Brooke Smokelin of Chakra Yoga Healing, the founder and director of Chakra Activation Yoga and creator of the Chakra Activation Deck, is an experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) and YACEP (Continuing Education Provider), IKYTA certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher, Sound Healer, and Musician. For over 25 years she has studied with teachers in the Kundalini, Sivananda, Ashtanga, and Kriya Yoga traditions, as well as the American Sanskrit Institute.
She has a private sound therapy and chakra balancing practice in Pittsburgh, PA in which she uses specific yoga practices and sonic techniques to address specific physical and emotional conditions. In addition, Brooke offers her Chakra Activation Yoga as a creative and experiential medium to inform others with a knowledge of and techniques to embody their “full-spectrum” selves and IGNITE THE LIGHT within!
Over the years Brooke has worked with doctors and leaders in the Integrative Health arena. While living in NY she developed the "Embodiment Program” with Dr. Munoz-Silva, a mind-body protocol specifically for anxiety, Pervasive Developmental Disorder Spectrum, ADHD, and PTSD in adolescents. She is currently providing her Stress Management programming at the Washington Hospital/ Washington Health System and is a registered alternative care Provider with University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Center for Integrative Oncology.
INTERVIEW WITH BROOKE SMOKELIN