Olga Campora, PhD., E-RYT 500, The Yoga Director at Awaken Wellness in Columbia, MD, a yoga teacher, with 30 plus years of yoga teaching experience, presently living in Maryland. She teaches yoga around Howard County and Columbia, MD area. Olga is a registered yoga teacher. She holds a Doctorate in Education from Tomas Garrigue Masaryk University in the Czech Republic.
After discovering yoga in her native Czechoslovakia, she augmented her studies with courses at The Sivananda International Yoga Institute in Vienna, Austria, from 1983 to 1989. She has studied with many influential senior yoga teachers, including Barbara Benagh, Donna Farhi, Baron Baptiste and Victor van Kooten. Her deep respect and love for the Iyengar Yoga is evident in her teaching approach.
Olga's classes focus on posture and movement, highlighting proper alignment techniques and breathing. Her teaching emphasizes empowerment and joy, imbued with a sense of creativity, freedom, humor and fun. She is deeply committed to yoga and her love of yoga is evident in the sense of humor and fun she brings to yoga class.