Sarahjoy MarshSarahjoy Marsh is a yoga teacher and yoga therapist, and she has an MA in transpersonal counseling and art therapy. Her twenty-six years of experience in Eastern and Western studies includes the psychology of yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, and neuroscience. Committed to bridging yoga, psychotherapy, and social justice, Marsh founded the DAYA Foundation, a nonprofit yoga therapy center known for its integrated approach to yoga, mindfulness, and recovery. Her website is www.sarahjoyyoga.com.
Books & Audio
A Yoga Approach to Reclaiming Your Relationship to Your Body and Food
Yoga philosophy and practice are increasingly being used therapeutically to help people overcome disordered eating patterns—like overeating, food addiction, and stress eating—and the resulting emotional distress they can cause. Sarahjoy Marsh offers a program using yoga to address food-centered behaviors… Read More
Sarahjoy Marsh is a certified yoga teacher with nineteen years of teaching experience. She has an MA in counseling and has been a student of yoga and vipassana meditation (mindfulness and insight meditation) since 1989. Marsh has been teaching since 1994 and has specialized in addiction and eating disorders since 2001. She founded Amrita, a sanctuary for yoga based in Portland, Oregon, and known for its integrated approach to yoga, mindfulness, and recovery. She regularly teaches retreats, national workshops, and international service and yoga adventures. She is also the founder of Living Yoga, a nonprofit yoga outreach organization that brings yoga to prisons, alcohol and drug rehabilitation centers, and transitional facilities. In 2012, Marsh founded the DAYA Foundation, a nonprofit yoga therapy center serving Northwest communities, to teach yoga and mindfulness tools to those with addiction, anxiety, or depression; to those with medical issues; and to those who otherwise would not be able to attend a regular yoga class because of social, financial, or physical constraints.