Originally from Japan, Akari Tamura is a dedicated yogini and a lover of Truth, known for her inspirational style of teaching and self-expression towards healing, love, and empowerment.
Akari has a unique way to inspire students all around the world by transmitting embodied wisdom from the heart. Incorporating the teachings of Bhakti Yoga and Bhavana (deepest feeling in the moment), Akari creates and holds a sacred space for students both outer-physical and inner-spiritual journey.
Since 2006, she has devoted years of study in traditional Hatha Yoga, Tantra Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga (meditation, self-inquiry), Study of Vedic scriptures, Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. With great respect to the lineages, Akari began teaching internationally in 2013 and has taught classes, workshops and retreats all around the world, and trained hundreds of yoga teachers. Akari’s teaching encompasses asana, pranayama, vinyasa, meditation, Tantra, physical yoga anatomy, energy anatomy, self-inquiry, meditation, mudra, mantra, mythology, and vast knowledge of yogic philosophy.
Apart from a yoga teacher, Akari is also a well-known Kirtan leader with a decade long background in classical music study. Akari is passionate about the power of sound to open the heart and clear the way home. Akari’s other background includes a degree in sociology, several years of humanitarian work in Africa and SE Asia, knowledge of permaculture design with experience of living off-grid, extensive training and working experience in aromatherapy, herbalism, energy healing, massage, and bodywork.
Akari’s dharma (soul purpose) is to guide people to be who they truly are, centered in the heart, to become a true channel of their full potentiality as a force of love. Walking on this yogic path with gratitude, Akari is passionate to share the beauty of cherishing the most intimate relationship within all of us – between me and the Divine. Home is where thy heart is.
To become the channel of light (prana) in the lotus flowers (7 chakras) unfolding is the highest vision!
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