Janice Baxter has loved horses since her first memory of a horse-drawn milk wagon as a toddler. She has loved yoga since her first Integral Hatha class in 1971 at the East West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Janice began teaching in 1972. She says that "yoga is a way of life that brings heightened sensitivity to horses, as horses are a way of life that brings deeper intention to Yoga." For Janice, yoga and horses are a natural integration of awareness, inspiration, balance, and joy.
Earning her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Hawaii has prepared Janice to understand and teach yogis and equestrians. Her studies and licensing in massage therapy have inspired her to apply anatomy and physiology principles to Yoga and riding. She has combined these passions in creating the "Experience Yoga and Horses" retreats at The Home Ranch with her friend Tammy Pate. It is her intention to inspire equestrians to practice yoga and yogis to ride horses for life!