Heather Promise, MLSt., E-RYT 500
(Lead Trainer of the Gilbert Yoga Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Program and Founder Gilbert Yoga College)
She is a cult of one. Her teaching style is creative and crafty. She masterfully weaves together the basic Tantric techniques of asana, pranayama, mantra, and meditation in a way that has a lasting effect. Her personal practice is informed by Tantra and the ancient teachings of Hatha Yoga Pradipika. She has studied (and continues to study) with world class teachers. She is well versed in many yoga styles, including: Tantra, Kundalini, Vinyasa Flow, Yin, Beginner, and Prenatal. Heather started her yoga journey over 22 years ago and began teaching in 2006. She is the lead trainer of the Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Program and Dean of Curriculum at the Gilbert Yoga Teacher Training School. Her desire is to support the growth of the Gilbert Yoga Community, to expand the reach of yoga and her sister sciences and to live elegantly.
"Yoga is my Dharma (purpose)." -Heather Promise
Heather Promise is a perpetual student whose commitment to Yoga is the guiding force in her personal, professional, and academic growth. Her dedication to Yoga has spanned the last 2 decades, and she has been teaching to a diverse community of students since 2006. An extensive post-graduate education together with a concentrated pursuit of knowledge in the field of Yoga makes her uncommonly skilled at building comprehensive Yoga curricula for any population of students.
Heather brings human authenticity and a love of Yoga into each class, inviting students to build healthy relationships with their own unique and beautiful Selves. She draws from the ancient wisdom of Tantra and from the lineage of Sri Swami Rama and Yogi Bhajan to teach principles of alignment, timing, flow, and stillness. Her greatest joy is in giving from the heart.