Central Street Yoga & Meditation

About Us

Owner/Instructor RUTH (RAMA) BROOKE, E-RYT 500, Certified Svaroopa® Yoga & Meditation Teacher (see below for specific certifications).


Ruth began practicing Svaroopa® yoga in 2004, and opened Red Barn Yoga, LLC in 2007.  In 2016 she moved the business to Woodstock, VT and opened Central Street Yoga and Meditation, which has since been moved to Taftsville, VT.  She says of this yoga,  “Svaroopa® yoga is transformative.  It has given me my own Self.  I have a fresh sense of clarity and purpose, and am able to engage in the world in a way that is more and more true to who I really am.”

Ruth serves on the Board of Directors for Svaroopa® Vidya Ashram in Downingtown, PA, and lives with her family and Jack Russell Terrier in the hills of Vermont.


  • Yoga Alliance:  E-RYT 500
  • Certified Svaroopa® Yoga Teacher
  • Certified Svaroopa® Vidya Meditation Teacher
  • Certified Embodyment® Yoga Therapist
  • Certified Svaroopa® Yoga Discussion Group Leader


Instructor ANNIE (AANANDI) ROSS, Certified Svaroopa® Yoga Teacher 700 (see below for specific certifications).


Annie (Aanandi) Ross found her passion for Eastern Philosophy while earning a B.A. in Comparative Religion from the University of Vermont in 1979. Her focused path of study since 2008 at Svaroopa® Vidya Ashram in Downingtown, PA has led her to the following Certifications: Certified Svaroopa® Yoga teacher (CSYT 700), Embodyment® Yoga Therapist, Svaroopa® Vidya Meditation Teacher, Yoga Philosophy Discussion Group Leader, and Svaroopa® Vichara Therapist.