ISVARI MARY ANN JOHNSON [Ayurveda Practitioner]
Isvari's background in Ayurveda and its sister science, Yoga, spans more than two decades learning from well respected swamis and vaidyas (ayurvedic physicians) from around the world. She has also served and taught at the Vasant Institute of Ayurveda in Pune, India for Dr. Vasant Lad, a leading pioneer of Ayurveda in the world today.
PREM SADASIVANANDA [Vedantic Philosophy + Sanskrit Scholar]
Prem Sadasivananda is a direct and long-term disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda, the disciple of Swami Sivananda. He started his path in the Sivananda Organization where he served for over 24 years as a sannyasi. He served as the Director of the Sivananda Center in New York City from 2003 to 2014 and the London Center from 1990 to 2003. He is a scholar of Vedantic Philosophy, Hindu Scripture and Sanskrit, well-known for his lively and humorous talks, his accessible teaching style and his unique ability to bring the ancient Yogic scriptures and texts to life in the modern world. He has taught hundreds of Yoga Teacher Training Courses and Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Courses for the Sivananda Organization at their Centers and Ashrams throughout the world.
LILA LOLLING [Yoga Therapist, EcoYoga Philosophy Instructor]
Līlā (Leela) Lolling is a classically trained yoga instructor, yoga therapist, environmentalist and author joining us from Kingston, New York. For over two decades she has trained yoga teachers and yoga therapists in the nuances of classical yogic wisdoms. Lila has lived, studied and taught at traditional yoga monasteries throughout the past 20+ years. Her primary education is in Advaita Vedanta, a non-dualistic philosophy propagated by Sri Adi Shankaracharya (780 CE) and Swami Sivananda (1887-1963).
ALLY UBIPARIPOVIC [Lead Instructor]
Ally is the founder of 815Yoga and has been stewarding the 815Yoga community for seven years. With a background in Classical Hatha Yoga, Yoga Philosophy, Usui Reiki, and Esoteric Astrology, she is equipped with a multitude of healing tools to nurture your body, mind and spirit. She completed her first yoga teacher training in Costa Rica in 2016 and her advanced yoga teacher training in New York in 2022.