Namaste Yoga + Wellness is a container for the Bay Area’s best yoga teachers to offer their incredible talent and wisdom to students of all backgrounds. These highly experienced teachers have dedicated their lives to sharing the gift of yoga with others and we couldn’t be more grateful. It is an honor to support them and to connect them with yoga practitioners like you.
We are excited to share this special new blog series focused on celebrating your yoga teachers and hopefully giving you a glimpse into the brilliant team that is the Namaste Yoga + Wellness family. We have over 55 teachers in our community and every single person offers something unique!
Meet Sita Devi:
What is your name and when/where/what do you teach?
Sita Devi. I teach vinyasa and power vinyasa and lead kirtan at Namaste Rockridge and looking forward to starting classes at Grand Lake next year.
How long have you been at Namaste?
What inspired you to become a yoga instructor?
Seva: selfless service.
Do you have any go-to yoga and wellness books or podcasts?
I love the calm app. Awesome daily meditations and nighttime sleep stories. Best wellness app hands down.
Which teachers influence your practice?
Govind Das, Bryan Kest, Janet Stone
What does your yoga practice look like and how has it changed your life?
My practice is constantly evolving and transforming. I was a dancer and performer for many years and yoga was my rock, my foundation. Yoga reminds me how precious every moment is. It is my greatest teacher.
What is something you wish your students knew?
The Beatles were Hare Krsnas.
What is your morning or evening routine? (whichever is your favorite..or both!)
Dinacharya, my morning practice consists of 10 minutes of meditation, oil pulling and abhyanga.
What is your favorite thing about being a teacher?
Hearing, “this is exactly what i needed” after class. Helping people heal.
What are you involved with outside the studio?
Nature, Retreats, Festivals, Travel.
What is your go-to movement (asana, dance, hiking, etc.) that allows you to feel the most connected to yourself?
What is your favorite thing about the Bay Area?