Dr. Ariele Foster, Physical Therapist, Yoga Teacher, Yoga Therapist, Anatomy for Yoga Teacher


Ariele Foster, PT, DPT, E-RYT 500, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and has been teaching yoga since 2001. She is also the founder of, an online anatomy mentorship for yoga teachers and dedicated students. Ariele runs the anatomy mentorship, treats patients, teaches yoga classes and private lessons in Washington, DC. She also leads retreats, workshops and teaches anatomy for yoga teacher trainings internationally. Her online anatomy courses for yoga teachers can be found at

Ariele is an interisciplinary yoga teacher, and has studied  extensively in Kripalu, Anusara and YogaWorks styles (under a student of Maty Ezraty). She is a general orthopedic physical therapist, with a special focus on incorporating yoga into rehabilitation, and has treated body parts from toes to nose.  

Yoga Style

Anusara, Hatha, Kripalu, Restorative Yoga, Vinyasa Flow

Theraputic Focus

Chair Yoga, Yoga for Arthritis, Yoga for Cancer, Yoga for Headaches, Yoga for Lower Back Pain, Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis, Yoga for Parkinson's, Yoga for Respiratory & Circulatory Health, Yoga for Special Needs Kids, Yoga for Sports Injuries, Yoga for Stroke recovery, Yoga Therapy, Yoga Therapy for Fibromyalgia, Yoga Therapy for Neurological Conditions, Yoga Therapy for Sciatica, Yoga Therapy for Scoliosis, Yoga Therapy Training


For the most up-to-date information on my credentials, please see my LinkedIn profile and my Yoga Alliance registration page: We'd love to have you join the Yoga Anatomy Academy tribe! Please see for more details, or to stay in touch!

Washington, DC 20009
United States
Contact Person (if Yoga Studio):

Dr. Ariele Foster