Andrea Marcum is a yoga teacher and author who leads retreats and workshops around the world in both intimate and conference hall settings. Teaching for over twenty years, she has a unique ease and familiarity about her, weaving accessible philosophy into the poses appropriate for a variety of experience levels.
Named one of LA's Best by a number of sources including Culture Trip, Andrea loves guiding the most unassuming newbies to yoga and mindfulness. She has prepared celebrities for the Oscars, worked with athletes (Matt Kemp, LA Dodgers – NFL Network , U.S. Tennis Association) collaborated with global brands (lululemon, Vogue, Equinox, Travel & Leisure, NBCUniversal, Well + Good), created content for Medicare’s Silver & Fit, and built her own internationally recognized platform at andreamarcum.com.
Her critically acclaimed book Close to Om is available from St Martin’s Press/Macmillan.
20 + years
What inspired you to teach yoga?
Yoga introduced me to a part of me I'd not yet met.
Who are your most influential teachers?
How would you describe your style?
My style is about fully embracing your inner beginner... especially if you've been practicing for 5,000 years.
Why do you feel retreats are transformational?
They turn your yoga mat into a magic carpet to see the world.
What is your favorite pose to teach?
Gosh... that's a tough one. The one we are doing right now :)