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Sara Avant Stover

Sara Avant Stover is a motivational speaker, teacher, mentor, and founder and director of The Way of the Happy Woman®. The second oldest of four sisters and a Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude graduate of Columbia University’s Barnard College, Sara has spent her life delving into the center of her feminine heart, while inspiring and empowering others along the way.

Sara took her first yoga class at age eighteen and sat her first Buddhist meditation retreat a few years later, and knew immediately that she would devote her life to helping others discover their own indestructible happiness within. After a health scare in her early twenties, she moved to Chiang Mai, Thailand, where she lived for nine years, embarked on an extensive healing and spiritual odyssey throughout Asia, and, as a multicertified yoga teacher, served as one of the pioneer yoga teachers in that part of the world. Since then she has studied with many spiritual masters and has taught three thousand students in more than a dozen different countries.

Sara's work has been featured in The Huffington Post, Yoga Journal, Fit Yoga, Pilates Style, and Yogi Times. A lover of autumn, good sleep, beautiful shoes, and dark chocolate, Sara continues to travel the world leading women’s workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings. When she’s not living out of her suitcase, she calls the mountains of Boulder, Colorado, home.

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Sara Avant Stover talks about The Way of the Happy Woman on Colorado & Company

5 Secrets Happy Women Know

We women have it all wrong. Happiness doesn’t live in a new hairstyle, handbag, or husband. True contentment waits in the most unlikely of places—right inside of you. That’s right: You alone must become the steward of your own happiness.  Your deepest bliss is...

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Two Kinds of Darkness: An Excerpt from The Book of SHE by Sara Avant Stover

As a little girl, were you afraid of the dark? I used to envision green, googly-eyed monsters lurking under my bed, or slimy dragons slumbering in the lumpy shadows of my closet. We all grew up associating the dark with gloom and danger, even though it serves as the...

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An Interview with Sara Avant Stover about The Way of the Happy Woman

What is The Way of the Happy Woman?

The Way of the Happy Woman is an ancient way of living in harmony with oneself and one’s surrounding as a feminine being in the modern world. This requires...

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