heidi sormaz

Heidi Sormaz, Ph.D., E-RYT 500, and Forrest Yoga Guardian Teacher owns Fresh Yoga studios in New Haven, CT. She has studied yoga for 20 years and taught for 15. Her classes are unique combining psychology, meditation and yoga.


She currently teaches the Forrest Yoga 200-Hr Teacher Training & Advanced Teacher Training, has co-taught a 300-Hr Advanced Vinyasa Training with Rolf Gates, teaches and designed the Fresh Yoga 200-hr & 300Hr Teacher Trainings, travels nationally to present workshops and trainings, and live-streams classes for StudioLiveTV.com. Heidi has taught at Kripalu, The Esalen Institute, at the Yoga, Meditation & Recovery Conferences, and the Windhorse Forrest Yoga Conferences. She has been featured in Yoga Journal and was selected by The Great Courses to design their first course on yoga: Yoga for a Healthy Mind & Body. Heidi is a former university psychology professor and author of, Performing Under Pressure. Her classes are designed to help people develop a relationship with their body & mind that is comfortable — even when life isn’t.


For more about Heidi, see HeidiSormaz.com and FreshYoga.com.

upcoming workshops

Join Forrest Yoga Guardians Heidi Sormaz & Denise Hopkins for a weekend of yoga classes, ceremony, and meditation!