Lead Instructor

Juris Zinbergs has been a student of Yoga since 1993 and is a well-known instructor in his Yoga community. In 1997, he was certified by Gary Kraftsow of the American Viniyoga Institute, to teach asana, pranayama and chanting in the same yoga tradition of his own teacher, TKV Desikachar. Juris has also completed AVI’s three year training course in the application of yoga as a healing process for managing acute and chronic conditions. As a faculty assistant for AVI, he helps with training and developing teachers in this Viniyoga tradition. He shares the living teachings of T Krishnamacharya, emphasizing appropriately placed, accurate and pragmatically integrated yoga techniques.