Jana Long

Jana Long, CIAYT, E-RYT 500, is Executive Director and co-founder of the Black Yoga Teachers Alliance, and a Kripalu Yoga teacher. She is the owner of Power of One Yoga, a community-based wellness center in Baltimore, MD. Her primary work focuses on the therapeutic application of yoga to encourage and empower people 55 and older to embrace age-appropriate wellness practices. She is a certified yoga therapist, Master Gardener, and Ayurvedic lifestyle advocate. Jana is the author and editor of Yoga as a Peace Practice, a curriculum and movement which brings contemplative practice to individuals and communities impacted by violence. 

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  • 10 Black Yoga and Meditation Teachers Who Are Changing the World

    We kick off Black History Month today by recognizing 10 Black yoga and meditation teachers who are making an impact in their communities and beyond, and inspiring other teachers with their voices and their work.

  • Where Yoga and Politics Overlap: My Women’s Week at Kripalu

    When yoga teacher Tracy Ramos read the description of Women’s Week, she found it hard to believe that there were people out there merging the wakefulness and wholeness and truth of yoga with the will, the grit, and the “good fight” of political activism. So she came to Kripalu to see for herself.

  • Women, Power, and Being the Change

    Wise words from Maya Breuer and Jana Long, cofounders of the Black Yoga Teachers Alliance.

  • How Yoga Supports Women's Empowerment

    Kripalu CEO Barbara Vacarr sat down with four Women’s Week presenters to discuss what "the revolution within" means to each of them, and why gathering together is so important.