Kirtan Smith


Training Certifications:

200-hr Hatha-Yoga, Krsna-Shakti Ashram Brazil
500-hr Urban Zen Integrative Therapist, NYC
80- hr Advanced teacher training, Rodney Yee
300-hr Prana Flow Yoga, Shiva Rea (ongoing)
Yoga Anatomy with Leslie Kaminoff (ongoing)


  • Kirtan teaches:

    In Studio, Workshop

  • Teaching Locations:

    Palo Alto

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The example of tolerance and patience of my Mother, the noble warrior spirit of my Uncle, the laughter of my nephews, the mystic beauty of lotuses, surfing at sunset, the music of Gauravani and Karnamrita,  the poetry of Rumi and Tagore, the cool radiance of the full moon, all my teachers and students

Why I Practice

When I come on to my mat, I feel that I have come home. Wherever in the world I am, there is no place like hOMe, and my yoga practice is that.

Why I Teach

One of my favorite compliments of all time, came from a student in NYC: "Kirtan was born to teach yoga."
I teach to inspire, I teach to heal, I teach to honor my teachers.

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