Kimberly Achelis Hoggan

Kimberly Achelis Hoggan Kimberly Achelis Hoggan, Certified Anusara Teacher E-RYT 500, and Licensed Massage Therapist. Kim is a dedicated student and practitioner of Anusara yoga, this fuels her passion for teaching. With 10 years of teaching experience Kim is known for her detailed alignment instructions, that are delivered with skill, enthusiasm, and often humor. She helps her students find a therapeutic experience in every posture, to heal the body, prevent future injuries, steady the mind and uplift the heart. Yoga has helped her heal her body, overcome addictions, and learned how to look for the good. Anusara means “flowing with Grace”. This highly effective therapeutic style of hatha yoga is rooted in alignment of the body and “celebration of the heart”. Kim specializes in Reiki, Thai Massage, and Structural Bodywork. Kim lives with her husband, Tyler, their son, Sage, daughter Violet and their dogs, Dharma and Sprocket, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Yoga Classes

  • Anusara – Meaning “flowing with Grace”, anusara is a highly effective therapeutic style of hatha yoga that is rooted in alignment of the body, mind and heart, helping you to feel happier, healthier and more harmonious on every level.

Yoga Schedule

  • Friday 9:05am – Anusara

And Some Fun Questions

Yoga Style or what you teach?
Anusara Yoga. A style of yoga that emphasis physical, mental and emotional alignment, so you feel vital in your body, calm in your mind and happy in your heart.

Who have you studied with and who do you consider to be your teachers?
These teachers will never know how grateful I am for them and how much they changed my life, my practice and my teaching. Adam Ballenger, BJ Galvan, Elena Brower, Ashley Turner, Sianna Sherman, Shiva Rea and Clinton Brock

Any relevant certifications as well?
Certified Anusara Yoga Teacher, 500 hour E-RYT Yoga Alliance, Licensed Massage Therapist specializing in Thai Massage and Reiki.

How long have you been teaching and practicing yoga?
Teaching for 10 years and practicing for 13 years.

Favorite yoga related book?
There are so many! Be Here Now, Bhagavad Gita, Light on Life, Warrior Goddess Training… Just to name a few.

What do you seek to teach your students?
To connect with their innate goodness and to look for the good within themselves, everyone, and everything.

Top 3 favorite asanas in descending order?
Handstand, pigeon, heros pose.

Favorite limb of yoga?
Limb one and two. The yamas and niyamas which suggest how we should conduct ourselves so we can live harmoniously with ourself and others as we follow our dharmic path.

What did you learn the last time you stepped onto your mat?
To be more patient.

Arbitrarily cliche question: How has yoga impacted your life?
Yoga has been a mirror allowing me to find better alignment so I can be content from within. The practice of yoga helped me seek help for an eating disorder and help me get sober. Without the self reflection and personal growth that my practice has given me I would probably still be seeking validation from the external world and numbing myself with various substances. I am profoundly grateful for my yoga practice and the opportunity to share this practice with others.

Something interesting about you, this can really be anything at all.
I used to be a extremely competitive professional snowboarder before I broke my back and started practicing yoga.

What would be your superpower if you could have one?
Power napping and the ability to drop out of my head and rest. This would be an amazing superpower now that I a mom of two.