Lisa Kazmer is a New York City based Yoga teacher. Lisa’s approach to teaching yoga is hands-on, intuitive, precise, and fun. She sees the yoga studio as a safe, sacred space in which we have the opportunity to work through all the temperaments of the body and mind through the practice of yoga. She has a nurturing yet clear quality to her teaching and her intention is for students to leave class feeling strong, spacious, tuned in, and grounded in the nature of their body.
Lisa grew up in upstate New York and after completing her BFA in Modern Dance from The University of The Arts in Philadelphia she moved to New York City where she received her yoga certification from Cyndi Lee’s OM Yoga Center. She is currently enrolled in the Teacher Education program at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of New York where her study and understanding of Yoga continues to deepen. Lisa makes regular trips to India; she has studied Ashtanga Yoga in Mysore and Iyengar Yoga with Geeta Iyengar in Pune. Lisa has lived internationally in both Hong Kong and Singapore, studying and teaching yoga while her husband’s job brought them overseas.
Lisa’s notable yoga teachers include; Matt Dreyfus, Tori Milner, Bobby Clennell, and the teachers at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of New York. In Asia she studied Iyengar Yoga with George Dovas, Jacqueline Ospovat, Anjani Shah, and Peter Thomson.
Dance sparked a love for movement which carried on through the art of yoga a few of her most influential teachers are; Curt Haworth, Jennifer Johnson-Binford, Darlene Myers, and Doug Varone.
Lisa is the packleader of Boo; a rescued tuxedo cat from a barn in Brooklyn 🐱, George Fang; a rescued local dog from Hong Kong Dog Rescue 🐺, and Roary; a talkative cat that she picked up from the street on her way home from teaching Yoga in Harlem. 🐈
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