of Learn Yoga Online has been practicing, studying and teaching
yoga for over 30 years. She is a Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher
and Certified Hypnotherapist and Medical Hypnotherapist.
Bette has been the lead yoga teacher at Four Seasons Hualalai
since 1997. She also teaches yoga classes and offers private
yoga instruction in Waikoloa
Village. She has taught at many resorts and yoga centers in
Hawaii and on the Mainland. She is the co-founder of Tropical
Tune-Ups Retreats and has led several week-long yoga and
wellness retreats on the Big Island.
currently has two recordings available for sale: "Yoga
for Strength, Relaxation, Vitality & Relaxation", a complete
yoga program comprised of four 45-minute yoga session available
on cassette or CD and "Guided
Relaxation for Stress Reduction & Deep Sleep" available on
CD or MP3.
Bette started Learn Yoga Online with the vision of making yoga
accessible to people who may not have access to classes in their
community or for people who may not feel comfortable attending
The yoga style presented at Learn Yoga Online draws inspiration
from Kripalu Yoga. Kripalu Yoga focuses on listening to and
respecting the messages of the body through the development of a
non-judgmental state of awareness. It invites gentle and
compassionate relationship with one's self and the world.
"Kripalu Yoga will take you into the field of pure potentiality
and infinite possibility." Deepak Chopra
"Yoga is a path of
awareness. When we gain awareness we have choice.
Seeing a pattern that creates pain, do I want to keep it or let
Can I decide on a new course of action by inviting in a new way
The value of yoga is not just in stretching the muscles but in
stretching the mind." Swami Lalitananda
people who have studied yoga with Bette:
breathing more fully and consciously."
"I'm more relaxed with others, not needing to talk,
impress, entertain. More grounded, taking care with myself. "
"Greater calm, more self tolerance,
self trust, greater pleasure in simply loving, seeing, hearing,
"My stress level is way down. I feel more 'toned'. A
greater sense of well-being!"
"After 10 years of doing daily yoga,
I've finally learned how to do it with intention and how to get the
most out of it."
"Tuning into my body and turning off my mind - a totally
different place than the rest of my life."
"It doesn't matter what shape you
are in, or what shape you are! You will learn and be successful."
"This is the most nurturing experience I've had in years,
what an extraordinary opportunity this has been!"
"I feel marvelous afterward -
refreshed, calm, relaxed, stretched out and stronger!"