Marni Yamada-Entrop

Marni has 15 years of yoga teaching experience. She offers creative and knowledgeable class sequences with spiritual tradition and personal inquiry.  She hopes to invite her students to be strong and healthy in their body, connected to their hearts and guided by their spirits.

Marni came to yoga in 1999 after a broken back in a snowboard accident. Attending her first class as yoga therapy she discovered it was a seed of healing that would later blossom into a passion and lifestyle.

She has studied in various styles and senior teachers in the United States. She is also prenatal certified and practices as a labor support doula off the mat.  Her interest in Ayurveda and how the body mirrors nature is her personal life practice. She is a mother of two, wife, retired professional snowboarder,enthusiast of nature and  forever a student of the ancient study of yoga

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What’s your favorite yoga pose at the moment?

Deep twists. Appropriate for rinsing all the stickiness away that I have accumulated in my diet, stress and body. Makes me feel lighter and clearer.

 

Describe a moment during a yoga practice that rocked your world.

Anytime that I am fully in the moment. No thoughts, no emotions, no sensations. Just presence.

 

What’s your favorite place?

Whistler or the beach of Kauai. It is where I feel most alive and connected to nature.

 

What is your favorite color?

Blue- Color of ocean and sky. Sounds cheesy but it’s true.

 

Whom do you admire?

Anyone who challenges themselves. Lives through hell and back and comes out stronger from it. Beyond the obvious- Gandhi, Bob Marley, MLK, and all the other worldly heads who made an impact in their lives.

 

What traits in others are you attracted to?

Honesty, Fearlessness, and Dedication

 

What is the kindest thing anyone has done for you?

Asked me to spend the rest of my life with him

 

Favorite book:

To be honest. I have not read an entire book in two years since giving birth to my son, Asa. More of a magazine, short articles kind of a gal right now.

 

Besides yoga, loves…

Snowboarding, Surfing, Golfing, hanging with Kyle and Asa in Nature.

 

Favorite thing about Twist Yoga?

The hidden gem that it is in Edmonds, Great community and real teachers.