Pamela Stokes Eggleston, MBA, MS, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, is the founder and director of Yoga2Sleep and a cofounder of Retreat to Spirit, a production platform designed to support people who are in spaces of service, leadership, and holistic well-being. An avid yogini for more than 20 years, Eggleston began her teaching journey when she realized that yoga helped her sleep and reduced her knee osteoarthritis pain. She is a certified yoga therapist and meditation teacher with specialized certifications in plant-based nutrition, cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), and trauma-informed yoga to work with service members, veterans, their caregivers, and insomnia sufferers.
An accomplished consultant, advisor, published author and national speaker, Eggleston has worked for numerous agencies including the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Veterans Administration, the Department of Labor, as a yoga therapy intern for Johns Hopkins Medical Center, and as an advisor on Congress-supported publications centering on substance abuse, mental health, criminal justice, and military and veteran family matters. Her work and writing have been featured in Yoga Therapy Today, Gaiam, Military Spouse Magazine, Yoga Journal, Mantra Yoga and Health, Essence, the Huffington Post, and on Ellen.
Previously serving as Co-Executive Director of the Yoga Service Council, she cultivated financial resilience and strategic partnerships for the nonprofit organization. Pamela has an MS in Yoga Therapy from Maryland University of Integrative Health and an MBA from University of Maryland University College. She served as President of the UMUC Alumni Association.