Vandita Kate Marchesiello, E-RYT 500

Vandita Kate Marchesiello, E-RYT 500

Vandita is a senior teacher and faculty member at Kripalu and the recording artist on two best-selling CDs, Transform, Relax, and Rejuvenate and Yoga with Vandita. Director of Kripalu Professional Associations and Kripalu’s Teaching for Diversity program, Vandita has balanced family, self-care, and a career in yoga and health for more than 30 years. She also develops and delivers stress-management and yoga programs for medical schools, hospitals, corporations, educational institutions, and support groups for people with cancer, fibromyalgia, heart disease, and multiple sclerosis.

Five Ways to Create More Ease in Your Life

Bringing ease into our lives requires specific tools—something more than just telling ourselves to “let it go.” When we worry about the future or rehash the past, the body may feel that tension as if it was happening in the present moment. Thus, the most effective methods work from the inside out, relaxing the body […]

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Turn Your Students On: Deepening the Yoga Experience

One of the most gratifying things in my life is when I see someone light up talking about their yoga class experience. “I understand Mountain pose now,” said my student Carlene, with twinkling eyes and a huge smile. As a fairly new yoga student, she shared that she hadn’t had a clue as to why […]

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