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Who is Yoga Angels?

Founded in 1997 in Los Angeles California, the mission of Yoga Angels™ is to teach, inspire, and empower children and adults through the art and philosophy of Hatha Yoga. Yoga Angels method has its foundation in Iyengar Yoga and it’s Flow through Vinyasana Yoga. We teach adults, children, prenatal, seniors, and special needs classes daily. Yoga Angels offer Teachers Training and Certifications in:

  • Adults 200 & 500 Hours
  • Children Yoga
  • Prenatal
  • Kids/Youth Teachers (Ages 7-12) & (13-18)

Yoga Angels Jamaica our first franchise was established December 4, 2010 in Kingston Jamaica. This gorgeous location models our philosophy and wholesome approach to Health & Fitness. It’s compromised of YAJ Yoga center, BBS gym & fitness classes, Spa rooms & retail Store.

The Yoga Angels method was founded by Subhadra Bowman mother of four, entrepreneur, humanitarian, and yoga teacher. Yoga Angels is dedicated to educate through yoga creating skilled and experienced yoga teachers while sharing yoga with kids, families and the community.

In 1997 Yoga Angel’s began teaching classes for kids as an after school program at Gardner Street Elementary in Hollywood twice per week. The program was a success and the classes were increased to five days per week. Yoga Angels developed a relationship with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). Our history of teaching children continues as we offer yoga classes through schools in California, Miami, Jamaica and beyond.

Yoga Angels Community Partners
  • Open Magnet School
  • Gardner Street Elementary
  • Rosewood Elementary
  • Melrose Elementary
  • The Jewish Temple of Israel
  • Fairfax High
  • Gymkhana (Jamaica)
  • Shakti Mind Body Fitness (Jamaica)
  • Hilton Hotel (Jamaica)
  • Ministry of Culture (Republic of Georgia/ Russia )
  • The Hollywood YMCA
  • Yoga Works
  • The Sickle Cell Foundation
  • Hands for Hope
  • Sports Club LA
  • Alas De America Institute
  • Lululemon Athletica
  • Yoga Journal Los Angeles conference
  • Yengar Odessey Conference
  • Yoga Works
Last Updated on Monday, 03 September 2012 21:15

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27 Millsborough Avenue
Kingston, Jamaica WI

JA    876-276-9642

U.S. 310-497-7270

Quotes & Testimonials

  • To Subhadra: 
    Thank you for the most excellent experiences I (and my sister-in-law) had at Yoga Angels! I have now relocated back to Texas, and Dan's time in Jamaica ends at the end of this month.

    You have a wonderful organization and philosophy, and I learned much from my experiences that will stay with me forever. (Example: thanks for the foot exercise which healed my "Blue Mountain" foot.--in case you ever wondered).

    Peace, light, and love
    — Debbie Fenech
  • I feel… tired, sore, and relaxed
    — Eric Williams

    I feel like a new person
    — Brittany Blackmore

    Yoga was cool and a lot of fun. 
    — James age 11
  • Subhadra suggestion to the children that they can control their minds in order to control their bodies is phenomenal. The sooner they learn this the better they will be able to navigate themselves through life’s challenges
    —Edith Alvarez- child life Specialist-UCLA in Torrance

    Yoga is like gymnastic because we do head stand and bridges. It’s fun and you are good at teaching it
    — Savannah age 8
  • “I feel like I have stretched so much a chimp could would be able to........”
    — Marc Epstein age 54

    Thank you, I never thought I could bend like that
    — Britain. N

    I feel great, relax, better and stronger. I will do another class for sure…
    — London Perkins age 7
  • "With Subhadra's training I learned yoga from the inside out. I came into the teacher training without a yoga background. I was a little intimidated by the other students who had a yoga practice, but I was never treated differently. It was hard, but through the training I was able to connect with the purpose of yoga. As a result, I was able to teach my young students with confidence and freedom. AND it gets better everyday."

    — Robin Thorne
    Diakhate Site Director
    Zeitgeist Community Learning Center
  • I feel like yoga is the best of exercises
    — Eric Ortiz

    I feel relieved of pain pressure and stress…very relaxed
    — Rahmar Cooper
    Sickle Cell Foundation

    Subhadra was excellent with the children. Yoga is great to learn, esp. for children with Sickle cell, because it teaches them to control their bodies.

    Erin Rogers- Social Worker
    — Sickle Cell Foundation

    Challenging but very rewarding and makes your body feel very peaceful afterward.
    — Kai Allen
  • Dear KPFK spirituality programmers, my name is Dan Fritz, and I do extensive volunteer and news work early mornings at KPFK. Let me draw your attention to the Jamaican-born yoga teacher, Subhadra Griffiths. She's currently working to bring yoga to kids throughout the L.A. area through her non-profit organization Yoga Angels (yogaangels.com). She has brought yoga into elementary, middle and high schools throughout LA and LAUSD schools, including Fairfax high school, and many more. She is absolutely devoted to what she does and to the inner gifts of the children. And after training for over a decade in the rigorous Iyengar system of yoga, world-renowned as the most meticulous form of asana yoga, she's bringing the benefits of this system and adapting it into a creative, stimulating, balanced, amazing experience and environment for under-privileged, over-privileged, all the kids in L.A.-area schools. She's bursting with information regarding the wonderful effects yoga brings to a child's school experience. With the mandatory testing, competitive P.E. environment, underpaid adults, sugar-laden diet, cutbacks to the arts and sports... yoga provides real answers, no, real directions for these children to be able to look inside for their own answers. Subhadra trains her students to weave the spiritual wisdom of yoga into the classroom without offending any religious sensitivity. I could compliment her comprehensive approach forever.

    I'm only at KPFK in the early mornings so I have to write this e-mail. But I have no doubt that when you meet Subhadra and listen to her discuss her mission, you'll fall in love with her, as I have. Although I've met each of you, you may not remember me as it has been quite awhile since I've been at KPFK past 10am.

    Subhadra's my yoga instructor and my friend, and I have no inhibitions fully endorsing her as a guest for all of your shows.
    Please contact me at (805) 207-5284 if you want to hear more about her.
    You can call her on her cell at (310) 384-1202
    — Thank you very much, Dan Fritz

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