Sandra Carden has taught the ancient science and art of yoga since the early 1970s. Her fascination with the connective matrix of all existence is what led her to yoga. Yoga’s power to use the vehicle of the body to control and shape the mind is what has kept her interested. You will find her classes uplifting, intelligent, inspiring and fun.
Sandra received her Yoga Therapist certification from Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and her Yoga Teacher certification from Master Yoga Academy. She has been schooled in meditation directly under Ram Dass and Chogyam Trunpa Rinpoche. She is influenced by many styles and traditions including Kundalini, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Anusara, Kripalu, Svaroopa and Bikram, and has concluded that all paths lead to the same end. Just practice.
Sandra is a nationally registered Master level yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance (ERYT 500). She received her BFA with emphasis on the The Human Quest for Liberation from Grand Valley State University, studying yoga history, philosophy and literature under renowned yoga scholar Georg Feurstein, through the psychology department at Sonoma State University.
Sandra Carden founded UNION/YOGA LLC in 1989, and has trained and certified yoga teachers since 1997. As a practitioner of over 40 years, Sandra brings depth of experience, precision, compassion, wisdom, and love to her classes. She welcomes you all, and looks forward to serving you on the mat.