Yashoda Devi Ma

Yashoda Devi Ma is the founder of Cosmic Women’s Tribe and a Vedic Meditation Expert. She travels the world passionately teaching people a highly effective stress relieving technique known as Vedic Meditation. She absolutely loves showing students how to integrate daily meditation into modern life. Her life passion lies in facilitating healing transformation from the mind which then leads to body, expansion of consciousness, teaching transcendence of thought, opening the heart and providing technique’s for people to become a Master of their mind.
She has studied yoga and meditation in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas for the past decade. She trains and studies under preeminent Vedic Master-teachers Anand Mehrotra (founder of Sattva Yoga) who was born and raised in Rishikesh, India – the birthplace of yoga and Thom Knoles ‘Maharishi Vyasananda’ (Vedic Meditation/Nishkam Karma Yoga) who is a world renowned Vedic Master of 45 years who studied under Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.



Tracey Ohara

Tracey is passionate about living life and also passionate about Loving Life Yoga! She truly believes in her heart that we all have all been given the gift of life so we can live it with gratitude and joy. But too truly live a joyful life, it often requires facing and walking through some “tough stuff” to transcend and evolve on one’s journey. Tracey has personally experienced a time where she felt life was not worth living. Through the grace of God, she had a Satori experience (awakened into radical consciousness) and discovered Kundalini Yoga which further helped me shift into a life with an abundance of joy and happiness. Now she is thriving with abundance, prosperity; creativity, vibrancy and a life filled with self-love thus love for others. Do too the intelligent practice.

Tracey was able to recover from a destructive addiction to alcohol, and eating disorder caused by Post Traumatic Stress Disorders among other traumas, by practicing the ancient technology of Kundalini Yoga and Sattva yoga, she has been able to truly, deeply heal herself.

Tracey was told by a few worldly teachers that her path was divinely guided to teach others to recover their lives.

Since the beginning of her recovery she knew that she was destined to serve. She knew that she was meant to live out the remainder of her life helping others recover from their emotional and physical dis-eases. Tracey assist’s others to re-align their life, by using the techniques that she has taught hersef and acquired through trainings. These include; Kriya Yoga, Mantra, Meditation and Breath work. Tracey has taught thousands of classes in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and now in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Tracey’s Kundalini and Sattva training’s began in Rishikesh, India. During the past decade she has continued training with Masters from around the world. She is certified in Hatha Yoga, Sattva Yoga 500 hours, Kundalini yoga 500 hours, Strategic Intervention Life Coaching and Yoga for Addictions.

In her yoga teachings she blends her yoga expertise with Life Coaching and philosophy, added to those disciplines her own personal experiences as well as those of others.

Tracey respects the limitations imposed by her student’s ages as well as their physical and medical condition. She has worked with children, teenagers and adults well into their nineties. Whether you can work on a mat or require a chair, Tracey can uplift your spirit, health and passion for life.



Francesca Salerno

Natural born Italian, survives away from pasta and “dolce vita” long enough to be reborn to a new life and walk in her Dharma in the sacred land of Himalayas.

In profound and sincere service to the Sangha of Sattva Yoga Academy from short linear time, but devoted eternally to the teachings that lead towards living and expressing the Truth of existence and Self-Realization that she had recognized expressed through the inspiring and visionary work of master Anand Mehrotra.

Lifelong student of the Love that moves and surrounds all, world traveller, co-creator of ways of living to inspire others to step into freedom; she is at the Sattva Summit to share her skills as a yogini, psychologist and mindfulness trainer, and moreover… as a Human Being. She will lead classes and activities during the Summit.



Henry Yampolsky

Trained as a lawyer, Henry Yampolsky is a peacemaker and a pioneer in the field of conscious conflict resolution. He is the co-founder of Living Peace Institute (www.livingpeaceinstitute.com), which offers simple, yet powerful tools to individuals and organizations for making a paradigm shift from reacting to life’s challenges with fear and aggression, to being able to respond to them with clarity and awareness. Henry is also the co-creator of Dis-Solving Conflict from Within, a four-step tool for shifting our focus from external circumstances to our direct, present-moment experience of conflict. This shift allows the start of the process of dis-solving conflict at its source – within each and every one of us. An International Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Instructor (E-RYT 200), Henry studied Sattva Yoga with Sattva Yoga’s founder, Anand Mehrotra, in Rishikesh, India. Henry uses the deep wisdom of Sattva Yoga in his conflict resolution practice. Henry is a sought-after speaker, facilitator and workshop leader and has presented programs on Mindfulness, Non-Violent Communications, Restorative Justice, Mediation and Client Empowerment in the practices of Mediation and Collaborative Law. Through his affiliation with the New York Peace Institute, Henry serves as a Community Mediator, Restorative Justice Facilitator and Conflict Coach. Henry is also one of the coaches for the Peace Institute’s Basic Meditation Training (BMT) and a mentor in the Institute’s apprenticeship program. Henry has taught mediation and conflict de-escalation skills to the members of the New York Police Department, senior UN diplomats and legal practice groups around the world.



Monja Svec

Monja Švec was born in Novi Sad, Serbia. Several years of practicing and studying yoga took her to highly appraised teacher Dragan Loncar, ( Belgrade, Serbia), where she continues improving her Hatha Yoga, meditation and Yoga Nidra in “Vidya yoga school“, following the teaching of Swami Saraswati Satyananda (Bihar, India). After that, her life path brings her to an ancient yoga town of Rishikesh (India), where she completes the Sattva Yoga course lead by the eminent and highly appraised master teacher Anand Mehrotra.

There she gets introduced to the holistic practices of kriya yoga, pranayama, asanas, free movement and meditation. In the meantime, Monja organizes workshops and yoga classes in Serbia and Europe, where trainees obtain the knowledge about the benefits of the eastern body and spirit practices. She was also trained in Delhi, India, at the Institute “Shri Kaya Kalp”, where she becomes a certified Ayurveda Beauty Therapist.

She teaches Sattva Yoga at Sattva center in Rishikesh, India. She also practices integrative-intuitive and reiki healing.

She included the unique holistic face-lifting massage to her practice (DEVINI HOLISTIC FACE LIFTING MASSAGE) which spreads throughout the world due to its incredible results. This massage leaves deep, natural, healing effects on face and body skin (internally and externally), as well as on mind and spirit.

Most of the year she spends living, teaching and educating herself in India.”



Solana Prema Torres

Prema is a certified 500+ Hour Sattva Yoga Teacher. In addition, she recently completed the “Master Training” Program at Sattva Yoga Academy. Her passions include Meditation, Yoga, Photography, Travel, Boxing, Music and Dance. She is committed to a path of Love, Devotion and Unity Consciousness. It brings Prema great joy to uplift, empower and inspire others through the practice, state and experience of Yoga.

Prema has studied and practiced Sattva Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Pranayama,  Hatha, Vinyasa and Kundalini in Los Angeles and India.  She teaches Yoga and Meditation in Los Angeles, leads various workshops and Retreats and when in India, also teaches there on a regular basis. She leads 2-3 International Yoga Retreats per year and is passionate about spreading the LOVE.

Prema’s classes are focused on returning to your Authentic Self. Together, you will connect to the Divine Love and Light that is present within and without. You will shift your energy fully — not only on a Physical level, but also on an Energetic, Cellular and Molecular level. Open your heart to the Divine flow  and wisdom of who you authentically are and allow the great mystery to unfold. Classes are Expansive, Joyful, Powerful, Fun, Grounding and Alive.

All are welcome. Come prepared to Awaken to your highest potential! Om Namaha Shivaya.