copyright © 2012
copyright © 2012
Joschi Schwarz is a uniquely modern yogi who likes to think outside the box. He is an internationally recognized specialist for anatomy and yoga with a teaching experience that spans over more than 20 years. Joschi leads anatomy workshops, yoga teacher trainings and retreats all over the world. The Master Teacher and Founder of Le Male Yoga brings his knowledge and unique style of yoga to his students from all flows of life right here in NYC.
As an educator, Joschi has an innate ability to translate the mystical elements of yoga for the challenges of contemporary life, which makes him one of America's most naturally gifted teachers. Some of his celebrated high profile students include Emma Stone, Tyra Banks, 6-time Olympian Robert Dover and Academy Award Winner Ann Roth.
Joschi's passion for the inner workings of the human body led him to study medicine and work in hospitals for numerous years. He specializes in internal medicine, sports medicine as well as psychosomatic. His deep understanding of the kinesthetic body on a scientific level is the biggest influence on his teachings of yoga. Joschi believes that focusing on proper alignment is not just safe, but also provides a gateway to inner stillness and focus.
Joschi was a highly acclaimed dancer and performed all over Europe on stage, TV and in video productions as a member of the dance company 'First Creation' as well as a soloist. Throughout his dance career, Joschi has worked with some of the most well respected artists in his industry and he has been featured in television, magazines and newspapers throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. After his career as a featured dancer, he focused his artistic work on choreography while teaching thousands of students all over the world.
Fusing his life's passions together, Joschi is a true movement aficionado and loves to play with sequencing in order to take his students into a deeper understanding of a pose and, ultimately, of themselves.
A native of Stuttgart, Germany, Joschi has lived and worked all over the world. Drawing upon a wealth of experience as an anatomy expert, dancer/choreographer and passionate yogi, he brings invaluable experience to his role as creative director/co-owner of Le Male Yoga in New York City.
Joschi Schwarz holds a Medical Degree, is a member of Yoga Alliance (E-RYT) and holds multiple fitness and yoga certifications. He has been a resident of New York City since 1995.