Annual Texas Yoga Conference in Houston

Some of yoga’s leading experts and instructors will discuss the health benefits of yoga, meditation and breathing techniques during the seventh annual Texas Yoga and Music Festival, from February 19 to 21 at India House, in Houston. Participants can experience yoga classes of all levels for both adults and youth. Attendees can also enjoy musical concerts while networking and gaining knowledge of yoga through educational talks, materials and exhibitor demonstrations. Vendors will also be on-site, selling homemade jewelry and handbags.

This year’s knowledgeable and diverse featured speakers include Gioconda Parker, registered yoga teacher and owner of Gioconda Yoga, in Austin; Melissa Smith, CEO of Melissa Smith Yoga; Ricky Tran, founding partner of One Yoga USA, Karma Yoga Center, Castle Hills Yoga, Standard Yoga Training, Breakfast Yoga Club and TranBand; Smitha Mallaiah, a mind-body intervention specialist at the University of Texas’ MD Anderson Cancer Center Integrative Medicine Program.

Others include Dan and Cristina Houston, co-founders of Mind Tribes yoga lab and Houston’s In-Powered by One Significant Act; Dr. Steph Cantu, an instructor at Mind Tribes Yoga Lab; Jennifer Buergermeister, CEO of Jennyoga and the director of programming for Houston’s Hines Center for Spirituality and Prayer; Wayne Campbell, owner of Campbell Flex Stretch Revolution and Texas Thai Sports Massage; Christina Sell, owner of Christina Sell Yoga; Audi Gozlan, CEO of Kabalah Yoga; and Catherine Allen, a Forrest Yoga teacher liaison.

Location: 8888 W. Bellfort Blvd., Houston. Purchase tickets at For more information, visit

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