Sherri Baptiste is an inspirational yoga teacher at the forefront of training in America. She offers approachable training, that shows real people the depth and benefits of mind•body•breath practices and how best to incorporate the best of yoga, fitness and wellness into their busy lives. She is the daughter of America's yoga pioneers and master teachers Magana and Walt Baptiste. Founder of Baptiste Power of Yoga, she offers classes, workshops, retreats and teacher training. Her retreats and teacher training programs provide an empowering, peaceful oasis in a hurried world, a place where students can find within themselves the tools and knowledge to support and maintain a happier, healthier and more spiritual lifestyle.
Sherri presents for Western Athletics Clubs’s Bay Clubs, Gold's Gym, Yoga Studios Larkspur and San Francisco, Nautilus, Loyola Marymount University's Yoga Therapy Rx Program, Equinox, IDEA World Fitness and Inner IDEA Conferences, Body Mind Spirit, Yoga Journal Conference, ECA, AFPA, Can-Fit-Pro, Rancho La Puerta spa, Cavallo Point Wellness Programs, Bhakti Fest Yoga Events, and Yoga Therapy Conferences. She has instructed for the International Himalayan Yoga Teachers Association (under Swami Veda Bharati's guidance) and conducts yoga retreats at locations such as Kripalu, Omega, Haramara, Holistic Cruise, Green Gulch Zen Center, Tassajara Zen Center and Feathered Pipe Ranch.
She is the Western Athletics Bay Club Marin Yoga Teacher Training Program Director. A member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), Sherri’s teacher-training certification and continuing education programs 200 hr and 500 hr are recognized by Yoga Alliance at the highest designated levels of E-RYT 500. She is also recognized by the International Yoga Federation as an honorary member of the World Yoga Council. ABC’s KGO radio Yoga Expert and television personality, she is featured in video, DVD and CD programs that include "Power of Yoga" and "Power of Meditation." Sherri is the author of Yoga with Weights for Dummies (Wiley Publishers). She also serves as the online yoga expert for SmartNow.com and VoiceofDance.com. She is a writer in Best Body Magazine and Alternative Medicine Magazine, Caregivers and Professional Psychologists and Counselors Journal (2012).
Sherri's specialties include breath-based yoga flow (for all levels), chakras, breath work, meditation, yoga with weights, Baptiste Power of Yoga sessions, yoga personal training, yoga for older adults and therapeutic yoga applications.
On the Web: http://www.powerofyoga.com