International Yoga teacher and author, Bhāvani Maki, attended her first Yoga class at the age of nine, and began her exploration of Patañjali’s Aṣtānga Yoga in 1987. She founded Aṣtānga Yoga Kaua’i and began teaching in 1995, she opened Kauai's first Yoga Shala, Yoga Hanalei, in 1999 and operated it for 20 years, and has offered Yoga Alliance teacher trainings since 2003. She has been featured in Yoga Journal, taught Yoga at TedMed in Washington DC, recorded classes for YogaDownload and been a main presenter at Wanderlust Yoga Festival. Bhavani has made seven trips to India to study with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, as well as hosted him twice on her home island of Kaua'i. She received her teacher training and authorization from Astānga Yoga Masters Sri K. Pattabhi Jois of Mysore, South India, and Baba Hari Dass of Hardwar, North India. She studied Samṣkrta in Mysore, South India with Professor Narayanachaya, and regards Rama Jyoti Vernon as integral in her understanding of the Patañjali Yoga Sūtra, and weaving of metaphysical teachings into the practices of Yoga.
Bhāvani is a EYT500 and YACEP provider through Yoga Alliance.
BHAVANI HAS BEEN FEATURED IN:
PURIUM ORGANIC SUPER FOODS
GMO Free, Organic, Vegan Gluten Free Super Foods to boost your immunity, vitality & health. Use code "Yoga Hanalei" to receive $50 off your 1st order of $75
Get resources, motivation, and guided activities delivered to your inbox: