Chelsea Jackson Roberts, Ph.D., E-RYT is an educational researcher, yoga educator, and founder of Yoga, Literature, and Art Camp for Teen Girls at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. Her work places emphasis on building community through the practice and she is deeply committed to using yoga as a tool to support critical literacy development within youth practitioners. Chelsea holds K-12 teaching credentials and constantly returns to her work within the field of education when it comes to thinking about the ways we teach, practice, and understand yoga. Chelsea is the co-founder of Atlanta-based non-profit, Red Clay Yoga and facilities an online yoga community called Chelsea Loves Yoga that illuminates the images and stories of yogis who are often ignored, dismissed, or silenced.
Chelsea is the co-editor of Yoga, the Body, and Embodied Social Change: An Intersectional Feminist Analysis with Berila and Klein and her work has been featured in Yoga Journal, Huffington Post, and Elle Magazine.