Brendan Lentz is a devoted student of Sri Dharma Mittra, based in New York City. From his first visit to the Dharma Center in 2007, Brendan was immediately impressed by the challenging physical practice and Sri Dharma’s humor and compassion. He has been studying with Sri Dharma ever since, and in that time has served in a variety of roles at the Dharma Yoga Center, from sweeping floors to substitute teaching for Sri Dharma Mittra. He is a graduate of the 200 and 500 hour Life of a Yogi Trainings under Sri Dharma Mittra. In August of 2015 he began an 800-hour advanced teacher training with Sri Dharma Mittra. Brendan is grateful to have received these teachings directly from a living yogi, and is excited to share the techniques with both students and teachers worldwide. After living in New York City for 10 years he left in 2014 to travel across the US and around the world. While traveling he has been teaching yoga, assisting with yoga events and furthering his own practice. In early 2014 he travelled to Costa Rica and discovered the Costa Rica Yoga Spa. Inspired by the beauty of Nosara and the community at the Costa Rica Yoga Spa he decided to return to host a yoga retreat there in 2016! It is his hope that students on the retreat will immediately experience the physical and spiritual benefits of asana, pranayama, meditation and partner yoga.