About Us

In 2009, the Sharma sisters, Cristal and Pooja, founded Soul Power Yoga.  This global community supports one another to empower, educate and evolve their bodies, minds and souls with modern application of old traditions.  The sisters carry forward their family teachings in yoga, Ayurveda, meditation, Sanskrit, philosophy while unabashedly sharing how their practice keeps them mindful during the ups and downs of chronic illness, fertility, motherhood and more.
 
Cristal is a mom, studio founder, accountant and respected as a teacher’s teacher with her love of strategic sequencing blended with soulful inquiry to awaken your best self.  She specializes in beginners to advanced practices, fertility yoga, pre/post natal yoga, birth loss & chronic illness groups.  As a member of the NJ Yoga Collective Advisory Council, she is lending her voice in the actionable ways to improve diversity, accessibility and accountability in our yoga community.
 
Pooja is a mom, studio founder, author, MBA/MPH and known for her love of philosophy. She specializes in yoga & meditation for babies through teens, meditation and philosophy. Through philosophy, her goal is to masterfully detail the texts of yoga tradition in a digestible way and guide students to create a modern actionable plan from all of the sage advice.  As a yoga educator, Pooja often leads Kids Yoga Teacher Training programs in local schools for staff and teachers.
 
The Sharma sisters bring their 20+ years of teaching experience and lifelong learnings to their personalized RYS Teacher Training programs, retreats, classes and workshops.  You can join them and bring the studio experience right to your home with their newly launched online membership, Soul Power Yoga at Home.  Enjoy a growing library of classes plus weekly live classes and more to come in Ayurveda, Philosophy and Motherhood.