Clayton Horton’s biography
Clayton Horton is the Director of Greenpath Yoga. He has been a student of yoga for over 24 years and began teaching in 1996. Clayton has studied with both masters Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and the Greensufi for a period of over 14 years. His practice and teachings are rooted in the Ashtanga Vinyassa Tradition and daily meditation. He is a member of the Yoga Society of San Francisco Brahmananda Ashram and a Founding Board Member of the Green Yoga Association.
His teaching style is traditional yet light hearted and relaxed. Clayton believes that by practicing and living yoga, we can transform ourselves and the world around us.
According to Clayton, “Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a complete and well-balanced system in which an experienced and skilled teacher can help any student ‘find their place’ within its structure regardless of individual challenges, aptitude and constitution.”
From 2001-2006, Clayton operated Greenpath Yoga Studio in San Francisco, California. The studio was one of America’s first Green and Environmental – Friendly yoga studios. It was an inspiration with its progressive yoga programs, philosophies, events and authenticity.
Clayton received Formal Authorization to teach Ashtanga Yoga from the Krishna Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute of Mysore, South India in 2003. In 2010, Clayton received Authorization Level 2 from the KPJAYI. He continues his study at the K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute under the direction of Sharath Jois. He travels regularly in Asia, Europe and America to teach workshops, trainings and retreats.
Clayton can be reached by email: clayton [at] greenpathyoga [dot] org