Meet Your Mentor Team

The Yoga Shakti mentors are exceptional teachers who have a deep understanding of the traditional and authentic approach to yoga. They have all completed advanced 500 hour Training Programs (most through Yoga Shakti), have years of teaching and practice experience, live their yoga on and off the mat and have been successful in their yoga careers. Mentors share a passion for guiding new graduates into blossoming as teachers, helping them develop and fine tune their own unique style while maintaining the authenticity of the practice.

  • Andrea Rasla

    Andrea started practicing Iyengar yoga in 2002 as a way to calm the mind and gain personal balance while working in a stressful corporate environment. She continued her steady practice and began to feel yoga’s physical benefits as well as its calming effects on her mind. As her children grew, Andrea dedicated more time to deepening her yoga practice. She started to feel an increasing drive to share the yoga... read more
  • Joy Millea

    Joy first tried yoga in 1999 as a means to stay physically fit during her first pregnancy, but didn’t begin a steady practice until Yoga Shakti opened their first studio doors in 2002. It was her curiosity about the philosophy seated in the ancient practice that drew her in the second time. Having been on a spiritual quest for some years, Joy found inspiration in the pages of the Bhagavad Gita and a home to study the sacred... read more