Hollyhock Presenters

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Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.

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Peter Sterios

Peter Sterios has been part of the global yoga community for over four decades as a teacher, author, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.

He is the founder of MANDUKA™ and creator of LEVITYoGA™. Peter’s first DVD “Gravity & Grace” made Yoga Journal’s “Top 15 yoga videos of all time”, and his first book “Gravity & Grace: How to Awaken Your Subtle Body and the Healing Power of Yoga” (Sounds True ©2019) is a Nautilus Book Awards Gold Medal winner (2019).

For three years, Peter taught yoga at the White House for Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity initiatives, and in 2018 was invited to the Pentagon to share his ideas about yoga’s therapeutic effects treating PTSD for the US Marine Corps.
Peter’s influence through his teaching, writing, and product design has been felt worldwide, and his light-hearted approach with LEVITYoGA™ offers a unique insight to the evolving art of yoga.


Events with Peter Sterios

The Healing Power of Yoga
June 19 - 23, 2024

Discover the healing power that yoga promises, during a spacious 5-day program of yoga-inspired movement and rest in nature, at Hollyhock on beautiful Cortes Island. The experience and knowledge you gain during the retreat will be uniquely individual, emphasizing your own intuitive creativity to provide you a truly “personal” practice…