Susanna Barkataki, M.Ed. Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, member of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Core Community of Interbeing, is known for her passion for decolonizing yoga – practicing yoga not just as poses but as a way of life. She welcomes everyone to yoga through story, questions, and inspires people to their own authentic powerful experiences. Susanna is mixed, born in England with a family lineage is from Assam, India, where an ancient line of teaching the traditions of Yoga and Ayurveda is practiced still today. Susanna integrates this lineage with the practical application of a Master’s degree in...Read More
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B Grace Bullock, PhD, E-RYT 500 is a psychologist, research scientist, educator, science writer, yoga and mindfulness expert, and author of Mindful Relationships: Seven Skills for Success – Integrating the Science of Mind, Body and Brain (Handspring Publishing, 2016). She is the CEO and Founding Director of the International Science & Education Alliance, an organization devoted to exceptional program planning, design, development, training, research, and capacity building to support equity, diversity and scientific integrity, and promote effective leadership, decision-making and social change. Dr. Bullock partners with public and private organizations to design, develop, deliver, and evaluate evidence-based, yoga and mindfulness programs in schools, community...Read More
Sarah Court DPT, e-RYT, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Yoga Tune Up® Teacher Trainer, and the creator of Quantum Leap. She teaches public workshops, anatomy for yoga teacher trainings, and trains Yoga Tune Up® teachers worldwide. She developed and teaches her Quantum Leap continuing education program to make sophisticated movement science easy for movement teachers to understand and apply to their teaching. Sarah received her doctorate in Physical Therapy from Mount St. Mary’s University. She brings significant clinical experience to her teaching, attracting clients and students with a desire to move intelligently, regain mobility, or manage chronic conditions....Read More
John M. Doyle MD , a practicing medical doctor, found yoga at the tail end of his medical training and has been continuing both “practices” ever since. He is a board certified pathologist who moved into Occupational and Urgent Care medicine. His love of yoga morphed into the teaching of yoga. He taught Mysore style Ashtanga and flow classes at Yogaworks and then Dance department college yoga classes at Loyola Marymount University where he also taught yoga physiology and anatomy in the first Masters in Yoga Studies graduate school...Read More
Dr. Garner is a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill trained doctor of physical therapy (DPT), as well as a licensed athletic trainer (LAT, ATC) and professional yoga therapist (PYT). She has spent over 25 years studying and creating “best fit” evidence-based yoga practices in and outside of healthcare. A clinician and researcher specializing in functional, integrative medicine and wellness, Dr. Garner is the founder of Professional Yoga Therapy Institute® and author of Medical Therapeutic Yoga © 2016, now translated in four...Read More
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