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 Virtual Sutra Wisdom Series 
How Yoga Works:
Uncoloring and Witnessing Thoughts

11 class series
Sept 29 - Dec 8
Wednesdays 10-11a Hawaii time

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

investment: $195

Patañjali emphasizes the core insights and attitudes as what elevates the execution of practices into Yoga as a sacred path of profound psycho-spiritual discovery. When we understand the technology of consciousness, we galvanize practice to experience tremendous growth!

In this 11 week series we will turn to Sutra I:1-11 to unfold the possibilities of consciousness, how to utilize our intelligence for breakthrough insights and to experience unparalleled freedom and joy in the
world without getting hung up.

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


Next Live Virtual Sūtra Wisdom Series
What is Yoga?
Uncoloring & Witnessing Thoughts

September 15 - December 8

YA CEU's available 
Deep Dive into Samadhi Pada Yoga Sutra
Live September 15th 
also access to recordings
55 weekly classes

live on Zoom  & recordings
YA CEU's available 

Mexico retreat in Troncones Ixtapa
February 12-19
space is limited to 12-14 participants