Monday, January 30, 2012

Yirser Ra Hotep on "Conversations With The Queen"

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 Linkyou won't want to miss.

Yirser's Biography

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

and his fan page on facebook

Take a look at brother Yirser in action

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