Manu Dawson is a Certified Yoga Nutrition Therapist (CYNTh), certified by Dr. Amrita McClanahan director of Integral Yoga Health Services. He is a practicing Clinical Nutritionist for Well Balanced Chiropractic in NY and has directed hundreds of people in Detoxification Protocols. Manu is a direct disciple of Swami Satchidananda who was a direct disciple of Master Sivananda.http://www.integralyoganaturalfoods.com
Swami Hridyananda (previously Sita Chaitanya) is a direct disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda, and senior staff of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat with over twenty-five years of experience teaching Yoga and Yoga Teachers' Training Courses. She is also an artist, who focuses on sacred art and the practice of sacred art as a pathway to healing and meditation. She directs fasting retreats and has wide experience in supporting individuals on this transformative journey. She is a dynamic teacher who uses her own personal experience and much humor in her teachings.
Grace Van Berkum is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Sivananda Yoga teacher, certified personal trainer, and founder of Gracious Living Retreats which are well-known for their anti-allergen, anti-inflammatory, detoxifying, delicious menus. She brings her passion for plant-based whole foods that have healed her own health problems, and healed her dad's cancer, into everything she does. She believes that being truly spiritual begins with connecting to food from the earth to increase prana and elevate consciousness.