Stephanie Pappas (s.k.a. Stefani) was born in New York City in 1960 and grew up in central New Jersey. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University, Douglass College. After graduating from college, she worked for 10 years in the telecommunications industry.
Stephanie has been practicing and teaching yoga and meditation since 1992 when she met a teacher from India, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
She is the founder and director of the Devalila Yoga Teacher Training, a registered 200 hour level training with the Yoga Alliance. Stephanie has certified over 175 teachers in North America and holds teacher trainings once a year in New Jersey.
Her book for yoga teachers, "Yoga Posture Adjustments and Assisting" was published in 2006 and is available through Trafford in Spanish. Right now she is finishing her next book, "Reflections of a Codependent Yogi: Book One Exploring the Stickiness of Relationships and the Longing for Self-Love," due to be released in 2010.
Stephanie is also a massage therapist, interfaith minister, belly dance teacher, aspiring web designer and ESL teacher. Part of the year Stephanie lives in Tulum, Mexico where she writes books, tends to her tropical garden, plays with her 9 cats, teaches and writes books and articles. Stephanie is available to lead workshops and trainings worldwide.
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