April Ropes (500 E-RYT)
April completed her 200-hour teacher training at the Prannothan School of Yoga with Devarshi Steven Hartman and her advanced Yoga Teacher Training (YTT-300) at Metrowest Yoga. She studied Reiki with Libby Barnett, and is a trained Reiki Master and Reiki Master Teacher. As a busy mother of two children (and a dog), a part time graphic designer, and a marathon runner, she believes that yoga and Reiki have helped to keep her grounded and true to self.
Yoga: April is a Yoga Alliance certified Experienced Yoga Teacher (with over 1000 hours of teaching experience) and is a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider. She has also completed trainings in Mindful Touch, Yoga for Athletes, Power Yoga, and Yoga for Self-care. She has practiced various styles of yoga over the years including Ashtanga, Svraoopa, Kripalu and Vinyasa Flow, but her passion is Restorative Yoga. April truly believes that yoga can be for anyone, and that the benefits are endless. Her approach is yoga is one of compassion, self-awareness, and playfulness. April’s classes are welcoming and focus on providing a non-judgmental space for students to cultivate ease in the body and mind.
Reiki: April is a practicing Reiki Master. She often combines Reiki with Restorative Yoga poses during classes, but she also holds private sessions at various locations. Visit the Reiki page for more info.
Pranotthan means "the awakening of prana and its intuitive intelligence". Rooted in ancient traditional philosophy and practices, the Pranotthan Yoga School offers a journey of transformation and self-awakening with some of the most experienced yoga teacher trainers in the world. Pranotthan Yoga is compatible with all other styles and traditions of yoga practice. Visit Devarshi's website for more information.
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