Chuck Miller has been practicing yoga earnestly since 1971 and finally learned Ashtanga Yoga from Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in 1980. Studies with Pattabhi include numerous extended and familial encounters in America and nearly 2 years during 7 trips to Mysore , South India.
Chuck enjoys teaching with a focus on the wholistic nature of Ashtanga Yoga, teaching it as both a philosophical system as well as a strong practical method. Chuck is known for his gentle but deliberate hands-on adjustments which are both reassuring and challenging.
Teaching since 1988 Chuck was Director of Ashtanga Yoga and was a co-owner of the original Yoga Works in Santa Monica , CA , for over 16 years.
Maty Ezraty was the original founder of Yoga Works in Santa Monica California and directed the Teacher Training Program there for over 16 years. She has studied with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois 5 times in India , and during 5 of his American tours as well as once in France .
Maty wrote the Yoga Journal Asana Column in 2001. She is known for her joyful, engaging and determined approach to teaching correct form. Teaching since 1985 Maty has been a student of many senior Iyengar teachers which reflects in her practice and how she teaches.
Chuck and Maty are extremely well respected yoga teachers and have influenced the way yoga is taught in America today. Currently, Chuck and Maty travel and teach Ashtanga workshops and intensives both the United States and abroad. Check their web site below for a current schedule.
For more information on Chuck and Maty, visit chuckandmaty.com.
Maty Ezraty is one of Yoga Journal’s “Ask the Expert” advisors. You can find Maty’s Q&A column here.Chuck Miller and Maty Ezraty,