Chris Yovanovich, B.A., E-RYT 500

About The Teacher

Chris Yovanovich has dedicated her life to sharing the ancient wisdom of yoga fulltime over the past 12 years. Prior to her yogic studies and teachings, she was an avid meditator and served as social worker for various long-term care facilities assisting patients and their families at the end of life. This served as a platform to serve from a seat of compassion and heart-felt respect for the human condition. Chris received her 200- and 500-Hrs. trainings 12 years ago at Cityoga in Indianapolis, IN. and became a dedicated Kriyaban through Parmahansa Yogananda’s Self-Realization Fellowship in L.A. in 2003. She taught yoga full-time at various studios including Peace through Yoga in Indianapolis and served as their first 200-Hrs. Teacher Training Director from 2011-2016. She has since opened Indiana Yoga Studio in Lebanon Indiana and teaches their 200 & 300-Hrs. Advanced trainings, as well as a 200-Hrs. ‘Yoga & Spirituality’ course she helped create for Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, IN. Chris specializes in Restorative Yoga and Yoga for Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries, as well as for other mental health related dis-eases. She loves teaching all styles of yoga and has been trained in the following traditions: Kriya, Iyengar, Anusara, Vinyasa, Ashtanga & Yoga Therapy. Christine has also served as trip leader for Dr. Sally Bassett for India and currently, Costa Rica, and is a board member of Peace through Yoga Foundation. Realizing that all pranayama (breathwork) and asanas (postures) are a means to the end of Self-Realization, Chris emphasizes the importance of meditation and incorporates the simple and all-natural life-changing practice of unified consciousness into all of her classes.


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