Wataya is an Anusara inspired teacher, who brings a wealth of experience, fun, heart centered poetry and alignment to her classes. She loves to create community between her students. Her classes are therapeutic in nature, guided by Spirit and can be quite spirited.
Wataya Roberson was born and raised in South Africa. She left to travel the world in 1994, and while living in London in 1995, Wataya experienced Iyengar Yoga. Less than a year later she moved to India for three months. Several years later Wataya lived and worked at the Omega Institute in Upstate New York, where her practice deepened. In 2000 while living in NYC, Wataya met her meditation teacher, Gurumayi and from there the path of Yoga opened up to her. Soon after in 2003, Wataya moved to San Francisco to study Anusara Yoga. She has over 1500 hours of study and has been teaching full time since 2005.
Her background is in Anusara Yoga and Kashmir Shaivism philosophy. Wataya is also a Siddha Yoga Hatha Teacher. Her teachers are Gurumai Chidvilasananda, Jim and Ruthie Berneatt, Christopher Hareesh Wallis and Sienna Sherman.