About the Instructor
Virginia Williamson (Ginny)
Ginny is a Kriya Yogi, in the lineage of Paramahansa Yogananda, initiated by
Roy Eugene Davis.
She has been practicing Yoga for 22 years; teaching in Southwest Florida for 14 years.
First certified to teach by Shivan Sarna, in Sarasota, Florida in 1998, Virginia currently holds multiple certifications, including 'Teaching Yoga to People with Cancer'.
She specializes in Vinyasa Krama (the sensible, progressive sequencing of postures linked by the breath), Gentle Yoga, Yoga for Recovery, Yoga Philosophy and Deep Relaxation.
Ginny continues to study extensively in Yoga and Ayurveda. She practices and teaches in accordance with the traditions of Kriya Yoga and the Yoga of Sri T. Krishnamacharya.
She continues her studies at home and under the guidance of various Yoga masters whenever possible and is especially inspired by Roy Eugene Davis, Erich Schiffmann, TKV Desikachar, David Williams, Tim Miller and David Frawley. Many others with whom she has studied have been influential as well.
She has been a pioneer in bringing high-quality Yoga instruction to Charlotte County, Florida.
Teaching in the area since 1998, she opened the county's first Yoga studio in 2004 and taught at the Punta Gorda Club from January 2008 - June 2012.
She currently shares ownership of Yoga at Periwinkle Place, a studio in Port Charlotte which offers healthy-lifestyle classes and services.
Ginny has been consistently committed to delivering authentic teachings to both students and instructors of Yoga by offering group asana classes, meditation classes, study sessions, teacher training, professional development, supervision and mentorship.
She also teaches privately and for corporations in Charlotte and Lee counties.