Satguru Swami Nirmalananda, CSYT, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

Wearing the traditional swami-orange, she has openly dedicated her life to serving others. Respectfully known as Gurudevi, she teaches meditation programs as well as retreats and teacher trainings. She shares her incredible knowledge in a personal and life-embracing way, through her humor as well as her caring presence. Read more... 


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Vidyadevi Stillman

Swami Shrutananda Saraswati, CSYT, E-RYT 500 

Pain is a great motivator. It got me started in yoga classes. I had injured my neck & shoulder racing outrigger canoes in southern California. At the point I started taking Svaroopaâ yoga classes I had been in pain for 9 years. Each day I took the maximum amount of Advil. My life was very limited. With Svaroopa® yoga, right away I was able to do something physical and not feel worse afterwards.  Svaroopaâ yoga gave me back my life again. This miraculous healing made me want to... click for video & bio


Swami Satrupananda Saraswati, CSBT

Swami Satrupananda began practicing yoga and meditation in the 1990s. She started by taking weekly yoga classes which cured her lower back pain. She travelled to China and Southeast Asia where she deepened her interest in Eastern spirituality. In 2005, she met Gurudevi Nirmalananda. This changed her relationship with her mind, heart and more. The teachings from Gurudevi gave her ... click for video & bio


Swami Prajñananda Saraswati, CSYT, RYT 500

I first began Svaroopa® Yoga for stress relief. But I soon discovered the gift I was receiving was much greater. Beyond stress relief and pain relief, I found an inner satisfaction which can only come from within. The Svaroopa® practices excel at guiding you inward to discover it for yourself. This is why I teach. I love to see you go through your process. As you continue to come to class, you get more and more radiant! It is your own light shining from... click for video & bio 


Swami Samvidaananda Saraswati, CSYT

Upliftment, well-being, and flexibility - these are the benefits that inspired Samvidaananda to begin doing yoga as a teenager. When she was introduced to Svaroopa® yoga, she found more; she experienced bliss. She felt like she had come home. She also felt called to teach. She began teaching in 1999 and has no plans to ever stop.  Samvidaananda says, "I love to teach Svaroopa® yoga because the poses give you simple, easy techniques to... click for video & bio 


 Cayla (Mangala) Allen, Yogaratna, CSYT, RYT 500, Yogaratna

Mangala discovered yoga during a career in performing arts. Yoga enhanced so many aspects of that career. When she met Gurudevi, a whole new world of yoga opened up for her. “Exploring yoga with Gurudevi has given me more than I ever could have imagined asking for.” Mangala began teaching in 2006. “I love doing Svaroopa® yoga because it feels so good. I love teaching Svaroopa® yoga because I want you to feel so good too.” In 2021 she was honored with the title... click for video & bio


CSYT - Certified Svaroopa® Yoga Teacher (650 hours)

CSBT - Certified Svaroopa® Basics Teacher (250 hours)

RYT 500 - Registered Yoga Teacher (Yoga Alliance 500 hours)

E-RYT 500 - Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (Yoga Alliance 500 hours)

C-IAYT - Certified Yoga Therapist (International Association of Yoga Therapisits 800 hours)

Yogaratna - "Yoga Gem", awarded by Svaroopa® Vidya Ashram to select teachers.

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Use your body to work on your mind, clearing away the thoughts and emotions that cause your stress and tensions. Along with amazing physical improvements, Svaroopa® yoga clears multiple levels simultaneously, to open up access to your own deeper essence, named “svaroopa.”

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