Yirser Ra Hotep

Yirser Ra Hotep (Elvrid C. Lawrence), MSW, RYT, is a master yoga instructor, social worker, counselor, and therapist who has taught yoga, stress management, and wellness for 44 years. He is one of the founders of the school of ancient Egyptian, or Kemetic, yoga, and has researched, written, and lectured extensively on the subject. A professor at DePaul University, Yirser has been featured in Yoga Journal and appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show. He created a set of instructional yoga DVDs, a meditation CD, and is the author of two forthcoming books on yoga.

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