Atosa Babaoff Satori Yoga Instructor

Atosa Babaoff

Atosa Babaoff is extremely grateful for coming upon this yogic path as an eternal student and enthusiastic teacher. She trained with the Laughing Lotus College of Yoga in 2008 and has been teaching non-stop since graduating. She aims to teach a grounding, nurturing and inspiring class that ties in elements of breath work, yogic philosophy with a sweet and heart opening vinyasa flow.

Anne Barbaret

Anne Barbaret

A transplant from France, Anne Barbaret made the San Francisco Bay Area her home in 1995. She received her teaching certification from the Iyengar Institute of San Francisco, the oldest Iyengar teacher-training program in the United States. Anne regularly attends workshops with senior teachers locally, and has studied in India with the Iyengar family.

Keith Chameberlain

Keith Chamberlain

As a young boy Keith Chamberlain began mimicking his mother’s yoga practice in his home town of Folkestone, England. After completing a degree in Chemistry he embarked on a professional modern dance career which led to New York, qualification as a bodyworker, and a deeper interest in the practice of Yoga. Since moving to San Francisco he has completed the Anusara Teacher Training with Katchie Ananda and Sienna Sherman, and continues to be inspired and guided by the teachings of […]

Stephanie Ann Fields Satori Yoga Instructor

Stephanie Ann Fields

Stephanie Ann is a sassy southern lady, a since-she-could walk dancer (age 3 formally), and a classically trained vocalist. Stephanie began studying tribal fusion belly dance with Gwyn of Bodhicitta BellyDance (Nashville) in 2006, and met and begin working with Jill Parker when she moved to San Francisco in 2010 for love (don’t worry, it worked out). She is an original and forever member + previous co-director/instructor/soloist with Bodhicitta, and currently performs as a solo dancer, with Jill Parker and […]

Chris Fong Satori Yoga Instructor

Chris Fong

Chris Fong has been studying yoga since 2003 and is continuously learning and growing with this living art, both on and off the mat. Chris trained to be a teacher with the It’s Yoga Ashtanga vinyasa yoga family and additionally completed an Intensive with John Friend, the founder of Anusara yoga. He is currently studying Shadow yoga and when he’s teaching he offers fun, alignment-based vinyasa flow classes. In class he focuses on stretching safely and mindfully while synchronizing movement […]

Mary Fox

Mary Fox

About 10 years ago, after a lifetime of running and a stressful advertising career had Mary on the brink of total hip replacement, she stumbled upon the Ashtanga Vinyasa practice. Its rigor, sweat and discipline instantly drew her in. Through many hours of practice and study with Larry and Marie Schultz of It’s Yoga, Mary learned to embrace her physical limitations (including a new hip!), recognizing opportunity for greater strength, self-knowledge and awareness. The It’s Yoga system gave Mary the […]

Chadwick Gholson

Chadwick Gholson

Chadwick has experienced profound transformation through yoga, both physical and spiritual, and is moved to share his love and respect for the practice. He teaches a grounded and applicable philosophy centered asana class, heavily influenced by Anusara yoga, with an emphasis on physical alignment, the breath, and self-actualization. He encourages his students to cultivate focus, engage deeply while honoring moveable boundaries, and to ultimately find the teacher within. Always a dedicated student, he strives to bring meaning to his classes […]

Monique Haan Satori Yoga Instructor

Monique Haan

Monique has been practicing yoga for 10 years, and was inspired to teach as she discovered the inner peace that yoga can bring, and how this practice directly translates to how we approach our lives and relationships off the mat. Monique continues to find inspiration as the beauty of yoga unfolds in her own life, and is grateful to have the opportunity to share the gift of yoga with others. Monique teaches a blend of Hatha and Yin yoga, focused […]

Sammie Host Satori Yoga Instructor

Sammie Host

Sammie has been teaching yoga for over 12 years and received her Hatha Vinyasa certification from the Yoga Tree Teacher Training Program in San Francisco. She was born and raised in Java, Indonesia, where her first introduction to yoga came at the age of seven as she watched her aunt teach Hatha Yoga. After coming to California, Sammie developed a passion for yoga. She has practiced and studied with many Bay Area instructors such as Gretchen Mehlhoff, Jamie Lindsay, and […]

Melinda Kausek

Melinda Kausek

In a nutshell, Melinda both practices and teaches Pilates because it feels good. It was love at first class, when she left her City College “Dance Conditioning” class feeling longer, lighter, and stronger than she thought possible in a single hour. After a semester of studying both the exercises and a bit of the theory and anatomy behind it all, her teacher encouraged her to pursue her certification. Two years later she had completed the Pilates Academy International Certification program on all […]

Magi Khoo yoga instructor Satori

Magi Khoo

Magi was doing poses such as urdhva dhanurasana, sarvangasana and runner’s lunge as a teen growing up in Malaysia on the track & field team. Then she discovered the wider breath of asanas at the USF gym while getting her M.A. in Education back in 2002 as a way of balancing school with a hectic corporate life.  It wasn’t until she attended classes at proper yoga studios around San Francisco that she started delving into the depth of what yoga […]

Stephanie Lucero Satori Yoga Instructor

Stephanie Lucero

Stephanie came across yoga after enduring several knee injuries from playing vigorous sports and being a collegiate athlete. Stephanie immediately found that yoga was able to give her the balance that she needed in her life. She felt more calm and present with herself. She knew that she wanted to share yoga with others. You can find in her class fun and intricate flows guided through breath. Her influence is from a mix of styles of yoga including vinyasa, hatha, […]

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Rebecca Rogers

Rebecca teaches Vinyasa (flow yoga) classes that are often described as strong, fun, and inspirational. She believes in the power of yoga to awaken each of us to a greater sense of purpose and intentional living, and to unite the yoga community around sustainability and social justice. Rebecca’s classes are intended to build strength, body awareness and flexibility through an integration of breathwork, creative sequencing and precise alignment. Classes are safe for newer students and challenging for more experienced yogis, […]

Deanna Rossi

Deanna Rossi

Yoga has been an integral part of Deanna’s life for more than 10 years. Yoga is a great source of balance and healing in her life, and she is enthusiastic about bringing her love of Yoga to her teaching. Deanna began teaching flow classes at Satori in 2005 after completing her initial training at Yoga Tree San Francisco. Deanna has studied with some of San Francisco’s most noted teachers, including Stephanie Snyder, Jamie Lindsay, Rusty Wells, Janet Stone, Darren Main, […]

Kyle Markal

Kyle Markal

Kyle Markal is a Yoga Alliance registered yoga teacher (RYT 200,) certified by Yoga Tree SF, and a San Francisco native. Introduced to yoga in small doses as a youth, Kyle began practicing regularly at the YMCA in the fall of 2010 seeking relief from stress in her work and personal life. The following year, she decided to dive in and train to become a yoga teacher. She now teaches from her home, at the Y and at Calvin Klein […]

Allie Stark

Allie Stark

The yolk of yoga is woven into the veins of Allie’s being. She approaches both her practice and teachings as a tangible connection to the body, and an avenue for nurturing, transformation, and creativity. Allie began practicing at the age of 14, and became certified to teach as she graduated from High School. Over the past five years her teaching has evolved with a playful presence to acknowledge and respect one’s own being. Her Anusara inspired Vinyasa classes combine not […]

Amy Swart Satori Yoga Instructor

Amy Swart

Amy Swart learned to teach yoga under the guidance of Swami Santhi Santhisprasad at School of Santhi in India in 2008. Her teaching style integrates the stimulating, creative, and meditative elements of Kundalini Yoga; strength and flexibility of Hatha Yoga; and the mindful introspection and listening of Yin Yoga. She also teaches Pre-Natal Yoga and received her training from Gurmukh in the Khalsa Way at the Golden Bridge studio in L.A. Alongside her passion for yoga, Amy also practices psychotherapy […]

Debbie Steingesser

Debbie Steingesser

Debbie Steingesser is an accomplished yoga teacher and dancer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Common Ground Magazine recently named Debbie “An Exceptional Bay Area Yoga Teacher Under 30″ for her creative approach to Vinyasa Yoga. Debbie’s inspired Vinyasa classes are an uplifting blend of playful sequencing, eclectic (often live) music, breathing techniques, humor, yoga philosophy, and kirtan. In her teaching, she expresses an infectious sense of enthusiasm, warmth, and positive energy. “Dansa Vinyasa™”, which Debbie teaches at local […]

Megan Windeler

Megan Windeler

Megan’s practice and teaching is rooted in the heartfelt belief that yoga is simply a good thing. Her practice began by accident nearly twenty years ago during the deep dark freeze of a Chicago winter. After stumbling blindly into an Iyengar yoga class in hopes of eluding the freeze, it was revealed to her that ‘living is much easier if you breathe whilst doing it.’ Over a decade and half later she is still trying to figure that one out, […]