photo of Jim Bennitt by Mitchell Manz

photo of Jim Bennitt by Mitchell Manz

Jim Bennitt teaches Tantric Vinyasa Yoga: an authentic, comprehensive practice influenced by ParaYoga, the Himalayan Institute and the Krishnamacharya lineage.

Based in Chicago and co-founder of Tejas Yoga Studio, Jim's inspired teachings and demos are sought after at many conferences and studios across the country.

weekly classes

photo by Jess Pierotti

photo by Jess Pierotti


10am-11:30am Open


7am-8am Open
10am-11:30am Vigorous


10am-11:30am Open


10am-11:30am Vigorous
3:30pm-4:30pm Pranayama


10am-11:30am Vigorous


All weekly classes are at Tejas Yoga located at 1300 South Wabash Avenue (2nd floor) in Chicago's south loop.


photo by Mitchell Manz

photo by Mitchell Manz

Chicago Workshops

See all of Jim's Chicago workshops at Tejas Yoga

Outside of Chicago

August 26-28, 2016
Des Moines YMCA in Des Moines, IA

September 9-11, 2016
Midtown Yoga in Memphis, TN

October 22, 2016
Niyama Yoga in Wilmette, IL

November 18-20, 2016
Yoga Center in Minneapolis, MN




Yoga Retreat with Jim Bennitt in Costa Rica
March 17–24, 2018

at Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort in Nosara, costa rica

More information on Jim's 2018 yoga retreat is coming soon!

Please contact for more info and to save your spot today!



photo by Mitchell Manz

photo by Mitchell Manz

The Intriguing Tantric Practices You Should Really Know About

Learn how tantra can radically shift your yoga and meditation experience,
and bring your consciousness to an elevated state.
Read this article at Sonima

The Subtle Aspect of Tree Pose You’re Probably Missing

This precise explanation of how to engage the root lock will help you
find full expression of this posture and improve
your understanding of the bandhas. Read this article at Sonima

The Physical and Energetic Effects of the Abdominal Lock

This explanation of uddiyana bandha will help you understand
why and how it should be practiced in yoga. Read this article at Sonima


photo by Mitchell Manz

photo by Mitchell Manz

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