Teacher Spotlight: Lisa Berkman Sommer

Yoga teacher Lisa Berkman Sommer has traveled the world and back again in her pursuit of adventure, exploration, learning, and cultivating peace. Peace is what you will walk out the door from her classes. Lisa brings her knowledge of Ayurveda and Vedic Astrology into her teaching. She offers a juicy practice to build the study of not only your body but also your mind and spirit.

Lisa is an E-RYT 500/ AHC instructor who began teaching yoga in 1999 after her second child, Haley, was born. Being a former ex-pat, she was fortunate to take her teachings and practice globally. As a result, Lisa was exposed to different cultures, styles, and languages. One might call her teaching eclectic, threading Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Kripalu, Yin, and Ayurvedic Yoga into her classes. Thanks to her teachers, David Swenson, Sarah Powers, Scott Blossom, Larissa Carlson, Coby Kozlowski, and the whole Kripalu lineage. As an Ayurvedic Health Counselor and student of Vedic Astrology, Lisa enjoys weaving these ancient traditions into her teaching. She is excited to be back in New England, dancing into a new phase of her life and having the opportunity to share the gifts of Yoga, Ayurveda, and Vedic Astrology with the local Yoga Community.

When she’s not teaching yoga, you may find Lisa jogging along the seacoast, walking with her husband, Jeff, and dog, Jiao Zi, or taking road trips to see her two daughters, Amanda in Boston and Haley in Vermont. Take every opportunity you can to get into a Lisa class! Luckily there are two times a week you can practice with her. Sign up at our website or the MindBody app.

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