Meet Our Yoga Instructors

The cornerstone of a strong yoga practice is a strong instructor, and at Southwest Atlanta Yoga, we offer some of Atlanta’s finest. We are proud of our dedicated and gifted yoga instructors, who all bring a unique approach and energy to their classes. Whether you want a vigorous power yoga practice or a more individualized mysore practice, our teachers are able to tailor a practice to you – offering guidance that is gentle and instructive, never high-pressure. Our yoga instructors include members of the community, with hundreds of hours in training and experience working with yogis of all shapes and sizes. Read their biographies below and learn how our yoga teachers can help you grow in your practice without restrictions.

  • Toure` Akela

    Touré, is an 18-year student of yoga and the Founder of  SWAY Energy Center.  In 2016, she began to deepen her personal studies with a concentrated emphasis in Hatha Yoga and Spiritual Truth.  Certified in 2017 as a Yoga Faith Master Teacher, in.

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  • Nikhol Jackson

    For 16 years Nikhol has served Metro Atlanta and surrounding communities as a Counselor, Life Coach and Image Consultant. She began her personal yoga journey while rehabbing a leg injury in 2019. Over the course of the past 4 years Nikhol developed a.

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  • Jennifer Bartl

    I stumbled into a lunchtime yoga class during work over 20 years ago and never looked back - I was hooked. I tried all the styles to find the best fit and became an RYT 200 yoga instructor in 2020. I landed on a deep.

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  • Calina Clark

    Calina embarked upon her yoga journey in 2018 at the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology in Los Angeles. There she was introduced to various forms and styles of yoga including meditation, vinyasa yoga, hatha yoga, and hot yoga. Yoga had soon revealed itself.

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  • Keith Bussey

    Keith is a 200 hour certified yoga instructor with a passion for guiding and assisting others to achieve their goals. He walked into the studio one day and decided to stay. He is a life coach and incorporates his yoga practice into helping.

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  • Tej Nampreet Kaur

      Tej Nampreet Kaur is an artist, holistic healer, educator, and Kundalini yoga and meditation instructor passionate lover of spreading loving energy and with her calming voice can bring peace within you. She has been doing yoga since 2012 but, decided to expand.

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  • Ronda Thornton

    Ronda Thornton is an RYT 500, with specialized certifications in aerial, yin, and YogaHour alignment-based yoga. She considers herself a student of the practice first and credits her ongoing yoga journey with helping her to continuously discover and align to her purpose. As.

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  • Kevion Devante`

    Kevion Devanté, is a multidisciplinary artist and pioneer of the soul born & raised in the Mississippi Delta. He is “InnerG” in motion & his presence has its own kind of sound. He is skilled in the areas of biological sciences, media/photography, modeling,.

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