Palakini Hoppe

Palakini Hoppe is an Ananda Yoga Teacher. She believes that yoga should be approachable for all seeking a healthy lifestyle. Joyfully moving energy through our body is a practice of...

Susan Hoyt

Susan Hoyt is a certified Ananda Yoga teacher and the accountant for East West Bookshop.

Murali Venkatrao

Murali Venkatrao is the Director of Yoga Teacher Training at the Ananda Institute of Living Yoga. The Institute is an RYS 200 and RYS 300 registered school. Born in India,...

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...

Stanley Dombrowski

As an Ananda Meditation Temple staff member, Stanley is the overall coordinator of Ananda Washington’s premier event of the year Yogananda-Fest, featuring Ananda Worldwide directors Jyotish and Devi Novak. He...

Sabrina Hamilton

Sabrina received her yoga teacher certificate in February 2017, and not a week after becoming certified, boarded a plane with many other Ananda yogis and took Pilgrimage throughout India for...

Heidi Marks

Heidi Marks was drawn to yoga, not just as a practice for physical rejuvenation and wellness, but as a vehicle to better understand how consciousness interacts with the physical world. ...

Christina Riegel

Christina discovered yoga a couple of years after moving to Seattle in 1998.  After almost 16 years of trying different yoga styles, and always feeling like something was missing, she...

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...

Lynne Steele

Lynne Steele has been practicing yoga for more than 15 years, and is a Registered Yoga Teacher and certified Ananda Meditation Teacher. Her energetic, enthusiastic and caring approach helps beginning...

Samara Spitzer

Samara Spitzer is an Ananda Yoga Teacher & works behind the scenes at the Institute of Living Yoga and Ananda.  On a personal level, teaching Ananda Yoga has supported her...

Suzi Wright

Suzi Wright is a C-IAYT Ananda Yoga Therapist (Certified International Association of Yoga Therapists) and E-RYT 200 Yoga Teacher (Yoga Alliance Experienced Yoga Teacher). She teaches Yogasana workshops and substitutes...

Shaefeather Windsong

Shaefeather Windsong is a certified 200hr Ananda Yoga instructor, certified Energy Medicine Yoga instructor, certified Group Fitness Instructor and Level 1 Reiki Practitioner. She regularly teachers at East West Bookshop...

Lori Gail

Lorie Gail specializes in gentle and restorative yoga. She is a Certified Level One Ananda Yoga Therapist, Ananda Meditation teacher, and has completed Relax and Renew training with Judith Hansen...

Gaby Selden

Gaby Selden teaches the Thursday night Yoga class at Ananda, with the addition of her Himalayan Tibetan singing bowls, which she says aids in deepening the students’ practice. Gaby was...

Sita (Michelle) Phua

Sita fell in love with yoga in 1997 when she took a pre-natal yoga class when pregnant with her oldest child. She has practiced many styles of yoga over the...

Sandhya Banda

Sandhya Banda began her yoga training in India at a very young age. She is now a certified Ananda Yoga teacher. A lawyer by profession, she finds that the practices...

Nancy Callan

Nancy Callan discovered hatha yoga through pre-natal yoga classes when pregnant with her first child. Later, after experiencing the joy and benefits of Ananda Yoga, she went on to complete...