Kenneth Strickland

Kenneth Strickland is a graduate of Duke University, a Y.O.G.A. for Youth Lead Teacher, and a Kundalini Level I Yoga Teacher trained by Keval Kaur Khalsa in 2015.  He found that Kundalini yoga deepened his meditation practice, brought a sense of peace to his life, and helped him disembody the emotional trauma from his youth. Ever since that time, Kenneth has striven to bring the technology of Kundalini yoga and mindfulness to children through his work with Y.O.G.A. for Youth NC,  before-school care at E.K Powe Elementary School, and through community healing workshops. In these different roles, Kenneth’s intention has shifted from using yoga to cope with environmental stressors towards empowering students to develop a sense of Self that can transform their environment.  Nevertheless his goal is the same; he wants people to experience an embodied peace that comes from uniting the mind, body, and soul with movement and meditation.

Keval Kaur Khalsa, Mshinda Middleton-Brown, Kenneth Strickland – Establishing a Yoga Program in a Title I School: Lessons from the Field

10:00-11:15 EDT Sun Apr 18 The non-profit Y.O.G.A. for Youth is collaborating with R.N. Harris Elementary School, a Title I school in Durham, North Carolina, to integrate yoga into the school curriculum. School and program staff will share the school’s rationale for embracing yoga, a brief synopsis of Y.O.G.A. for Youth’s 20+ year history, and […]


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April 6, 2016