Job Announcement

TITLE: Co-Director (part-time)

COMPANY: Samdhana-Karana Yoga: A Nonprofit Healing Arts Center




HOURS: 10 hours of management/administrative work + 3-5 hours of teaching weekly or equivalent additional management/administration work (will vary with teaching schedule and co-director agreement)


LEAVE: paid at employee’s discretion and in coordination with other co-directors


The co-director position will be one of four. Each co-director will assume equal responsibility for the day-to-day operations of Samdhana-Karana Yoga (SKY) as well as long-term planning, budgeting, staff management, organizational vision, marketing and fundraising. It is the intent that each co-director will be capable of managing all aspects of studio management, but that the co-directors will decide by consensus how to divide particular duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

•200 hr CYT or RYT or commensurate experience

•Trauma-informed training or commensurate experience

•Previous experience in business management

•Ability to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills

•Ability to pass a background check that may be done by partnering organizations

The ideal candidate:

We are a social profit 501c3 with a vision to empower people of all incomes and abilities towards lives of peace, purpose, and joy through the connection, love, and mutual healing that yoga inspires. The ideal co-director will be passionate about this vision, have a commitment to and understanding of SKY’s beneficiaries, and will recognize that, rather than being separate from, we are one and the same with the people we serve.

We seek people whose own values align with our organizational core values:


•Commitment to Service






• Trustworthiness

• Respect

• Compassion

• Fun/Joy/Laughter/Spaciousness of Being/Levity

• Collaboration/Partnership

• Reciprocity


The ideal candidates will be expected to demonstrate skill in the following competencies:


Managerial courage

Drive for results


Integrity and trust

Ethics and values

Managing Vision and Purpose


Self Knowledge


Priority setting

Action Oriented

Command Skills

Conflict Management

Customer focus

As a nonprofit institution, we rely heavily on fundraising to support our work. As such, the ideal co-directors will have both the willingness and the necessary skills for fundraising. This may include building relationships within the community with individuals and organizations, representing the studio at events, sharing our mission and values whenever appropriate, event planning, and grant writing.

Interested folks should email cover letter and resume by 5pm on 15 August 2017 to info (at) samdhanakaranayoga (dot) org. 

*Folks with under-represented identities within the yoga industry are encouraged to apply.