Teachers

Karin Kuhn Yoga Maui Wellness Retreats

Karin Kuhn

CLASSES:

Mon, Wed & Fri: Int/Adv Vinyasa Flow: 6.45am – 8am

Daily: Vinyasa Flow: 8.30am – 10am (except Wed)

Wed & Sat: Deep Stretch Hip & Shoulder Opening: 5.30 – 6.45pm and 8.30am respectively

Owner and Founder of Maha Yoga & Wellness, Karin passionately shares Yoga as a lifestyle that values health, personal development, community, partnership, sustainable living practices and environmental stewardship. She sees herself as a catalyst for change, educating, inspiring and empowering people to live healthy, happy lives, filled with purpose, passion and joy.

Teaching full time since 2004 Karin offers public classes, Yoga Teacher Trainings, retreats and continuing education classes on Maui and in South Africa.

Cara Griffin Yoga Maui Hawaii

Cara Griffin

CLASSES: Vinyasa Yoga

Tues & Thurs: 6.45- 8am

Wed: 10.30 – 11.45am

Tues & Thur: 5.30 – 6.45pm

Cara believes passionately in the power of breath and barefeet. At age 15, she became the student of Kundalini Yoga and Energy Healers, Ataana and Tammie Badilli. Their wisdom sparked Cara’s interest to explore the teachings of yoga as a pathway for emotional and physical resilience.

Chrissy Kapoor Yoga Maui Hawaii

Chrissy Kapoor

CLASSES: Hatha Yoga

Wed 8.30- 10am – Intermediate

Sun 10.30 – 12.00 – All Levels

Chrissy Kapoor is a dedicated Hatha Yoga teacher and shiatsu massage therapist. With almost a decade of teaching and bodywork experience, she has a deep awareness of the body, subtle energy and functional movement. Chrissy’s classes offers a combination of clear, specific alignment instruction and fluid movement honoring the natural way your body wants to breathe and move.  Through skillful story-telling and theme-weaving, the yoga comes alive in your body!

Mel Ehlan

CLASSES: Hatha Yoga Foundations

Mon 5.30 – 6.45pm

Mel grew up in Germany where she studied Physical Therapy.  In her mid 20’s she had the urge to leave and to discover the world.  Travelling to different places she eventually  found Maui and fell in love with the island.

“I started working as a licensed Massage Therapist and discovered different modalities such as Myofacial Release , Active Release Technique (ART) ,Visceral Manipulation and Cranial Sacral Therapy.  I also certified with NASM as a Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist.

Mark Gregory Hatha Yoga Maui Hawaii

Mark Gregory

CLASSES : Hath Yoga Fusion 

Friday 10.30am – 12pm

Mark is an MBA graduate, RYT 500, E-RYT 200 and YACEP Yoga Teacher with 8 years experience in teaching Yoga and Meditation.

Mark has also organized, managed and co-taught on a number of Yoga Teacher Trainings and was recently invited to teach at the Aloha Fest 2019

Mark earnestly follows his path of yoga as both a teacher and dedicated student, committed to ongoing study that allows him to confidently lead beginner and advanced classes with his signature calming presence and spirit of aloha.

Ido Cohen Yoga Maui Hawaii

Ido Cohen

I was born in Israel but moved to Maui in 2011.  Having surfed since I was 9 years old and spending most of my youth in the water, I came to Hawaii to find the perfect wave and fell in love!

I am as passionate about Yoga as I am surfing, having a daily practice since 2015.  I began studying with Karin Kuhn early in 2016 and connected immediately with her teaching methodology which resonated with me in so many ways and helped me learn to practice in a way that no longer caused me pain.

Chandra Nanette Bowen Ayurveda irest yoga nidra

Chandra Nanette Bowen

Classes & Workshops TBA

Chandra’s overriding desire is to apply yoga, Ayurveda and over 35 years of experience as a medical practitioner toward helping others integrate and balance body, mind,and spirit.

She views yoga as medicine and draws upon her western knowledge of the body with yoga anatomy to address the whole person as an individual by combining postures, breath work, meditation, and, depending on the requirement, iRest® Yoga Nidra.

River Cummings

CLASSES: Vedic Chanting Series – next date TBA

“Starting her yoga practice at the age of 19, River’s professional teaching career began in the 1990’s. Over the past two decades her offerings have included group class instruction, individual yoga therapy, retreats, workshops, festivals, corporate yoga program development, and 12 years directing yoga teacher trainings. She is a dedicated student of yoga, yoga therapy, and Vedic chant in the lineage of T.K.V. Desikachar and T. Krishnamacharya. River is a master teacher of Viniyoga methodology and holds both Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist certifications from Gary Kraftsow’s American Viniyoga Institute.

Linda Stobart Pilates Yoga Maui Hawaii

Linda Stobart

CLASSES : Pilates – Core Conditioning for Yoga

Thurs 10.30 – 11.45am

Linda hails from New Zealand and began Classical Ballet training as a child. Her love of this discipline became the foundation of her joy for movement.  Ballet took her to Australia and London, where additionally she taught at The Royal Academy of Dance.

Rehabilitation in the Pilates Method for a dance injury inspired her to explore Pilates further and she trained with John  Gossett of the Physical Mind Institute, NY in 2002.

Scott Adam Sound Healing Yoga Maui Hawaii

Scott Adam

CLASS – Vibrational Sound Healing

see events page for Sound Healing workshops

Scott Adam has traveled the country teaching yoga and holding sound healings, and sharing music for the past five years.

Scott Adam has been a yogi since the early 1990’s when he started studying in college at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Since then he took his yoga skills into the professional snowboarding field as a coach and incorporated yoga into his training sessions with his team. He moved to Lake Tahoe, CA in 2014 after leaving his snowboard career and worked for Wanderlust Festivals for a few years and toured the US sharing his music from coast to coast and across Canada.

Skye Birdsall Yoga Kirtan Maui Hawaii

Skye Birdsall

CLASSES:

Mon: Vinyasa Flow 1.,30 – 11.45am

Sat: Soulful Flow Yoga 10.30 – 12pm

Skye Birdsall has been sharing her passion for the path of yoga since 2009. She began her studies in Santa Cruz, CA and developed her career in San Jose as a full time teacher by 2015. She has since been traveling the US sharing her passion for empowering people to find the healer within. Her journey has lead her to teach yoga for trauma to Vets at the Palo Alto VA and in a San Jose based 500HR YTT. Her styles of teaching include vinyasa, hatha, restorative, yin, prenatal, mom and baby, neurogenic tremoring and now calls her unique style Healing Yoga.

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Please email your teaching resume to Karin@maha-yoga.com