Bio. BORN: CURRENT TOWN: OCCUPATION: website Known as a “teachers’ teacher,” Annie is the creator of SmartFLOW Yoga, an intelligent marriage of mindful movement with compassionate, wakeful alignment. Annie creates practices that are at once advanced and challenging, yet safe and playful. Practicing yoga since the 70s, she worked with the Martha Graham Company in […]



  Bio. BORN: to explore CURRENT TOWN: oaktown OCCUPATION: spreading the news website Margi’s classes emphasize correct alignment, awareness of breath and intense relaxation so that the benefits of yoga reveal themselves. She roots her alignment-based vinyasa classes both in Buddhist philosophy and in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali to invite the physical practice to […]



Bio. BORN: CURRENT TOWN: OCCUPATION: website   Leslie Howard is a Oakland-based yoga teacher, specializing in all things pelvic. She leads workshops and trainings nationally and is writing a book about the female pelvis. Her own struggles with healing her hips and pelvis led her to intense study of the anatomy, physiology, cultural messaging, history […]


Chrissy Graham

Bio. BORN: to smile, to learn, to laugh, to teach, to love CURRENT TOWN: Berkeley, CA OCCUPATION: Lifelong student and teacher of yoga follow on facebook Lighthearted, fun, and passionate, Chrissy radiates positivity. She teaches her classes using her wide-range of life experiences and the extensive knowledge she gained in her 18 years of yoga study. She […]


Marilyn Isaac

Bio. BORN: To see the beauty in everything CURRENT TOWN: Gratitude OCCUPATION: Yoga teacher / Professional Portrait Photographer Graced by being a student to inspiring teachers, Mari’s (Marilyn) teaching has evolved into an intelligent, yet organic flow reflecting her love for movement and rigorous discipline. Her intense yoga studies and experience as a teacher have […]



Bio. BORN:  North Carolina CURRENT TOWN: Oakland, CA OCCUPATION:  Yoga Teacher Follow on Facebook We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. – T.S. Eliot An experienced SmartFLOW® teacher, Anna is a dedicated student of Annie Carpenter and a […]