Shankari is a Program Manager at the Mind & Life Institute. Trained in the lineage of Integral Yoga, Shankari has spent years connecting to breath, body, strength, movement, and energy. She is a Certified Yoga of Recovery Instructor, an Accessible Yoga Ambassador, activist and a founder of Shensara Yoga Festival, The Black Female Farmers Network, and the Black Yogis of Virginia group. She hosts the Mind & Life Inspiring Minds web series, which brings together thought leaders and contemplatives to engage with one another and the audience in exploring the role of the mind in human flourishing. An avid Social Justice activist, she continues to find ways to help propel the voices of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) forward and share their embodied practices. Shankari lives on a regenerative farm, with her husband and more than 60 animals and livestock.

This profile was last updated on June 9, 2020

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