Kula Collective weaves together diverse holistic experiences and educational offerings that unite passions and radiate light to inspire global awakening.
Jiya is a deeply connected leader who roots her teaching in the healing energy of nature. Her teaching invites students to explore their own unique unfolding, through profound awareness and trust in the wisdom of the self. Jiya is also a talented musician and sound healer who seeks out native chants and medicine songs from around the world to complement her work.
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Yoga)
Since a young age, Jessi has studied dance and creative movement. Since her first 200-hour registered yoga teacher training in 2008, Jessi has led retreats and workshops throughout the US, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Colombia, and Costa Rica. She completed her 500-hour registered yoga teacher training hour certification in 2012 and now leads teacher training in these places she most enjoys to share.
Zachary is a passionate connector. His innate creativity, flexible perspective, and quick smile make him a natural leader, inspiring participation and thoughtful consensus in the wide array of groups he works with. He has dedicated his life to the study and development of intercultural relations and the facilitation of innovative solutions for sustainable well-being.
Saraswati Hayley Tennyson
School Yoga Institute (SYI) Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Yoga)
Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Akhanda Yoga)
She completed a 200-hour Akhanda Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India, to the teachings of Yogrishi Vishvketu. She studied permaculture with founders, Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton in Australia in 2012. Exploring playful connections with others in yoga practice, she is also certified as AcroYoga teacher with AcroYoga Montreal. The following year, she traveled to Peru to complete a 500 yoga teacher training with a focus in shamanic and Ayurvedic cleansing with School Yoga Institute.
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200, RYT 500 (Yoga)
Randi is certified E-RYT 500, influenced by many traditions such as Ashtanga, Sivananda, Iyengar, Yin, and Restorative. She has facilitated over 25 international 200 and 500-hour yoga teacher training since 2010, and has helped to establish an experiential permaculture and yoga retreat center on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Randi continues to teach and practice wherever she is in the world. She currently offers 200 and 500-hour yoga teacher training courses and retreats in Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, and Thailand. She is also a certified Thai masseuse.
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Sivananda Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga)
Grounded in the teachings of Advaita Vedanta Jaya, he weaves openly through his life passions of tantra, yoga, shamanism, and sound healing into a prayerful and poetic teaching. Certified ERYT-500 studying traditional Ashtanga, Satyananda, and Sivananda styles of yoga in depth in India, he brings about an approach that is based on tradition yet modern in its understanding. From the philosophies of the scriptures to neuroscience and transpersonal therapy, you find just how your practice rooted in this quality of meditation will transform your life.
Cheralee is a traveling yogini, musician, and nature lover. She discovered the path of yoga when she moved to the magical island of Maui, Hawaii in 2007, soon after Cher left to spend a year in India to connect with the birthplace of her life's work. Cher has found that precise alignment in asana can heal many "problems" in the body structure, and can create a bridge to align thoughts, words, and actions. She has traveled around the world and studied with great teachers from various yogic lineages. She learns daily by witnessing the rhythms of nature at work.
C.J. Ananda is an ERYT 500 certified renowned teacher of yoga, dance, and meditation. She has combined her joy of these self-healing therapies with her experience as a wellness leader and healing practitioner to create international retreats and trainings. Ananda facilitates 200-hour and 300-hour yoga teacher trainings, shamanic cleanses and transformational retreats giving each person the heartfelt attention and direct facilitation that cultivates ecstatic, healing and magical experiences. As a teacher, she sees each of her classes as an opportunity to hold sacred ceremonial space.
Mark Miller is a philosopher, yogi, and Passionate meditation teacher. For close to fifteen years, Mark has studied in various wisdom traditions around the world, including Yoga and Advaita in India, Buddhism in Thailand and Nepal, and Christian mysticism in the United States. Mark is also a Ph.D. researcher at the University of Edinburgh studying philosophy of cognitive and neuroscience. He is known for his eclectic teaching style that weaves together scientific research with ancient wisdom teachings, always with the aim of helping students develop mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.