Katchie Ananda, E-RYT 500
Katchie Ananda is an international Yoga and Dharma teacher whose leadership in yoga and social change prompted Yoga Journal to name her one of five top yoga teachers making change in the world.
Katchie has 25 years of experience as a full-time yoga teacher and trainer, and is certified in Anusara, Jivamukti, Integral and Ashtanga yoga by Richard Freeman.
An avid student of Vipassana Meditation, she has studied closely with Jack Kornfield, her Buddhist teacher for over 15 years, and offers retreats and workshops at organizations such as Spirit Rock Meditation Center and Esalen Institute.
She was the co-founder/director of Yoga Sangha, a studio in San Francisco known for practices to awaken the heart. She loves to work with authors and activists and frequently collaborates with Wes “Scoop” Nisker, John Robbins and Julia Buttefly Hill. She is dedicated to raising awareness about human and animal rights, the environment and social justice. She has brought her humor and stories to conferences, festivals and workshops all over the world and is loved by her students for her authenticity and whimsical wisdom.
She lives in the United States with her husband Joshua and dog Leelou. www.katchieananda.com