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A Passion for Writing. A Love of Guru. A Pilgrim at her Core.
Susan Kiskis is an author, yoga teacher, and kirtan wallah. She has stood on the Great Wall of China, meditated on the Ganges in India, hiked through jungles in Belize, and learned the meaning of pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago.
Her books include Born Fire Dragon, released in 2014, and Let Me Carry You Home, released in 2018.
Susan is the host of Sunbury Press' Book Speak Network wellness/spirituality podcast, ZenUp, as well as the co-host of web series, Soul Sessions. Her podcast, Women of the World, launches 2019.
Her vegetarian diet for more than 25 years, along with her work as an Ayurveda Yoga Specialist, inspires her passion for ahimsa yogic cooking. In addition to being certified in over a dozen forms of healing arts, she is a 3 Wisdoms Tradition (Yoga, Ayurveda, Psychology) Wellness Coach, and uses these natural modalities to help people live a rich, joyous, life filled with spiritual connection.
Susan travels the globe sharing her passion for yoga's roots and sharing her love of bhakti yoga. Her community activism has led to the creation of events celebrating Earth Day and International Women's Day. Never one to shy from life, she ran for state senate, won a seat for local council, opened several businesses, and sat on countless non-profit boards.
She is a member of the kirtan band, The Mas and The Babas, and performs under her spiritual name, Jyoti. Susan has been performing as an indie vocalist for the past twenty years and is certified in Sound and Vibrational Therapy. She is a mom to a university student studying psychology, and resides in the states with her husband, Matthew, and their pack of amazing rescues.