Rose Kress, ERYT-500, CIAYT, YACEP, Director of LifeForce Yoga, began practicing yoga in 1994 and has been teaching since 2004. Rose began studying with Amy Weintraub in 2002 as a means of finding ease from anxiety and chronic pain. In 2004, she began assisting Amy in an administrative capacity. After becoming certified to teach yoga, Rose began assisting Amy at workshops and the LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training at at The Crossings in Austin, TX, at Yogaville in VA, at Kripalu in Lenox, MA, and Sivananda Ashram in The Bahamas. In 2010, she began serving as the Director of Education for LifeForce Yoga. Rose is now the owner and director of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute. She is also the author of 2 CDs, Mantra Chanting with Rose and Pathways to Relaxation.
Rose focuses on the therapeutic aspects of yoga – for the body, mind and soul. She maintains a private practice in Tucson as well as teaching classes and workshops throughout the Tucson area. Rose integrates LifeForce Yoga techniques into therapeutic yoga for those suffering from back pain, cancer, pulmonary disease, structural issues, and chronic pain.
Rose considers herself a life long student of yoga, yoga philosophy, and the body. Since 2007 she has studied asana, subtle body, the yoga sutras, and yoga philosophy with Rama Jyoti Vernon and has even been invited to teach at several of Rama’s retreats. Rose has taken the Functional Yoga Therapy Training with Maria KaliMa and continues her yoga therapy studies under the direction of Maria.
Rose is available for individual instruction and her personal website can be found here: www.yoginirose.com
Disclaimer: The yoga therapy components of my workshops and trainings are based on my certification as a yoga therapist through the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), additional training in mental health and over 25 years of direct work with students and clients, offering them yoga practices to sustain optimum mental health, and not derived from my status as an RYT ®with Yoga Alliance Registry.