Lily Dolan Kessler

Lily Dolan Kessler, Ed.Ms, Blooming Life Yoga Founder, E-RYT 500, Author, Artist


Lily is the founder of Blooming Life Yoga Studio + School, a community rooted, multi-style yoga house dedicated to making yoga accessible to all. Lily is fascinated by the ancient, living Yoga Lineage and it’s her calling to make Yoga’s vast and tangled roots accessible and recognizable in everyday life so one may claim their Divine Magnificence. Her soon-to-be-published book History of Yoga: Humanity’s Quest for Nourishment is her life’s work and serves as the foundation for her school 200 and 300 hour school named Story & Art of Yoga Teacher Training. Lily co-hosts BodyAwake Online Yoga Teacher Training serving students around the world with esteemed Dr. Sue Morter, and has established the country’s first yoga training for teens called Torchbearer of Tradition. Lily travels and teaches with international yoga schools to educate and empower people through her yoga philosophy and asana programs, and expresses her vast experiences through artwork and writing. Lily believes each moment is pregnant with grace; grace to claim vitality, a new perspective, and embrace a blooming life.

Events with Lily Dolan Kessler

Yoga, Adventure and Service
November 6, 2021

Yoga, Adventure and Service has been a signature retreat offered at Samasati since 2005.   It’s a full week of daily yoga and meditation, a wide variety of adventure activities including lots of hikes, and an afternoon volunteering at a girls’ center close by.  Peace through Yoga Foundation started a Girls for Success Program in the heart of the rainforest over a decade ago and group participants consider the time with…