Marie Hart has studied and practiced Iyengar yoga, Pranayama and Meditation since 1978, and first began to teach in 1981. In 1999 she left a Project Manager position with Charles Schwab’s & Co.’s Broker Training Dept. to become a full-time yoga instructor.
She graduated from the 3-year, 1,000-hour Advanced Studies Program of The Yoga Room in Berkeley, an Iyengar-style teaching school, and was for 10 years the Program Coordinator of the school. A former ballet dancer, dance coach, and classical musician, she brings a dedicated, creative and disciplined approach to yoga.
Her classes create a path to opening and aligning the body that takes you gradually and safely beyond your present limits. Marie's was chosen "Best Yoga Class" in the East Bay Express's "Best of the East Bay" in 2001.
Marie will apply her knowledge of the body to your individual needs during class. Over time our goal is toward re-alignment of muscles and bones throughout the body, to help recreate the freedom of optimal posture.