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Amba Stapleton

Yoga educator, teacher trainer, and avid researcher

Amba Stapleton

Yoga educator, teacher trainer, and avid researcher


Amba Stapleton has been a yoga practitioner and yoga educator for more than 30 years. Passionate about finding the links between science and mysticism, she is an avid researcher of the latest studies in neuroscience, neurobiology, neurochemistry, and exercise physiology.

With her extensive knowledge of physical alignment, and her connection to the unseen forces at play in her own life, Amba guides her students and teachers-in-training toward a grounded connection with the body as the foundation for engaging all of the dimensions of the Self‰’s multidimensional experience.

Amba co-founded and directed, with her husband Don Stapleton, Brahmanand, the Nosara Institute

She is the creator of Pranassage and the DVD Where Rhythm and Gravity Meet. She resides in Costa Rica with her husband Brahmanand and their Labrador, Pepe. Their pro-gamer/philosopher son Tesla also resides in Costa Rica .

Upcoming Programs

200-hour Self-Awakening Yoga® Teacher Training

January 21-February 16, 2018
Sunday - Friday, 26 nights

Yoga is a vehicle for personal inquiry, and the technique is a bridge to consciousness itself. Yoga’s profound benefits are not in the...


Self-Awakening Yoga® Therapeutic Essentials

March 25-April 6, 2018
Sunday - Friday, 12 nights

Self-Awakening Yoga Therapeutic Essentials will restore your faith in your ability to be in communication with your body. It’s yoga you do with...


Previous Programs

Self-Awakening Yoga Retreat

August 13-18, 2017
Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

Master yoga instructors Amba Stapleton and Don Stapleton, PhD, are internationally recognized for their ability to approach yogic inquiry as a way to...