Janet Bowen, Ph.D., Certified KHYF Teacher, CYT
Janet Bowen is a Certified Yoga Therapist with the Krishnamacharya Healing and Yoga Foundation (now known as SKY) and a Certified Yoga Teacher with the White Lotus Foundation of Santa Barbara.
Janet has completed two internships at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram in Chennai, India, which has been providing yoga therapy services for over thirty years.
Janet brings a keen intellect and a warm heart to her teaching. She believes that there is a yoga that is right for every person. By working to your comfort level, flexibility, strength, and balance -- physical and emotional -- will come with time and practice.
Janet holds a doctorate in English from the University of Chicago. She is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). Her teacher is Kate Holcombe of Healing Yoga Foundation San Francisco, a long-time student of T.K.V. Desikachar of the KYM.
In addition to working individually with students who have health conditions, Janet has taught group classes at Yoga Among Friends in Downers Grove, Illinois and other Chicagoland studios; Vedic Chant at the Theosophical Society in Wheaton, Illinois; and yoga for anxiety. She also offers workshops on the Yoga Sutra-s of Patanjali at studios in the Chicago area.