Become An Empowered Yoga Warrior

Honor yoga's roots and deepen your practice to become an empowered yogi for yourself, your students, and your community.

“Wisdom and grace shines so brightly through these pages! This book should be required reading in yoga teacher trainings across the world."


- Rachel Brathen, Yoga Girl


Honor Yoga’s Roots: Courageous Ways to Deepen Your Yoga Practice is for you if you teach, practice, or want to learn yoga and are unsure about integrating your values into your practice without disrespecting ancient yoga philosophy. 

  • Get tools, resources, and a framework to honor yoga and avoid causing harm by saying and doing the wrong thing or appropriating without intending to 

  • Confidently take action steps to bring authentic yoga deeper into every moment of your life, home, studio, work or organization and be empowered to make a difference.

  • Make the impact you are here to create by learning, sharing, and embodying the roots of yoga. 


Elena Brower

Bestselling Author of Practice You and Art of Attention

"Susanna Barkataki's words are vital medicine for yoga today."

Dianne Bondy

Founder, Yoga for All

"Susanna chooses empathy and connection over divisiveness and separation in her work. Required reading."

Kino Macgregor


"I absolutely recommend this book to all sincere yoga students and teachers as a necessary step on the path of awakening."

This is your invitation to truly bring your practice alive in a way that deepens and honors yoga’s roots.

The time has come for a paradigm shift.


This book is for those who want to be on the cutting edge of the future of yoga in the West. Dive in to gain a more authentic practice and honor yoga’s roots now.


An Indian yoga practitioner in the Shankaracharya tradition, Susanna Barkataki is the founder of Ignite Yoga and Wellness Institute and runs Ignite Be Well 200/500 Yoga Training programs. She is an E-RYT 500, Certified Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists (C-IAYT).


With an Honors degree in Philosophy from UC Berkeley and a Masters in Education from Cambridge College, Barkataki is a diversity, accessibility, inclusivity, and equity (DAIE) yoga unity educator who created the ground-breaking Honor {Don’t Appropriate} Yoga Summit with more than 10,000 participants. 

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