Emiko OyeSan Francisco, Ca - California, United States
Forrest Yoga Associate


About Emiko:
emiko oye is a Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher in Forrest Yoga (RYT-200), Relax and Renew® Level 1 Restorative Yoga, and Monnier Method Hatha Yoga (200-hr), based in San Francisco where she first discovered yoga in 1997 after moving to California from Cleveland. Actively teaching since 2012, yoga has become the key to her sanity, helping to maintain balance and de-stress from her dual life as self-employed artist/business owner of jewelry design company, emiko-o. Through a dedicated yoga practice she has reshaped her posture to live in the body she’s always wanted, established her optimal gut microbiome health, and made the realization that deep breathing on and off the mat is the key to self-nourishment.

She has trained extensively under Ana Forrest, having completed the Foundation and Advanced Teacher Trainings, Mentorship Program, and has assisted former Forrest Guardian Colleen Millen. Currently she's in the process of to be certified as a Relax and Renew® Restorative Level 2 yoga teacher under Judith Hanson Lasater.

emiko teaches from a place of compassion and inclusion – all feel welcomed and attended to no matter what skill or experience level. If you’re recovering from injuries, chronic issues, or affected by stress, her hands-on assists help you to discover insights into your practice and body, atune to your wiser self, and break through blockages that might be holding you back. Her mindfully sequenced sessions of Forrest, Hatha and Restorative yoga styles challenge and replenish, with the intent that you may claim your inner strength and softness, thus connecting to your Authentic self.

emiko teaches Forrest Yoga, Candlelight Yoga, Restorative, Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga in public classes and private sessions. She can be found on staff at Innerstellar Yoga and Pilates Studio (Berkeley, CA).