Jimmy Barkan yogafusion Yoga Teacher Training Adelaide

Who is Jimmy Barkan?

We’re running a 7 day Yoga immersion with Jimmy Barkan in a couple of weeks! But, who is Jimmy Barkan, we hear you ask?

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Jimmy Barkan is a Master Yoga Teacher certified by Ghosh’s College of India, Calcutta, India in 1981.   One of the pioneers of Hot Yoga in the United States, Jimmy practiced daily under the guidance of Bikram Choudhury as his most Senior Teacher, an accomplishment very few have since obtained.

Jimmy’s first yoga studio, Yoga College Of India, opened in Fort Lauderdale, Florida  January 20, 1983.  Jimmy has worked with of our country’s top professional athletes throughout the years including members of the NFL, NBA, NHL, The 1997 World Series Champions Florida Marlins and PGA Tour players.

Since 1986, Jimmy has certified over 1500 Bikram and Barkan Method Teachers.

Rebranded in 2002 as The Barkan Method of Hot Yoga, Jimmy’s Level I Barkan Method Teacher Training programs are based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and held all over the world.  In recent years Barkan has trained students in Japan, Iceland, Hungary, Australia, to name a few.   Barkan also offers Level II, and III Teacher Training programs throughout the year in Fort Lauderdale and Costa Rica and Australia.

Students can find studios practicing The Barkan Method  in Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, South America, Thailand, South Africa, Ireland, The United Kingdom and throughout the United States.


Barkan has a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts from New York University. His original dream, to be a singer and actor, is his foundation to help teachers find their own voice and personal expression.

Jimmy’s experience in teaching for over 38 years, along with his experience as a performer on stage, helps him direct trainees to become better communicators and yoga teachers.

Teachers will have a sense of confidence and accomplishment upon completing his training and Jimmy’s unique background creates an experience you will not find elsewhere.

Jimmy has three children, Bobby and Jen Barkan, Sean Barkan and Amy Barkan, one grandson, Max, and lives with his wife Corinne (https://www.connectedliving-fl.com) in Ft. Lauderdale Fl.  His passion is yoga and teaching students around the world and continues to live his original dream as a singer/entertainer.

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Barkan Level II/III Training – 4th Nov 2018

Ready to take your yoga practice to the next level and connect with the a larger, global yoga community? We’ve got you covered! International yoga teacher and trainer Jimmy Barkan is bringing his Level II/III teacher training to yogafusion. This training is available to practitioners who have had a regular practice for at least 6 months, and will also certify 200 hour teachers to teach the Barkan Method Hot Vinyasa Flow. It’s a fantastic opportunity for advanced students to take their practice to the next level under the guidance of a truly inspiring yogi!

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Teaching yoga teachers is something we can not take for granted. It is a responsibility that can not be taken lightly. There are too many teacher training programs out today led by instructors with limited experience. This is what sets The Barkan Method apart. Jimmy has been practicing since 1980, started his own style of Hot Yoga called The Barkan Method back in 2002 and began his very own teacher training program after 22 years of teaching! Jimmy Barkan has lead over 30 Level I and over 25 Level II/III teacher trainings with well over 1500 graduates who are now teaching all across the world. There are Barkan Method teachers and studios in: Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, Thailand, Hungary, Vienna, Switzerland, France, England, Iceland, Greenland, Norway, South America, Costa Rica and of course the United States!

Come and discover what thousands already know – that The Barkan Method of Hot Yoga Teacher Training prepares you to be the best teacher you can be!

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