Inspirational Stories

Over the years, many people who have been introduced to yoga by Wai Lana, or who have been inspired by her in their yoga practice, have written with questions or gracious expressions of gratitude.

Keep up the good work!

Wow, what can I say? I've been watching Wai Lana's show for months (or is that years?). Anyways, I want to say to keep up the good work. I enjoy the program very much. :D


Vegetarian Recipes

Thank you so much for the vegetarian receipes from your web-site. I started yoga 3 yrs. ago and have followed a low fat vegetarian diet from the Dr. Dean Ornish Program. I was so happy to see your videos on public broadcasting that I have purchased some of them. You are very inspiring and I'm happy to say I start my day with you every morning.




Dear Wai Lana!!!

Thank you for your love and caring for us, just ordinary women! Since I have begun to make hatha yoga on your CDs, my life cmpletely changed!

I took your foto and it is on the wall near my bed. Every morning I see your smiling face and it makes me happy! I want to make smth really useful for the world also!

I feel there is something inside me that pushes me to live, not ordinary life, some different life! I am sure now that there is another life here, that is full of happiness, real one!!!

Thank you!!!


World's Greatest Yoga Expert

Dear WaiLana,

In August '06 I found you by accident surfing the channels. Your Yoga has helped me enormously. I lost 31 lbs.and my sugar levels dropped. I feel energetic and excited with the remarkable results from doing Yoga with you, WaiLana.

You have a captivating voice, you are a great inspiration and your locations are enchanting!! I told my husband, Frank, my doctor Reuben and his assistants to watch your Yoga program, and everyone will benefit from your healthy Yoga lifestyle.

Thank you, WaiLana, you are beyond compare, and God Bless you. I hope to meet you some day. I'm telling everyone to watch WaiLana and do Yoga with you to improve their health. WaiLana is the World's Greatest Yoga Expert!!


Loretta S.

Enjoying your show

Hi Wai Lana,

I just want to say how much I'm enjoying your show, which is broadcast on our public television station in Spokane, Washington. The instructions are very clear and thorough, both spoken instructions and the camera angles that show just how to put the hands or hold the head and so on. The music and imagery are so inviting that altogether your lessons are thoroughly enjoyable and encouraging. I get up each morning looking forward to yoga practice. Many of the asanas are challenging for me -- as a beginner I find it helps to have a little sense of humor -- but already after 3 weeks of daily practice I'm stretching more easily and becoming more graceful in the poses. I aspire to do them all as gracefully as you some day! I find your program is a wonderful way to start the day. Thank you so much for sharing your skill at yoga, at teaching and at producing such a wonderful program.


Karen D.

I feel a sense of peace

Dear Wailana, I have had the pleasure of watching your program for about a year and a half. I came upon it accidentally, or maybe by fate when my dad became ill and i had to make early calls to him and my mom. Immediately your manner and voice were the soothing connection i needed. As I began following the program i felt better. In fact it was and is the only time i feel a sense of peace and ease from the stressors of life. Living in NYC alone can do that, but with family issues, so much more.

I had my mom also watch--at 84 she is good at doing some of the program too. Six months ago my dad passed away and my mom broke her hip. This program has saved me and i have written wnye telling them how vital the show is and what a resource it is. I have your tapes, just bought a mat so i feel even more of a connection. I am hoping that soon my mom can return to practicing. She does the breathing and arm stretches and it helps. For me, it is a way to find myself again. I hope i do but wanted you to know how you touch and help heal people. Bless you and thank you.

Gail S.

I gain new experiences every time I do your yoga

I've started out for the first time in years to try to exercise to get in shape, all of the programs seem to want too much from you ( me, that is, of course).

We have Denise Austin, Jennifer Galardi: who are all good athletes and stuff, but none of their workouts seem as easy as yours. i've always wanted to be flexible and the other programs never seem to do that. then i saw on the TV guide channel Wai Lana Yoga, and i just started to watch it since then.

I gain new experiences every time i do your yoga. i watch it every day now, and i actually lost a few pounds by doing it. i've become one of your biggest fans or your biggest fan and thank you for sharing yoga with everyone, you really make it seem easy. i hope you write me back, it would really mean a lot to me.

Thank you!

"Cup" (Ramona J.)

I am your fan number one

Hello Dear Wai Lana,

I am an Ecuadorian fan, I love you so much, you change my life, I practice yoga every day with your videos.

Thanks for your help, you are exceptional, I want to know you.

Congratulations. Regards,


Thank you for sharing with us the gift of yoga

Thank you Wai Lana, for making the gift of yoga so readily available to all of us!

I am so happy to discover the website, after finding your program that airs on PBS, here, locally. Not only do you offer us a broad education in the Yoga lifestyle, but do it with such beauty and elegance. I have two little ones that enjoy your program right along with me and we look forward to the time together practicing yoga with you. Again, thank you for your outstanding work and effort. We are most grateful.




Wai Lana,

I am sure you know of a tradition when a young woman who gets just married and starting a new life, as a wife and soon as a new mother get all the goodies from her mother such as a beautiful table set, bed linens etc etc for her new life. Well, I feel like you equipped me with all that I need - wonderful cookbooks, relaxation, body workout, mind and heart food. Also healthy activities for kids as well as the body care and ayurvedic formulas.

Thank you!

Sylwia D J.

A thousand thank-you's

Hi Wai Lana a thousand thankyous!

My daughter has fallen asleep to your sweet, calm voice for 5 years now. Your cds have helped her with her sleep problems, nightmares, night terrors, anxiety and bullying etc.

I bought her many different visualisations over time but she has not wanted to listen to any others but yours.

We've had fun with your cards, books and yoga video too. You've been a big and healing part of our lives.

Love and gratitude to you all-ways Rosemary(mum) and Layla (9yrs) from Sydney Australia.

Rosemary Volpato

Thank you so much

Thank you so much for your yoga CD. It helps me every day. I had a stem cell transplant and use yoga as my therapy! Your voice and energy is cosmic.


Thank you

Dear Wai Lana:  I found you on PBS here in Las Vegas, about September, 2010.    LOVE your program, and here is why:  I took vinyasa yoga a few years back, then got lazy, big mistake.  Then when I found you and started getting back into Yoga, I was very happy with how you conduct your session.  And by that I mean, your every move is accompanied with exact and detailed audio instruction to match the video and your movement through the poses.  Soooo important to someone re-connecting, AND for the beginner. I am 56 years young, still fairly flexible, and certainly aspire to become half as flexible as you are.  You are truly an inspiration, and a beautiful soul that the planet is so very fortunate to have.  Thank you for sharing your knowledge.  And I am happy to be your student.!

Gratitude, blessings, and love!


Dianna K.

You are an amazing woman

Dear Wai Lana!

You are an amazing woman that changed my world with just one video. You made me feel better and gave me the strength and hope and you convinced me that I can make it! That's just amazing how person is able to do this, you share love and hope.


Luka Mejaè

Love the way you do yoga

Hi Wai Lana, i bought ur tapes and i love the way u do yoga. i am 74 yrs but i love try to do my best seing ur tape. u r the best. thanks again,


May we all blossom

May we all blossom with our chosen leaders such as yourself. Thanks for bringing into our lives good cheer, good health, good rhythm and good exercise. Merry Christmas to you all,

Karen L.

Wonderful spiritual teacher of yoga

Dear Wai Lana,

I wish you peace, joy and happiness each and every day. You are a wonderful spiritual teacher of yoga. I so appreciate you. You are an inspiration to me. Because of you and your tv show, I am inspired to teach yoga to mature adults.


Jill M.

Thank you for your great programs

Merry Christmas.

Thank you for your great programs.  Yoga has become an important part of my life.  I am continuously learning more all the time.  I share with my Yoga students.

May joy and peace follow you and your family always.

Diane G.

I feel so good

Thanks Wai Lana,

I practise yoga using your tapes and i feel so good as a result. Alsong with meditation it's a wonderful start to my day.

I am 60.

Netsanet Amare, Trinidad & Tobago

I could not imagine a day without you

Wai Lana,

Merry Christmas to you and your family. I have awoken to you and your yoga teachings for the past 8 years. I could not imagine a day without you. I love you so much, thank you,

Happy New Year!


I love your tapes

Dear Wai Lana:  I wish you a happy, healthy fulfilling 2011 with joy and fun

I love your tapes and they make a big difference in my life.



Happy New Year

Happy New Year!... my dear Wai Lana!

You are verry beautiful and your show is almost equally as beautiful.

Keep on, keepin on  and we look forward to trying some of your products. I truly hope you and your family have a very happy holiday season and a fabulous 2011!

Lots of love,


Miss the daily show on NY TV

I was doing yoga every morning at 7 am for about two years while you were on NY TV every morn at 7.

You helped relieve my torn rotater shoulder problem and the regular yoga made my tight shoulders and back pain go away. The moves, wonderful music and your voice was soothing and it made my day start peacefully and in shape. Now they took you off that station and I miss it very much.

Carol C.

I am able to relax just by hearing her voice

It is a honor to share my testimonial with you! I am a two time cancer survivor and with surgery and treatments, my anxiety/stress levels went off the chart. Of course I was prescribed zanex for the anxiety/panic attacks but it did not seem to be helping me in a positive or empowering way, and the longer I took the RX the more dizzy I became. I was even worried that the cancer had spread to my brain.

Since January,2011 I have faithfully did my yoga with Wai Lana 5 times a week and I have been able to wean myself away from the anxiety medicine and I am able to relax just by hearing her voice and music. We are organic farmers in Nebraska so I know about a healthy lifestyle. Keep up the great work Wai Lana!

Organically Yours,

Marcy J.


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