Meet Our Instructors

Faith Stone

Faith is a world-class painter, woodblock artist, award-winning chef, former high school teacher, and co-director of ShambhavAnanda Yoga.

Faith studied Tibetan Thangka painting and mokuhanga (Japanese woodblock carving), which she fuses into her contemporary spiritual art. Read her full story.

She is the author of Drawing Buddhas and Bodhisattvas, Shoshoni Cookbook, Yoga Kitchen, Rudi and the Green Apple, and Karma & Faith. Her artwork and books are available for purchase on Etsy: Faith Stone Art.

Swami Rudrani Ma

Our resident Swami has been practicing yoga in the ShambhavAnanda tradition in since 2010. After completing 350 yoga teacher training hours, she went on to become a certified Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant in 2019.

Rudrani Ma excels at holding space for students and weaving Ayurveda into her classes. In her free time, she enjoys paper crafting, practicing Kung Fu, and playing video games with her son.

Dévi Stone Chung

Dévi is an artist, yogi, and writer. Since moving here nine years ago from Hawaii, she’s been a student of the ShambhavAnanda practice and currently co-manages Eldorado Yoga Ashram and runs our Sacred Art Store.

What she loves most about yoga is watching how it can make you grow in ways you never could have imagined. In her free time she likes drinking coffee, making art, and reading poetry.

Jatila Hayes

Jatila, ERYT-500, has been loving yoga and meditation since he found the practice in 2010. While co-managing Eldorado Ashram, he also leads yoga teacher trainings and enjoys daily maintenance of the facilities and farm.

What Jatila enjoys most about yoga training is that you never stop being a student – there’s always something you learn about yourself when you dedicate and commit to your practice. In his free time he enjoys reading, creating art, and exploring the world of amateur radio. 

Shailaja Subramanian 

Shailaja, RYT-200, received her 200-Hour Training from ShambhavAnanda School of Yoga in 2019 and has been teaching yoga ever since. She firmly believes in the healing benefits of yoga and her intention is to share this gift with as many people as possible to help them through their journey. She currently teaches corporate yoga and private yoga classes in Broomfield, Colorado. She enjoys teaching yoga to her amazing clients and around her community. Apart from teaching yoga, Shailaja is also an educator working in special education and she loves to cook. 

Janani Breitman

Janani has been a member of the ShambhavAnanda spiritual community for over 20 years.  She received her Meditation Teacher and Yoga Teacher certifications at Eldorado Mountain Yoga Ashram. “I love sharing the things I’ve been taught and helping folks to find a bit of peace in their hearts and in their day.”

YaDevi Shellenberger

YaDevi, RYT-500, has practiced yoga since 2000. During her 200-hour yoga teacher training at Eldorado Yoga Ashram in 2010, her search for authentic ways to teach yoga was fulfilled. “I’m so grateful to all my teachers at the ashram, most especially Babaji Shambhavananda, for their wisdom, patience and guidance.”