Our Yoga Teachers
Beth (Brahmi) Gold-Bernstein, Director TriYoga Boston, E-RYT 500. Brahmi has been practicing yoga since 1976, began teaching in 1982, and began her magical, mystical, and transformative journey with TriYoga in 1993. Brahmi is a senior TriYoga instructor and Teacher Trainer, runs the Waltham teacher training program, and assists with other TriYoga teacher training programs around the country. She has assisted Kaliji in workshops nationally and internationally, and continues to study with Kaliji every opportunity possible.
Joanne Hidaka Niedermeyer (Jyoti Ananda) Joanne has been practicing yoga since 1990 and TriYoga since 1993. She has been a certified TriYoga teacher since 1998 and teaches Basics thru Level 3 at the TriYoga Boston Center in Waltham, MA.
Ruth Landsman Ruth Landsman has been practicing yoga since 1992 and teaching full time since 2002. She is certified in Basics through Level 2. Besides her classes at TriYoga center in Waltham, Ruth also teaches at other locations in Newton and Waltham. See Yoga2Start for details.
Bill Casey Bill has been practicing various styles of yoga since 1998 and teaching since 2003. He is certified in TriYoga Basics and Level 1. Bill is also certified in Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy. Bill brings compassion and humor to his classes.
Lorrie Jacobsohn, RN, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, APHN-BC, E-RYT500
Lorrie is a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist and an Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse in the Massachusetts General Hospital Emergency Department and Co-Director of the Yoga Therapy Training Program at TriYoga Boston. She has expertise in crisis intervention, trauma, psychiatric and mental health issues.
Esther Isenberg Esther has been practicing Yoga since 1982 and TriYoga since she had the honor of meeting Kaliji with Brahmi in 1993. She has been certified in Basics since February 2001. TriYoga has been grounding and/or uplifting as needed throughout her years of practice. The practice has been strengthening and nourishing. She is grateful and honored to have the opportunity of teaching at TriYoga Boston and to share the challenges of life and practice within the TriYoga community. She mindfully notices that breathing together we have woven together a beautiful tapestry of intention and commitment to our highest selves. Esther also teaches at the North Suburban YMCA, the Boston Sports Club Lexington and presents "Yoga in the Light" at Temple Isaiah in Lexington.
Erica Bronstein has been practicing yoga for more than twenty years and is grateful to have discovered Triyoga in 2005. She is certified to teach Basics and Level One.
Nonna Otmakhova has practiced Yoga since her college years but got sidetracked by Aikido for more than 10 years. She discovered Triyoga at our Center in 2007 and submerged herself in practicing and teacher training (Basics and Level 1). She started teaching at the Center after certification in Basics in 2011. As a neuroscientist she is enthusiastic about the potential of Triyoga to re-align and develop the body and the brain powers in a detailed and safe program developed by Kaliji.