Amita is a student of master yogi Sri Baba Hari Dass, published scholar, kirtan artist, & priestess. Amita served as a priestess or pujarini at the Sankat Hanuman Temple where she lived for 4 years. She specializes in guiding practitioners deeper in pranayama, asana, meditation, and the Bhakti/Tantric ritual practices of puja, mudra, and mantra. Known for creating deep safe space for practitioners, she has taught and mentored teachers internationally in 200 & 500 hour Yoga Teacher Trainings, Yoga Retreats, Immersions, and Workshops, and has chanted for such luminary teachers as Sally Kempton, Saul David Raye, Govind Das & Radha, and Sianna Sherman. She teaches weekly at Bhakti Yoga Shala in Santa Monica.