Mariel Freeman is a recognized leader in the Philadelphia yoga scene.  An experienced teacher, teacher trainer and entrepreneur, she is best known for the way she integrates the science and philosophy of yoga with real world sensibility. 


Mariel inspires students to directly access and celebrate the intelligence of embodiment through precise alignment and biomechanics. As a life-long student, she shares the great wisdom and generosity of her teachers in all of her classes. 

Mariel has partnered with Be Well Philly, The Kimpton Hotels, Lululemon and others, to celebrate diversity and empower sustainable community. Mariel founded Three Queens Yoga in a effort to revitalize, build and draw the community together.

She lives in Philadelphia, with her husband and son, where she also co-owns Shot Tower Coffee.


I am the Queen, the gatherer-up of treasures, most thoughtful, first of those who merit worship.
Thus gods have established me in many places with many homes to enter and abide in.

- Devi Mahatmya