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Chanda Williams, MA, RYT, is a yoga teacher with a background in body mechanics, wellness coaching, and advanced training in trauma-informed yoga practices. Chanda has a bachelorÕs degree in mechanical engineering and a masterÕs degree in integrative health studies, focusing on resiliency and wellness in the workplace. Subsequently, she designed and managed award-winning corporate wellness programs for Fortune 100 companies for several years. A yoga teacher since 2004, Chanda offers group Hatha and vinyasa yoga classes as well as individual yoga therapy for people with injuries or chronic health conditions.ÊWith a deep devotion to service, she taught yoga in the San Francisco County jail for two years prior to joining the Prison Yoga Project, where she has taught regularly since 2014 at San Quentin State Prison. Committed to teaching yoga for health and social transformation, she is pursuing a doctoral degree in somatic depth psychology researching evidenced-based practices to heal trauma through mindful movement, breathing techniques, and meditation.