- Taos, NM United States
Monique Parker, E-RYT is the Executive Director of Svastha Yoga Institute, the US-affiliate school of Svastha Yoga and Ayurveda in Chennai, India. A yoga practitioner for twenty years, Monique works with students from across the US, synthesizing the fundamentals of asana, yoga psychology, pranayama, mantra, and chant. In 2009, she co-founded the Yoga Teacher Certification Program at the University of New Mexico-Taos before launching Svastha Yoga Institute in 2012. In 2012, Monique was named one of the Remarkable Women of Taos, a year-long celebration honoring outstanding historic and contemporary women of the Taos community.