Our Teachers

  • Kristen Davis
    Kristen Davis is founder and director of Yogasana Center.

    She had her first Alexander Technique lesson and her first yoga class in the same week in 1993. For the past 20 years she has never practiced one wi...

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  • Julie Brandwein
    Julie began teaching yoga in 1995, while also maintaining a private practice in bodywork.

    Julie Brandwein, MSPT, LMT began her study of Iyengar Yoga while a student of massage at the Swedish Institute of Massage in 1990. Persistent and unre...

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  • Witold Fitz-Simon
    Witold came to Iyengar yoga after a knee injury forced him to adapt his usual yoga practice.

    Witold is certified to teach as a graduate of the Yoga Room, Berkeley's Advanced Studies Program, at the 500-hour level. He teaches yoga in the lineag...

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  • Martha Garvey
    Martha has taught both dance and theatre improvisation since 1991, and Iyengar yoga since 2002.

    Her first yoga book, a gift from her sister when she was 16, was B.K.S. Iyengar's 'Light on Yoga’; since then it has been an inspiration. She consid...

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  • Eve Holbrook
    Eve has been practicing yoga for 20 years.

    Initially, she was drawn to yoga for the relief it provided from back pain stemming from an childhood horseback riding injury, and the insight it gave...

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  • Dana Guyet
    Teaching yoga is a natural extension of her career in social work with families and children.

    Dana first began exploring the practice of yoga in 1997. Through trial and error she found the Iyengar method. Once introduced to Yogasana center she ...

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  • Flo Lunn
    Flo Lunn has been practicing yoga at Yogasana since it opened around the corner from her house...

    ...and more seriously since 2007, as yoga became a cornerstone in her foundation toward a new life, recovering from addiction. “I do not know where...

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  • Frank Ricci
    Frank began practicing yoga as a way to balance the stress of his career in the fashion industry.

    Shortly after attending his first yoga class, yoga became his passion. Not only did he immediately recognize the benefits that this age old practice h...

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  • Deborah Wolk
    Deborah has been studying and practicing yoga since 1994.