Neda Draupadi Honarvar, E-RYT 200

Known for her fiery nature and deep desire to make yoga accessible, Neda’s teaching style reflects her passion and playfulness as well as her dedication to the science and discipline of yoga practice. Her classes are an engaging blend of clear, direct, alignment-based instruction and creative sequencing; expect hard work and play with generous servings of sweat and laughter. Neda is the owner of Tough Love Yoga, the creator of Metal Yoga, and a current Yoga Ambassador for lululemon athletica’s Howell Mill Location. She has and continues to teach all levels and ages of students in a variety of private and group settings around the Atlanta area. 

Neda’s love for teaching is second only to her passion for learning, believing that being a student of yoga has and continues to transform the capacity and potential of her mind, body, and heart. She has been studying yoga for over 14 years and has completed 200 hour certifications in Classical Hatha Yoga and Kali Natha Yoga under the guidance and support of Swami Jaya Devi Bhagavati and her beloved guru, Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati. In 2011, she also completed Anusara Immersion with Gina Minyard and Part 1 Anusara Teacher Training with Christina Sell. She is currently studying and working toward her certification in yogahour® under the guidance of her teacher, Darren Rhodes. Neda has trained over 50 yoga instructors as the Program Director and Primary Instructor of Tough Love Yoga's Certified Teacher Training, a 200 hour alignment-based hatha yoga program registered with the Yoga Alliance.

Off the mat, Neda can be found gallivanting about Atlanta
with her husband Dan and their Doberman Pinschers THOR & JUNO ♥