Best of Boston

BEST Yoga Instructor

2002 BEST Yoga Instructor

Rolf Gates, Baptiste Power Yoga


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 six generations of ministers should be at the helm of his newly opened Boston studio,… read more»

2001 BEST Yoga Instructor

Baron Baptiste, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute


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 a believer in his high-intensity, high-temperature workout. Just ask the dozens of devotees who pile… read more»

1999 BEST Yoga Instructor

Ronnie Brissete, The Yoga Studio


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 with precision, kindness, and humor. Her specialty, the Iyengar style of yoga, results in the… read more»

1995 BEST Yoga Instructor

Barbara Benagh Yoga Studio


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, Benagh has built up a stellar reputation in the city. Watch out, though. Her beginner… read more»