Ha-Chi Yu was born and raised on the Lower East Side of NYC. She grew up dancing in the parks and sidewalks of the city, which she has been blessed to be doing in some form ever since... She was a principal dancer with Feld Ballet/Ballet Tech for over 20 years during which time other projects included work with: New York City Ballet, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and as a Principal on the Tony Award winning Broadway show FOSSE.
Ha-Chi is an Advanced Certified Jivamukti Yoga teacher and the Program Director - EP for all Jivamukti Yoga® Teacher Training programs, and is the founder of Prana Productions LLC. She has studied within various schools and practices including Sivananda, Iyengar, Ashtanga, and Tripsichore. Ha-Chi is also a certified teacher in Gyrotonic ™, the Pilates method, and Thai Yoga Massage. Her background as a dancer and teacher has taken her around the world where she has taught master classes at colleges and universities…and performed on many of the world's finest stages with some of the greatest performing artists of our time.