Ken Breniman has practiced yoga for two decades and became certified with Yoga Alliance as a RYT-200 after graduating from Yoga Tree’s Yoga Teacher Training program in 2006. Yoga Alliance has recognized him as a ERYT-200/RYT-500 as he completed his Yoga Therapy training at Ananda Seva Mission in July 2010. Ken is also a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT) with the International Association of Yoga Therapists. Most recently, he completed a Master’s level certification program in Thanatology (Mortality studies). Ken is very excited to be joining the Yoga Kula community as Berkeley is where he was first introduced to yoga.
In his classes, Ken provides eclectic non-denominational Hatha yoga guidance, honoring a variety of traditions, such as Iyengar alignment principles, invigorating Kudalini Kriya, yin energy enriching restorative poses as well as playful Acroyoga-inspired partner work. He invites you to embrace SIMPLICITY, PATIENCE and COMPASSION as you deepen your practice and your connection with your true Self. Ken offers Yoga Therapy workshops on a variety of topics such as restorative yoga, grief, partner yoga, plant medicine integration, personal death awareness. In addition to yoga, Ken also serves as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, clinical supervisor and a private practice yoga therapist in the Bay Area. Daniel Quinn and Paulo Coelho are among his favorite authors. If you see him at a Bastille, Tina Malia or Nahko Bear concert be sure to say hi and share a dance or a song, too.
His life work of service is inspired by Ram Dass’ words: “We are all just walking each other hOMe.”