Theo Wildcroft, PhD, is a yoga teacher, trainer, writer and scholar. Her research considers the democratization of yoga post-lineage and the many different ways yoga communities are responding to concerns about safety in practice. She is at the forefront of the movement for trauma sensitivity, and diversity and inclusion. Theo is an honorary lifetime member of the British Wheel of Yoga and she is registered with the International Yoga Network (IYN RYT 500) and Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 500). She is also an Associate Lecturer at the Open University, UK, Coordinator of the SOAS Centre of Yoga Studies and a guest lecturer at a number of other universities. She lives in Wiltshire, UK.