About

 

HIRC beachShivatree Yoga  is based on the Big Island of Hawaii with deep roots in Kailua, on the island of Oahu. 

Originally the brainchild of Michael Graney and Amanda Webster, Shivatree Yoga School is currently owned and operated solely by Amanda, eRYT-500, Certified Ayurveda Counselor and Reiki Level 1.  Each one of her many yoga classes, workshops or retreats incorporates philosophy and down-to-earth applications, drawing parallels between our thoughts, actions, speech and relationships on and off the mat.  

Join her for a class and prepare to dive deep into self-inquiry through  the practice of asana, breath, and meditation in a way that will enrich your life!

 

Mission of Shivatree Yoga and Shivatree Yoga School:

Shattering the illusions of separateness….

What does this mean?!  Blog coming soon! 

 

Every experience  presented is:

  • Unique

  • Individualized

  • Powerful and authentic

  • Balances strength and flexibility

  • Challenges body, mind and heart.

“Understanding without practice, is better than practice without understanding. Understanding with practice is better than understanding without practice. Residing in ones true nature is better than understanding or practice.

Upanishads

 

Shivatree Yoga is about the journey, the intention, and the authenticity of individual practice-Join Amanda at a class today!

About Amanda:

Photo Credit: @elysejokinen

Amanda inspires connection, sustainability and self-inquiry through a wide variety of high-quality yoga classes, trainings and retreats. She believes that the practice of yoga facilitates mindfulness and intentionality in all aspects of life, that a regular practice provides an opportunity to check-in and put things back into perspective, and that this consistent habit of checking-in is essential component in preventing disease, dissonance and stress.  

Her mission as a teacher is to help others recognize that mindfulness can take many forms and can cultivate presence in a myriad of ways, through practices such as yoga, martial arts, meditation, self-care and other lifestyle routines. She offers heart-centered classes that range from upbeat to serious, humble to powerful, and everything in-between specializing in systematic sequences that encourage you to OWN your practice as it needs to exist in each breath without comparing yourself to the person next to you, trying to live up to your previous practice, or shutting down when something challenges you…valuable qualities for your life, too!  Amanda’s specialty is breaking down asana and vinyasa into manageable steps to meet a variety of needs and interests.

Amanda is also a Certified Ayurveda Counselor, through the American Institute of Vedic Studies, and often incorporates the holistic practices of Ayurveda into her teaching.  An avid psychology student, Amanda intends to eventually open a private counseling practice oriented towards families and adolescents.  She believes that the genuine practice of yoga intensifies when you leave your mat and looks forward to helping you establish this awareness, too, for a  healthier lifestyle and more content outlook on life! 

Click here to read more about Amanda in an interview conducted by The Swell.

The Inspiring Bee recently published a blog about Amanda, too!  Thanks Brandi Uyemura!

 

Quote of the moment:

Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame.

-BKS Iyengar