Annie Carpenter made her first impression on me in a shuttle heading from the Reno airport to the first year at Wanderlust Tahoe. Her intelligence, kindness and forthrightness were so refreshing and comforting, and I adored her instantly. Her erudite Glo classes are beloved for her accurate cueing, potent present-moment reminders, which always lead me […]
Known as a “teachers’ teacher,” Annie is the creator of SmartFLOW Yoga, an intelligent marriage of mindful movement with compassionate, wakeful alignment. Annie creates practices that are at once advanced and challenging, yet safe and playful. Practicing yoga since the 70s, Annie continues to be a dedicated student (geek!) of anatomy, evolutionary movement, meditation and classical philosophy. Annie is the author of RelaxDEEPLY, a CD of restorative yoga, and Yoga for Total Back Care, a DVD produced by Yoga Journal, and several SmartFLOW manuals. She contributes regularly to Yoga Journal. An influential Teacher Trainer since 2003, Annie is based in CA and teaches globally.