Max Kopeikin

Max Kopeikin yoga garden sf teacher acro yoga partner San Francisco


E-RYT 500 | Teacher | Teacher Trainer 

Max (he/him or she/her) is a yoga nerd with a deep passion for the practice. His classes are alignment-centered and can range from dynamic to gentle or restorative. His primary influences come from his longtime practices of Anusara, Iyengar, Restorative, Gentle Hatha, Jivamukti and AcroYoga. He is a certified Hatha Yoga and Level 2 AcroYoga teacher. He began his teaching career in Barcelona, and continues to travel to teach in Europe, and throughout the world. Max is an E-RYT 500 teacher trainer, and teaches studio classes at Yoga Garden, and also in the 200-hour and 300-hour teacher training programs. He is also a lead teacher and co-creator of Yoga Garden’s Trauma-Informed Teacher Training.


Max is a Bay Area-based psychotherapist and yoga teacher. He is a member of the LGBTQQI++ community and does much of his work in this community.  Max specializes in therapy and yoga that celebrate diversity and he is committed to Queer Feminist and Anti-Racist organizing and action. He holds a postgraduate degree in Dance/Movement Therapy from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and a Masters in Counseling Psychology with a focus in Expressive Arts Therapy from the California Institute of Integral Studies. 

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