Sonia Azad, Yoga and Mindset Coach

Sonia Azad is a two-time Emmy award-winning health journalist, global yoga retreat leader, and wellness influencer based in Dallas, TX. A seasoned yoga teacher (E-RYT 200) credentialed by Yoga Alliance, Sonia serves as the Yoga & Mindset coach for the Dallas Jackals Rugby team. 

Sonia is a certified Yoga Tune Up® instructor and a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider. She holds a separate certification (RMT 200) as a meditation instructor. She has practiced various disciplines of yoga and meditation for more than 20 years. 

Sonia’s extensive work experience in media (TV, print, and radio) combines her greatest passions: fitness, nutrition, mindfulness, yoga, and travel. Her mission is to help others live better in their bodies. 

A trained dancer and long-distance runner, Sonia’s gentle, alignment-based classes are the perfect cross-training grounds for athletes who may be new to yoga. 

Sonia earned degrees from The University of Texas and Northwestern University (Bachelor of Journalism, MS in Journalism, and MS in Law). In 2012, she was recognized as one of the top reporters in the state by the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters.

Sonia finds great pleasure in leading people to the edges of their comfort zones to explore their inner and outer worlds with care and curiosity. 

She has completed additional courses in Yin, AcroYoga, Sound Healing and Transformational Breathwork.