Syama Masla was raised in a family of Bhakti yogis and now serves as the Director of Yoga at The Bhakti Center. She teaches weekly yoga and meditation classes as well as 200 hr yoga teacher trainings 3-5x per year. She was given formal initiation in the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition by Radhanath Swami in 2014.
Syama is a life-long vegetarian and lover of animals. In her classes she places a strong emphasis on tapping into the rhythm of breath as it guides movement. With over 1000 hours of certification in both Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga, she keeps the practice rooted in its tradition and uses creative sequencing, inviting her love of dance and rhythm.