Pamela Stokes Eggleston, MBA, E-RYT 500, YACEP, Co-Executive Director of the Yoga Service Council, is the Founder and Director of Yoga2Sleep. An avid yogini for over 20 years, Pamela was motivated to begin her teaching journey when she realized that yoga helped her sleep and reduced her knee osteoarthritis pain. She is a 500-hour E-RYT, with specialized certifications in plant-based nutrition, Usui reiki, qi gong, cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), prenatal yoga and yoga therapy for trauma to work with service members, veterans and their caregivers.
Pamela is a sleep wellness coach and a HeartMath coach, focusing on mental, spiritual and emotional stress through a heart-centered approach. She is a contributing editor of Best Practices for Yoga with Veterans, researcher/author of Yoga Therapy as a Complementary Modality for Female Veteran Caregivers with Traumatic Stress: A Case Study (Maryland University of Integrative Health, March 2018), and a current Yoga Therapy graduate student at the Maryland University of Integrative Health. Additionally, she is the Creator of Sight Beyond Solutions, a business coaching initiative and a cofounder of Retreat to Spirit.
An accomplished consultant, advisor, published author and national speaker, Pamela has worked with numerous agencies including the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Veterans Administration, the Department of Labor and as an advisor on Congress-supported publications centering on substance abuse, mental health, criminal justice and military and veteran family matters. She has an MS and MBA in management from the University of Maryland University College and served as President of the Alumni Association’s Board of Directors.