Teacher Directory

"If you teach yoga only for the body, it becomes a part of physical training, physical culture, physical exercise, which is incomplete. The body is not isolated from the mind or from the emotions or from the spirit....
Out of all the different traditions in the world, the Satyananda Yoga / Bihar Yoga tradition aims at integrating the physical, psychological and spiritual dimensions of yoga in one practice."
- Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati
SATYANANDA YOGA® is distinguished by the high level of training required of teachers in this tradition.
Level One teachers have completed Yogic Studies 1 and Teacher Training 1 modules, a process which takes an average of two years of study. Level Two teachers have also completed Yogic Studies 2 and Teacher Training 2, averaging about 4 years of study.
In order to maintain accreditation, teachers must make an ongoing commitment to pursue further professional development and ongoing teaching experience and maintain CPR/First Aid certification.
Our Satyananda Yoga Nidra® Teachers have completed 5 months of in-depth training in this technique.
Level Two Teachers
Level One Teachers
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Ohio

Kristine M. Fondran, Jignasu Karunadhara
Euclid (Cleveland area)
Atma Center
Mobile Yoga
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Lynn Kennedy, Gita
Brecksville (Cleveland area)
Atma Center
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Catherine Prescott, Jignasu Nityatara
South Euclid (Cleveland Area)

Sali Ryan, Jignasu Ragunath
South Euclid (Cleveland area)
 
Laura Santoro, Sannyasi Atmadarshan
South Euclid (Cleveland area)
 
Beverly Singh, Yogacharya Swami Atmarupa
South Euclid (Cleveland area)
 
Deb Smith
Cleveland Heights

Susan Gundersen
Cleveland Heights
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Texas

Kalpana Mewara, Sannyasi Purnakarma
Houston
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Bulgaria
 
Svetlana Blagoeva, Sannyasi Savitrimurti
Sofia
   
Spain

Mercedes Sanchez Minquez, Sannyasi Kriyamurti
Madrid
    
China

Gabriela Eguino
Ningbo
Colorado

Loreta Agresti
Fort Collins

Hawaii

Terri Keppinger, Sannyasi Bhaktitara
Waialua
  
Maryland

Alden Caldwell-Gaines, Sannyasi Shambhavi
Baltimore
   
Minnesota

Heather Oleson
Eagan
 
Missouri

Karen Harris, Sannyasi Karuna
Hazelwood

New Jersey

Anne Monsees, Sannyasi Samataamurti
Montclair

New York
 
Carol Jent
Hammond

Ohio
Katarina Cerny
Shaker Heights
Atma Center
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Denise Clement
Broadview Heights

Debra Drew, Jignasu Devadhyanam
Cleveland Heights
Atma Center
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Josefina Fernandez
Brecksville

Debra Klein
Cleveland Heights
Atma Center

Martin Murphy
Cleveland Heights

Shubhada Pendse
Solon

Cynthia Palmer Szafraniec
Cleveland
Maureen Sierchio Winney

Shaker Heights

Pennsylvania

Ila Vidyarthi
Abbottstown

Texas

Mirna Castilla
Houston
     
Germany
    
Linus Riesnert
Mullhein

Switzerland

Barbara Zurkinden, Sannyasi Bhaktitara
Villars-sur-Glane

Trademark/Logo Use
 
The “Satyananda Yoga” logo is a registered trademark of the International Yoga Fellowship Movement (IYFM) that provides a unifying identity to Satyananda Yoga® teachers and studios. The trademarked names and the logos specifically associated with Satyananda Yoga are limited for use in very specific ways by accredited teachers and yoga centers/studios.
Butterfly and Flower
Certified Satyananda Yoga Nidra Teachers
    
California

Marion Kaiser
Clearlake
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Florida

Laure Carter
Delray Beach
 

Canada

Susan (Sadhana) Rowlands Shrimpton

Whistler
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Aman Rai
Edmonton

China
Gabriela Eguino
Ningbo
    
Ohio

Denise Clement
Broadview Heights
Atma Center
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Debra Drew, Jignasu Devadhyanam
Cleveland Heights

Nancy Harris
Stow
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Michael Maly
Cleveland
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Chris Pritchard
Columbus
Open World Yoga
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Maureen Sierchio Winney
Concord
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