Sheila Chalakee, a citizen of Muscogee-Creek Nation, is a comedian and yoga instructor.
Her work in entertainment has been seen on PBS, WEtv, E! Network, Univision, FNX, and most recently on Amazon Prime. Her collaborations with BuzzFeed, YouTube, and Google garnered over hundreds of millions of views collectively leading to positive press regarding Native issues from The Huffington Post, Nylon Magazine, and international news outlets like CTV Nightly News in Vancouver. Sheila received her BA from Columbia College Chicago majoring in theater and creative non-fiction. Most recently she has earned certification in Diversity and Inclusion through Yale School of Management. For more on her comedy career and activism visit www.SheilaChalakee.com.
She is also an E-RYT and YACEP having the honor of teaching every age group from 3 to 83 in public and private schools, parks and recreation centers, gyms and yoga studios in Los Angeles for over a decade. She has trained in meditation with Centre of Excellence and the Science of Well-Being through Yale. She earned her 500 hour certifications through My Vinyasa Flow and Santa Monica Yoga. In addition she trained in trauma informed modalities with YogaWorks LA, children’s yoga with YogaBuddies, and restorative with Yoga U & Judith Lasater. She specializes in trauma informed, vinyasa, hatha, ashtanga, youth, restorative yoga, and yoga nidra. More on her fitness and wellness work visit www.YogawithSheila.com