• Teacher Spotlight: Marchella

    Marchella 2,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 2003 Teaching at ASC since: 2007 Why do you love teaching yoga? I love teaching yoga because it allows me to work with people in a deep and profound way that is very fulfilling. Purna Yoga has helped me heal and grow in so many beautiful […]

  • Aadil & Savitri on the Dr. Pat Show

    Savitri and Aadil were recently invited to the Dr. Pat show to share their inspiring journey over the last 25 years. Savitri, creator of Heartfull™ Meditation, and Aadil Palkhivala, renowned yoga master, are owners of our yoga home- Alive & Shine Center. From the show: “There are some people out there who have a message […]

  • Teacher Spotlight: Angelica Rose

    Angelica Rose 2,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 2003 Teaching at ASC since: 2006 Why do you love teaching yoga? When I came to Alive and Shine Center in 2003, I was very stressed and unwell and the only time I felt good was after yoga class. When I healed myself from several […]

  • Teacher Spotlight: John Davie

    John Davie 4,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 1989 Teaching at ASC since: 1992 Why do you love teaching yoga? I love teaching yoga because yoga can bring out the best in each of us. Helping others find the best parts of themselves is very satisfying. Encouraging others to make progress and supporting […]

  • Teacher Spotlight: Sandra Storwick

    Sandra Storwick 2,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 1983 Teaching at ASC since: 1994 Why do you love teaching yoga? The practice of Purna Yoga and Heartfull Mediation has had a profound effect on my life and the lives of my children. It has given me the ability create a relationship between my […]

  • Teacher Spotlight: Mana Iluna

    Mana Iluna, 2,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 1963!!! I was 28 when I started doing it from a book. Teaching at Alive & Shine Center since: 1993 Current class times: Gentle Yoga on MWF at 11:15am Spa Yoga on Fridays at 7:30pm Why do you love teaching yoga? I love teaching yoga […]

  • Alice Evans: Coming to class when you think you shouldn’t!

    Should your practice Yoga when you wake up with low back pain? Words of wisdom from long-time student, Alice Evans.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Aurora

    Aurora 4,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 1993 Teaching at Alive & Shine Center since: 1999 Current class times: Sunday 4 pm Level I Sunday 5:45 pm Spa Yoga Thursday 9:30 am Level II Thursday 5:45 pm Tune Yoga Why do you love teaching yoga? I love connecting with people in deep and […]

  • The Kleshas: Conquering the Fear of Death (Abhinivesha)

    It was a cold night in the Pacific Northwest and my beloved wife, Savitri, was dying. All her systems were failing and doctors had given up all hope. I sat beside her bed, holding her head in my hands. I met Savitri when I was 18 and was instantly captured by her haunting beauty and […]

  • Color is Life by Savitri

    When I was 25, I was very ill and turned to meditation to support me. The first demand from my Spirit, through my meditation, was to stop wearing all dark colors, especially black and brown. I was guided to wear happy, uplifting, peaceful colors. To my surprise, my body, my mind and my emotions began […]