Lakshmi Voelker has more than 45 years of experience in the fitness industry, specializing in office, senior, and adaptive/disabled fitness. A pioneer in creating fun, customizable yoga and mindfulness sequences for a broad audience, Lakshmi developed her accessible programs based on the best wisdom and practices she learned from many years of experience with masters of Eastern traditions, extensive training in yoga, and 12 years working in a hospital.
She created Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga™ in 1982, the audio Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga: The Sitting Mountain Series in 1990, and the DVD Get Fit Where You Sit in 2007. In her signature warm, humorous, and supportive style, Lakshmi has certified more than 1,400 teachers nationally and internationally, including health-care professionals at the Mayo Clinic and the New York City Department of Education.
She regularly runs trainings at Kripalu, the Open Center, YogaWorks, Discovery Yoga, and Texas State University. She also offers online teacher trainings worldwide.
January 5-7, 2018
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Celebrate and explore your mother-daughter relationship through playfulness, yoga, and communication tools that emphasize transparency and vulnerability in this workshop…
June 18-23, 2017
Joyce Hawkes, PhD | Helen Folsom, MA
Discover the mystery and majesty of the human body and your innate ability to heal and be healed. This transformative…
July 7-9, 2017
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October 6-8, 2017
Daniel Siegel, MD | Caroline S. Welch, MA, JD
Master the most valuable cutting-edge skill needed in business today. Increase your efficacy as a leader and hone your ability…