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About YNDI Yoga

Engage in an immersive experience of yoga, meditation, and art to improve mental and physical wellbeing. Discover how the five elements – water, air, fire, earth, and space – inspire a diverse practice guided by empowering intentions. Lana Vogestad, E-RYT 500 and visual artist, leads a transformational journey through atmospheric environments and soundscapes to find your yndi or bliss.


New episodes of YNDI Yoga premiere Sundays at 6 a.m. beginning February 19, 2023, on CPTV.


Each episode will be available for on-demand viewing beginning the Monday after its CPTV premiere. Episodes will be available on cptv.org, as well as at video.cptv.org; on YouTube; and on the free Connecticut Public mobile app. (Visit Google Play or the Apple App Store to download the app.)


Lana Vogestad, E-RYT 500, certified yoga teacher and visual artist, is the host and creator of YNDI Yoga. She is also an artist and has her Master’s Degree in Fine Arts with a specialty in the Visual Arts, which is what sets YNDI apart from other yoga offerings on television and online, with its eye for beautiful and artistic settings designed to nurture the mind, body and soul.

Vogestad has been teaching yoga internationally since 2008. She has extensively taught in Iceland, the Netherlands, Atlanta, New England, as well as the Yoga and Cancer Program with Yoga in Action. She also leads numerous workshops and retreats each year. Vogestad has studied with many leading teachers from diverse yoga disciplines and incorporates the rich teachings of the different styles of yoga into her classes and is recognized as the most senior international teacher of the Barkan Method of Hot Yoga.

Vogestad received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City and her BA from Bates College in Maine. She is most proud of YNDI Yoga’s ability to bring together all of her experiences as an artist, yoga practitioner and teacher, to connect with universal energy, elevate consciousness and build connections with others. 


Brett Wiese Saunders is an American, nonfiction filmmaker specializing in small, full-scope productions. Based out of his home state of New Hampshire, Brett has told award-winning stories around the world. 

When Brett’s not working or writing about himself in the third person, he likes to skateboard, play the piano and spend time with his dog, Tilda. 


For general inquiries and questions, contact Connecticut Public's Audience Care team at 860-275-7550 or email audiencecare@ctpublic.org.

Interested in sponsoring YNDI Yoga? Contact our Corporate Support and Underwriting team at 860-275-7202 or email sponsor@ctpublic.org.

YNDI Yoga is distributed nationally by American Public Television (APT).

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