Andy and Tamara Totman have been teaching yoga in San Diego, CA. for over 18 years and have recently moved to the Charlotte area to set up yoga roots! Andy and Tamara’s lasting friendship of 11 years turned into love. They married in Aug. 2013, and opened Vinyasa Arts Yoga Studio, San Diego, Ca. in 2014. Their next adventure is opening Vinyasa Arts Yoga Studio LKN here in the Charlotte area!

About Andy Totman

Andy Totman, (ERYT 500) first fell in love with yoga in 2005. Since then he has combined his personal yoga practice with his commitment to the Martial Arts. He has been practicing Wushu (KungFu), TaiChi and Chi Gong since 2007. With his commitment to excellence, high standards, belief in his students, and great sense of humor, Andy guides his students in a challenging, yet accessible, Vinyasa class. His classes maximize every minute to build the strength needed to reach your goals. He actively works the room providing adjustments, ensuring safety, and proper alignment. His Vinyasa classes include fun transitions, arm balances, handstands, flexibility, and mindful meditation. Andy’s teaching makes the seemingly “impossible” possible as you’ll leave his classes with a strong body and a clear mind.

About Tamara Lafferty-Totman

Tamara Lafferty-Totman, (ERYT 500) has taught yoga in San Diego County for 18 years. Her style of teaching is lighthearted, versatile and creative. Her background is in Ashtanga Yoga (Trained with Tim Miller of the Ashtanga Yoga Center) and the style she teaches now is Vinyasa yoga level 2/3 and 3/4 (a vinyasa class that includes arm balances and handstands). Tamara’s classes are a great fusion of powerful Vinyasa with an entrancing mix of contemporary music. Her classes are physically challenging; however, proper alignment, modifications and plenty of hands-on adjustments are essential in her classes. The focal point is exclusively on alignment, movement with breath, core, strength and balance…. and of course a sense of humor!

About Vinyasa Arts Studio

Vinyasa Arts LKN is also a registered yoga school (RYS 200, 300, 500) that offers 100% Organic Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training, no corporate additives. This means no specific script, play list or sequence. Trainees are equipped with the knowledge and experience to advance their personal practice; as well as learn to create a safe, creative, and fun Vinyasa class. Vinyasa Arts Teacher Training encourages trainees to cultivate their full human potential; to find their niche in the yoga world, and learn safe and effective adjustment, alignment and teaching techniques. Good yoga teachers are not a commodity. At Vinyasa Arts Yoga Studio, teachers and students make the studio, not the other way around. Teacher Training session Tuesday’s at 7:00 PM

Check out the Teacher Training Session Video