Maty Ezraty death is what many are yet to come into terms within the yoga community. The YogaWorks founder is reported to have passed away in Tokyo, Japan.
Naija News understands that the late Maty Ezraty, beloved yoga legend from Los Angeles, United States, discovered yoga in her early 20’s after years of dance.
A statement credited to yogi David Kim, says late Ezraty, a teacher of teachers, died unexpectedly in Tokyo at age 55.
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Naija News understands Ezraty’s cause of death has not been confirmed.
This online news platform understands that the yoga community currently mourns the loss of Ezraty, who was an influential teacher and founder of YogaWorks.
David Kim in a tribute to Ezraty’s life work stated the following in a statement on Instagram.
“Maty was a sharp-eyed, incisive teacher who cut through the faux-spirituality that too often afflicts what is a profound practice of seeing clearly at every level. Not everyone agreed with her methodology, but she had the vision and dedication to build a yoga school that made yoga accessible to so many people, taking it from the hippie fringe into mainstream America.”
Naija News understands that the late Ezraty, a 55-year-old American, started practicing yoga in her 20’s and studied under several teachers, most notably Dona Holleman, Gabriella Giubilaro and Pattabhi Jois. Maty began teaching yoga in 1985 and founded YogaWorks in 1987, which offers different styles of yoga, such as Iyengar and Ashtanga.
The 55-year-old American is considered a pioneer in yoga and sold YogaWorks in 2004. However, she continued to teach yoga around the world.
Several tributes have poured in following the sudden death of Maty Ezraty as her fans all around the world celebrate the accomplishments of the yoga “god”.
Ezraty’s death was unexpected due to the fact that the late yoga legend was scheduled to hold a workshop in China and Singapore later this month.
The late YogaWorks founder would be remembered for her impact in the yoga community and her dedicated, passionate and influential teachings.