Alorha (Sicangu-Lakota/So.Ute/Apache) is a champion Jingle Dress dancer and has a total of 20 years experience in body movement/fitness. She has been teaching Native American Dance for 15 years and is currently a performer of Jingle Dress Dance in her Native American Culture. Has trained, danced and taught Rak Sharki (Egyptian Style Belly Dance) for 7 years. After practicing yoga for 10 years she decided to deepen her practice and enrolled in a 200 Hour Yoga Alliance teacher training at Sojourn in Hanford, CA. in 2016. The Body, Mind & Spirit connection that she feels in both yoga and dance is what inspires her to teach others. Her teaching is driven by her passion for movement, life and culture and she continues to study and broaden her knowledge and intuition. Alorha's fascination with the spiritual and philosophy of yoga lead her to further her knowledge of the Chakras. August 7, 2017 she became certified in the Alchemy of Chakras through Alanna Kaivalya, Ph.D. Due to on going passion and love for tribal dance, yoga and cardio movement, On March 17, 2019 Alorha completed Buti Yoga Certification.
Indigenous Yoga Instructor Association is passionate about bringing Indigenous Yoga Instructors together and yoga into our Reservations and communities. Our focus is on wellness, healing and spiritual connection through yoga.