Sarana Miller is a nationally renowned yoga teacher known for her calming, joyful presence, her precise instruction, and her ability to engage directly with a wide range of students. In her 20-plus years as a teacher, she has empowered thousands of students to develop trust in their bodies, guiding them to greater strength, flexibility, and confidence. She is committed to teaching all ages, all levels of practitioners and all body types, with the sole goal of deepening self-awareness and joy in movement.
Her teaching draws on many yoga styles, and is primarily based on the Iyengar tradition which emphasizes precision, alignment and learning to move with the breath. She has studied in-depth with such yoga masters as Rodney Yee, Thomas Fortel, Ana Forrest, Sarah Powers and American kirtan master Jai Uttal.
Sarana has been featured in The New York Times, Yoga Journal and other media. She has been a regular presenter at Yoga Journal Live Events, is on the faculty at Esalen, and is the creator of the SaranaYoga program at Wilbur Hot Springs. She is committed to the practice of Dana, or giving back, and has most recently held a fundraiser for the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in Oakland, CA and KHNS community radio in Haines, Alaska.
Sarana loves wild places and she lives and teaches in both Berkeley, CA and Haines AK with her husband, the solo performer and filmmaker Aaron Davidman. During the Alaska summers, when the sun sets after 10 pm, she spends her long days hiking, picking berries, hunting mushrooms, and watching the tides change.