Joan Hyman leads teacher trainings, workshops, and retreats across the globe in addition to many popular vinyasa flow classes in Los Angeles. She has been teaching for over 20 years, beginning in her hometown of Philadelphia, where she earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Exercise Science from Temple University. She discovered yoga in NYC where she pursued a career as a professional dancer. Her love for yoga took her out to Santa Monica, CA where she completed The YogaWorks Teacher Training with Maty Ezraty and Lisa Walford in 2002. She is a certified YogaWorks Teacher Trainer and a dedicated ashtangi who has traveled to India three times to study with the beloved Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois and many other world renowned teachers. She also studies ayurveda, meditation, and cooking vegetarian food, and she travels the world like it's her backyard!
Joan continues to grow in her teachings by following her heart's intention and opens herself up to experiences that help her evolve in her own life. Her teachings come from an organic intuitive place and she continues to honor her own teachers who have passed their wisdom on to her. "I am so blessed to be able to do what I love and stay deeply connected to my yoga practice. This is truly an honor, which I hope I can pass onto others. Namaste." To learn more about Joan, please visit her website at www.joanhyman.com.