Mittra profile: Sarah Bartholomew

Before she began the Yoga Mittra teacher training program at the Yoga Loft, Sarah Bartholomew was already accustomed to helping people move. Like a disproportionately large share of yoga instructors, she came to… Continue reading

The Stories we Tell

This Sunday, the Yoga Loft offers a workshop devoted to Indian mythology. Led by Yoga Mittra facilitator Genevieve Pujalet, the workshop is a chance for interested yogis to learn the lengthy history and… Continue reading

Favorite song for a class?

The moment the teacher’s voice stops is when a yoga asana really begins. In most yoga classes, however, you are not just left with your own thoughts; you have music. I am sure… Continue reading

Shout out to one of our own

Last week, I had a chance to talk with Yoga Loft instructor Jennifer Allen. Along with being an accomplished yogi, Allen is also a published author. She has written for The New York Times… Continue reading

Inspiration amid darkness

I write today to recommend an inspiring story I read recently in my favorite magazine, The New Yorker. Titled “A Tech Pioneer’s Final, Unexpected Act,” the story details how Eric Sun, a Silicon Valley… Continue reading

Return of the Yoga Loft Blog

[Image By Sage Ross – Women meditating, CC BY-SA 2.0, Link] All, After an unfortunate absence for not particularly good reasons, the Yoga Loft Blog is back. With 2018 is upon us, it… Continue reading

Yoga Mittra graduate Shana Floto

Shana Floto is a graduate of the 2016 Yoga Mittra teacher training program. Her story of joining and completing the program is, like other graduates, one of personal discovery and broadening horizons—the program found… Continue reading

Yoga Mittra graduate Sharan Chahal

Yoga had come in and out of Sharan Chahal’s life. It provided stability and was, as she said recently, “something I could always return to in times of stress.” But the broader life… Continue reading

Time for Yoga Mittra

Earlier this year, while I was enrolled in Yoga Mittra, the Yoga Loft’s teacher training program, a particular kind of pattern began to emerge over the weekend sessions.Though the content of each of… Continue reading

Elements of Creative Teaching workshop

At one point in Yoga Loft sequencing workshop last month, instructors Suzy Nece and Shelley Williams asked the students present to dig deep into their vocabularies. The theme of the Creative Element workshop… Continue reading