on the lower back and hips. These areas of the body have dense connective tissue and require extra care and attention. In addition, Yin helps move the flow of prana freeing

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.

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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Gentle & Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Yoga for Cancer

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If you can't smile then you're doing this wrong

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.

Julia Marie Lopez is a nationally recognized teacher and teacher trainer, bringing her skills as an instructor, teacher trainer and coach to cities across the US including Chicago, Austin, D.C. and Tampa. She uses her heart-filled message to empower those who wish to develop their own voice, take the deep dive into self-healing, and hone in on teaching and leadership skills.

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.

Kathryn is a Women’s Spiritual Leadership Coach, Yoga & Meditation Teacher.

Kathryn has a gift for seeing the true essence and gifts within her clients. Her enthusiastic and welcoming demeanor encourages her clients to clearly hear their inner wisdom and unearth their dormant feminine powers. She guides them to surpass the fears and shame that keep them stuck and overwhelmed. Kathryn inspires her clients to trust in their higher self, take skillful action and live a life uninhibited.

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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Ahimsa-Yoga with Keri

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.

Lisa is a yoga and dance teacher living and practicing in the beautiful New River Valley in Virginia.

She completed her RYT-200 hour training with Nicole Boyle in 2016 at In Balance Yoga in Blacksburg, Virginia, and is pursuing her 300Hr Kunga Yoga Service Leadership Yoga Teacher Training with the Wilmington Yoga Center. She is also trained in:

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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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75 Hour Yoga Sculpt Certification- CorePower Yoga- June 2015

Yoga Sculpt Extensions Training- CorePower Yoga -August 2015

200 Hour Power Yoga Certification- CorePower Yoga- December 2015 Yoga Alliance Certified

Restorative/Yin Yoga Certification- CorePower Yoga- October 2016

Private Instruction- Individual and Groups

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The Heart Revival

Hi, I am Meg! I am a Milwaukee-based mindfulness consultant and an Experienced Registered Yoga & Meditation Teacher (E-RYT 500). I am dedicated to a path of service to spread the truth of a spiritual path.

The mission of The Heart Revival movement is to guide individuals to unlock their potential to live and love authentically through mindfulness practices. I provide yoga classes, meditation workshops, workplace mindfulness programs and customized one-on-one guidance for deeper healing and support.

I took my first yoga class 5 years ago and instantly fell in love with the practice.  The positive effects it has had on my life inspired me to share it with as many people as possible.  I underwent the 200-hour training to become an instructor in 2016.  The training expanded my knowledge of yoga and provided a space for me to perform in depth self-study.  The transformation I underwent has given me a new outlook on life and yoga.  Yoga has become a way of living for me.  I incorporate postures in my classes that will str

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Kirtan / Music, Workshops
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Courtneay, BC, Canada

Inner peace is priceless and health is wealth! With 20 years experience in yoga, meditation, natural healing and esoteric awakening practices; Naomi is an expert at guiding top executives and elite professionals into the deeper layers of their being where true power, focus and wealth reside. A Certified Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist and Master Yoga Instructor who leads workshops in France, Monaco and Costa Rica.

Olivia is a 200hrRYT, specializing in beginner and intermediate Vinyasa yoga, as well as Yin and Restorative yoga. She particularly enjoys teaching those who are just starting out in yoga, and individuals suffering from illness or injury. She has worked with a number of students coming back from recent health issues, to help them find true, whole health again, and to build spiritual, physical, and mental joy and confidence. She works on an individual basis, and with small groups in the Chicagoland area. 

Patti teaches a soulful and dynamic style of yoga, incorporating all disciplines and philosophical practices. Linking movement with breath, Patti guides the energy in each class to create change, peel off layers and work towards the balance between mind, body and spirit. Patti has a passion for cultivating community and empowering creativity through individual expression. She strongly believes that yoga is a practice that everyone can apply to their personal and professional life.

Take time to breathe, be present and live in the moment. Allow your breathe to guide you as you flow through a sequence of postures. Find your inner self, increase your strength and flexibility and learn to flow with your breath. Join in the journey, one breath at a time.

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 I meet students where they are in the moment and teach how to allow your breathe to guide you through a practice, whether it's a vigorous flow or meditative yin/restorative class. I believe breathe and movement combine together to make for a wonderful practice. I love the twists and turns of a yoga journey that remind you to breathe, be present and live in the moment.

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Sarah of Sarah Greene Yoga!

I believe yoga is personally designed and developed, and as a teacher I want to help students reach their full personal potential while they develop their own individual practice. My ultimate goal is to show students that yoga is a personal journey and I am simply here to guide them down their path.

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