Durgaya Palmieri is the Director of Studio Kashi in Sebastian, Florida. Her program is dedicated to teaching yoga, meditation, and a variety of workshops designed to develop inner peace and sacred connection.
Grounded in a Hindu spiritual upbringing, Durgaya grew up with a love for meditation, conscious movement, tarot and the power of community. Since her first yoga training in 2009, she has taught yoga and trained instructors across the globe from India to Florida.
She has spent the last decade founding and operating successful yoga studios and community organizations. In 2010, She co-founded Tough Love Yoga, a popular studio in an Atlanta art gallery. The following year, her studio was named Best Alternative Exercise venue in Creative Loafing’s Best of Atlanta awards.
In 2013, Durgaya co-founded Sebastian Yoga Studio. As co-owner and lead teacher, she built a flourishing yoga community, focusing on Seva (selfless service) and community outreach. Sebastian Yoga was a place for students to explore their practice in a conscious community with laughter and empowerment as part of the ethos.
While running Sebastian Yoga Studio, Durgaya served as Lead Educator for Connected Warriors, a nonprofit organization that offers trauma conscious yoga to military veterans free of charge. She flew across the country, teaching yoga instructors how to work with veterans who have experienced PTSD and other disabilities.
In 2021 Durgaya became certified in BodyTalk. This revolutionary alternative healthcare uses applied kinesiology to strengthen and mend the mind, body, spirit connection. She has incorporated this modality into her offerings.