Margie Topf brings her in-depth knowledge of movement, kinesiology and anatomy and a tremendous background in organization and leadership to her role as Bikram yoga teacher and mentor. Margie teaches with compassion and insight, teachers and students alike. She understands first-hand how deeply this yoga can heal every body, using Bikram’s dialogue in a 90 minute regular practice!
Margie founded a major dance company in the city of Boston in 1974 and ran it for 35 years. She was known as a choreographer, dance educator and a dance teacher’s mentor. Topf Center for Dance Education was the leading inner-city outreach organization, using dance to foster inter-racial understanding. In 1998, after several life challenges, Margie started practicing Bikram yoga and immediately fell in love with its healing power. In 2004 she went to teacher training and was immediately hired to teach at 3 studios in New England. She has taught throughout the U.S. and Europe and taught at the Fall 2015 teacher training in Phuket.