Kira Svesko has practiced yoga since 2005 and received her teaching certification from Ananda Ashram in 2013. She completed a mentorship in the Mysore room at Pure East Yoga Studio in NYC under David Hollander. More recently, she traveled to India to study with great masters in the Ashtanga lineage. Kira has a BFA in art history and photography from Hunter College and also has a background in accounting. She is very happy to be at Ananda Ashram, in contact with many gifted teachers and the yogic philosophy teachings of Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati, which have profoundly influenced her life.