Don Stapleton (Brahmanand)

Don Stapleton (Brahmanand), PhD, author of Self-Awakening Yoga: The Expansion of Consciousness Through the Body’s Own Wisdom, has been delivering professional yoga trainings for more than 40 years, inspiring hundreds of yoga teachers. A teacher and director at Kripalu Center for 19 years, he is trained in the Kripalu, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Siddha Samadhi, and Oki Do styles of yoga. An originator of Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training, Don creates audio and video materials that guide thousands of students and practitioners in at-home practice. He is cofounder and codirector of the Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica and director of 200-, 500-, and 1,000-hour yoga teacher trainings.