Sherri Baptiste was born into a family of revolutionary thinkers. In 1950, her parents, Magana and Walt Baptiste, opened the first yoga center in San Francisco. For the past 70 years, the Baptiste family has pioneered the world of human potential, integrating yoga and meditation into American culture.
Sherri founded Baptiste Power of Yoga and travels widely, teaching and speaking on mind-body fitness and the life of the spirit.
This summer at Esalen, Sherri will join author and spiritual counselor Philip Goldberg for a lively exploration of yoga’s journey to the West, including experiential, transformative practices for all participants. Philip’s eclectic, lifelong spiritual seeking has led him across a wide spectrum of practices, from Transcendental Meditation to interfaith ministries. Philip is the author or co-author of nineteen books, including the award-winning American Veda, and he lectures and leads workshops throughout the country.