Julia Kalish

Julia Kalish began taking yoga classes in 1998 to lessen the stress from her career in management consulting.  Although she did not originally intend to become a yoga instructor, the more she practiced yoga, the better she felt.  A hobby quickly became a passion; Julia read voraciously about yoga and signed up for a teacher-training course.  Julia teaches yoga in Herndon, Va., through her company Double Dog Yoga, and independently contracts to teach a yoga-teacher training course at the Flow Yoga studio in Leesburg, Va.

  • December 1, 2009    |   Economic Liberty First Amendment

    Virginia Yoga Challenge

    Teaching is Not a Crime: Challenging Virginia’s Unconstitutional Vocational School Licensing Law

    In Virginia, you can teach anyone anything—except how to earn an honest living. Anyone in Virginia can do yoga, and anyone can teach yoga.  But, incredibly, it is illegal to teach people to teach yoga.  Yoga-teacher training is just the latest target of vocational school licensing laws that require countless entrepreneurs to ask the government’s…

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