Deven Sisler, the founder of the Yoga & Mindfulness Institute (YAMI), is a forerunner in unique children's yoga teacher trainings for adults, dynamic school programming and inspirational Family Acroyoga Teacher Trainings. She currently offers private weekly classes, manages Namaspa's Children's Programs and Teacher Trainings. She is a twice certifed Hatha Vinyasa Yoga, senior AcroYoga and CircusYoga Teacher, known for her joyful, playful approach to partnership and collaboration, and her articulate teaching. She has trained in Thai Yoga Massage at the New England School for Thai Yoga with Jennifer Yarro and in Thailand. An outdoor enthusiast she weaves her experience and on and off the mat into creative, relaxing and inspiring classes internationally. She offers a holistic approach to exploring biomechanics and the subtle body through movement.
She has written a manual for teaching Children's yoga, as well as, for Yoganonymous, Wanderlust, Yoga Journal Online, Elephant Journal, The Bend Source & her personal blog DevenSislerYoga.com. She lives in Oregon with her family and dog.