As the saying goes 'the truth cannot be said.' It can, however, be heard. It's inherent in each of us. It's who we are. The essence of yoga is remembering who we are.
We create conditions where the truth might be heard through challenging asana (posture), vinyasa (breath and movement), spiritual insight, pranayama (breath exercise), meditation, music, and humor.
Radiantly Alive Yoga guides you to experience yourself free of false limitations and the Training empowers you to assist others. Drawing on my extensive yoga practice and training (with dozens of modern masters), you will dive deeply into a spectrum of today's yogic styles, including Jivamukti, Iyengar, Astanga and more. Discover how you share yoga by learning what's come before you.
Daniel Aaron, founder of Radiantly Alive creates environments where we all shine. We create events - workshops, retreats, trainings - for people to sparkle their brightest truest self,to taste their essence, to invite forth their highest potential.
For free Radiantly Alive Yoga podcasts and video clips of Daniel, visit our Podcast and Video page.
Edward Clark, Creator of Tripsichore, the London-based yoga performance group, that has delighted audiences around the world. Edward fuses his keen artistic vision with a deep understanding essential yoga. London, England.
Tim Feldmann, is the founding director of Miami Life Center, which he runs with his wife, Kino MacGregor. He is authorized to teach directly by the founder of Ashtanga Yoga, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. Tim integrates his extensive meditation study and 20 years of experience as a professional dancer and choreographer into his world-renowned teaching.
Phillip Urso, is a Yoga teacher, author, and podcaster. Philip loves training teachers in the art of unscripted Vinyasa Yoga classes and he brings his knowledge from extensive training with Baron Baptiste and over 15 years of Vinyasa experience to the classes, trainings, and workshops he offers.
Kino McGregor, was certified to teach Ashtanga Yoga by its founder, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India. Kino is dedicated to carrying the torch of Ashtanga yoga throughout the world and sharing the amazing tradition with everyone who is inspired to practice.
Tim Miller, has been studying and
teaching Ashtanga Yoga for over 25 years and was the first American
certified to teach by Pattabhi Jois at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute
in Mysore, India.
Rusty Wells, is an experienced instructor and humble student, teaches at Yoga Flow, leads free and donation-based classes around San Francisco, teaches privates, and leads teacher trainings, retreats and workshops around the world. His classes are an experiential explosion of music, sweat, stillness, and energy that will open your heart and leave you overflowing with bliss.
Nicki Doane, has been studying yoga in India for years and has been deeply influenced by the teachings of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and B.K.S. Iyengar. Her unique approach to vinyasa yoga strengthens all aspects of your being through dynamic structural alignment, conscious breathing, and practical yogic philosophy; helping students find the deeper life of yoga.
Dena Kingsberg, has been studying and practicing traditional Ashtanga yoga for over 20 years. Having completed the fourth series in 1996, she has been certified to teach by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois of Mysore, South India. Dena and Jack were married by Guruji in 1997 and the arrival of Zoli 8 and Izac 5 has completed the picture.
Dave Stringer, has been profiled in Time, Billboard, In Style, and Yoga
Journal as a leader of the new American kirtan movement. Dave's sound
marries the transcendent mysticism of traditional Indian instruments with the exuberant, groove-oriented sound of American gospel, jazz and funk.
For more information from Dave on yoga, music and Bali, visit our Podcast and Video page.
Simon Borg-Olivier MSc BAppSc, is director of Yoga Synergy, and an
exercise-based physiotherapist who has taught throughout the world since
1982. Simon is co-author of Applied Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga, which
is the main text book for a course he developed and lectures in at RMIT
For more information from Simon on yoga anatomy, visit our Podcast and Video page.
Wah!, combines reggae, Hindu chanting and pop to create a unique mix of
spiritual world music. Wah! has ten solo albums to date including Unplugged,
Jai Jai Jai, Opium, and Savasana.
For more information from Wah on music and meditation, visit our Podcast and Video page.
Alanna Kaivalya's, foremost teachers are Sharon Gannon and David Life, the
creators of Jivamukti Yoga. As an Advanced Certified Jivamukti Instructor,
she fills her classes with Nada (sound), Bhakti (devotion) and Shraddha
For more information from Alanna on challenge in yoga , visit our Podcast and Video page.
Ron Reid , has been practicing Yoga for over 30 years and teaching since 1988. He is co-owner and Director of the Downward Dog Yoga Centre in Toronto, Canada. He has studied with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and Sharath both in India and North America and was one of the first Canadian teachers to be authorized by Pattabhi Jois.
Meenakshi (Marla Joy), is a Certified Meditation and Yoga Philosophy teacher from the International Meditation Institute in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, Himalayas. She currently teaches Ashtanga Yoga, Swaha Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yogadance, Meditation, Yoga philosophy, Sanskrit, and Chanting.
Sayuri Tanaka, She's a Raw Food Chef extraordinaire carefully planning creative and new spreads - whipping them up into amazingly delicious gourmet raw delights full of love and heart. Her creativity and passion for food and life is limitless.
Joshua Michaell, is teacher of Sanskrit and Yoga Philosophy. He leads workshops and teacher trainings throughout the US and abroad and is also a licensed M.A., MFT with a Transpersonal counseling practice in San Francisco and Marin County, CA.
Olop Aripipi, began his studies at the Iyengar Institue in Pune, India in 1994 and has received multiple levels of certification. His school in Bali has become an international hub for students from all over the world.
Kathy Cooper, Kathy has been practicing Ashtanga Yoga consistently for 35 years. David Williams and Nancy Gilgoff were her primary teachers and she also studied with Guruji (K Pattabhi Jois) on many of his extended trips to the USA, and in Mysore, India.
Louise Ellis, has been a student and practitioner of yoga for 35 years, and
has been teaching for 30. She has been studying in Mysore with her Guru
Sri K. Pattabhi Jois since 1993, and is one of the few women to have been certified by him to teach the Ashtanga Vinyasa system.
Gabriel Cousens M.D., weaves a background as a holistic
physician, medical researcher, live-food nutritionist, psychiatrist, family
therapist, homeopath, acupuncturist, Ayurvedic practitioner, expert on green
juice spiritual fasting and detoxification fasting, ecological leader, Reiki
master and world peaceworker.
For more information from Gabriel on raw food and yoga, visit our Podcast and Video page.
Shanti GoldsCousens comes from the depth of her experience in the spiritual
and healing arts. She co-teaches at the Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center
with her husband Gabriel Cousens. She earned her Master's Degree in Vegan
and Live-Food Nutrition from the University of Integrated Science.
Emil Wendel, Artist of Asian and Indian Philosophy, Pranayama (breathing techniques) and Hatha Yoga, a gentle, true guide to the riches of inner stillness. Emil, living between India and Nepal, is highly sought internationally.
Dr. Steven Weiss, is the resident chiropractor and nutritionist for the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, NY, providing bodywork to yogis, dancers, and all around people for the past 16 years.
Tom Lang , is an author and communications teacher based out of Haines,
Alaska, where he works as a river guide and guide trainer. Tom is
founder of Great Guides, a consulting company that builds leadership,
teamwork and communication skills through an innovative workshop, "The
A culinary genius in creating amazing gourmet raw cuisine, Simone's
passion is making organic, fresh, vibrant, healing foods into culinary
bliss and keeping it approachable to all people regardless of their food
interest or experience.
Punnu Singh Wasu is a talented singer and performer of devotional music, kirtan and mantra chants. He studied under the guidance of renowned teacher Nath Rao Narelkar and Sri Ram JI of Aurangabad (Maharashtra) India.
Alastair Prentice, is a certified New Code NLP Trainer, Master Hypnotherapist
and an NLP Coach specializing in training in NLP (Neuro-Linguistic
Programming), Ericksonian Hypnosis, and solution-focused coaching.
David Dobson, has been living in Asia since 1990 and studying and practicing Ayurveda since 1997.
Frank is a classically trained chef from the New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, VT and a graduate of The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NYC. Since the age of 15, Frank has fully immersed himself into the culinary world.
is a Head Chef & Instructor at Living Light Culinary Arts Institute in California. Matt is enthusiastic about sharing his expertise on his journey toward helping others improve their health and vitality through conscious eating.
David Williams, More than 30 years ago, David Williams became the first non-Indian to learn the complete Ashtanga Yoga series of asanas and pranayama from its founder, Pattabhi Jois. David is the main person responsible for introducing Ashtanga Yoga to America and the western world.
Elaina Love, Chef, educator and author on the benefits and delights of living foods. Director of PureJoyFoods.com and goddess of gustatory elation.
Govinda Kai, advanced and authorized Astanga Vinyasa instructor, Tokyo, Japan.
Christoph Kummer, Naturopathic doctor and yoga instructor, Christoph uses his medical and yoga training to bring light and life to the study of yoga anatomy.
Patrick Oancia, Master Asana Alchemist of inquiry and wisdom to invoke truth, Director of Yoga Jaya, Japan's Premier Yoga Center.
Sky, Balispirit yoga instructor, teaches in Canada, Sweden, Bali and Thailand.
Paul Benhaim, Australia's leading lifestyle coach is dedicated to working with you wherever you are so you can shine like the star you are.
Karali Pitzele, is a regular contributor to the Radiantly Alive blog. She is in the beginning of her yoga explorations and is our resident CEA - Chief Exploring Agent - sharing perspectives from her continuing journey into Radiant Aliveness.
Hailing from New York, USA, Karali is a former high school principal, school founder, and teacher. With 16 years of discovery as an educator in New York City's public schools, she is currently writing a book on how to create transformative schools, with the view that all schools can help students to become agents of change in their communities and stewards for their planet.