LISLE, IL, June 17, 2013 -- Lori Gaspar, Director of Prairie Yoga of Lisle has been appointed to the Yoga Alliance Standards Committee for Ethics Development, bringing over 10 years of experience in education governance and policy-making to the committee. The board will review issues and make policy recommendations relating to principles and ethics in the teaching of yoga and ethical behavior in the yoga community. Lori currently serves as President of the Board of Education for Community Consolidated School District 89 in Glen Ellyn, IL.
"I look forward to using my public service experience to help Yoga Alliance increase benefits for members, raise yoga teaching standards, and become a greater professional resource for yoga teachers, yoga studios and yoga schools in this rapidly expanding yoga market." -- Lori Gaspar
Yoga Alliance is a globally recognized, nonprofit professional and trade association which supports the yoga profession and businesses. It represents 37,000 yoga teachers and 2,500 schools and studios in the U.S. For more information about Yoga Alliance, please visit www.yogaalliance.org.
Prairie Yoga is the Midwest's premiere yoga center for mindful, alignment-based yoga. Highly experienced faculty, most with advanced teaching certifications, are trained in a variety of yoga styles including Iyengar, restorative, therapeutic, and vinyasa. Teachers emphasize mindful movement, correct alignment, breathwork and use of props (particularly helpful for students with physical limitations or challenges with mobility). Prairie Yoga is fitted with extensive yoga equipment, including a rope wall system, giving all students - beginning to master - a way to transform their practice. Over 250 yoga teachers have participated in The Prairie Yoga 200 and 500 hour teacher training programs. Group classes for all levels and abilities and private lessons are offered every day of the week. The studio is located at 4701 Auvergne Avenue, in Lisle. More information about upcoming teacher trainings, workshops and classes can be found on the website at www.prairieyoga.org or by calling (630) 968-3216.
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About Prairie Yoga Prairie Yoga is recognized as a premiere yoga center for mindful, alignment-based yoga. The faculty are highly trained with extensive experience in a variety of yoga styles. Founded in 2006, the organization's aim is two-fold; to lead the way in offering exceptional group classes and workshops to students of all abilities and to offer the best and most comprehensive professional teacher training programs and continuing education opportunities taught in part by world-class master instructors from across the country. Prairie Yoga is located at 4701 Auvergne Avenue, Suite 104 in Lisle, Illinois. www.prairieyoga.org.