Meet 2016 Shades of Health Aspiring Yoga Teacher Scholarship recipient
She's an amazing mom, wife, artist and a graduate of the University of New Orleans. Alexandra Jones embarked on her journey at Transform NOLA in New Orleans. She is the founder of @Yoga4Unity and her natural leadership abilities has challenged the norm on social media with her highlight of black yoga teachers and yogis.
Meet 2017 Shades of Health Aspiring Yoga Teacher Scholarship recipient
Dr. Adrienne Dolberry
From professor at at state college to program director to a holistic health business owner. Dr. Adrienne Dolberry embarked on her journey at Studio 34 in Philadelphia, PA. Her business Reflectential focuses on working to bring holistic health and wellness to students in healthcare fields and the general public. She plans to spread her work throughout Philadelphia and participate as a volunteer yoga teacher at the Ahisma House in West Phil. This organization offers donation based classes in various healing modalities and meal services to the community.
Meet 2019 Shades of Health Aspiring Yoga Teacher Scholarship recipient
She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Western Kentucky University. As an intern at Talley Family Counseling Center, she works with students from the WKU campus and the Bowling Green community mainly with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression and/or adjustment concerns. In addition, she also leads group therapy at Bowling Green Jr. High with 7th grade girls of color. Darrian’s groups with her students are by far the most inspirational work she has done. One of the Groups called Identity, Literature and Yoga (ILY-I Love You) was created to introduce 6 literacies: health, finances, civics, emotions, relations, and ethics to empower, participate and initiate change in young girls.
Meet 2020 Shades of Health Aspiring Yoga Teacher Scholarship Recipient
Prima’s vision is to provide a healing space for her community that offers a multitude of holistic options for healing. She is a student of herbalism and Ayuerveda as food is still a passion of her. She recently left her corporate job and became an entreperneur. Open Door Apothecary is a plant based community focused holistic practice. She invites others to open the door and enjoy the journey within. Once she completes YTT her vision is to utilize the principles of yoga to assist as many people as possible on their journey.
Aspiring Yoga Teachers
Giving back and cultivating a community is very important to our future. We are offering a portion to help you accomplish your goals.
Let's hear about who you are, the work you do and how yoga has impacted your life.
Eligibility: Must seek training from a RYS 200, 300, or 500. International applicants accepted; however, must be in english.
Requirements: Complete and submit essay to email@example.com. Upload 2 letters of recommendation. Proof of enrollment into a Yoga Teacher Training program