IYI Endorsed Teachers

In order to be endorsed to teach Insight Yoga, each of the teachers below completed our entire 500-hour program, which included residential retreats, trainings, daily meditation practice, assigned readings and writings as well as regular sessions with their assigned mentor. Upon completion of the program, these teachers submitted an hour-long video of one of their classes that integrated the themes of Insight Yoga for review and endorsement.

We encourage you to practice with these esteemed teachers. For additional information to be displayed, please select the teacher’s name.

Tripti Mahendra, RYT-500




Tripti began teaching yoga in 2008 after 18 years in corporate life. Her yoga practice began very early on and has been a source of ongoing support for her body, heart and mind. Throughout her life, she has worked with young people. For seven years, she taught for a non-profit called The Art of Yoga Project – working with at-risk girls in the California juvenile justice system, at adolescent treatment centers and alternative high schools. In addition to her teaching schedule, she mentors students within IYI using the Internal Family Systems model and supports Sarah and Ty Powers and the Insight Yoga Institute.





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