YOGA Everyday With Makiko

YOGA Everyday With Makiko

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*Currently private lessons are available for group class students or by referral only.


Hi I am Makiko! I am happy to help you to start yoga practice!!

I will come to your home or the place of your choosing (in Los Gatos or within 10 miles). We will start with basic postures in a gentle manner that matches your level and physical ability.  Instruction is available in English or Japanese. (Female or a couple only)

Essential oils available and optional.

My passion for yoga is toward integrating ancient yoga wisdom into daily life. I love to share my love of yoga with youths and adults and in international settings. I am happy to see students find a relief from physical pain as well as mental challenges.

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Los Gatos, CA 95032
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  • Moniek In Den Bosch

    I simply love my private sessions with Makiko. She is an expert and prepares the sessions really well based upon my personal needs. She is able to listen and translate my needs into very good yoga exercises. I truly felt great afterwards!

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I will communicate with you before the first class to understand what you would like to address, including any physical or emotional challenges you are facing. 


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

*Yoga Alliance teacher training certification (200hr) through Lila Yoga with her teacher, Shinsuke Nyui in Tokyo in 2015

*Yin Yoga immersion with Misako Matsuoka in Feb 2018 in Los Gatos, CA

*Kids yoga and Mindfulness training with Christina Enneking in Aug 2018 in Los Gatos, CA. 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

1 student (one-on-one with instructor) $60/75 mins

2 students (2 female or couple) $80/75 mins

3-4 students $100/75 mins 

After 5 students, $20/each

*Above rates apply for 10 miles from Los Gatos and weekday mornings and afternoons. Evenings and weekends might require different rates.

*Appointment to be made (3) days prior to the class. 


How did you get started teaching?

2015-  I started teaching yoga in Tokyo

2016- Started teaching group lessons in San Jose area 

2017- Stareted teaching private sessions. Also started teaching kids.

What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with adults of beginner to intermediate level and with children (preschool to primary school). 

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Yoga helps you stay fit physically and mentally. It is for everyone, not just for flexible or young people. You start from where you are. Hope you enjoy the state of body and mind being in alignment.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

*Yoga experience?

*Experience in any sports?

*Any chronic disease/health issues or injuries?

*What kindf of challenges are you facing? (physically/mentally)

*Any allergies?

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