Last year she returned to her ‘Gypsy lifestyle’. Her home base is Sebastopol, California and she travels to India and/or Mexico in the winter. Iris teaches pop up classes and Kirtans wherever she is and offers Bhakti Yoga Teacher Trainings in Sebastopol and beyond. She Travels with her trailer and her dog named Boo and can come to you!
Iris has been blessed with two beautiful Yogini daughters, Grace and Glory. She Studied and practiced Ayurveda with her family and friends as a lifestyle most of her adult life. Iris recently graduated from the Clinical Ayurveda program at the Dhyana Center in Sebastopol, adding this information to her knowledge base.
Iris specializes in Bhakti Yoga: teaching Asana, pranayama, meditation and Kirtan. She also offers Elemental Lifestyle Coaching. Singing has always been an important part of her spiritual life. Church choir starting in the 4th grade and Music Major at Bard College. She met Swami Satchidananda when she was singing and dancing in ‘Hair' on Broadway in 1969. This was the beginning of her life changing.
She moved to California in 1971, began teaching Yoga in 1972 in Sausalito, California and received Massage Certification in 1978. Ashtanga Vinyasa became her home practice. More recently Iris has learned alignment from Anusara and creative sequencing from Shiva Rea.