Inner Peace Yoga founder Meghan Donnelly, E-RYT, is a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. The majority of Meghan’s formal Yoga training has been from Yoga Center Madrid, Spain, and hundreds of national and international workshops and teacher trainings. In addition to completing the Living Yoga Teacher Certification Program at Barsana Dham Ashram in Austin, Texas in 2000, She has completed the Anusara immersion in 2012 and has also studied yoga during her two trips to India.
Since 1997, Meghan has studied and practiced a variety of Hatha Yoga styles including Anusara, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Sivinanda, Iyengar, Therapeutic, and Restorative yoga, and continues to blend this eclectic mix into her own personal practice and teachings. Meghan believes eternal students make the best teachers and continues to travel and seek training and attend workshops from some of the most well known teachers in the world. Meghan has also completed the First Degree in The Method of Usui Shiki Ryoho (Reiki I).
Meghan began teaching in Tulsa in 2000 and has taught more than 16,000 private and group classes and created a thriving yoga community based out of her studio Inner Peace Yoga from 2005-2015. In all of her beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes she focuses on blending the body, mind and spirit and believes without the union of all three in conjunction with the breath, there is no yoga, just physical movement. Her fun and light-hearted teaching style consists of a blend of these schools integrated with balance, meditation, pranayama (breath), mindfulness, presence, and personal revolutions. In her classes Meghan focuses on anatomical principals of alignment, injury prevention and rehabilitation and combining strength building and flexibility. Students are encouraged to listen to their body, adapt the postures to their body and play with their limits without exceeding them.
Yoga is Meghan’s passion and she believes it is critical to maintain balance in all aspects of life. Her hope is to facilitate students to improve their life by making permanent changes in their body, mind and spirit, as they incorporate the principals of yoga into everyday living.
Meghan graduated from Oklahoma State University with degrees in International Business, Management, and Spanish and in 2005, she left her growing 6 year corporate career to be the founder and owner of Inner Peace Yoga. She was frequently asked by local news media and corporations to share her passion for promoting yoga to all Tulsans, and created and hosted many quarterly philanthropic local events using her yoga platform to donate to numerous local charities. She was asked to be a Lululemon ambassador for 3 consecutive years and was chosen by KOTV Channel 6 for a monthly expert segment about yoga, health, and wellness.
You can see Meghan’s many yoga promotional and news videos by clicking on Meghan Donnelly YouTube channel
Meghan is also the recipient of two respected local business awards. She was chosen for:
- Tulsa Legal and Business News Tulsa’s Top 40 under 40 in 2013
- The Journal Records Top Achievers under 40 in Oklahoma in 2013
Meghan has 20+ years of yoga experience specializing in helping students with back, neck, shoulder, knee, and hip pain in athletes, golfers, pre and post surgery patients or anyone with injuries or physical or emotional pain.
“Be the change you wish to see in the world today.” – Mahatma Gandhi
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