Lexa Chernin

She is a Yoga Instructor (ERYT 500), Ayurvedic Practitioner, Sanskrit teacher for the American Sanskrit Institute, and

co-owner of Yoga Secrets in Kennett Square, PA. She offers weekly classes at Yoga Secrets and the International Women's Club in Wilmington, DE, and is co-creator and lead teacher of the Yoga Secrets 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training and 300 hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training.

Lexa is a professional member of Yoga Alliance and NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association).

Lexa's Training

Lexa has completed over 3000 hours of direct training and formal study in a broad spectrum of the Vedic tradition. She has studied with many teachers, but is especially grateful for her close relationship and continual studies with her teachers Ed Zadlo and Zoe Mai. Sri gurubhyo namah.


She is certified in Vinyasa Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Ayurvedic Yoga, Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga, and has additional training in Yogic philosophy and Yoga Nidra.


She has taken courses in Ayurvedic Healing and Vedic Counseling through the American Institute of Vedic Studies, both in Pennsylvania with Ed Zadlo and in India with Dr. David Frawley and Shambhavi Devi. Areas of focus here include Yoga, Ayurveda, Vedanta, Tantra, Jyotish and Vastu.


She has additional Ayurvedic training in pulse reading with Shekhar Annambhotla and John Douillard and has studied Ayurvedic bodywork with Hilary Garivaltis.


Lexa underwent the Sanskrit apprenticeship at the American Sanskrit Institute and studies privately with Zoe Mai (director of ASI).

She completed the Ayurvedic Practitioner's program at Kerala Ayurveda, where she continues her studies of Vedic Formulations and Ashtanga Hrdayam.