Linda Spackman offers joyful and inspired classes, workshops, retreats, teacher training and private sessions for students of all levels in yoga āsana, prāṇāyāma, meditation, Vedic Chant, Patañjali’s Yoga Sūtra and the Bhagavad Gītā in Santa Fe and for programs throughout the US and in Europe. She has been practicing yoga for over 35 years and teaching since 2000.
A long-time prenatal and postpartum teacher and Certified Yoga Therapist, Linda specializes in yoga for all phases of a woman’s life. Her classes balance precision and structure within an upbeat, lively and embracing atmosphere. Linda's spirited teaching style – coupled with an in-depth understanding of the teachings of yoga – make her an inspiring teacher for all levels of student.
Linda is a student of Sonia Nelson, with whom she regularly studies the Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Vedic Chant, Pranayama and Meditation. Sonia, a certified teacher trainer and yoga therapist, and a long time personal student of TKV Desikachar, is a rare teacher whose gift is imparting an understanding of both the tradition and depth of yoga, and how these teachings apply in everyday life.
Linda also treasures the opportunity to study with Patricia Walden, one of the most senior teachers of Iyengar yoga. Linda is continually inspired by Patricia's dynamic teaching and the devotion and refined elegance of her practice.
In addition to public classes and intensives, Linda enjoys working one-on-one with students in private settings. With a keen eye for alignment and broad understanding of yoga practices, Linda supports students progress step by step through structured self-practice.