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Chelsea Jackson Roberts, PhD, E-RYT 200

Yoga educator and educational researcher

Chelsea Jackson Roberts, PhD, E-RYT 200, is a yoga educator, educational researcher, and founder of Yoga, Literature, and Art Camp for Teen Girls at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. Her work places emphasis on building community through practice, and she is deeply committed to using yoga as a tool to support how we understand our relationships with self and others.

Dr. Roberts’ research within the field of educational studies focuses on language, literacy, culture, and yoga and she consistently integrates literature, storytelling, and embodied movement throughout her offerings. She is cofounder of the Atlanta-based non-profit, Red Clay Yoga and facilities an online yoga community called Chelsea Loves Yoga that illuminates the images and stories of yogis who are often ignored, dismissed, or silenced.

Coeditor of Yoga, the Body, and Embodied Social Change: An Intersectional Feminist Analysis, Chelsea is also a faculty member of Off the Mat, Into the World®.