Bernadette Birney

Bernadette Birney is the founder of Stamford Yoga Center . She has been helping people live more comfortably in their skin for over two decades. Bernadette emphasizes living comfortably in your body: an approach that includes complementary strength training for yogis, and favors solid biomechanics over outdated alignment cues. Bernadette’s classes offer surgically precise anatomical instruction, humor—and the occasional profanity. Her articles appear in Yoga International, Yoga Journal, Fit Yoga, Origin Magazine, Elephant Journal, and Teachasana.

Birney is a movement specialist who has worked with the human body for over two decades. She emphasizes living comfortably in the body, and creating a safe space and deliberately welcoming events. Her classes offer uplifting philosophy, surgically precise anatomical instruction, humor–and the occasional profanity. Bernadette offers programming nationally and at home in Connecticut. Her articles appear in Yoga Journal, Yoga International, Fit Yoga, Origin Magazine, Elephant Journal, Teachasana and elephant journal. Cyberstalk her at www.bernadettebirney.com .

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