It is my highest pleasure to inform you that on Monday 1/30/12 Conversations With The Queen Will be having special guest Kemetic Yoga Master Yirser Ra Hotep on to discuss The benefits and principles of Kemetic Yoga. The Show is from 9pm-10pm EST. This will be a show you won't want to miss.
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Yirser Ra Hotep (Elvrid Lawrence) is a master instructor of Yoga and the creator of the
YogaSkills Method™. He is also the most senior instructor of Kemetic Yoga in the United States
with over 30 years of experience practicing and teaching. Yirser was involved with the original
research and documentation of Kemetic Yoga along with master Instructor Dr. Asar Ha-pi in the
Yirser has continued to research, document and expand on the foundations of Kemetic Yoga. He
has written extensively, lectured and led workshops throughout the United States, Africa and the
Caribbean, including Cuba. Yirser has been featured in publications such as Yoga Journal, Yoga
Chicago, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Parent, African Business and Culture to name a few. He has
also been interviewed and featured on WGN TV, ABC TV, NBC TV, CBS TV and has appeared
on the Oprah Winfrey Show.
Yirser was a pioneer in training children, their teachers and social workers in the in the science
of becoming calm and maintaining focus through his system called Internal Self Regulation or
ISR. Yirser first began to use ISR in 1979 working children at the Better Boys Foundation and
Chicago Public Schools. ISR incorporates deep breathing, focusing exercises and movements in
order to stimulate the nervous system to become calm.
In the 1980s Yirser applied his systems of ISR and the YogaSkills Method to the treatment of
substance abusers and those addicted to alcohol. As a social worker and therapist he has worked
with children who have been traumatized by abuse and neglected to overcome the debilitating
effects of their experiences to live whole lives.
In 2004 Yirser was given an award by the Easter Seals organization for his work with helping
children with physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities through his YogaSkills for Kids
program. This program has been replicated at Centers for New Horizons, Southwest Youth
Collaborative, Chicago Urban League, One Hope United and numerous public and private
schools throughout Chicago and other cities nationally and in Ghana.
Yirser has trained and certified over 100 Yoga instructors throughout the United States and has
been recognized for his innovative Yoga Therapy programs for pre-school children, school age
children and teens. Yirser holds a master’s degree in Social Service Administration from the
University of Chicago and has operated Groups Homes for abused and neglected youth, worked
as an administrator for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and operated
youth mentoring programs.
visit brother Yirser's Website www.yogaskills.com
and his fan page on facebook www.facebook.com/Kemeticyoga
Take a look at brother Yirser in action