Stephanie was born in New York City in 1960 and grew up in central New Jersey. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University, Douglass College. After graduating from college, she worked for 10 years as a trainer, technical writer, and technician in the telecommunications industry.
Stephanie (a.k.a. Stefani) Ann Pappas has been practicing and teaching yoga and meditation since 1992 when she met a teacher from India, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
She is the founder and director of the Devalila Yoga Teacher Training, a registered 200 hour level training with the Yoga Alliance. Stephanie has certified over 260teachers in North America and holds teacher trainings twice a year.
Her book for yoga teachers, Yoga Posture Adjustments and Assisting was published in 2006 and is available in Spanish. Yoga at Your Wall was published in 2009. She is working on 2 other books right now!
She is also a Licensed Massage Therapist, an interfaith minister, and world dance teacher.
Stephanie's retreat cabin and garden is available for rent in Tulum, MX. Visit Casa Pastel.
Stephanie is available to lead workshops and trainings.