M.S., C.N.C., RYT-500, ISO 9001, CPR/AED
379 Seventh Street, #2
Brooklyn, New York 11215
917. 991. 0378
Registered Yoga Teacher’s (RYT) certification from the Yoga Alliance at 500-hr
International ISO 9001 certification via TUV Germany for Advanced Yoga instruction
Yoga Therapy Certification, 400 hr advanced level, ISO 9001 certified
Advanced Ashtanga Yoga Instructor Certification
Intensive instruction via gurukul system with a focus on personal mastery and teaching techniques for 100+ intermediate and advanced poses including student adjustment methods, pranayama and meditation. Based on Patanjali Ashtanga with strong focus on the sutras and kriyas. Under Guru Senthil Kumar M.D, PhD.
Advanced Yoga Therapy Certification
Intensive yoga therapy instruction with a focus on healing chronic health maladies like HB Pressure, arthritis, obesity, etc in students and patients of local Ayurvedic hospital and Yoga Therapy Clinic with Guru Senthil Kumar M.D, PhD. Based on Patanjali’s Eight Limbs of Yoga and principals of Acu-yoga.
On-site training in Acu-Yoga, combining acupressure points and yoga poses for therapeutic healing with students and patients of local Yoga Therapy clinic in Coonoor and
Intermediate Vinyasa Yoga Instructor Certification
Joschi Yoga Institute,
Intensive training program in Vinyasa style with a focus on movement and sequencing for modern yogi under 20+ year instructor Joschi Schwarz.
Yin Yoga/Restorative Yoga Certification
Extensive 4 day training workshop with Sara Powers and Susan Maier-Moul on the student adjustment and therapeutic techniques of Restorative and Yin Yoga.
“Anatomical Position and Terms of Motion for Athletes” (2004) – Suzanne Cardinal
“Pranayama Techniques for Stress Management” (2006) – Greg DiLisio
ADDITIONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS
Ayurvedic Consultant, Certified Nutritional Counselor, Classical Homeopathic Consultant,
Certificate in Acupressure, CPR/AED Certified
Ayurvedic Consultant Certification
Instruction on Ayurvedic Nutrition and its benefits to fitness, nutrition, lifestyle and emotional well-being with Dr. Sundar Raman B.A.M.S., Ayur Visharada
Nutritional Consultant Certification
International Institute of Holistic Healing,
Certificate in Health, Nutrition and Fitness with Dr.
Classical Homeopathic Consultant Certification
Healing chronic and acute issues with homeopathic remedies with 30+ year homeopaths
David and Ilona Kramer
International Institute of Holistic Bodywork,
Basic techniques of acupressure with focus on therapeutic uses with yoga with Michaela Bartakova/Skrabalova, RH, INHA
Certification in CPR and Automated External Defibrillator for adults, children and infants.
Yoga Therapy Counselor
January, 2009 – Present, Memories Can Heal/Russell Associates,
Yoga Therapy counseling sessions to clients and patients currently working through psychology
sessions with Russell associates. Client therapy focuses on PTSD, trauma and stress
management. The sessions provide mind-body management techniques through yoga poses, acu-
yoga, breathing and meditation techniques along with nutrition exercises. Sessions are conducted
in person and over the phone.
Yoga / Acu-yoga Therapist
September 2008 – January 2009 Ayurveda Retreat Center and Hospital,
Individual and small group instruction for
with a variety of health concerns like digestive concerns, sciatica, herniated discs, high blood
pressure and cholesterol. Sessions focus on healing chronic issues, increasing range of motion and
improving overall health. Part of personal mentorship with Guru Senthil Kumar MD, PhD.
Hatha / Vinyasa Yoga Instructor
June 2008 – Present, Yoga on the Hudson, NYC Dept of Parks,
Hatha / Vinyasa class of mostly introductory to intermediate levels. Class size up to 70 students
with a focus on stress reduction and increase of range of motion. Part of personal mentorship with
personal teacher, Ruth Shanti Devi.
Private Yoga and Pranayama Instructor
2003 – Present,
Design individualized yoga and pranayama programs for individuals and small
groups incorporating yoga, traditional exercise, nutrition and lifestyle choices.
Group Fitness Instructor (Marathon Department)
2004-2005, YogaMundo Movement Studio,
Vinyasa/Hatha Yoga Instructor for 10-20 adults of varied experience with a focus on injury prevention, chronic injury management and improved sports performance for distance and endurance runners taking part in annual marathon.
Graduate Institute. M.S., Experiential Health and Healing, 2007.
References are available upon request.