Atma Chanan Kaur, Ph.D is a yoga and meditation teacher as well as a writer and educator. She brings a wealth of experience from her days teaching at the university to the growing field of spirituality and well-being. She’s taught Sociology, Social Research and Women’s Studies at the University of Puerto Rico, the Santo Domingo Institute of Technology in Dominican Republic as well as at Amherst College, Massachusetts, and St. John’s University, New York City.
Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Atma Chanan is the author of scholarly articles and books on gender migration, culture, philosophy, and spirituality, both in English and Spanish. A Fulbright scholar, she has been active in social justice and human rights issues for Latina immigrant women and people of color communities since the nineties. Her back injury and struggle with fibromyalgia has given her a unique perspective on women’s illnesses, the expectations placed on the social female body, and healing from physical, emotional, and ancestral trauma. She brings to her practice an array of energetic, healing tools like Reiki, Mindfulness, Shakti Power, Womb Medicine, and Kundalini Awakening.
Atma Chanan is a Meditation Teacher trained in Rishikesh, India; a Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Teacher and Practitioner as taught by Yogi Bhajan; a Ceremonial Red Rose Priestess Minister certified at the Seven Sisters Mystery School; and a Journal Therapy Trainee at the Institute for Therapeutic Writing, Colorado.