Sequoia Henning

Sequoia’s life journey has been and continues to be a consistent cultivation of her spiritual development, through study and ongoing practice of yoga and the healing arts. In her teenage years, Sequoia began to study esoteric knowledge secretly, by joining a regular study group on the topics of chakras, meditation and crystal healing.Her interest in the healing arts branched out, with the study and practice of Tai chi for four years, before making her first of many visits to India. When in India Sequoia realised she needed help from addictions. She enrolled into a strict yoga ashram. After six weeks of practicing asanas, mantra and pranayama twice a day, she transformed and healed from her addictions. It was the beginning of her love affair with yoga. Continue Reading…  

Safah Roberts E-RYT500

Safah was blessed to discover yoga nearly fifteen years ago, and her love of this guiding light only continues to blossom and mature. Determined to learn and respect yoga from an Eastern perspective, she received her RYT 200 in Classical Hatha from Life Mission in Gujurat, India. It was here she experienced a practice of deep austerity and exploration into yogic philosophy. She later returned to India to complete her RYT 500, specializing in chakras, pranayam, mantra and meditation. To balance herself in a western anatomically focused method, she certified in the Core Strength Vinyasa method by Sadie Nardini, and has been heavily influenced by the Dynamic Yoga methods of Godfrey Devereaux. She is experienced in skillfully guiding students through the YTT experience, having co-taught nearly ten intensives, and has over 4000 hours of teaching experience. She travels globally all year joyfully teaching in North America, Asia and Europe. Continue Reading…

Naza Griso

Naza Griso was born and raised in a small village of Uruguay, South America. He started his passion for movement and martial arts started as a young child with Judo, kung fu, sipalki, boxing, karate ( he was like a little ninja). His Martial arts practice helped his concentration, body awareness and commitment to a practice. He was introduced to Yoga in 2004 where you started to practice ashtanga yoga. This again started to inspire a new way to move the body and focus the mind. Through the practice of meditation and continuous study of Yoga in classes, books and videos he started to see changes with in him self in body and mind as he experimented with his practices and then realized that his mind and body were capable of much more than he ever thought. He continues to grown and develop his knowledge of Yoga through practices continuing learning. Nazareno is Influenced and inspired with teaching vinyasa flows. He is a playful, joyous teacher who loves to share his passions with creativity and play. Continue Reading…

Mela Mariposa

Mela is a yoga teacher, holistic nutritionist and nurse from Switzerland.  As a certified yoga alliance teacher she offers classes, workshops and retreats all over the world. She has studied various styles of yoga from Ashtanga to Vinyasa and lived in spiritual communities throughout Asia. Her main practice is Kundalini Yoga, taught through Reinhard Gammenthaler, the last disciple of Dhirendra Brahmachari. It utilizes unique combinations of Asanas, Mudras, Bhandas and Pranayama.  As a nurse Mela has always been interested in health, anatomy and bodywork. She has extensive experience working with children and teenagers in psychiatric clinics. For many years nutrition has been a big passion in her life. She has completed a diploma in holistic nutrition and taken courses in Reiki, Chi Nei Tsang (Taoist abdominal massage) and other healing modalities.  Continue Reading…

Ram Vakkalanka

Ram Vakkalanka is an internationally known Nada Yogi, Kirtan artist, Sanskrit expert, Yoga philosopher and Meditation instructor. Ram belongs to the spiritual lineage of Yogi Dattatreya and musical lineage of Ravi Shankar. So far, 14 CDs and one DVD of his works have been released with a book on its way. Ram brings authenticity, humor and relevance to modern times to the ancient Yogic wisdom. Continue Reading…