Robyn Okrant is a writer, director, performer, and yoga teacher. She graduated from Bennington College in Vermont, majoring in drama, and she holds an MFA in performance from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Robyn has produced, written, and directed many original pieces, including traditional stage plays, solo performances, sketch comedy and, most recently, short films. Okrant has appeared on the Today show, the Oprah Effect, and NPR. She has been featured in such publications as the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and Entertainment Weekly, among others. She currently writes for the Huffington Post and lives in Chicago with her husband, Jim.