Julia Kress started her yoga practice with the Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy in 1990 in Buffalo, NY. Soon she moved to the ashram in Honesdale, PA to intensify her studies through immersion of the life style. There she learned the subtle art of yoga therapy through working with various populations and the science of Ayurveda through working in the vegetarian kitchen and The Center for Health and Healing. She has her E-RYT 500 hour certification, BA in Exercise Science, is also certified as an Advanced Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Specialist, and completed 4 courses in working with Disabilities and Yoga including Yoga for the Visually Impaired and Deaf. Julia currently is Administrative Director of Teacher Training at the Himalayan Institute of Buffalo, teaches all levels classes, meets with private clients of all abilities, and works within two of the Universities bringing Yoga and Ayurveda to college students.