A native of Boulder, Colorado, Sydney Solis is the original creative force behind the movement in blending story, mythology and yoga with her pioneering work in Storytime Yoga® and Mythic Yoga. A former news correspondent and photographer, she is an award-winning performance poet, author, storyteller, visual artist, activist and teacher of yoga. Since 2003 she has appeared on PBS, in Yoga Journal magazine, the Yoga Journal Estes Park Conference,and has taught at Kripalu and The Omega Institute. She also teaches her pioneering mind-body programs Mythic Yoga and Storytime Yoga® worldwide online and at Lighthouse Writers Workshops in Denver. Become a Patron of Sydney’s on Patreon!
For many years she ran Joseph Campbell Foundation Roundtables in Colorado and performed Storytime Yoga® and Mythic Yoga at the Boulder Public Library. After a three-year personal Mythic Yoga Journey™ abroad, leaving Colorado in 2010, her home for 38 years, to live in Argentina and St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands with her two young children, she now lives in DeLand, Florida with her two teenagers, three dogs and one Stetson University student. Now the journey continues as she is relocating to Osaka, Japan with her husband. Read a detailed bio here.
Foto Arte: Sydney’s mixed-media collage and photography from the Personal Mythology Series, which have included shows at the Henle Studio in St. Croix, USVI.
Story Poetica: Poetry by Sydney Solis include publication in The Shambhala Times, The Caribbean Writer, Moko Magazine of Caribbean Arts and Culture, The Squawk Back, and live poetry performances at the Dan Pels Poetry Show and Mac DeLand Slam in Florida.
Mythic Yoga: Mental, physical and spiritual well-being with yoga and story. Creating personal mythology for healing trauma by re-enchanting the world we live in. What is your myth? If you do not know, find out with mythology and the story in the body. Get the E-book Mythic Yoga: Ancient Hindu Myth and Personal Story, first performed at the 2005 Boulder Public Library Winter Festival of Stories. Get the Mythic Yoga At Home Training, used in Sydney’s pioneering online courses since 2006, and start your Mythic Yoga Journey™ today!
Storytime Yoga®: Internationally acclaimed children’s yoga and oral storytelling program and media by Sydney teaching peace, heath and literacy. Storytime Yoga® for Kids is the original children’s yoga and storytelling program.
Sydney also blogs as The Orlando Urban Yogini for the Orlando Sentinel’s Hype Orlando website.
Follow Sydney on her Sydney in Osaka – Living the Mindful Life in Japan blog.