Emily Cawley, originally from Beaverton, has been a student of Bonfire Hot Yoga since 2011. Emily earned her her 200 yoga teacher certification in 2016 in a program focused on the 26&2 hot yoga series, training Sarah Grace, Kathy Allen and Kevin Cooke at Sealevel Hot Yoga. Her teaching is influenced by her practice of ashtanga and the yoga lineage of Bishnu Ghosh. Her instructional style is warm and direct, which emphasis in stillness, discipline, and finding ease within effort.
Emily has in-depth training in education which she puts into practice not only in teaching yoga, but in mentoring new yoga teachers, and offering continuing education in teaching practices for the yoga community. She and her teaching partner Seth Brown have taught several intermediate and advanced asana workshops and posture clinics since the beginning of their collaboration in 2017. Emily also teaches voice workshops for actors and yogis alike, and has worked as a dialect coach and acting teacher in the Seattle, WA.
You can find her at Bonfire Hot Yoga, the Beaverton-located studio of which she is the owner. She has lived and practiced in Seattle, New York City, and Vancouver BC.
About my classes
It’s not about doing an impressive posture, though you may get there. It’s not about getting right, though you may want to. Depth and skill come with time. The method is practice. The purpose is freedom.