Brian Nygard is a dedicated yogi, musician and teacher living in New York city. He discovered yoga after suffering from chronic pain in his spine for many years. His recovery motivated him to explore and to study yoga asanas and philosophy for over ten years, giving particular emphasis to vinyasa and traditional hot practices.
With over 1500 hours of teaching experience, Brian regularly teaches private sessions, corporate seminars, public classes and teacher training programs internationally. He has also guest taught at the united nations. His teaching balances a vigorous physical practice with careful alignment, restoration and attention to the breath. Daily, Brian travels New York’s boroughs, leading classes of up to 70 students through sequencing that is both clear and accessible.
He holds a 200hr yoga alliance teaching certification from yoga to the people as well as a B.M. in jazz performance from the new England conservatory of music in Boston.