Ingrid Yang, MD, JD, E-RYT 500, I-AYT
Physician, yoga teacher, and teacher of yoga teachers
Ingrid Yang has been teaching yoga since 2001 and is a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Northwestern University. Her expert grasp of anatomy and human physiology brings a unique, thoughtful, and joyful experience to the practice of yoga.
Dr. Yang integrates allopathic medicine with yoga therapeutics to form a balanced union of modern-day healing methodology and the ancient wisdom of the yogis. She is also coauthor of Hatha Yoga Asanas.
Dr. Yang leads classes, trainings, and workshops across the US, Australia, and Asia. She is certified with OM Yoga Center and Jivamukti Yoga and is a Reiki master of the Usui tradition.
With a background in Iyengar Yoga, she combines a strong emphasis on alignment with lightness and humor that encourages wakefulness in daily life. She inspires students to listen to their own body’s wisdom while freeing its energy with the fluidity of Vinyasa Flow movement.
Founder of Blue Point Yoga Center, Dr. Yang has been a venture capitalist, a strategic business consultant, a jazz lounge singer in Australia, an intellectual property attorney, a cancer researcher, and a yoga center owner.