Carol Horton, PhD, is a writer, educator, and activist working at the intersection of mindful yoga, social science, and social justice. Author and co-editor of two books on contemporary North American yoga, Horton contributes to a wide range of online and print publications and is a popular yoga blogger. She offers yoga workshops, teacher training units, and public lectures on topics including modern yoga history, yoga psychology and ethics, yoga and social change, and trauma-sensitive yoga.
An experienced teacher dedicated to yoga service and outreach, Carol Horton has taught yoga in a homeless shelter, foster care facility, and jail, as well as several Chicago-area studios. She serves as a board member with Yoga for Recovery, and as a program development consultant for yoga service organizations.