Yogi Patel


Yogi Patel is a certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator, Classroom Educator, and Trainer. She facilitates trainings for new Parent Educators and Classroom teachers for the Positive Discipline Association. Yogi, a mother of two and wife to a supporting husband, would love to teach Positive Discipline in India, where she was born.

She is also an Advisory Board Member for Trunks & Leaves, an elephant conservation non-profit, and recently visited Sri Lanka as part of the Trunks & Leaves social initiative to educate people who live around the Udawalawe National Park.

Yogi has worked as a Montessori Head of School since 2001. She holds a Primary (age 2.5-6+) Diploma for Association Montessori Internationale (AMI). Her work includes Early Childhood Education training at local YMCA’s and schools. She also works on Montessori Public Policy initiatives in the State of California.