Rev. Julie Darshini Hitchcock

Julie Hitchcock was ordained to teach in 2019 by Yogacharya O’Brian. In 2021, Rev. Hitchcock was invited into the role of spiritual director. Rev. Hitchcock lives on the central coast with her husband and two children and shares the timeless wisdom of yoga as it shines through her life as a mother, householder, professional, and a minister.

Rev. Nita Shankari Kenyon

Nita Kenyon was ordained to teach Kriya Yoga in March of 2017 by Yogacharya O’Brian. Rev. Kenyon offered her selfless service as spiritual director for four years. Rev. Kenyon continues to bring her warmth and compassion to the teachings of Yoga and supports others as they awaken to their essential nature.

Rev. Devin Atma Sodt

Devin Sodt was ordained to teach Kriya Yoga in 2009 by Yogacharya O’Brian. The Awakening community was blessed by Rev. Sodt’s presence when he was invited to serve as spiritual director from 2013-2017. His depth and breadth of Kriya Yoga teachings have blessed us all. Rev. Sodt has since returned to his ministry at CSE and he returns periodically to share his love of Kriya Yoga with us.