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Krista Shirley

Krista Shirley

Orlando, FL

Why Manduka?: My Manduka has been my daily practice partner for the last eight years! Strong, dependable, and comfortable - there is nothing like a Manduka Mat!"

What does your Manduka help you #practice?: My Manduka helps me practice Svadhyaya.

Yoga Style: Ashtanga, Vinyasa

Practice with me here: The Yoga Shala

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Krista Shirley is an internationally recognized yoga instructor, and one of a select few people worldwide authorized by the Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute to teach Ashtanga Yoga. Krista is extremely passionate about and dedicated to the traditional teachings of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. She travels to Mysore, India each year to spend several months under the guidance of her teachers Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, Sharath Rangaswamy, and Saraswati Rangaswamy in order that her own practice and teachings may continue to grow on the right path under their tutelage. Krista humbly gives thanks to Sharath for entrusting her to carry on the traditional teachings of the Ashtanga Vinyasa system as he has taught her.
Krista resides in Orlando, Florida. Krista is the founder of The Yoga Shala in Orlando, Florida where she teaches traditional Ashtanga Yoga classes. She also teaches yoga at Rollins College, and the Citrus Athletic Club. Visit for more information about Krista.
Krista’s dedication to her personal yoga practice and the Ashtanga lineage shine through in her teaching. Her energy is contagious and inspiring! Krista specializes in providing all her students with a lot of personal attention. Krista is here to help you begin or advance your Ashtanga Yoga journey.