Susanna Barkataki: Healing the Separation Within Ourselves and Others

Published: July 26, 2018

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Susanna Barkataki discusses the importance of driving social change through yoga and brings her unique perspective to a conversation about equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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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 practicing yoga as a way of life. She welcomes everyone to yoga through story, questions, and inspires people to their own authentic powerful experiences. Susanna was born in England. Her family lineage is from Assam, India, where an ancient line of teaching the traditions of Yoga and Ayurveda is practiced still today. She integrates this lineage with the practical application of a Master’s Degree in Education as well as a B.A. in Philosophy from U.C. Berkeley to create a culturally aware and socially relevant practice. She is the founder of Ignite Yoga & Wellness Institute in Orlando, Florida.


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