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Annie Carpenter, Yoga instructor, teacher trainer, and SmartFLOW® Yoga creator

Annie Carpenter, creator of SmartFLOW Yoga, is an international yoga teacher based in northern California. Known as a "teacher's teacher," she has created a well-respected system of yoga practice and methodology. A committed student, Annie continues to bring her curiosity and love of anatomy, evolutionary movement, meditation, and classical philosophy into her teachings.

Annie is the author of RelaxDEEPLY, a CD of restorative yoga, and Yoga for Total Back Care, a DVD produced by Yoga Journal, and several manuals. An influential teacher trainer since 2003, Annie leads 200-hr and 500-hr trainings and workshops globally and at

SmartFLOW Yoga is a modern approach with an anatomically sound foundation and inspired, creative sequencing rooted in deep respect for the lineages of Integral, Iyengar, and Ashtanga Yoga. With that knowledge comes compassion, peace, and appreciation for all life.

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