about juliana


Juliana Mitchell, C-IAYT is a full time yoga teacher and yoga therapist, living in NYC. She's devoted to the dynamic grace of movement, the healing oasis of stillness and the powerful beauty of awareness and compassion. Her teaching style is precise and playful, emphasizing the journey toward artfully inhabiting our bodies and our lives. Her primary teachers are Patanjali’s "Yoga Sutra", Judith Hanson-Lasater, Mother Nature, her husband & their Marriage.

She’s earned eight Yoga teaching certifications: Restorative, Advanced Restorative & Advanced Yoga Teaching Methodologies (each with Judith Lasater), Pelvic Floor Yoga (with Leslie Howard), Prenatal, 200-Hour Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga Rope Wall and Yoga Therapy (through IAYT). Juliana also completed an intensive study at the Atma Vikasa Centre of Yogic Science in Mysore, India. Her ongoing study of The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali and of anatomy & kinesiology keeps her inspired and challenged..

In her 15 years of teaching, she’s taught yoga in seven countries across five continents and in settings ranging from a homeless shelter to The Plaza Hotel. In addition to studio classes and private classes, Juliana leads mentorship programs, has been on faculty of 25+ teacher trainings and is the creator/director of two Prenatal Yoga Teacher Trainings and a Restorative Yoga Teacher Training. She’s had the privilege of acting as prenatal Yoga mentor to Dr. Shilpa Babbar, an obstetrician conducting a randomized controlled trial to measure the impact of prenatal yoga on fetal behavior (Truman Medical Center, Kansas City). And, as of this writing, is designing a study with Dr. Barbara Chuback, a urologist out of Mount Sinai Hospital, to assess the impact of yoga on a key type of pelvic floor dysfunction.

To date, she’s attended 4 births and has officiated 4 unions.

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”

  • Jimi Hendrix