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About Guru Ren

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Ren Yogamaya, E-RYT 500 is an authentic Yoga Teacher, a Universal citizen, an intuitive communicator and an author. She was formerly educated in the U.K. and the U.S.A.

Ren has studied under many masters including, Yogi Bhajan, Swami Satchidinanda, Swami Anand Tathagat, Drunvalo Melchizedek and became certified by Swami T. in 1995. These teachers imparted the sacred practices of Kundalini Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, the eastern practices of Tantra, Kama Sutra, Tao and Zen, Tibetan Vjrayana and the ancient wisdom of The Flower of Life.


Ren is one of very few teachers at her level who practices and teaches the Yoga Korunta. She is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher at the highest level with the Yoga Alliance since 2002. Also, from 2012 to the present she has become the Yoga matriarch of the Crescenta Valley communities: Montrose, La Canada, La Crescenta, Sunland-Tujunga and Sun Valley, all located in the county of Los Angeles, Ca.

From 1997 to the present, Ren continues to also be the matriarch in the desert Yoga community as she has introduced the education and network of Yoga to Palm Springs, other desert cities and beyond. She introduced Yoga to the health and fitness community, by presenting and implementing the first Yoga classes in the late 90s'.


In 1997, Palm Springs’ first Yoga center was founded and established by Ren and her teacher, Swami Anand Tathagat. Within two years, Bodhi Ren Yoga offered 16 classes per week with 7 instructors, including meditation classes and quarterly workshops. Some of the visiting Yoga instructors have included, Tim Miller, Doug Swenson and Atma Khalsa. Ren also was a founder in establishing the on-going Yoga program with the Desert Aids Project in Palm Springs, CA. Ren continues to offer her services in the desert cities on her usual, monthly visits.

In 2003, Ren was presented with the Citizen Peace Award by the World Peace International for introducing to the Coachella Valley the first annual World Peace Day Festival, which introduced to the desert over 70 alternative healing lifestyle professionals and Sacred Music. In association with Under One Sky Productions, Ren has presented numerous health-lifestyle events featuring Keynote speakers with high quality meals. Along with her on-going commitment to teaching, Ren is a writer, author of the book, EAT BY COLOR: FOODS, COLORS AND THE CHAKRAS ™ , a syndicated columnist with her Astrological Affects and is currently writing a book on the Yoga Korunta. She presently resides and teaches in Los Angeles.

Clients Of Guru Ren

  • Bhakti Fest, Joshua Tree, CA 

  • Big Bear Yoga Festival, CA

  • The Herbivore Fest, Yucaipa, Ca.

  • The Wellness Foundation Palm Springs, Non-Profit

  • CSL - Center for Spiritual Living, La Crescenta, CA

  • Center of Motion, Non-Profit

  • City of Palm Desert, CA

  • City of Indio, CA

  • Indio Performing Arts Center, Non-Profit

  • Trilogy C.C. at La Quinta

  • Department of Water & Power, Long Beach, CA

  • Raw Spirit Festivals, Non-Profit, Nationally

  • City of Rancho Mirage, CA

  • Palm Springs Body Mind Spirit Celebrations

  • Business of Healing Conference with Author Dan Millman "Peaceful Warrior"

  • The Whole Being Weekend, Idyllwild, CA

  • Universal Temple of Higher Consciousness, San Diego, CA

  • Author, Sidney Sheldon

  • Sunrise Country Club, Rancho Mirage, CA: 8 years

  • Jackie Lee Stroke Center, Palm Springs, CA

  • The Boys and Girls Club, Palm Springs, CA

  • The Desert Aids Project, Palm Springs, CA

  • Gold Gym(s), Coachella Valley, CA

  • Mizell Senior Center, Palm Springs, CA

  • Karokia Pensione, Palm Springs, CA

  • Palapas of Araby Cove, Palm Springs, CA

  • Yoga-Next, Los Angeles, CA

  • The La Quinta Hotel and Resort

  • City of La Quinta, CA

  • Numerous world-wide wellness and music festivals, and other events
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