Best of Boston

Best Yoga Instructor

2015 Best Yoga Instructor

Rebecca Pacheco

Rebecca Pacheco, a South End resident whose first book, Do Your Om Thing, was recently published by HarperCollins, teaches her brand of traditional yoga mixed […] read more»
2014 Best Yoga Instructor

Glen Cunningham, Sadhana Yoga

Boston
We’ve loved Glen Cunningham’s classes for the better part of a decade, and on good days, his instruction helps us remember why we hit our […] read more»
2013 Best Yoga Instructor

Mark Finneran, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute

Brookline
Mark Finneran can’t twist himself into a pretzel, and that’s precisely why his classes are perfect for us mere mortals. He’s mastered the everyman style […] read more»
2011 Best Yoga Instructor

David Vendetti, South Boston Yoga

South Boston
If you had told us a few years ago that one day we’d be scrambling to get to a yoga studio in Southie, we’d have […] read more»
2010 Best Yoga Instructor

Ame Wren

Cambridge
A self-described “yoga mutt,” Ame Wren borrows liberally from various yoga traditions, and even incorporates music and dance—the result being a more intense, less snoozy […] read more»
2007 Best Yoga Instructor

Amy Leydon, Exhale and The Sports Club/LA

Boston
A former Emmy-winning television producer, Leydon spices up traditional (but challenging) vinyasa-flow yoga with inspiring music and unexpected sequences to show aspiring yogis how to […] read more»
2006 Best Yoga Instructor

David Magone

It’s annoying when a toned yogi informs you, as you struggle with a simple pose, that soon you’ll be balancing on your chin. But under […] read more»
2004 Best Yoga Instructor

Noel Schroeder

Boston
Yoga has gone from niche to the norm. Instructors teach the masses in mat-filled locations everywhere in the city—the gym, the spa, the private studio. […] read more»
2003 Best Yoga Instructor

Glen Cunningham, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute

Boston
In characteristic Baptiste Power Yoga fashion, the temperature during Glen Cunningham’s methodical Vinyasa-style classes is set to a steamy 90 degrees (though the room feels […] read more»
2002 Best Yoga Instructor

Rolf Gates, Baptiste Power Yoga

Boston
For yoga fiends, Baptiste’s intense, heat-infused Vinyasa style has become a secular church in its own right. So it’s only fitting that a descendant of […] read more»
2001 Best Yoga Instructor

Baron Baptiste, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute

Cambridge
Some argue that power yoga is not really yoga. But sweat and stretch your way through just one class with Baron Baptiste and you’ll be […] read more»
1999 Best Yoga Instructor

Ronnie Brissete, The Yoga Studio

Brookline
Teaching in a beautiful home studio, this yoga expert has a loyal following—and an unbounded passion for her discipline. Individual and group classes are taught […] read more»
1995 Best Yoga Instructor

Barbara Benagh Yoga Studio

Boston
The Yoga Studio’s Barbara Benagh gets high marks for her gentle but firm approach to Hatha yoga. With more than 20 years under her belt, […] read more»