Annabelle Teleki, E-RYT 200, RYT-500
Annabelle first discovered the practice of yoga through Asana in 1997. Since then she has experienced and practiced various styles under the Hatha Yoga umbrella. Annabelle began teaching Yoga in 2007, while living in the Yucatan. She has been teaching Vinyasa Flow & Deep Flow Yoga in the SF Bay Area since 2008.
Annabelle feels tremendous gratitude for the opportunity to serve through teaching. Guiding others through a yoga practice is a true gift, and also comes with great responsibility. Her continuous study and practice of the Yamas and Niyamas are her ethical guide as a teacher, student, and citizen of this world!
Annabelle’s classes incorporate the traditions of Iyengar, Ashtanga and Vini Yoga, with a focus on mindful flow, as well as holding poses for longer periods of time. Annabelle brings a lifetime of travel and spiritual awareness to her practice and teaching. Expect to move with synchronized breath from one pose to another, often accompanied by great music, and always guided in the fundamentals of Yoga! Students are encouraged to delve deeper into the many teachings through Asana, Meditation, Pranayama and Mantra. Annabelle has studied with many teachers. She is especially grateful to Seane Corn, Nikki Myers, Janet Stone, Hala Khouri and Michelle Cordero for sharing their gifts, and for their solid guidance along this path!
Her 12+ years experience as a Social Worker in Oakland, as well as her 20+ years on the healing path, have informed how she relates to others and how she carries the message of yoga. Annabelle is certified to teach with Niroga, Prison Yoga Project and Y12SR (the Yoga of 12 Step Recovery). She currently teaches two Y12SR (The Yoga of 12 Step Recovery) classes in Oakland. Annabelle has completed various trainings with Off the Mat into the World, these trainings have been pivotal in her personal and professional growth. She manages and leads retreats all over the world and is the founder of Satya Retreats.