Julie Gudmestad

Julie Gudmestad, PT, C-IAYT has been active in Portland, Oregon, as a yoga teacher and licensed physical therapist for over 40 years. She has integrated her western medical knowledge with yoga training into a unique teaching style, and regularly teaches anatomy and asana workshops throughout the US, Canada and Europe.

Julie was a certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher for over 30 years, and now maintains Yoga Alliance certification at the ERYT-500 level. In addition to her PT license, she is also a certified Yoga Therapist through IAYT. For many years, she was the author of the Yoga Journal magazine’s “Anatomy of a Yogi” column. She continues to produce continuing education programs for yoga teachers and students, including webinars and videos through YogaUOnline, and online videos through her home studio, Paxson Yoga Center in Portland.

 

Practice Channel Julie Gudmestad

Beginner's Hamstring Stretch

Many people come to yoga with very tight hamstrings. Tight hamstrings limit our ability to... more

Practice Channel Julie Gudmestad

Posture Corrections for Back Pain

This practice focuses on correcting common muscle imbalances to prevent or relieve back pain.... more

Practice Channel Julie Gudmestad

Refine Your Alignment: Standing Yoga Poses

Refine your alignment in this class focusing on classic standing yoga poses with yoga... more