Susanna Barkataki

Susanna Barkataki is a teacher, inclusivity promoter and yoga culture advocate. She believes in a world where yoga supports us in dissolving separation and creating unity.

Her work explores how we can decolonize, reclaim and honor our own yoga practice centralizing yoga as teacher for healing personally and socially. Call on her to help you put authentic yoga into action.

Susanna has an Honors degree from UC Berkeley, a Masters in Education, is an E-RYT 500 hour Master Teacher, a 500-Hour Certified Ayurvedic practitioner and C-IAYT Yoga Therapist.

She is the founder and lead teacher of Ignite Yoga and Wellness Institute in Orlando, FL. that offers 200 hour and 300 hour Yoga Teacher Trainings.

She is honored to have Thich Nhat Hanh, Satish Kumar, Shankarji, Vandana Shiva and her own family her root teachers along with other masters who she studied with in India and the United States in the Hatha Yoga tradition.

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From Harm to Respect - Exploring Cultural Appropriation

You stroll into a yoga studio wearing a cute bindi that compliments your outfit. The Lakshmi goddess print on your leggings sparkles in the light. You slip your shoes off into the cubbies and smile as you breeze past the Ganesh statue that sits atop the shoe rack.

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