Linda Lalita Winnick
Linda Lalita Winnick’s focus is the cultivation of Shakti or Inner Power. A certified yoga teacher, with an M.A. in Ayurvedic Medicine and Yoga Philosophy, Linda’s teaching of yoga integrates her 30 years of experience as a yoga practitioner and teacher with the principles of exercise physiology and the energetics of Ayurveda. Her classes reflect the attunement of time, place, season, and group dynamic. Shaping her offering with joy, Linda creates an inclusive space that challenges each person to feel free to do what they can to foster their own strength and wellbeing through the art of yoga.
Linda Lalita is owner of three Shakti Yoga Studios in the Hudson Valley New York. She was a popular workshop instructor at the Omega Institute for a decade. Linda trains yoga teachers in her methods. (200 Hour and Advanced 300 Hour) She is invited to teach in programs around the country and in Europe.
She started her yoga teaching ( in 2000) at Kingston Hospital where she was a Chemical Dependency Specialist. This is where she gained additional insight for her Master's thesis: Using Ayurveda and Yoga to Treat Addiction. Her undergraduate studies was in Psychology.