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The word bharosa has many interpretations - trust, faith, confidence. I interpret it as faith in oneself.  I have been a teacher and writer for 18 years. In sharing my offerings with you, I do so with trust, faith, confidence- in me and in you.

My deepest value is accessibility. I believe in providing offerings that promote access to all, whatever your age, race, gender identification, sexual orientation, financial situation, and physical requirements may be.

So come, try out whatever calls your name, have bharosa in yourself.




I teach yoga for deep healing. I believe, first and foremost, in creating safe POC and queer space, and work with a trauma-informed approach. With the lens of “any amount is enough”, I support you in using YOUR wisdom to create YOUR path to healing and releasing. I support you in building a long term, intentional self care practice that works for you, releasing old messages and patterns, moving towards healing and ultimately, towards self love. Using whichever holistic modalities resonate with you, I support you in finding deep release and transformation.


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I specialize in yoga for:                                                                                                                                                                                    

  • Queer folks and POC

  • Anxiety and Stress Relief

  • Differently-abled folks

  • Restoration and Recovery

Modalities I incorporate

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  • Mindful Movement

  • Meditation

  • Reiki

  • Acupressure

  • Shiatsu

  • Breathing Exercises


Private and semi-private

If you’re seeking a sense of ease in your body and mind, as well as connection to your true self and purpose, I invite you to my one-on-one sessions, where we can work more in depth on your personal goals.

One-on-One or small group sessions may be booked upon request. Contact me for details.


Public Classes

My classes do not require you to be an athlete or a gymnast, to have a body that is a certain flexibility or mobility or shape. My classes are for regular people who want to heal and grow, to connect to their best selves. All you need to do is show up, just as you are.


India Community Center               Mondays 6 pm-7 pm                     525 Los Coches Street, Milpitas

Kenneth Aitken Senior Center      Thursdays 9:30-10:30 am              17800 Redwood Road, Castro Valley



“If I’d been asked to design the perfect session, it would’ve fallen far short of what I actually experienced working with Phi. What a wonderful surprise to meet such a kind, skilled and intuitive teacher. I can hardly wait until our next session!”  - Christine

“Working with Phi gives me an opportunity to accept myself as I am in the moment. It allows me to pause and have awareness and reflection in myself. Her ability to make me feel safe and comfortable and myself in my body is life changing. Her practice is giving me a way into myself to heal and cope with my mental illness and self esteem. Our work together is giving me a tool box I can pull from when I am in need of calming. She also reinforces self care and intention with our practice, letting me know that work on myself is okay and good.” - Alanna

“Phi is such a natural teacher. She connected with me immediately. Her energy is grounded and serene, and my session with her was fantastic. Even better, she's a student, constantly practicing and learning her craft. I can't say I've had a better yoga experience than I had with her.” - Julia

“Getting to do yoga with Phi helps me so much with my day to day life, especially with hockey and work. Having stretches and movements to support my body and back are helpful and feel good. It’s hard for me to do things for myself, but Phi reminds me to take time and find small ways to incorporate our work together in my days. I often put myself on the back burner but I’m really trying to make practice a priority in my life. Honestly, she is so soothing and makes me feel at peace. I’m always so happy to see her and I feel so centered after our sessions.” - Auliya



  • 200 hour YTT, Yoga Garden, San Francisco

  • 550 hour YTT, Piedmont Yoga, Oakland

  • Reiki Level II, Piedmont Yoga, Oakland

  • Spiritual Justice Immersion, Piedmont Yoga, Oakland

  • Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher Training, Piedmont Yoga, Oakland

Faculty Work

  • 200 hour YTT, Piedmont Yoga, Oakland

  • Spiritual Justice, Piedmont Yoga, Oakland

  • Deep Healing Trauma Informed Training, Piedmont Yoga, Oakland




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Whether you choose to write just for yourself or to share with loved ones, writing is empowering. It is cathartic. Even if no one else ever reads a word, when you sit down and write out various aspects of your life, powerful themes and connections to your own history reveal themselves. If you choose to share with loved ones, your children get to see you beyond care-taker/bill-payer. Your grandkids connect with you in a real way. 

Reflections: Your Story, Your Way is a unique memoir workshop which focuses on themes rather than a chronological list of events. Sharing with peers creates a sense of confidence and empowerment. Best of all, you don't have to be a writer to write about your life. This course does offer basic tips to help you find your voice and make your story a page-turner. 



Hayward Senior Center                   Wednesdays 1:00 pm-2:15 pm          Hayward

Private classes: Contact me for details.



"This class has changed my life and how I view it. I have found my voice in writing- how wonderful." Madeline

"Phi has created a safe space for me to tell my story." John