Lori Marsh

Lori Marsh, PhD

Lori Marsh, PhD is the creator of Walking Stick Yoga. She earned a Ph.D. from Cornell University in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, and served on the faculty of the Biological Systems Engineering Department at Virginia Tech for 15 years before becoming a Research Associate Professor in the university’s Food Science and Technology Department. She is now as an Adjunct Professor in the Math and Statistics Department at Radford University. She became interested in yoga and eastern philosophy after hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2000, and has completed a Yoga Alliance Certified yoga teacher training and taught yoga for several years. Yoga led her to meditation, and she is a member of a New River Valley sangha and attends meditation retreats annually. Her daughter was an ordained Buddhist nun in Myanmar, where they have spent months together in retreat, immersing themselves in a wide range of teachings in the Theravada tradition.