Karen J. Sherman, PhD, MPH

Karen is a Senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute. Her research looks for effective holistic therapies for back pain such as yoga and acupuncture. I want to help...

Bekka Davis

Bekka is a long-time daily meditator and member of Ananda. She holds a Ph.D .in English Literature with a Certificate in Theory & Criticism from the University of Washington, and earned...

Michelle David

Michelle David teaches the Hatha Yoga Intensive, plus ongoing Ananda Yoga Classes, specialty yoga workshops such as the Yogasana series, and the popular Superconscious Living course. She is an experienced...

Bruce Davis

Bruce has been a member of Ananda for over three decades. He is a certified meditation teacher and a teacher of Ananda “How to Live” classes. Bruce is the owner...

Stanley Dombrowski

He is a customer service representative and book buyer at East West Bookshop in Seattle. He also leads the sustainability efforts at the Ananda Intentional Community in Lynnwood, and teaches...

Hailey Abbey

Hailey and her husband Zach manage the Ananda Farm on Camano Island. They also teach the Raja/Hatha Yoga Intensive at the Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell. Hailey teaches yoga at various locations...

Zach Abbey

Zach and his wife Hailey manage Ananda Farms on Camano Island. They also teach the Raja/Hatha Yoga Intensive at the Ananda Meditation Temple in Bothell. Zach is passionate about trees;...

Sue Stickney

Sue Stickney has been a member of Ananda for many decades. She currently serves as co-director of Ananda Washington’s choir and is a customer service representative at East West Bookshop....

Matt Stickney

Matt has been a member of Ananda and a daily meditator for over 30 years. He is an Ananda light bearer and minister, and he has taught various Ananda meditation...

Nayaswami Nivritti Steenstra

Nivritti co-founded the Seattle East West Bookshop in 1989. For several years in the 1990s she served as manager of Ananda’s publishing company, Crystal Clarity, at Ananda Village in California....

Nayaswami Padma McGilloway

Padma is the co-spiritual director of Ananda in Washington State, with her husband, Hriman. Padma moved to Ananda Village in 1973 where she helped publish Swami Kriyananda’s books. She also...

Nayaswami Hriman McGilloway

  Hriman is the co-spiritual director, with his wife Padma, of Ananda in Washington State. Hriman moved to Ananda Village in California in 1977, where he served as financial director...

Nayaswami Chandi Holliman

Chandi Holliman is the Living Wisdom Preschool founder and has been a Pre-School teacher for 16 years. She holds holds the Education for Life teaching certification, Ananda Yoga and Meditation Teacher...

Nayaswami Jamuna Snitkin

Jamuna joined Ananda in the early 1970s. For many years she co-managed the first East West Bookshop in Menlo Park, California. Since 1996, she has offered personal counseling and taught...