Janel Schullo M.Ed., E-RYT 500 is an American yoga educator and former Catholic nun. She is co-founder and co-director of Nexus Institute Yoga & Wellness. Janel has worked as a 200- and 500-hour yoga teacher trainer since 2006. She has over 10,000 hours of experience leading teacher certifications, continuing education programs, classes, and private sessions. Having worked with students from ages 8 to 98, she believes that persons of any age, physical condition and belief can benefit from yoga and can use yoga to enrich and empower their lives.
Janel holds an M.Ed. in Interdisciplinary Education with a specialization in Yoga Studies. Her scholarly interests include religious belief and meaning-making; modern yoga; critical pedagogy; and the role of somatic education in self-awareness. She is a 500-hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher, a 1000-hour Nosara Yoga Affiliated Program Director, a Self-Awakening Yoga and Pranassage Practitioner Trainer, and Yoga Guide. Janel has been a member of the Yoga Alliance and the International Association of Yoga Therapists since 2003. In addition to directing Yoga Teacher Training at Nexus Institute, Janel is a Ph.D. candidate in the school of Educational Studies at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA.
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