Brianna Renner served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an avionics shop supervisor and a trainer for the MALS-11 Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Course.
In 2014, Brianna joined the Veterans Yoga Project as a volunteer and the following year, became the Assistant Director. In 2016 she became the Director of Programs and oversaw initiatives to increase the accessibility of yoga to veterans – a mission that became even more important during the pandemic.
In 2021, Brianna was promoted to Chief Operating Officer where she oversaw the day-to-day operations of VYP’s service to veterans. In 2023, Brianna took over the helm of VYP as Chief Executive Officer.
Brianna is a graduate student at the University of Denver, pursuing her Masters of Nonprofit Management with concentration in Mission Driven Operations with a GPA of 4.0 and an expected graduation date of May 2024.
As a yoga professional, Brianna holds her 200-hour certification in the Kripalu tradition, her 300-hour certification in alignment and therapeutic-based yoga. As a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider, she has taught over 3,000 hours of classes and workshops for organizations like the Soma Yoga Institute, the Mayfest Yoga Festival, and the California Department of Veterans Affairs, Women’s Division.
February 7th, 2023 | Season 4 | 47 mins 48 secs
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