Susanna Barkataki

Susanna Barkataki, M.Ed. E-RYT 500, is passionate about bridging self-care and community-care.

She is a writer, speaker and educator working at the intersection of self-care, yoga, Ayurveda, socially-engaged entrepreneurship, and healing justice.

A descendant of Ayurvedic healers and teachers, she integrates powerful tools for everyday wellness in her yoga teacher trainings and workshops in person and online. She applies ancient teachings with an educator’s practicality and organizer’s healing justice twist.

She has a Masters degree in Education and is a Master Yoga teacher trainer with over 5,000 hours of certified training in diverse modalities in Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness, Energy Work and Ayurveda. She has taught over 2,500 students, been an educator for 15 years teaching social justice history K-12, and lead retreats, workshops and trainings for adults.

She is a viral Wellness and Yoga Blogger, regular columnist for Huffington Post Healthy Living, and has been featured in Elephant Journal and Everyday Feminism magazine. She’s honored to be a member of the core community of mindfulness with Thich Nhat Hanh as well as serve on the board of the Yoga Service Council making yoga and mindfulness equally accessible to all.

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