Juris Zinbergs, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, initiated his Yoga study in 1993 and is a well-known Yoga Therapist, Yoga Educator and Yoga instructor in Southern California.
In 1997, he was certified by Gary Kraftsow of the American Viniyoga Institute, to teach asana, pranayama and chanting in the same yoga tradition of his own teacher, TKV Desikachar. Juris has also completed AVI's training course in the application of yoga as a process for managing acute and chronic conditions. As faculty at AVI, he helps with training and developing teachers in this authentic Viniyoga tradition. He shares these living teachings of T Krishnamacharya, emphasizing appropriately placed, accurate and pragmatically integrated yoga techniques, to help one achieve their fullest potential.
Juris Zinbergs is recognized by the Int'l Association of Yoga Therapists, as a (C-IAYT) Yoga Therapist.
Juris Zinbergs is a Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500) with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with an approved and active Registered Yoga School (RYS).
He has served as Faculty for the Viniyoga Therapist Training, (2010-2016), Faculty for Viniyoga Foundations Program, (2011-2018), Faculty for Foundations for Yoga Therapy Training, (2011-2012), and Faculty Assistant for AVI Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Training,(2008-2015).