Yoga for Peak Performance in Sports & Life


Grace Van Berkum

Grace Van Berkum is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Sivananda Yoga teacher, certified personal trainer, and founder of Gracious Living Retreats which are well-known for their anti-allergen, anti-inflammatory, detoxifying, delicious menus. She brings her passion for plant-based whole foods that have healed her own health problems, and healed her dad's cancer, into everything she does. She believes that being truly spiritual begins with connecting to food from the earth to increase prana and elevate consciousness.

Brian Culkin

Brian Culkin, Sivananda Yoga teacher, is the founder of Jai Yoga. He has explored the science of meditation and yoga intensively over the past several years. He has studied yoga and meditation around the world including the renowned Esalen Institute where he lived for over a year. While in college Brian was a three time all UCAA basketball player and graduated as the all time leading scorer in the history of the Skidmore College basketball program. He played basketball professionally in Europe as well.

Brian has spoken and consulted with professional athletes, Olympic coaches, CEOs and higher institutions of learning on topics ranging from peak performance, creativity, and human potential.  He is also a talented writer and artist.