River Cummings

A 25 year yoga veteran, River’s professional teaching career spans the past two decades. Her offerings have included group class instruction, yoga therapy, retreats, workshops, festivals, and 10 years as a yoga teacher training director. She is a dedicated student of yoga, yoga therapy, and Vedic chant in the lineage of TKV Desikachar and T Krishnamacharya. River is a master teacher of Viniyoga methodology and holds both Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist certifications from Gary Kraftsow’s American Viniyoga Institute. Her current teacher, Sonia Nelson of the Vedic Chant Center in Santa Fe, has honored River with the request that she share her Vedic Chant teachings with the public.

New to Maui, River is thrilled to be joining the Maui Yoga Loft team and sharing her love of the inner practices with her new island ohana. Students who try her classes will appreciate her gentleness, clarity, depth, honesty, wisdom, humor, and warmth.