Katchie Ananda is an international yoga and dharma teacher who has been teaching as a full-time yoga teacher since 1991. She is certified in Integral, Jivamukti, Anusara, and Ashtanga yoga by Richard Freeman.
A committed student of Vipassana Meditation, she has practiced with Jack Kornfield since 2001 and is certified to teach by him. The co-founder/director of Yoga Sangha, a beloved yoga center in San Francisco dedicated to yoga and dharma, Katchie offers trainings, retreats and workshops worldwide. Her leadership in yoga prompted Yoga Journal to name her one of five top yoga teachers making change in the world and she volunteered for many years at San Quentin, teaching Yoga and Dharma to long-term inmates.She has brought her humor and stories to conferences, festivals and workshops all over the world and is loved by her students for her authenticity and wisdom.She lives in the USA with her husband Joshua and dog Naya.