Prajna Yoga Teachers are students who have received their Prajna Yoga 500 hour certification. They teach classes that directly reflect the spirit and content of Prajna Yoga. In addition, these students take continuing education, a total of 20 hours of practice time with Tias and Surya every year.

Prajna Yoga Affiliates are students who have received their 200 or 300 hour certification from Prajna Yoga. These students as teachers weave the key elements of Prajna Yoga– asana, anatomy and wisdom– into their classes and have immersed themselves in the study of Prajna Yoga.

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Our teachers and affiliates are located throughout the USA as well as in Canada, Europe and India

Prajna Yoga Teachers

Linda Spackman

Santa Fe, NM, United States

I have been teaching with Surya and Tias since 2000. Their deep immersion and dedication to practice are profoundly inspiring. They never stop learning and are always evolving. To me, this is the essential work of yoga. I am honored …

Nicolai Bachman

Santa Fe, NM, United States

Prajna Yoga, true to its name, integrates the outer practice of asana with deep insight into the physical and subtle bodies. Tias’ commitment to teaching the full breadth of yoga, and sharing what he has learned from many years of …

Djuna Mascall

Orcas Island, San Juan County, WA, United States

In my first class with Tias ten years ago I knew he was my teacher in the way he illuminated the practice with insight and humor. Prajna was the only program I found offering all aspects of yoga and meditation; …

Theresa Murphy

Oakham, MA, United States

Prajna Yoga trainings offer techniques to develop skillful means in asana, meditation and self inquiry.  The method doesn’t emphasize a particular style or approach for everyone, but rather gives an individual tools for discovering what best meets their needs in …

Lisa Kanne

Omaha, NE, United States

Tias and Surya embody the spirit of yoga in word, action and how they live. This embodiment is apparent in the mindful awareness they bring to their interactions with Mother Earth, their son, each other and each precious inhabitant they …

Alison King Tigges

Omaha, NE, United States

I was lucky enough to study under Theresa Murphy in Omaha, NE when getting my 200 hour teacher certification. During that time I took Session 1 with Tias Little in Omaha. I knew right then, “Wow. This is something special. …

Patti Zolnick

Santa Fe, NM

When I first met Tias and Surya in 2008, I know that I had found something special! I had just completed a 500 hour program on the east coast before moving to Santa Fe but I was blown away by …

Nicolle Jensen

Santa Fe, NM, United States

Prajna yoga is unique in its combination of Yoga and Buddhism. I personally enjoy this all-encompassing approach, working with the subtleties of both mind and body, creating a clearer, calmer human experience. The combination of the aligned, therapeutic practice of …

Ali Modell

Cedarburg, WI, United States

Simply put, connecting with Tias and Surya has helped me evolve in all areas of my life. The emphasis on working the dynamic spectrum of gross and subtle techniques, using the practice as a way to enhance sensitivity & feeling …

Jyl Kutsche

Dallas, TX, United States

Jyl has been a long time student of Tias & Surya Little. She has received both her 200 hour & 500 hour certifications through them, and assists them regularly around the country. She believes in bringing an interdisciplinary approach to …

Katherine Albers

Truckee, CA, United States

For me, I felt like I came home. Studying with Tias & Surya has been the biggest blessing in my life. I feel as though I can see, feel, hear, experience and just be myself in yoga with them. Prajna …

Mary Scudella

Raleigh, NC, United States

I first met Tias back in 2005 at the “From The Ground Up” training in Chicago. At the time, I was looking for anatomy training to round out my initial yoga teacher training. I immediately knew that the depth of …

Marti Yura

Atlanta, GA, United States

After years of studying with various teachers, I took a weekend immersion with Tias Little, in Atlanta. It was a magical merging of all of the many facets of my studies: yoga asana taught with particular emphasis of functional alignment, …

Annig Raley

Glenwood Springs, CO, United States

Prajna Yoga has offered me an intensive, all-inclusive, in-depth study of the Yogic traditions. This highly accredited program also includes an emphasis on therapeutics, an exploration and discovery of the meanings of the ancient texts, nutrition and the practice of …

Greg Schultz

Bellingham, WA, United States

When I began my Prajna training I had already completed one 200 hour YA program and was seeking to improve as both a teacher and a student. I was serious about learning and Tias and Surya are serious about teaching! …

Michael Braverman

Seattle, WA, United States

Michael’s journey to the mat was an unconventional one. At an early age he developed a deep passion for the martial arts. A practitioner of Chinese Kenpo for over 25 years, Michael was drawn to the deep mind-body connection he …

Cherie Ebert

Idaho Springs, CO, United States

I am fortunate to have experienced many “wisdom trainings” with Tias and Surya through the years. Tias’s insightful teaching approach is above that of all others I have encountered. Surya’s tutelage is deeply therapeutic and intuitive on a cellular level. …

Viki Distin

Grand Rapids, MI, United States

I first studied with Tias in 2001 and upon the very first class, I discovered a depth and knowledge which I didn’t know existed in yoga. Tias and Surya together, compliment one another and offer different perspectives to the practice, …

Lorien Neargarder

San Jose, CA, United States

When I first met Tias Little in 2008, I had been teaching yoga for several years and had experienced many different teachers, but I was immediately drawn to the authentic, personal and practical aspects of his teaching. I began studying …

Richard A. Gartner

Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Through his workshops, classes and individual sessions, Richard Gartner reaches 100 yogis a week in Pittsburgh and beyond. He fosters a non-dogmatic and compassionate attitude about students’ abilities and circumstances. Richard’s style is paradoxically both unique and universal. His instructions …

Patricia Thielemann

Berlin, Germany

Patricia Thielemann is the founder of Spirit Yoga. She had taught yoga in Los Angeles for several years before moving to Berlin in 2004, where she opened her first studio in one of the city’s most upscale locations. With stylish, …

Prajna Yoga Affiliates

New Mexico

Joerael Elliott
Santa Fe, NM, United States
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Kristina Serna
Santa Fe, NM, United States
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Sarah Gustafson
Los Alamos, NM, United States

Sara Tweedie
Farmington, NM
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Nicole Schutz
Santa Fe, NM

John R. Cancro
Taos, New Mexico
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Janine Pearson
Santa Fe, NM, United States

Darcy Cooke
Albuquerque, NM

Maya Alapin
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Lynn Sferrazza
Santa Fe, NM

lori Martin
Santa Fe, NM

Giancarlo Solimano
Santa Fe, NM

Deborah Post
Santa Fe, NM

Debora Brown
Santa Fe, NM

California

Farzaneh Noori
Pasadena, CA, United States
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Bonita Cole
Sebastopol, CA, United States

Elaine Watson
Orinda, CA, United States

Risa Wesley
Santa Monica, CA

Genevieve James
San Anselmo CA
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Veronique Fleming
Bay Area, CA
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Nathan James
Fairfax, CA
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Marly Cardozo
Belmont, CA
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Leslie St. John
San Luis Obispo, CA
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Jenn Gaskin
Redwood City, CA

Gretchen Donovan
San Diego, CA

Cyndi Morris
Paso Robles, CA

Andrea Alfonsi
San Diego, CA

Adrian Villasenor-Galarza
San Francisco, CA
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Arizona

Bonnie Golden
Tucson, AZ
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Colorado

Tandra Kirkpatrick
924 8th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631
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Colleen Collins
Aspen, CO

Tandra Kirkpatrick
La Salle, Colorado, United States

Brandi Mackenzie
Boulder, CO
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Lili Zohar
Denver, CO

Cherie Ebert
Idaho Springs, CO, United States
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Annig Agemian Raley
Glenwood Springs, CO
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Anne Hart
Denver, CO

Connecticut

Migdalia Merriman
Burlington, CT
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Jayaprabha DiBenigno
Plainville, CT
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Dr. Linda S. Alexander
Windsor, CT
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Georgia

Natalie Bourdon
Macon, GA, United States

Marti Yura
Atlanta, GA, United States
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Marty Yura
Atlanta, GA, United States
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Vajra Hencinski
Athens, GA
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Idaho

Lucy Anne Edwards
Sandpoint, ID

Montana

Liam Bowler
Missoula, MT, United States
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Debora Brown
Billings, Montana

Oregon

Alix Northup
Portland, OR, United States
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Paul Hogan
Portland, OR, United States

Nancy Magaret
Sisters, OR
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Holly Romero
Newport, Oregon
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Jane Burkholder
Sisters, OR

Jennifer Slater
Portland, OR
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Eugene Gray
OR

Washington

Kate Marvel
Bellingham, WA, United States
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Kathleen McInnes
Point Roberts, WA
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Jonna Bracken
Seattle, WA

Louisiana

Bindu Patel
Lafayette, LA, United States
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Valerie Viosca
New Orleans, LA
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Kathy Koehl
Prairieville, LA, United States

Illinois

Matthew Berean
Chicago, IL, United States
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Lori Gaspar
Glen Ellyn, IL
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Erin Cowan
Chicago, IL
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Lisa Nelson Raabe
Peoria, IL
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Lisa Nelson Raabe
Peoria, IL
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Maryland

Amy Fletcher
Burkittsville, MD

Massachusetts

Tara Rachel Carey Jones
Lincoln, MA
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Michigan

Kimberley Chatfield

Viki Distin
Grand Rapids, MI, United States
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Missouri

Heidi Marie Harris
St. Louis, MO, United States
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Nebraska

Alison King Tigges
Omaha, NE, United States
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New York

Lauren Cohen
New York, NY

David Stocks
New Lebanon, NY

Sara Mignano
New York, NY

Nancy Raider
Westchester, New York
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Eva Giorgi
New York, NY
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Elizabeth Evans Armour
New York City, NY
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North Carolina

Mary Scudella
Raleigh, NC, United States
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Ohio

Alana Generson
Millersburg, OH
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Pennsylvania

Richard Gartner
Pittsburgh, PA
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Dayna Martin
Pennsylvania

South Carolina

Carrie Wandall
Bluffton, SC
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Tennessee

Anthony Crutcher
Chattanooga, TN

Texas

Meghan Gjone
Paris, France

Kathleen DiNatale
Galveston, TX
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Anna Gieselman
Austin TX
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Virginia

Stair Calhoun
Arlington, VA
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Wisconsin

Kristin Sutter
Wisconsin, United States

Marguerite Ramlow
Amherst, WI
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Darcy Schwerin
Bayfield, WI
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Florida

Melissa Goodwin
Punta Gorda, FL, United States
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Jennifer French
Punta Gorda, Florida
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Michelle Eifert
Sarasota, FL
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Maryellen James
Naples Florida

District of Columbia

Eric Yatar
Washington, DC

International

Kathryn Fa
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

Kathryn Fa
London

Andrea Brailsford
Ras Tanura, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

Kathleen Fisher
Bimini, The Bahamas
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Andrea Brailsford
Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia

Trine Hedegaard
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Anya Kasatkina
London, UK

Ahu Karan Jespersen
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Shirley Lim-Srey
Singapore

Meghan Gjone
Paris, France

Alejandra Gonzalez
Ciudad Juarez, Chih. Mexico
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