About Kimberly Kalpana
Kimberly Kalpana Bridi is a yoga therapist for the Department of the Army. She provides yoga therapy for Service Members in chronic pain, with post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury and more. In the past two years she has successfully incorporated yoga into the clinical hospital setting at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Ft. Gordon, Georgia. She works side-by-side and provides yoga-based training to traditional healthcare professionals as well as complimentary and alternative providers, teaching asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra and other yoga and Ayurvedic practices. She is a master practitioner of Thai Yoga Therapy/Massage and somatic-based therapies.
She is completing her Master’s Degree in Counseling & Psychology from Troy University and has learned from some of the most knowledgeable yoga teachers in our modern day. She has a background as a life coach and owned her own therapeutic yoga studio in North Carolina before taking her position with the Army. While in the private setting, she has worked both individually and in groups with exceptional children and adolescents as well as children suffering from trauma. She has trained exceptional school teachers on how to incorporate yoga into the classroom setting. She has taught workshop and classes, including equine-assisted yoga and presented at conferences and seminars to local and national audiences.
She has combined the best of her knowledge, experience and background, as well as considered her mistakes to create an exceptional, one-of-a-kind YTT program that will not only transform the lives of students taking it but enabling emerging teachers to do the same.