Rose Kress, ERYT-500, CIAYT, YACEP, Owner & Director of LifeForce Yoga, began practicing yoga in 1994 and has been teaching since 2004. She began studying with Amy Weintraub in 2002 as a means of finding ease from anxiety. After becoming certified to teach yoga, Rose began assisting Amy at workshops and the LifeForce Yoga Practitioner Training nationally and internationally. In 2010, she began serving as the Director of Education for LifeForce Yoga. Throughout her teaching career, Rose has focused on the therapeutic aspects of yoga, teaching at hospitals, pulmonary centers, a chiropractor’s office. In 2017, she developed a yoga therapy protocol for veterans and active duty soldiers receiving treatment for substance abuse and PTSD at a VA Health Care Center in Tucson, AZ.
Rose is now the owner and director of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute. She is the creator of the Best Practices Series, a number of CDs/mp3s, including Mantra Chanting with Rose, Yoga Nidra for Light & Clarity, & True Heart Yoga Nidra, and several LifeForce Yoga videos including LifeForce Yoga Practice for Light & Clarity, and LifeForce Yoga for an Open Heart. Rose also created the Essential Self-Care for Balance monthly program to support individuals in reconnecting with their sacred sense of self.
Rose considers herself a life long student of yoga, yoga philosophy, and the body. She is a long term student of Rama Jyoti Vernon and has taught at several of Rama’s retreats. Rose has taken the Functional Yoga Therapy Training with Maria Mendola and continues her yoga therapy studies under the direction of Maria.
Rose is available for individual instruction and consultations. 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 15 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.