Style(s): Ashtanga, Gentle Flow, Restorative, and Trauma Sensitive Yoga


[Pronouns: she, her]

Anel is a compassionate, nurturing, and uplifting Ashtanga Yoga teacher and a Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator (TCTSY-F). Her journey with yoga and meditation began in 2011, leading her to the very roots of Ashtanga Yoga in India, where she immersed herself for extended periods. A student of R. Sharath Jois, her practice also draws upon the wisdom of other esteemed teachers, including R. Saraswathi Jois, Hamish Hendry, Sharmila Desai, Ajay Tokas, Anthony Carlisi, Laruga Glaser, Ty Landrum, and Eddie Stern.

Beyond asana (postures), Anel’s teachings are informed by a deep understanding of the nervous system, anatomy, and a keen awareness of intersectionality. She is committed to creating a supportive space where students are empowered to make informed decisions based on their physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, blending ancient wisdom with contemporary insights.

Anel has taught individuals from diverse backgrounds over the years, skillfully adapting her practices to suit individual needs, ages, and abilities. She is particularly passionate about supporting vulnerable groups and minorities, working closely with charities as an educator and yoga facilitator to make yoga more accessible to all.

Class Schedule

Ashtanga Yoga (Half Primary Sequence)
Mondays at 6:15 PM

In this class, you are invited to:

Flow through a series of postures with options tailored to individual needs

Cultivate a deep connection with your breath

Join in the chanting of the Ashtanga Yoga mantra (optional)

Experience deep rest and restoration

This class is suitable for both beginners and experienced yoga practitioners. Feel free to contact Anel if you have any questions or concerns.