Luvena Rangel is the founder of The Curvy Yogi with a focus and intent to go beyond stereotypes and with the agenda to bring Diversity and Inclusion through Safe and Ethical practice not only to the yoga and wellness space but also for Organizational Culture.
The Curvy Yogi builds awareness to bust ignorant myths and urban legends surrounding yoga, wellness and fitness. It is an open, humble, yet steadfast and grounded invitation for practitioners of all levels, and all body types and limitations to include wellness in their lifestyle through yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, holistic protocols and other mind-body techniques.
The Curvy Yogi programs include focus talks and certification programs for yoga teachers as well as master classes and awareness drives for non-yoga practitioners in matters of the sciences as well as the nuances of safe and ethical practice.
The Curvy Yogi is a social impact conversation with the society and the fitness industry concerning body image. As a supporter of the Yoga and Body Image Coalition, Luvena Rangel, founder of The Curvy Yogi, in an active proponent of inclusive yoga and coaches her students and teachers in training to engage in positive, inclusive, safe and balanced classes keeping the needs of the practitioners and reinforcing body image acceptance - the way we are. She believes that it is high time to have the tools and resources within the fitness industry to cater toward this group of individuals seeking to reach their health and fitness goals.
Luvena Rangel is an E-RYT Yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with a Registered Yoga School (RYS). She comes with and education in Holistic Health as well as teaching certifications in Ayurvedic Lifestyle and Education & Meditation from Deepak Chopra's Center for Wellbeing, coaching, and many mind-body and energy systems and modalities.
Luvena is one of Bangalore's leading Yoga Anatomy, Physiology and Wellness Educators and has trained over 100 yoga instructors in training and offers specialty personal sessions to individuals with spinal injuries and other health conditions. . Luvena used her personal life and health challenges to drive her purpose and establish the purpose and scope of The Curvy Yogi.