Professor of Yoga Studies

Christopher Miller, E-RYT, YACEP, PhD

Christopher Miller completed his PhD in the Study of Religion at the University of California, Davis. He currently serves as the Bhagwan Mallinath Assistant Professor of Jain and Yoga Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. His current research focuses on the ways by which yoga practices are translated into contemporary transnational yoga communities. He is the author of a number of articles and book chapters concerned with Jainism, the history and practice of modern yoga, yoga and politics, and yoga philosophy and is a co-editor of the volume Beacons of Dharma: Spiritual Exemplars for the Modern Age (2019). A California native, Christopher completed a 2 year yoga teacher training in 2012 at the Hill Street Yoga and Meditation Center in Santa Monica and eventually earned his Yoga Alliance Experienced Yoga Teacher credential. As a certified Continuing Education Provider for Yoga Alliance, he lectures internationally on all things yoga and remains a dedicated practitioner of hot yoga.

Senior Yoga Teacher

Una Torbica, E-RYT, YACEP

Una Torbica is an experienced yoga teacher, functional movement specialist and founder of Hothaus Yoga. Having lived and travelled across a number of countries over the past 20 years, she is now settled in Switzerland where she runs a Hot Yoga and Movement studio, offering yoga classes, workshops and yoga retreats both in Switzerland and internationally. Una came to yoga 15 years ago and has completed her RYT 200 in Hatha and Hot Yoga in London, UK. She has been practicing and teaching Hatha, the 26x2 sequence, Vinyasa and Power Yoga but she found her true home in the heat and has developed Hothaus Yoga Method: a comprehensive, inclusive and innovative system of hot yoga sequences that blend different styles of yoga, movement and functional range conditioning. Una's teaching style reflects her belief that yoga practice is a very intimate and personal process of growth and she approaches each student as a unique individual while encouraging their self-exploration, mind-body connection, and self-awareness.