Dashama: Inspirational speaker, teacher, healer & Creator of Pranashama Yoga Institute

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Dashama is an innovator in the yoga, fitness and personal development arena, creator of Pranashama Yoga Institute, as well as 30DYC, the longest running online yoga challenge "30 day yoga challenge TM" and the popular water sport fitness fusion trend  "sup yoga". She is also a multi media and event producer with 23 DVDs, author of 5 books and multiple best selling online video training courses.

An inspirational speaker, teacher and healer, Dashama has spoken to Universities, corporations, events and also leads yoga teacher trainings, private events and retreats internationally. Her signature training systems, known as 30DYC and the Prasha Method, offer an in depth exploration into the integrative and transformational practice of yoga, meditation, detox diet and holistic healing arts available on target.com and many other retailers world wide.

A media favorite, Dashama has been featured on Discovery Channel, ABC, NBC, CBS, Cosmo Mag, Teen Vogue, Fitness RX, OWN and many other platforms internationally. Her video membership site at Dashama.com was launched with Xbox and Star Wars on QVC Dec 21, 2016 to serve the growing demand for her video media content.

What do you do best?

I wake people up so they can love themselves and heal their lives to access their purpose and live with passion.

I have also been known to inspire, educate and motive people to take action when they previously felt depressed, unmotivated or dispassionate about life.

What makes you the best?

I've put in far more then my 10,000 hours with passion, dedication and consistency, and have risen to the top of my field because I love what I do and feel connected to my life purpose through this work.

I have been through the darkest hours and lived to survive, so I can relate to people from all walks of life and guide them how to get back to the light to experience happiness, health and prosperity, regardless of their current circumstances.

For those who are already doing well, I show them their greatest potential and then teach them how to create a realistic road map to achieve their goals and dreams.

What are your aspirations?

I aspire to touch the lives of at least 1 billion people with this powerful message:  Anyone can heal their life and live the life of their dreams. There is always hope. Everything is possible with the power of divine love, dedication and proper guidance.

Biggest Success?

Healing my spine from scoliosis

Most Challenging Moment?

I died for a moment when I got hit by a car while riding my bicycle at age 18.. I put that near the top, but have had numerous equally challenging moments that awakened me to a deeper level of connection with my own soul and the Source of creation. I believe all of our challenges offer us deep and meaningful messages to learn, grow, evolve and ascend to the next level of our being, if we are open to listen and hear the messages...

Favorite Motto?

What you think about, you bring about.

Master your mind, master your life.

Favorite People?

I love so many people both living and past.

Living favs: Oprah, Louise Hay, Paolo Cuelo, Snatam Kaur, Amma, Jim Carey, Beyonce, Jason Mraz, Jack Johnson, Ziggy Marley, my 3 sisters Jophiel, Bokhara and Rua, my friends, fans and students. Favs that have passed: Mother Theresa, Ghandi, Buddha, Jesus, MLK, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Marley, Grace Kelly, Rumi, Hafiz.

Favorite Places?

I love wherever I am, here now.

Some of my fav places I have visited and that I lead retreats are: Bali, Maldives, Hawaii, Costa Rica, Mayan Riviera, Caribbean Islands, California coast, South Florida, Israel

Favorite Products?

I'm a zen nature lover of simplicity, but I also love products, so this list is long haha... These days I am loving my inflatable paddle board from Starboard SUP, Aloha brand natural health supplements, Cell Food liquid oxygen drops, Kevita probiotic coconut water, Colore Science all natural waterproof sunblock powder, Redd Remedies InJoy mood enhancement supplement, I am loving the organic charcoal eye liner my friend brought me back from Morocco and can't seem to go a day without my Burt's Bees peony colored natural lip gloss chap stick or organic coconut oil which I use for absolutely everything. It's hard to imagine life without my Apple / mac products (Macbook pro, iPhone 6, iPad) since I have built my career around being mobile. I love my iJoy massage chair, I sit in it when I work while I'm at home most of the time. I always travel with my GoPro cameras to capture action video shots... I'm sure there are a ton of other products I can list, but I think you get the picture... :)

Current Passions?

I'm passionate about making a positive impact in the world, in people's lives and with important causes that matter. I love writing books and filming / creating videos & media that improve people's lives. I'm passionate about the environment and creating ways for us all to live sustainably. I'm especially passionate about the ocean and preservation of our water ways on earth. I love collaborating with others who share similar passions to create an even greater impact. Some more specific passions include: Yoga, health, self actualization through the practice of meditation and conscious awareness, healing and service to humanity all inspire me to get up the morning and continue to create, share and collaborate with others to hold space for the collective to evolve and expand to a higher state of love, peace and unity world wide. I'm especially passionate about children lately and hope to live by example to inspire the youth to pursue their dreams and goals to live life to the fullest.