Welcome to Yoga Kaua'i

Off the Beaten Path... 

Bhavani Maki is an International Yoga teacher, musician, and author of The Yogi’s Roadmap: the Patanjali Yoga Sutra as a Journey to Self Realization, Bhavani was introduced to Yoga at age 9, began her exploration of Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga System in 1987 and started teaching Yoga in 1995. She founded Yoga Hanalei in 1999 and began training teachers in 2003. She is dedicated to mentoring students in their personal adventure of discovery of Yoga as embodiment of  somatic integration of emotional, psychological and heart-centered consciousness.



The Yogi's Roadmap 

Yoga can be described as a journey of compressed evolution towards breakthrough experiences. Bhavani believes that engaging in the full science and art of Yoga uplifts us, deepens connection with authentic self and to the source of joy within. She offers unique insights into opening new pathways to greater freedom and specializes in addressing your specific needs to facilitate the development of a personal practice that is appropriate to your challenges, physical injuries and desire for personal growth and transformation. Bhavani offers online Yoga Sutra mentorship programs,  intensives, and teacher trainings internationally as well as off the beaten path in the Kaua'i Yoga Shala on her family permaculture farm.

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Next Live Virtual Sutra Wisdom Series 

Sutra on  Asana & Pranayama
Key Insights for Breakthroughs

Live thru  July 14th (10 class series)

Wednesdays 10-11a Hawaii time

Can't make it live? Recording access as well...

Yoga Alliance CEU's available

Heart-to-Heart Tradition
  • Learn to chant the Sutra 

  • Expand understanding of Self

  • Access key insights towards personal
    breakthrough experiences

  • Practical application in Yoga practice, personal psychology and relationships

  • Points of inquiry to explore personal growth

  • Shift belief systems and attitudes

  • Leverage your talents and discover hidden gifts

  • Maximize personal experience and expression

  • Revitalize your personal practice and classes


Workshops Trainings Immersions


Sūtra Wisdom Series
Yama & Niyama
How to Live In a Sacred Way
Next Live Sūtra Wisdom Series
Asana & Pranayama Key Insights 
July 14 - September 15th
Foundat​ions teacher Training & Immersion 
September 13th - October 8th
live in person or Zoom  
prerequisite for 200/300/500 hr certificate