Toni Drew teaches yoga as a way to awaken an intimate experience of body, breath, and the peaceful presence within. Herself a student of many masters of yoga, ballet, and modern dance, Toni teaches with attention to anatomy and grace. While promoting stillness in the midst of movement, classes stress the subtle refinement of postures, alignment, and meditation.
“This class is my church.” —Lois Gilbert
“She touches our hearts, even long after we leave our yoga mats in the class. She is truly inspirational. Thank you, Toni!” —Moon Kwon-Malloy, retired executive
“Toni’s classes are an important component of my physical and spiritual wellbeing.” —Honey Ward, public speaker, seminar leader, corporate trainer, and program facilitator
“My life was literally transformed.” —Bob Johnson, mercifully retired
“Toni encourages students to challenge themselves and move beyond old limitations in a peaceful and spiritually rich atmosphere.” —Mindy Littman Holland, writer
“It’s amazing how quickly my body regained the muscle tone I thought I’d lost forever. Thank you, Toni!” —Lois Gilbert, writer, artist, videographer
“Toni’s calm, serene voice, combined with clear, concise instructions, allow her students to focus without any stress. She inspires you to challenge yourself safely.” —Shin Huttner, retired social worker
“Toni has a wonderful way of carefully describing each pose, explaining each set of muscles involved and demonstrating correct form in a way that is easy to understand. She is a gem.” —Alan Capling, general contractor
Toni’s classes incorporate gentle discipline, quiet humor, and loving acceptance, where the details are important but perfection is not.
—Carol Redman, flutist
I have been a Toni student since 2004. Her reminder to BREATHE has helped me in my travels abroad, career and all the stressful moments I encounter in my daily life. —Doug Montgomery, pianist, singer, composer, and entertainer