Katchie Ananda, E-RYT 500, is certified in Integral, Jivamukti, Anusara, and Ashtanga Yoga by Richard Freeman. She is an international yoga and dharma teacher who has been teaching as a full-time yoga teacher since 1991. A committed student of Vipassana Meditation, she has practiced with Jack Kornfield, her Buddhist teacher since 2001.
Ananda is cofounder and director of Yoga Sangha, a yoga center in San Francisco, California, dedicated to yoga and dharma. She offers trainings, retreats, and workshops throughout Europe and the United States.
She is dedicated to raising awareness about human and animal rights, the environment, and social justice. Named among five top yoga teachers making change in the world by Yoga Journal, she has volunteered for many years at San Quentin State Prison, where she teaches yoga and dharma to inmates.