Courtney Chalfant is a lover of the Lord who is profoundly dedicated to serving Jesus Christ. A former Hospice nurse and a yoga practitioner since 2004, Courtney is passionate to share the intimate relationship she experienced with God on her yoga mat. Her faith and her practice have always been joined together.
In early 2005 she founded Yahweh Yoga LLC with her mother DeAnna Smothers a 30-year long yoga enthusiast. Together they created a 250 and 500 hour Yoga Alliance and AZ State Private Post secondary Licensed RYT Instructor Training Programs and have hundreds of certified Yahweh Yoga instructors worldwide.
Yahweh Yoga instructors now provide more than 400 classes each week in 42 States and Canada and are expanding each day. The main studio and training facility is located in Chandler Arizona.
Courtney is the co-author of Christian Yoga, Restoration for Body and Soul and has a new book scheduled for release in 2014.
Yahweh Yoga has 12 DVDs out which are sold internationally and have a 5 star rating on Amazon. You can also download her DVD’s to your smart phone and portable devices.
Yahweh Yoga also released a new line of clothing and luxury spa products.
Courtney expertise is regularly sought out and featured in yoga and Christian yoga related articles for mainstream publications including; Yoga Journal, The New York Times, Arizona Republic among many others.
She is available for workshops, church events and yoga festivals. She has been a presenter at such events as Yoga Rocks the Park and Sedona Yoga Festival.
A 2-term lululemon Ambassador, she was chosen in 2012 as one of 70 elite athletes to attend the lululemon Whistler Canada Summit.
Courtney has trained with many of the industries leaders such as Seane Corn, John Friend, Shiva Rae and Kathryn Budig.
“I am a student above all else. I know I will never master my faith or my yoga practice so I adore the process of being a student.” Courtney Chalfant
Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance (ERYT) 200/500
Co-Director of Teacher Training
Member, Arizona Yoga Association (AYA)
Certified RAW Food Chef via Alissa Cohen
lululemon Ambassador- Chandler, AZ 2012 & 2013
Expert Salsa maker