She teaches in Los Angeles and also offers frequent workshops in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto as well as retreats in some of the world’s most stunning settings.
The daughter of Indian parents, Hema’s yoga training began at home at an early age. Her first teacher was her father. She then went on to study yoga philosophy and meditation as well as asana. Hema is also a student of India’s other great movement traditions. Her in-depth study and practice of classical Indian dance informs how she teaches yoga.
A life devoted to yoga and dance animate Hemalayaa’s playful spirit. Many of her retreats and workshops culminate in a night of dance. Hema loves turning her students on to the vibrant styles of Indian dance, from the classical to the latest moves from Bollywood, Bangra and Indian MTV.
"A healthy mind, a healthy body, a joyous life, flow from an open heart." This is the outlook that makes the journey of yoga with Hemalayaa so joyous and playful. Hemalayaa teaches classes, workshops and retreats in the US and Canada. For more info on Hema or her classes, please goto www.hemalayaa.com