Stephanie Pope is a native New Yorker and was born and raised in Harlem. She is a certified Bikram Yoga instructor who has been practicing Bikram Yoga over a 25 year period. Her first and only yoga teacher for many years was Bikram Choudhury. It was Bikram who suggested that she become a yoga instructor. She became a certified Bikram Yoga Instructor in Spring 2007 and has been teaching Bikram method yoga for nearly a decade.

She is also a certified Barre Method instructor as well as a certified Karma Kid’s yoga instructor.

Stephanie was the owner of Bikram Yoga East Harlem from 2008 - 2016. In 2011 her studio was named one of the top 10 Bikram Yoga studios in the country.
She currently teaches at several hot yoga studios throughout New Jersey and New York.

In addition, Stephanie spent over 25 years performing professionally as a dancer, singer and actress in theater, television and film and has appeared in over 10 Broadway shows. She was last seen playing the role of Velma Kelly in the longest running American musical CHICAGO, on Broadway and credits Bikram Yoga for providing her with, the strength, flexibility and stamina needed for the demands of performing onstage.

It brings her great joy to be able to share the healing practice of yoga with as many people as possible.