Kiesha Battles


Kiesha, a full-time yoga teacher and trainer, has a respected and well-deserved reputation in the national yoga community and a co-director of the Yoga Retreat for Women of Color™. In addition to teaching through her own I Am Yoga organization, Kiesha has been Yoga Director at Charlotte Family Yoga Center and has taught for the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. She is a Yoga Alliance registered yoga teacher trainer, and has conducted numerous impactful workshops.  She has been featured in the book Yes Yoga Has Curves and other publications. With a graduate degree in Asian studies, Kiesha brings knowledge of Asian philosophy, religion, and language, as well as Eastern philosophy including Taoism, Buddhism, and Hinduism. In addition to being a teacher, she is a wife and mother.  When Kiesha does sit down, she is reading, meditating, and breathing. 

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