Dashama is an internationally known Yoga Teacher, Author of 5 books, 3 best selling online courses, the global 30 Day Yoga Challenge and 33 Yoga DVDs. She founded the Pranashama Yoga Institute (PYI) in response to the growing demand for her unique system of yoga and healing. Through PYI, Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School, she certifies both 200 and 500 hour yoga teachers around the world.
A global expert about health and happiness, Dashama was invited to speak at the United Nations for International Day of Happiness in 2016. She is an innovator in the field of yoga, credited for being one of the first to teach SUP Yoga as well as the Prasha Method, which combines power vinyasa and alignment based yoga with functional core fitness, thai yoga and self massage, healing, breath, qi gong, dance and love.
Dashama shares her message loud and clear -
YOU CAN HEAL YOUR LIFE AND CREATE THE LIFE OF YOUR DREAMS.
Thousands of people worldwide have been inspired by Dashama's book "Journey to Joyful" . which was originally self published in 2010 and then released in expanded edition 2011 through North Atlantic Books and distributed through Random House International.
Responding to the great demand for professional yoga DVDs, high quality safe and challenging yoga work outs at home, Dashama Authored and Produced 33 DVDs (available in Target, Walmart, Best Buy, etc. and over 250 yoga videos on her youtube channel, which has reached over 13 million viewers and 66,000+ subscribers in a few short years. Her audition on the Oprah Winfrey Network made it to the top 1% out of 20,000 candidates to have her own show.
An avid philanthropist, Dashama has worked with numerous charities including Clinton Global Initiatives, Rainforest Alliance, Water .org, Charitywater. org as well as her own foundation "Yoga For Foster Children & Orphans." To bring the community together and perpetuate the conscious movement, she has also hosted Charity Balls and Eco Fashion Shows to support her favorite causes.
Press: Dashama has been featured with world renowned luminaries such as Dr. Wayne Dyer, Jack Canfield and Louise Hay in 2009 "Pillars of Success" campaign. Featured in numerous magazines and media channels such as CBS, Fox, ABC news, Discovery Channel, Wall Street Journal, Cosmo, Teen Vogue, Times of India, Miami Herald, Oprah. com, NY Yoga Mag, Malibu Times, etc.. Speaker & Consultant for large corporations such as Sony Motion Picture Studios, Waldorf Astoria, Darden Business Master Class in Sustainability, Florida Atlantic University, & Coral Springs Medical Center. Graduated Suma Cum Laud from FAU with BA in Intercultural Communications and International Business from ESIC in Madrid, Spain. Nominated "Power 30 under 30" and voted 'Student of the Year' by the Multi Cultural Pre Medical Society in 2003 at FAU. She received her Yoga Teacher Certification originally from the Sivananda lineage and advanced training through a combination of Samudra, Yoga Fox & Yoga Journey. Her Thai Yoga advanced training was from the Vedic Conservatory. Advanced healing and nutritional longevity studies with David Wolfe & the Supreme Science Foundation.
Dashama currently lives in Hawaii and travels to teach yoga trainings, events, and retreats world wide.