Wishing you had a guide to practical & spiritual growth with yoga?

Here it is!


Have you been curious about going deeper with Yoga or felt a nudge to do

Yoga Teacher Training (YTT)?

I'm Susanna Barkataki and the truth is, you are at a very special moment.

Each of us has a unique path with yoga.

I’ve counseled thousands of students as they make this important choice for their lives.

My wish is to uplift you and hold your hand through this exciting time. 🔥

If you’re craving more clarity, confidence and resources to help you choose a well-rounded, authentic and wonderful yoga education . . .

✨ I’ve got an inspiring guide just for you!

Using this FREE ROADMAP, you can expect to:

  • Get 100% clear on how to go deeper with authentic yoga
  • Know how to choose path that helps you powerfully LIVE yoga!
  • Avoid pitfalls with game-changing tips “What to Stay FAR FAR Away From” in a YTT

✨BONUS resource: Some Trainings & Resources I Love & Recommend.
(A bountiful list of teachers, books, kids yoga resources, organizations, podcasts and MORE celebrating and honoring the roots of yoga)

Yoga is for everyone.

No flexibility required - you just need an open heart & mind!

Students Speak

"I just needed a sign. This was the sign!" - Anissa, Yoga Student

 “I wanted to know myself better from within. This guide helped me find the right direction with focus and purpose.” - Samantha, Yoga Teacher

“This guide is so helpful. I had invested in a 1:1 session with a teacher to help me know what direction to go. But this guide answered all my questions and helped me figure out my next steps and feel ready to take them - for free!” - Sahaja, Yoga Student

About Your Teacher

Susanna Barkataki, M.Ed., E-RYT 500, Ayurvedic Practitioner and Yoga Therapist, has been an educator for 20+ years.

She is an Indian yoga culture advocate, trainer, writer and teacher. Founder of Ignite Institute for Yogic Leadership and Social Change, she teaches 200/300 hour

Yoga Teacher Trainings at

Susanna believes in embracing yoga's roots in the West. She's trained over 2,000 students, consulted to Yoga Alliance, Yoga Journal, Yoga Girl and many studios, yoga businesses and teachers. She's the author of the #1 International Bestselling book Embrace Yoga’s Roots: Courageous Ways to Deepen Your Yoga Practice.

She's also a parent to a kiddo, a rescue labradoodle and when she's not writing, teaching, practicing on her mat or cushion you'll find her hiking in the LA mountains.

Highly Recommended

"Susanna's wisdom and grace shines so brightly" - Rachel Brathen, Yoga Girl

"As a Black woman, Yoga Teacher and educator, I find Susanna Barkataki’s work essential to understanding how we share yoga with the world." - Diane Bondy, Founder of Yoga for All

"The voice and work of Susanna Barkataki is absolutely essential for real transformation and healing in the yoga world."
- Sianna Sherman, Mythic Yoga

Sometimes your heart just sings YES!

Listen to the signs. 💫

Get this roadmap full of supportive career, cultural and spiritual counseling for your journey with yoga!

The practice of yoga is steadiness of effort that brings calm and peace.

Yoga Sutra 1.7 Tatra sthitau yatnah abhyasa

"Be fearless in pursuit of what sets your soul on fire." - Jennifer Lee

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