Calming presence, alignment, focus and ease of movement. Practice designed for a range of body types and ages, Sarana's playfulness and joy infuse the precision and challenge of all her classes. She inspires acceptance, self-confidence, awareness and trust through the careful attention and hands-on adjustments she gives her students. Always coming back to the breath, yoga with Sarana is a practice of deepening self-connection.
Sarana draws on many yoga styles. Her teaching is based in the Iyengar tradition and influenced by many years of in-depth study with master teachers Rodney Yee, Thomas Fortel, Ana Forrest, Sarah Powers and American kirtan master Jai Uttal. Sarana is on the Faculty at Esalen and Wilbur Hot Springs. She has presented at conferences, modeled and served as a contributor to Yoga Journal Magazine, where she was a faculty instructor for 10 years. Sarana teaches at her home studio, IBM and the Claremont Club. She leads retreats throughout the year at Wilbur Hot Springs, Esalen, in Mexico and at the SaranaYoga Retreat Center in Haines, Alaska.
She lives in Berkeley, California.