Josie Kramer is a yoga teacher, holistic health coach, mindfulness-based counselor, and massage therapist. Josie is happy and inspired to offer back to others the healing practices that have had such a profound impact on her own journey towards health and wholeness. Josie’s work is motivated by a dynamic passion for personal, cultural and global transformation. She values an engaged, authentic spirituality and the eco-social vision of peace, equality, and sustainability. Josie’s prayer and vision is that we all rise up and become the light and healing our world so dearly needs.
Josie received her 200 hour Certification from Center for Yoga in 2004, participated in the Work-scholar Program at Esalen Institute in 2006, and earned her B.A. from Naropa University in 2007. Josie’s Major was Traditional Eastern Arts with a 1,000 hour Yoga Teacher Training Concentration, her Minor was Somatic Psychology. In 2008 Josie graduated from The Institute of Psycho Structural Balancing with a 550 hour Massage Certification. That same year she lived at a wellness center in Auroville, India where she taught yoga and dance. In 2010 Josie received her professional training to practice Holistic Health Coaching from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Josie graduated from Sofia University in 2013 with her M.A. in Transpersonal Psychology and a Specialization in Transpersonal Life Coaching. In 2014 Josie produced a yoga DVD titled The Yoga of Food: A Whole Person Approach to Eating and in 2016 she produced a meditation CD titled Body Love, Soul Purpose. In 2017 Josie went on to co-found Body Love, Soul Purpose as a women’s empowerment organization with her good friend Rachel.
Josie currently practices and teaches in Los Angeles and leads retreats worldwide. She loves the LA beach community and lives in El Segundo with her partner Josh and their cat Raju.