Specialty: Ashtanga, Sanskrit, and Vedic Chant

Background: Cheryl, E-RYT500, has been teaching Sanskrit, vedic chant and yoga philosophy since 2004, and yoga asana since 1998. She has completed four trips to India to study ashtanga vinyasa with Rolf & Marci Naujokat, and Sanskrit & vedic chant at Sannidhi of Krishnamacarya Yoga (SKY) and the Krishnamacarya Yoga Mandiram (KYM).

Philosophy: Her style is warm and compassionate, enthusiastic and patient. She gently encourages students out of their comfort zone toward practice, understanding and transformation.

Unique/personal: She is one of only 30 Certified Vedic Chant Teachers in North America, and has passed the GCSE Examination in Sanskrit offered by Cambridge University. She owns Dave’s Astanga Yoga and Authentic Yoga Teacher training in Scottsdale.