Performer, yoga instructor, historian, consultant and dance writer, Charmaine Patricia Warren is a faculty member at Alvin Ailey/Fordham University, The Ailey School and New York University/Tisch School of the Arts-The Classical Theatre.
She holds a Ph.D. in History at Howard University where she taught for eight years, a Masters Degree in Dance Research, Reconstruction and Choreography, and two Bachelor's Degrees: one in Speech & Theatre/Dance and the other in English.
has lectured and taught movement nationally and internationally.
began teaching Ashtanga-based yoga classes in 1998, and today Ashtanga yoga remains an integral part of all her
has lectured and taught movement and yoga classes nationally and internationally, including St. Peter's College, StarSeed Yoga, the Atlantic Theatre Company and "Dick Gregory's First and Second Holistic Health Retreat
" in Kingston Jamaica and West Point, Texas.
After studying Kundalini, Hatha, Iyengar and Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, intermittently, she
became an avid practitioner of Ashtanga yoga under the guidance of Eddie Stern for upwards of 25 years.
also studied Ashtanga yoga with Chuck Miller and Richard Freeman.