This August John Smrtic guest teaches the Thursday night Jivamukti Yoga class at Balancing Monkey Yoga.

John Smrtic, JD, Advanced Certification Jivamukti Yoga, E-RYT, teaches yoga internationally and believes in love as the power to fully awaken the soul and the eternal connection to Source, in this lifetime, through devotional, compassionate, yogic living. He innovatively shares yoga as the technology to spark this Divine Re-membering, crafting each class as a unique experience where his renowned Bhakti Groove soundtracks meld with intelligently sequenced, vinyasa-based asana, chanting, yogic scripture and meditation. John leads an annual pilgrimage to India and teaches at premiere festivals including Bhakti Fest. Visit

Class meets Thursday nights from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Balancing Monkey Yoga is located at 1221 Kilauea Avenue, in the Hilo Shopping Center near Island Naturals grocery store.