Jimmy Barkan, founder of The Barkan Method is considered the Godfather of Yoga in South Florida! He opened his first school back in 1983 when Yoga not very popular! His personality, charisma and teaching style became a major influence not only in South Florida but all across the world!
Jimmy opened The Barkan Method Boca Raton branch in 2012: Boca Location Offering Yoga classes 7 days a week 365 days a year!!
Since the establishment of The Barkan Method of Hot Yoga in 2002, Jimmy’s Level I Teacher Training programs are held in Fort Lauderdale, Fl., North Carolina, Westchester, Long Island, New Jersey, Iceland, The United Kingdom, Japan, Hungary and Australia. There are national and international studios and teachers practicing The Barkan Method Hot Yoga including; Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, South America, Thailand, South Africa, Ireland, The United Kingdom and throughout the United States. Barkan also offers Level, II, and III Teacher Training programs throughout the year in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Costa Rica. Jimmy has also trained many of our country’s top professional athletes throughout the years including members of the NFL, NBA, NHL, the 1997 World Series Champions Florida Marlins and PGA Tour players.