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Lori Tompkins photoEducation:
BA English Literature, University of Virginia, 1991
MA Education & Curriculum Development, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1994
Secondary Teaching Credential, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1994
Languages Studied: Spanish (1982-87, 2007-08) and Japanese (1987-89)

Yoga Studies:
Bikram Certified, Yoga College of India, Los Angeles, 1999
Vivekenanda Yoga Kendra, Bangalore India, 2000
White Lotus Foundation, Thai Yoga Therapy, Santa Barbara, California 2001
Integral/Supramental Yoga, Aeon Center of Cosmology, Southern India, 2002, 2005, 2014
The Diamond Heart Approach, Ridhwan School, (Diamond Heart 6), 2003 - 2006

Volunteer Work:
Secretary, Board of Directors of Aeon Group, March 2012 - Present
Docent, The Future Realisation Exhibition, Aurodhan Art Gallery, Pondicherry, India, February 2014

Employment/Work:
Writer/Editor - Present
Web Editor, Designer, 2003 - Present
Owner, Yoga Loft, Ukiah, California 2004-2006
Owner, Bikram Yoga Monterey Bay/The Yoga Sanctuary, Pacific Grove California 2001-2002
Thai Yoga Massage practitioner, 2002 - Present
Senior Bikram Yoga Instructor, Universal Yoga, Mill Valley, California, 2001
Editorial Assistant/Writer, Roaring Fork Sunday, Aspen, Colorado, 1997-98
Assistant to Dr. Hunter S. Thompson/Deborah Fuller, Woody Creek, Colorado, 1997
Substitute Teacher, Boulder, Colorado, 1995-96
Outdoor Adventure Leader, Pacific Northwest, Wilderness Ventures, 1995
Environmental Educator, Slide Ranch, Muir Beach, CA, 1994
Counselor for Developmentally Disabled Adults, Boulder, Colorado, 1992-1993
Children's Counselor, C Lazy U Ranch, Granby, Colorado, 1989

Hatha Yoga Teaching Experience (1999 - 2014)
(Including Bikram, Ashtanga, Restorative and Mixed Hatha Yogas)
Bikram Yoga College of India, Basalt, Colorado
Bikram Yoga College of India, Aspen, Colorado
Bikram Yoga College of India, Boulder, Colorado
Bikram Yoga College of India, New York City, New York
Bikram Yoga College of India, Los Angeles
Yoga Connection Tribeca, New York City, New York
Universal Yoga, Mill Valley, California
Yoga Loka, San Rafael, California
Yoga Loka, Fairfax, California
The Yoga Sanctuary, Pacific Grove, California
Yoga Moon, Novato, California
Yoga Loft, Ukiah, California
Red Dragon, Mill Valley, California
Embrace Yoga, Novato, California
Private Yoga Instruction

Blog: Circumsolatious, 2010-2014