Work Resume

France Yoli Maya Yeh Joseph 

                              CAREER SUMMARY STATEMENT

Personable, detail-oriented, high-energy self-starter with successful track record of quality output and communication, and has a talent with people.  Masters new skills quickly. Contributes extra hours to team efforts, and works with the intention to constantly learn and grow.  Continually finds ways to improve processes.  Proven problem solver.


§         Certified Yoga and Meditation instructor for all ages and  Professional Doula/Labor Assistant

§         High School and College Educator in Comparative Religion, South Asian Studies, Globalization, Cultural Anthropology, and Yoga

§  Wilderness First Responder Certified

§         Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, PageMaker

§         Photoshop and Corel Draw

§         Desktop publishing

§         Written reports and correspondence

§         Internet Research

§         Type 50 wpm



  Professional Guide    

Where There Be Dragons

May 2010- Present

  Adjunct Faculty

  India Center Global College, Long Island University & Global College Comparative Religions and Culture Program

   September 2008- Present


Certified Yoga/Meditation Instructor

The Rub, Relaxing Urban Bodywork

January 2008-Present

Yoga Now Chicago Chicago, IL

September 2006-September 2008

Ruby Room  Chicago, IL

 September 2005-Present 

Sikkim, India                                                       September 2003-May 2005

Northwestern University                             January-June 2003

Evanston Athletic Club, Evanston, IL                     July 2002-August 2003

White Iris Yoga Evanston, IL                                 June 2002-June 2003

Satchidananda Yoga Center Evanston, IL             March-September 2003 

Dharamsala, India                                                                    October-November 2001

Teach yoga classes to all ages, infants through seniors.  Organize and promote yoga and meditation workshops at schools and universities.  Lecture on yoga therapy and meditation in corporate sector.

·         Organized children’s yoga at festivals and camps

·         Developed course materials

·         Introduced yoga therapy to athletic club community

·         Brought yoga and meditation to the corporate sector

·         Managed a yoga therapy and massage clinic

·         Worked one on one with children with special needs

·         Developed yoga and meditation programs for university students

        ·    Created unique and innovative yoga programs            for hundreds of children


 Field Studies Coordinator/ Field Studies Advisor

Long Island University, South Asian Centre                     

September 2000 to September 2001

Provide field study programs for undergraduate level students.  Advise students weekly on continuing projects.  Translate for research projects.  Organize and execute trips for university student groups.

·         Coordinated  between local organizations and students for project proposals

·         Conducted lectures on Tibetology and Yoga

·         Organized one-week student tours in tribal and cultural zones of India

·         Executed the organized tours for groups of 20

·         Advised students throughout semester on field projects

·         Evaluated students work in the field projects 

·         Translated in local languages for research work


Circus Yoga Teacher Training Level 1, 2, & 3

October 2007

ALACE Certified Labor Assistant/Birth Doula Certification

November 2007 

 Master of Arts Religion, Comparative Religious Ethics

 Meaadville Lombard Theological School
Graduated May 2007

Emergency First Responder with Automatic Emergency Defibrillator Course
May 2005

Yoga for the Special Child Advanced Level I

February 2003

Yoga for the Special Child Basic Certification Course with Sonia Sumar
December 2002 

Children’s Yoga Instructor Certification Course

Next Generation Yoga, Teacher’s Certification Course

October 2002

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Liberal Arts

Philosophy/Religion- Human Issues

 Long IslandUniversity, Southampton College

Graduated May 2000

Yoga Instructor Certification Course

Indian Yoga Institute

Vivekananda Yoga Kendra

November 1999     



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