Founder of POSH Yoga
Amina Naru, immediate past Executive Director of the Yoga Service Council, is the founder of Posh Yoga LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, co-founder of Retreat to Spirit, and works as a trauma sensitive yoga instructor, workshop facilitator, and YSC Best Practices project manager.
Amina served three terms as secretary for the YSC Board of Directors and is a contributing author to the books Best Practices for Yoga with Veterans (YSC/Omega, 2016) and Best Practices for Yoga in the Criminal Justice System (YSC/Omega, 2017). She has served as the project manager for Yoga and Resilience: Empowering Practices for Survivors of Sexual Trauma (YSC/Omega) published by Handspring May 2020. She was also the project manager for Best Practices for Yoga with People in Addictions and Recovery. Her professional expertise is in the field of yoga service for communities, juvenile detention centers and adult prisons.
Amina Naru’s yoga service work is deeply informed by her studies with master teachers Johnny Gillespie of Empowered Yoga, James Fox of Prison Yoga Project, B.K. Bose of the Niroga Institute, Nikki Myers of Y12SR, and Jennifer Cohen Harper of Little Flower Yoga.
Amina has been featured in Yoga Journal, Yoga Therapy Today and on the J. Brown and Yoga Alliance podcasts. She served as Executive Director of the nonprofit Empowered Community and is the first black woman to implement curriculum-based yoga and mindfulness programs for juvenile detention centers in the state of Delaware.
Classes & Workshops
Learn to Listen to Your Body
Retreat To Spirit
Yoga Service Training Workshop
From the Heart:
This workshop will help each you develop the tools to live in truth and authenticity. Discover your wealth, prime your health, and cultivate a spiritual lifestyle. Uncover happiness, peace, ease, and calm to sustain you in today's fast-paced and hectic society. Initiate self-healing and renew healthy self-esteem. Invoke the spirit of the divine feminine and learn to live within dynamic vibrational balance with the flow of the Universe.
Are you looking to start a yoga program within your community or have a specific population (veterans, schools, detention centers, families, caregivers) and don't know where to start or how to do it?
• Creating a program
• Teaching & Curriculum
• Building relationships
• Working with trauma
• Cultural awareness
• This workshop will help maximize the effectiveness, sustainability, and impact of those working to make yoga and mindfulness equally accessible to all and those interested.
A Compassionate Approach to Leadership
Whether you are the director of an organization or running your own yoga service business, this intensive will help you-
• Identify strengths and challenges
• Cultivate relationships
• Navigate staff and volunteers
• Strategize short and long-term goals
• Uncover what gets in the way
• Explore feelings around leadership, spirit, and purpose
So your thinking about leaving? Growing apart? Think it may be worth working on? The paradigm of relationships in this new age has shifted. Divorce and separation has become an epidemic in western society which deserves our collective attention to begin the healing of not only ourselves, but also our communities. Wether married, in a relationship, separated or divorced, this is for you!
The workshop will help you learn tools and skills for
• Cultivating conscious relationships
• Healing through separation
• Navigating irreconcilable differences
• Creating Happiness
• Spiritual growth spurts
• Ending relationships with integrity
This is different and IN YOUR FACE REAL.
Make the best decision for yourself and your family.