Erik Blender is a Teacher of Kundalini Yoga, Meditation & Mantra in the Pacific NW. He has taught at Mandala Yoga in Portland, Oregon as well as led yoga retreats at Breitenbush Hot Springs in Central Oregon. Erik is also certified teacher of Trauma-Sensitive Yoga through the organization Warriors at Ease and is certified to work in clinical or non-clinical situations with military veterans. Erik infuses his classes for yoga for PTSD with appropriate pranayam and asanas from Kundalini Yoga. Along with his partner, Ashley Collins, Erik co-founded OmTara Music & Events to produce and facilitate conscious yoga, meditation, and healing events throughout his home region. Together they teach meditation, group facilitation, and integration techniques in the Oregon-based Synaptic Institute. OmTara is also a healing music project and you can listen to their music @omtaramusic.com, or listen & follow at OmTara on Spotify.