Ariele Foster, Yoga
Total years in practice: 5
Dr. Ariele Foster bio Ariele Foster, PT, DPT, E-RYT 500 is a doctor of physical therapy, yoga teacher since 2001, founder of YogaAnatomyAcademy.com, and creator of the Yoga Journal online course Fascia Release for Yoga. Through YogaAnatomyAcademy.com Ariele runs the Online Yoga Anatomy Mentorship for yoga teachers and dedicated students of yoga, exploring how yoga asana can better align with individual anatomy, best evidence, and real-world function. Ariele’s physical therapy practice in Washington, DC is founded upon treating the whole person. She uses hands-on manual therapy techniques along with precise, targeted strength training, myofascial release and neuromuscular re-integration to achieve optimal recovery for patients. Her interdisciplinary yoga teaching, workshops, and retreats are grounded in the compassionate approach of Kripalu Yoga and her deep understanding of neuro-musculoskeletal well-being from working with thousands of patients. Ariele has completed yoga teacher trainings in Kripalu, Anusara, Therapeutics, Hatha Yoga and the tradition of Maty Ezraty / YogaWorks. She also writes for Yoga Journal, serves as anatomy faculty for 90Monkeys.com and for various yoga teacher trainings, is an ambassador for KiraGrace clothing, and has graced the cover of Yoga Journal Australia (July 2018).