Vivian is a Level II Authorized Ashtanga Teacher and studied under Sri K Pattabhi Jois starting in 2002. She is a current student of the Jois family and is devoted to that lineage. Vivian attended Sharath’s Special Course for Teachers in 2016. Vivian opened The Bandha Room in Olympia, WA, in 2007 with her husband Aeryk. She continues to make a regular pilgrimage to Mysore, India, for study and inspiration.
Aeryk began his ashtanga yoga life with Vivian’s inspiration in 2002. He is rooted in his long-term study with the Jois family. He received Level II teacher authorization in 2011 and attended Sharath’s Special Course for Teachers in 2014. He enjoys the theater as a professional actor and stagehand.