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Dawn Stillo

Dawn Stillo

Dawn Stillo

Dawn Stillo

Dawn Stillo

Dawn Stillo


Dawn Stillo

Dawn Stillo

Dawn Stillo

Dawn Stillo has been a dedicated Buddhist practitioner for 36 years. She has practiced yoga nearly as long, and has been teaching yoga for 11 years. She is a YogaWorks teacher trainer and mentor. Currently Dawn's focus is the study of Iyengar Yoga and has the honor to be mentored by Anna Delury and study with Marla Apt. During the Covid lockdown, Dawn was selected to participate in a 2 year mindful meditation certification course, led by Jack Kornfield PhD, and Tara Brock PhD. Dawn is also a writer and content creator for Yoga Journal Magazine.


Number of years teaching

10+ years


Strong, gentle. specific, deep.


Peeling layers to know myself and others.



What inspired you to teach yoga?

Teaching forces me to remain a dedicated student, it motivates me to not become complacent, but continue to keep moving forward, arm in arm, with my students. I thrive on teaching, it’s an honor.

Who are your most influential teachers?

Maty Ezraty, Carrie Owerko, Jeanne Heilleman and my Buddhist mentor, Daisaku Ikeda

How would you describe your style?

Caring, accepting of each student just as they are, and confidently leading them forward.

Why do you feel retreats are transformational?

To experience a journey going inward and the beauty of the location assists in broadening horizons otherwise not found in your daily routine. It's a time of self-expansion and connection. The groups always seem to form a supportive loving environment. The food is a big deal, always great food!

What is your favorite pose to teach?

Supta Padangusthasana- Reclining Hand-to -Big-Toe Pose

What is your favorite pose to practice?

Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Handstand)

What are your favorite places to travel?

Italy, Bali, Costa Rica, Peru & Kauai