The Next Frontier in Yoga

Published: July 10, 2017

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From Vedanta, Samkhya, and Tantra to modern postural yoga, the paths of yoga have always shifted, adapted, and evolved. What is the next frontier in yoga? Join Yoga Alliance staffer, Irene Waggener, and a number of voices from the community in considering Yoga Alliance’s mission statement as a compass for guiding yoga’s trajectory in the 21st century.

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Maritza Puello, RYT 200, is a yoga teacher based in New York City.
Hayley Winter is the founder of The Institute of Yoga Sports Science, RYS 200, and supporter of Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day in America.
Michael Lee, E-RYT 500, YACEP, is the founder of Phoenix Rising School of Yoga Therapy, RYS 200, RYS 300.

Thierry Chiapello, RYT 500, teaches yoga throughout the DC metro area and works with VETOGA.
Michelle Kelsey Mitchell, E-RYT 500, RCYT, YACEP, is the co-founder of YoKid.

David Lipsius, RYT 500, is the President and CEO of Yoga Alliance and Yoga Alliance Foundation.

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