Downtown Honolulu / Chinatown
English and Japanese Yoga instruction
Historic Downtown Honolulu and Chinatown
Enjoy authentic yoga classes at the Yoga Awareness Wellness and Training Center with Tedd Surman and Masumi Muramatsu. All levels are welcomed to our English and Japanese yoga classes. These are ideal for students living in Honolulu and visitors to Oahu.
All levels are welcome to our Downtown Honolulu and Chinatown yoga classes. Each yoga class is sequenced for the level and ability of the students by applying the appropriate application of Yoga.
We offer different levels of Yoga classes which are determined by teacher certification from Yoga Awareness (YAT 300, 600, 900, 1200) and Yoga Alliance (RYT 200, RYT 500). Each yoga class comprises of asana (body) technique with breath and movement coordination, finishing with pranayama (breath) and meditation (mind).
Tedd Surman and Masumi Muramatsu are certified Yoga Awareness Hawaii yoga teachers and teaches authentic Raja Yoga from the Krishnamacharya-Desikachar yoga lineage. We emphasize the importance on breath-based method in each class to energize your body using core and at the same time brings you inner stillness. This knowledge of yoga and sequencing makes for both a strengthening and therapeutic yoga class. The vinyasa-s are safe for our body and help ease your stiffness and pain.
A rejuvenating Yoga class helps both beginner and advanced students have a greater understanding of spinal alignment and correct posture. It also establishes a student and teacher relationship with the teachings of Raja Yoga. The benefits of a consistent yoga practice are numerous and can include increased flexibility, increased muscle strength, weight loss, cardiovascular and respiratory health and improved sleep and energy throughout the day. In addition, yoga helps foster a sense of inner peace, mental straight, and increased self confidence.
We are located in the historic business district of Downtown Honolulu and Chinatown on Merchant Street, between Nuuanu and Bethel. Close to Aloha Tower this is a small and peaceful street with Cole Academy and Murphy's Bar & Grill adjacent to us. Our Downtown Honolulu yoga studio location is walking distance to Chinatown and conveniently near to Kakaako and Ala Moana.
Daily group classes allow you to develop a consistent practice with your sanga (community) of local Downtown Honolulu and Chinatown residents. For those that are living the busy Downtown Honolulu lifestyle you can find peace and serenity in our yoga class. Come in and clear your mind of your daily work tasks while stretching your body and calming your soul. And it is a perfect choice to get away from it all.