biography Sara Baird YOGA
"May all beings everywhere be happy and free and may the thoughts and actions of our own lives contribute in some way to the happiness and that freedom for all."
  -Lokah Samasta Sukinoh Bhavantu

Sara Baird is a certified Vinyasa yoga instructor through the White Lotus Foundation, holds an advanced certification with The Laughing Lotus Yoga Center, and teaches the principles of Anusara Yoga. She leads group classes at New York University and Dance New Amsterdam and works with private clients building personalized yoga programs.

Sara is referred by St. Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center, Complementary Therapies Program to work privately with cancer patients. She has also been sponsored by the American Cancer Society and Brooklyn Hospital Center as a guest speaker and yoga teacher for The Coping Club.

In her yoga practice, Sara employs numerous styles of Hatha yoga including those of OM yoga, Sivananda, Kripalu, White Lotus Foundation, Jivamukti, Anusara, and Iyengar Yoga. She has a background in Thai Yoga massage and yoga therapeutics. These practices, as well as her years as a professional dancer, greatly inform her teaching.

Sara completed a Masters of Fine Arts degree in dance from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and is the artistic diector of ANEMONE DANCE THEATER.

Sara incorporates the words of Swami Vishnudevananda into her teaching philosophy...
"Health is wealth, peace of mind is happiness, Yoga shows the way."

Sara launched this yoga website as a resource for her students and to continuously update her teaching schedule and give information on retreats and workshops.

Sara's Yoga CV

Read Sara's personal statment.



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