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David Lipsius

David Lipsius is the new president and CEO of the Yoga Alliance Foundation and Yoga Alliance, the largest international not-for-profit serving yoga teachers, schools and the public. He is a mission driven, values-based nonprofit executive and long-term student of yoga, Ayurveda and meditation. David's priorities are to facilitate greater diversity, inclusion and accessibility in yoga; educate and inspire yoga teachers to become more skillful and present regarding critical issues such as consent, trauma-sensitivity and power; and find new and creative ways to bring yoga to under-served, under-represented and marginalized people around the world. David previously served as the CEO of Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, MA.

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