Richmond : Short Pump

Yaco Murphy

Yaco is passionate to teach intelligent yoga allowing her students to be mindful of their own physical body and spirit, while she encourages and supports their own journey. Yaco has been enjoying her own yoga path following the steps of Abhyasa(dedicated practice) and Vairagya(detachment). Yaco started practicing Yoga in 2000 in Japan. In 2007 Yaco moved to the USA and met Vinyasa Flow which brought her further in her yoga journey. Yaco completed Yoga Works 200hr. Teacher Training under Anne Van Volkenburg in 2009 and Yoga Works 300hr. Teacher Training in 2010. Yaco received Yoga Works Certification in 2011. As continual study, Yaco studied “Teaching Yoga to Athletes” under well-known teacher Sage Rountree who is the author of “the Athlete’s Guide to Yoga”.Since 2009, Yaco has taught at gym, yoga studio and semi-private in Japanese community. This has allowed her to meet different people some who are athletic and some have physical limits, some are spiritual and some are not, all in different stages of their lives. It gives Yaco the opportunity to help each person in different ways, meeting the students where they are.Additionally Yaco loves healthy food which combined with her yoga practice makes her feel healthier, stronger, and grateful for her life.