It is now more important than ever to travel mindfully. This week, an expert shares everything the average traveler should know about yoga and Reiki. Whether you love yoga or have never tried it, the techniques behind it can make any journey more enjoyable and relaxing. Reiki is not well understood, but like yoga, mindfulness techniques are important at its base for any traveler to learn.
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Dana A. Smith is the founder and owner of Spiritual Essence Yoga and the creative visionary behind the international YES! Yoga has curves Move. She is a wife, mother, certified yoga teacher, author, yoga teacher, master trainer and holistic alternative practitioner. For almost 20 years she has been a pioneer for integrative yoga in the West with a simple but profound message: “Yoga is for EVERYONE!”
As the creator of Jiivana (LIFE) Yoga®, a National Yoga Alliance recognized and registered style of yoga, Dana introduces students and teachers in training to a dynamic experience of yoga as a powerful tool for total life transformation. Although she has trained nearly 300 yoga teachers since 2008, she sees herself as a lifelong student and continues to seek inspiration through workshops and advanced study. Dana’s teaching style is based on the roots of Ashtanga, Iyengar, and Vinyasa with the aim of bringing practitioners to live inspired, fearless, and empowered every day – on and off the mat. Her work was featured on NBC4, FOX5 The Examiner, Essence Magazine, WHUR, NPR and Black company.
Please find out more about Dana’s practice on the Spiritual Essence website as well as on her Instagram account.