Marshawn Feltus is a Chicago West Side native and owner of the first yoga studio, ACT Yoga, in Chicago’s Austin community. He has gained recognition through a variety of media, community members, and organizations for his work in the Chicago community and the Cook County Jail. In addition to yoga, Marshawn is a student of faith and the progression of people; he is also a youth mentor and a certified public health peer educator. Marshawn is certified in crisis prevention and conflict resolution, trained in mindfulness and trauma education, and is a life style redirection facilitator for adjudicated youth and detained adults. Marshawn is the current president of the organization We Are Light and a board advisor and co-contributor of the best practice for yoga in the criminal justice system for the Yoga Service Council. Marshawn has an invested passion for restorative justice and helping to usher people into awareness, change and triumph.