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Adam Mahmoud

Adam Mahmoud is an international Meditation and Yoga teacher as well as a professional fire performance artist. Over the past 14 years, he has travelled around the world studying with experienced masters, healers, and Yoga & meditation teachers from Ibiza, Bali, Australia and India. His technique is based on traditional Balinese, Indian and Chinese wisdom traditions. He has educated and taught thousands of people around the world to understand their body, mind and true divine nature. Adam is driven by his life’s mission to spread more love and kindness to the world. He is now based in Montreal, Canada where he…

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Allen Jacinto

ALLAN JACINTO Trained in Ashtanga Yoga in the Pattabhi Jois Tradition in 2002 at its Yoga Studio in San Francisco, Allan has also been trained to teach Yin Yoga in the Paul Grilley tradition and Restorative Yoga in the Judith Hanson Lasater tradition. In the California Berkeley area, his Gentle Yoga classes are immensely appreciated by many dedicated students as Allan provides a gentler approach to the practice of Yoga.  His laughter is contagious. His eyes are attentive to your moves. His awesome generosity is heart-warming. His tranquil, clear-sounding voice guides you thru the moves intermingled, just at the right moment, with a crescendo to inspire one to ‘raise the bar’ as he…

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Andrea Deanne - Yoga & Massage

Andrea Deanne Yoga: Andrea has been teaching yoga since 2014, when she opened a yoga co-op on the small island of Utila, Honduras.  She has since taught in retreat settings in Belize, Sri Lanka, and her home base of Maui, and has spent two seasons in India and Nepal going further into the philosophy and deeper aspects of the Yogic path. Andrea offers a welcoming mindful practice that integrates breath and movement, brings awareness to alignment, and the invitation to listen to your own body, guiding you through poses designed to allow opening, increased strength, balance and inner calmness. With a…

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Asami Martens

Yoga stumbled into Asami’s life when darkness had taken over her smile, and offered her refuge. After a regular period of practice, she quickly realized her love for Yoga. The practice helped Asami look deep inside of herself, face difficult challenges in her life, and made her realize the limitless potential within her body, mind and spirit. Needless to say, Asami attributes Yoga to shaping the person she is today, and has helped her accept her perfectly imperfect self through self-love. Asami’s classes are creatively sequenced and use intelligent alignment cues. She incorporates Yoga philosophy and storytelling to make her…

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Chetana Lauren Barkan

Chetana works with the BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release Institute as session facilitator and training leader. She birthed and leads “Tao of Gratitude” womens trauma release retreats. TOG is specifically designed as a nurturing, compassionate, intensive space for WOMEN to identify, investigate, expose, and integrate/resolve all stories, beliefs, shame & body stored traumas. Her innate connection to universal spirit, human conditioning, self discovery and awakening led to a profound lifestyle shift where inspired service leads the way. Over the last 25 years Chetana has been learning and sharing integrated mind~body~breath modalities and meditation techniques throughout the U.S., India, Bali, Peru,…

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Ethnobotanist, Jonathon Miller Weisberger

Ethnobotanist Jonathon Miller Weisberger has spent the past twenty-seven years studying rainforest plant medicine traditions. Since 1996 he has organized biannual “Rainforest Medicine Councils,” experiential workshops journeys, for “Personal, community and Planetary Renewal,” that have offered participants an intimate opportunity to meet and learn from cultural adepts, the mighty rainforest and the omnipotent plant teachers! His book “Rainforest Medicine – Preserving Indigenous Science and Biodiversity in the Upper Amazon” was published in 2013 (www.rainforestmedicine.net) He is the ecolodge principal steward where he lives most of the year, guiding rainforest experiences, tending the garden and overseeing the ecolodge operations.

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Giten Tonkov

Director & Founder, BioDynamic Breath & Trauma Release Institute, Cofounder of the European Institute of Body Oriented Healing Arts (EIBOHA) Creator of BioDynamic Breath & Trauma Release System®, Giten shares a mastery of body-oriented therapies that has evolved from over 20 years of learning, exploration and work with countless clients and groups around the world. His passion for life, humility and love for people has inspired his own personal journey and the creation of his “6-Element” approach to healing. Giten is the founder of the BioDynamic Breath & Trauma Release Institute, specialising in trauma therapy and breathwork practitioner certification trainings. …

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Julian Keenan Grow L.Ac.

Julian Keenan Grow is an acupuncturist, herbalist and MSTOM. He is the founder of Sacred Silence Acupuncture, a private acupuncture clinic in Brooklyn and Sacred Silence Medicinals. Julian also performs community acupuncture at Bedstuy Acupuncture and Massage. Julian’s passion for the archaic roots of acupuncture and Chinese medicine originating as a shamanic art allow him a deep understanding of the multileveled, physical, psycho-somatic (emotional), and spiritual aspects of the healing process. One that aims at empowering the individual and that views acupuncture as an initiative catalyst for empowerment and integration of heart, body, mind and soul. He is a New…

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Nicole Nardonne

“Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are a hundred ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” ~Rumi Nicole learned to read and balance chakras at the same time she was learning to tie her shoes. The spiritual realm has always been a part of her life. Raised around yogis, healers, and wild women, Nicole has a strong background in all things Sacred. Kundalini Yoga was a natural fit when she discovered it in 2003. It took all her childhood learning and training to another level. It was here she experienced all the trauma and drama melt…

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Sally Landefeld – Yoga & Meditation

Sally teaches Vinyasa style yoga with added elements of Kundalini breath work, as well as influences from ancient sacred dance, curated to activate the deepest and richest parts of your being. She has practiced yoga for over 10 years and formally trained to teach in her hometown, Seattle, at the beginning of 2019. She has taught yoga to many body types since receiving her certification, including the Seattle Seawolves professional men’s rugby team and her elderly friends. Sally offers an approachable yet deep practice to integrate your mind, body, and spirit through breath and movement, to enrich your healing and…