Erica Kaufman

Yogacharya Erica Kaufman is the founder of Lila Yoga® and the owner of Lila Yoga Studios. She began daily devoted yoga practices at age 9 with her mother in Jerusalem, Israel. Today she still recognizes her mother at each practice. Influenced by Jiddu Krishnamurti’s philosophy and Krishnamacharya’s teachings, she spends three months a year in India.

Since 1984, Erica has taught ancient wisdom as a daily practice and holds the highest level of Registry with Yoga Alliance. Erica continues to serve annually as faculty and presenter at the world renowned International Yoga Festival at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh India; World Yoga Festival in Chennai India; Global Yoga Festival in Kerala India. This year all three were held online. Her teaching expertise and sophisticated gutsy openness awarded her Yoga Journal’s Karma Credit and features in publications such as The Times of India. As a mentor to yoga teachers, aspirants, and community members alike, Erica tours the USA, Europe, Israel, and India teaching seminars on Lila Yoga® and Contact Improvisation.

Upcoming Programs by Erica Kaufman

ONLINE • Lila Yoga® Mindfulness Retreat: A Pathway to Replenish & Connect

May 28–30, 2021

There is beauty in our connectivity— heartfelt truth centered connection. Beyond intellect & emotions, we are wholeness. But sometimes we can feel compartmentalized or isolated. This pandemic has been filled with the unfamiliar, uncomfortable, and the unknowns. It’s been difficult for many. This Retreat is devoted to replenishing all aspects of our energy by recognizing […]