I’m a new selfcare Co-creator making Yoga accessible for everyone

I’m a new selfcare Co-creator making Yoga accessible for everyone

I’m joining Krystina, Scarlet, and Mike at selfcare as a coach to help make Yoga super accessible. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Krystina (@krystinafromgetaway) Krystina’s energy is amazing and I love this clip she put together from my demo class with her. Working with the crew will be fun and fulfilling….

Lilias, Yoga and You: 1st to Broadcast Yoga on American TV

Lilias, Yoga and You: 1st to Broadcast Yoga on American TV

Lilias Folan (born 1936) began to practice yoga as exercise in 1964, and was soon teaching at the YWCA in Stamford, Connecticut. She studied asanas under the yoga masters T. K. V. Desikachar, B. K. S. Iyengar, and Angela Farmer, and gained wider knowledge of yoga under the Sivananda Yoga masters Swami Vishnudevananda and Swami Satchidananda. She joined the Connecticut ashram of the Divine Life Society led by Swami Chidananda. In the 1980s she met Swami Muktananda, creator…

Michelle Young – Advocate for Accessible Learning

Michelle Young – Advocate for Accessible Learning

Michelle Young is a C-IAYT Yoga Therapist, E-RYT 500, and holds an M.Ed in Curriculum Development. She has been teaching in one capacity or another for almost 20 years, and she is passionate about creating authentic, accessible content that is both high quality and affordable. Absurdly high-quality yoga teacher training does not have to be expensive. Michelle…

Blanche DeVries: Co-owner of the 1st Yoga Studio in the US

Blanche DeVries: Co-owner of the 1st Yoga Studio in the US

Pierre Bernard and his wife, Blanche DeVries, were among the earliest proponents of postural yoga in America. In 1924, they created the Clarkstown Country Club, where yoga was taught to affluent and influential clientele. The network created through this endeavor not only popularized yoga in the West but also advanced the reinvention of yoga as…

Krishna Kaur: Kundalini Yoga Pioneer in South Central LA

Krishna Kaur: Kundalini Yoga Pioneer in South Central LA

Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:Women’s History Month 2024 About Krishna Krishna Kaur, a dynamic, heart centered Yoga teacher, began studying yoga in 1970 and has passionately taught the art and science of Kundalini Yoga and Self Awareness for over 40 years. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her teaching…

Exploring Kemetic Yoga

Exploring Kemetic Yoga

Kemetic Yoga™ is the ancient Egyptian system of Yoga enlightenment based upon the practices of physical movements combined with controlled deep breathing and meditation. The modern version of this ancient system was developed from primary research conducted by Dr. Asar Hapi and Master Yirser Ra Hotep (Elvrid Lawrence) of Chicago during the 1970s. Kemetic Yoga™…

Black Women’s Yoga History – A Collection of Memoirs

Black Women’s Yoga History – A Collection of Memoirs

BLACK WOMEN’S YOGA HISTORY: MEMOIRS OF INNER PEACE answers one question: How have Black women elders managed stress? Memoirs by women over age seventy punctuate African American history and emphasize how popular self-care practices have been present since at least the mid-nineteenth century, with roots in African traditions. Primary sources refer to meditation and yoga…