Yoga of Recovery: Certification for Counselors

April 30 - May 9, 2014
April 22 - May 1, 2015

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Swami Sitaramananda

Swami Sitaramananda is the Director of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, California, and a direct disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda. She has many years of experience teaching meditation, Yoga philosophy and positive thinking all over the world. She has authored a Positive Thinking Manual and is an expert in the art of teaching positive thinking and how to deal with the mind and emotions.

Catherine O'Neill (Durga Leela)

Catherine O'Neill (Durga Leela) is a Clinical Ayurvedic and Pancha Karma Specialist, trained at the California College of Ayurveda, and in Kerala, India. She is also a Sivananda trained Yoga teacher (RYT-500), extensively trained in meditation and Vedanta. She has been involved with the 12-Step Fellowship for over 13 years and has developed the "Yoga of Recovery" programs and led retreats internationally since then. She is the Director of the Ayurveda Programs at the Yoga Farm in California, and leads several Ayurvedic Retreats at International Sivananda Yoga Ashrams.

Kailash Chaitanya

Kailash Chaitanya is a gentle teacher of Yoga and Meditation, and the assistant director at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm. He is a highly experienced teacher of Hatha Yoga, meditation and Self Knowledge.