A certified Yogic Artist, Heather Kamala wrote and illustrated the YogaRhymes book and founded KiDo Kids Yoga. She is also a homeschooling mother and the director of her own preschool business, Magikal Child, for the past 12 years.
Kamala is a fourth generation Californian from Chinatown, San Francisco. She grew up in the 60’s and 70’s in a family of artists, actors and musicians.
In her youth, she was inspired by her yogini aunties who followed the Sikh lifestyle with their Indian Meditation Master and flowing with ‘Lilia’s Yoga and You’ on television.
She began her own yoga practice in 1987 at:
Sri Swami Satchidananda’s Integral Yoga Institute in San Francisco while studying dance and costume design. She graduated from the San Francisco Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in 1989.
After traveling around the world, she met her husband in Guatemala in 1992. She opened Magikal Child Preschool in 1999, with enriching programs including YogaRhymes, KiDo Kids Yoga, international dance and Spanish study. Yogic Arts study began in 2004 with her brother and founder of the system, Master Instructor Duncan Wong. YogaRhymes, created for Yogic Arts was a natural progression in 2006 which later led to the creation of KiDo Kids Yoga. Heather Kamala continues teaching at Magikal Child, her traveling study of Yogic Arts and teaching yoga to children.