Aylin Tugcu

Aylin Tugcu, M.D. is a Cardiologist and certified Yoga Teacher. She found yoga after a significant life changing experience. With an extensive background in adventure activities as a paraglider, trained motorcycle rider and rescue scuba diver; she thought that yoga would be fun and easy. After her first class she was surprised for it was not as easy as she imagined; however, the true surprise was the peace and joy she found in her daily yoga practice. As an accomplished Cardiologist and a Scientist, she strongly believes that Yoga should be included in the prescription for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular vascular diseases, and included in the school curriculum for long-term benefit.
Aylin completed her 200 hour RYT training with Raji Thron at Yoga Synthesis. Her goal is to make yoga and yoga therapy accessible to the everyone, especially people who might still be skeptical or think they are old or sick to do it.

Her teaching is a dynamic blend of different traditions & yoga styles
with the emphasis of a mindful asana practice.


Aylin Tugcu instructs the following:
  • Open Level
  • This class with provide students with instruction that will allow students of all levels to attend. Variations and modifications will be given to enhance all levels of yogis.