Silvia Castellaro, Monza (near Milano), Italy. She started practicing Yoga at the age of 20 and since then she studied Hatha Yoga, Pranayama, meditation, mantra and kryia techniques.
She is a member of Aemetra, free naturopathy university in Turin. She completed the Siva Soorya’s 200 h training and teaches Hatha and Kriya Yoga in Milano.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel. 03924607786
Sara Pelli, lives and teaches Yoga in Giubiasco, near Bellinzona (Capital of South Switzerland).
Yoga is her great passion and she has been practicing for 15 years in various yoga schools in Switzerland.
Trained by the Yoga Master Soorya Raviji, director of the Sivasoorya Divine School of Yoga, Kerala India, she completed her 200 h program and is now a certified Hata and Kriya Yoga instructor.
Romina Gianinazzi, massage therapist, lives and works in Lugano (South Switzerland). She is hypo-seeing person and with other blind and hypo-seeing collegues she works in a therapy center called "Seeing Hands".
She loves taking care of others. She completed the 200 h Sivasoorya’s Divine School of Yoga teacher training course under the guidance of the Yoga Master Soorya Raviji.
Her intention is to teach Hata and Kriya Yoga to elderly people and pregnant women.
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Arianna Artioli, practices yoga since 2003. After several intensive experiences she completed the 200 h training of Shiva Soorya Divine School of Yoga.
She teaches Yoga, Kriya and meditation techniques at Casa Poma in Vico Morcote, Switzerland.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone 079 63 63 833.
Anna Poletti, lives and works in Lugano (South Switzerland)
She is a certified Counsellor and Yoga Teacher. She travelled in India and practiced Yoga in many Ashrams.
She completed her 200 h training and is now a certified Sivasoorya’s Yoga, Kriyas and meditation teacher.
I'm dario della patrona, I was born in sondrio, Italy, the 1 august 1982. I studied cultural anthropology at university and at this time I started to be interested in the Indian culture and yoga. I have been to India three times and I took several classes of yoga from different teachers but never studied yoga in an ashram environment. I have been practicing yoga for the last four year, this made me decide to enrol to the yoga teaching training course. I hope to improve the lives of all those I teach and I strive to live a shanti life.
my name is Ashiq Ravji, I was born in Kampala in Uganda on 4th July 1969. I live and work in Peterborough in UK. I am a Personal fitness trainer, Karate Instructor and teach several fitness classes a week for my job. The Yoga teacher training has inspired me so much to try and live a Sattwic life. I am hoping by teaching yoga to people I can inspire ( as my guru did to me) and improve their quality of life, whilst striving myself to live a Shanti live
I'm originally from Czech Republic. I have traveled the world and lived in different countries. I took deep interest in yoga after my back injury 6 years ago. Yoga healed me inside out. I've practice different styles of Yoga and I'm now certified teacher by Australian Yoga Academy and Zenergy Kids Yoga. I'm very grateful for this ancient practice, which lead me to India to my Guruji. Over the years I've learn that yoga is the state of being, that we can achieve . Not something we do in the moment of time.
When yoga came into my life it was like a sunrise. As a teacher I hope that I can give the Aum to many people that have not yet found a quiet place within themselves.
I was born in Germany and live in Cairna, Australia where I work as a disability support worker. I did gymnastics in my early years and enjoy horseriding.
Cassie Erin Eshelman
Born in Pennsylvania, United States of America, Cassie started practicing yoga her first semester of university. In the eight years since she has been able to explore all areas of her life through this amazing practice. Cassie is blessed to be passionate about many things. As an art educator, one of these passions is educating students about art and enabling them to express themselves through creating art. Now since being certified as a yoga instructor through Sivasoorya Divine School of Yoga in India, she will be able to open and share this with others as well. She very much looks forward to teaching others this very special and lifestyle-ingrained yoga tradition as well as continuing to strengthen her own personal commitment to yoga.
My name is Allie Loader. I am from New Zealand. I just celebrated my 30th birthday in an ashram in india. This was very symbolic to me as yoga along with surfing are two of my greatest loves in this life. I have travelled the world over the last 10 years, and have worked in the fitness industry since i was 18. I am a qualified Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor/Group Fitness Intructor and Life Guard and have a huge passion for helping create awareness about the importance of living a sustainable environmentally friendly life for the sake of this beautiful planet we all share. I look forward to continuing along the ever changing spirtual path ahead as an International Yoga Alliance Instructor. I can not imagine life with out yoga, through yoga darkness turns into light. Namaste.
Maria Regina Hutchinson from Poland
I started yoga in the begining of 2008 under the guidance of teacher Shibani, in Warsaw.
I began to deepen my interest in Yoga when I met Guruji Raviji in the summer of 2008.
Currently I do my practice in traditonal Yoga and I also Ayengar Yoga in Warsaw.
I graduated in Language studies, English and Portuguese, in Brazil.
After 4 years of asana practice, I started to look for the deeper aspects of yoga and then I decide to do YTTC with Guruji Raviji.
Upon graduation from the University of New Hampshire with a business and finance degree, Chelsea began pursuing her passion for sustainability and holistic living. While traveling in Central and South America she fell in love with Punta Mona Center for Sustainable Living and Education, where she spent almost six months working, practicing yoga, cooking, managing, and learning. Soon after she studied with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and received her certification as a Holistic Health Coach. She has been practicing yoga for over 4 years, with many different styles and teachers, continuing with her Teacher Training Certification from Guru Soorya Raviji in Kerala, India . Currently Chelsea is living in New Hampshire as a practicing Holistic Health Coach and Yoga Teacher.
I am Akiko Nojiri from Japan.I learnt Yoga at Sivasoorya Divine School of Yoga in Kerala, India.I teach traditional Indian Yoga, (Asanas, Kriyas, and Meditation) for the balance of body, mind, and spirit.I travel extensively, and I love art and music.
My name is Vasco Ramsperger, I'm from Switzerland. I just finished the Hotel School Management in Geneva. I'm spontaneous and positive person. I like to travel, meet new people and discover some new cultures. I improve my Yoga in "Sivasoorya Divine Yoga School" in Kerala (South India). Then I will move in Laos, where I find a job as F&B assistant. To find a good balance between the stress full life as managing a restaurant and getting back to peace and harmony, I decide to practice Yoga not just the Asanas, but as way of life. That's why I will be happy to share all what I learned with everyone who get interesting.
My name is Dagmara Burtan. I'm from Poland, but this last two years, I used to live in Geneva (Switzerland), where I work as esthetician. I decide to do the Teacher Training Course at "SivaSoorya Divine Yoga School" to develop my knowledge on how to externalize internal beauty.
Sarita Maizel climber, diver, sailor, surfer, FrenchCanadian\ Australian yoga teacher in Melbourne, Australia. Studied at theSivasoorya Divine School of Yoga in the South of India. Yoga techniques includeHatha Yoga, contemplative asanas, Kriya Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Mantra Chanting,Emptyness Meditation. If you are looking for the true meaning of Yoga inMelbourne, she’s your girl.
Vaishali Thacker,India I'm a fashion designer,an artist of kutchi traditional mural art and love music.I truely believe in this 5000 years old Indian yoga and I'm blessed to get this deep ancient knowledge of yoga from Sivsoorya Devine School of Yoga.I would love to teach this treasure of yoga and it's amazing healing techniques to the people who are keen to learn. Email: email@example.com
Ali Nokes: Hatha Yoga Teacher, England UKInterests: Travel: Writing, Music, Homeopathy, Nutrition Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org My background is: Ashanga, Iyengar , Hatha yoga and Thai Chi. I studied in India at an Ashram under Guru Raviji (Sivasoorya Kerala). This 5000 year old ancient traditional yoga has many holistic benefits, helping to maintain fitness and flexibility while healing the Mind, Body and Soul. I run various classes in the UK from beginners to advanced, (Children, elderly pre & post natal also) and run many 4 to 6 day retreats throughout Europe & Asia.
My name is Maria Fernanda. I am from Portugal but I live in Switzerland. After my yoga training with Raviji, sivasoorya yoga school, I realize that yoga is part of my life and greatest loves in this life. I am working as a beautician and therapist for the sake of this beautiful planet we all share. I look forward to continuing along the ever changing spiritual path ahead as an International Yoga Alliance Instructor. I can not imagine life with out yoga, through yoga darkness turns into light. Namaste.
I am Alice, french woman, living in Hamburg for 4 and half year. I am 31 years old, architectet and bollywood dance teacher. I started doing Iyengar Yoga in London in 2006 with Martin during 2 years and then when I moved to Hamburg I discovered Kundalini Yoga with Andreas and enjoyed it very much. I could feel the benefit but wanted to understand more about the yoga philosophy! Beeing a big Indian culture fan, I'm visiting this country for the second time and wanted to know more about the life's philosophy in this country and that's what I could find here in Sivasooryaa, especially during the philosophy class and meditation!
Hello, my name is Corey-Jo Plausteiner. I am 28 years old living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I have over one year of focused practice with yoga (previously, more casually) and have developed a deep appreciation for the mental, physical and spiritual benefits it has brought to my life and look forward to fostering positivity and transformation in the lives of my future student through their practice.
I am currently enrolled in the yoga teacher training program at the SivaSoorya Divine School of Yoga in Kerala, India under instruction of Guru Ravaji.
I am Mukil Kumar, I am an Indian Living in Thiruvananthapuram, i was practicing yoga for the more than five years under the guidance Guru Soorya Raviji. Now am attending Soorya Raviji's Yoga Teacher Training Course for becoming a professional yoga teacher. In near future with the deep knowledge i acquired about the yogic sciences form my Guru Soorya Raviji. i will start to teach and guide myself and my yoga students to a better and brighter life.
Seema Iyer was born and raised in Toronto Canada and is currently residing in Calgary. She has been practicing yoga for the last 3 years in Canada and found that the focus in North America is very heavily centered around Bikram Yoga. Yearning to learn the traditional methods of Hatha Yoga which incorporates Asanas, Kriyas, Pranayas along with the 5000 year old Indian study of Ayurveda she decided to embark on a journey to Kerala India to receive a formal teachers training in these areas. Seema has studied under the rigorous guidance and instruction of Guru Raviji at Sivasoorya Yoga Ashram in Kerala.
Svetlana Tsebriy has completed her Yoga Teacher Training Programme at SivaSoorya centre in Kerala, India. She studied various Yoga techniques such as basic and advanced Yoga postures, Pranayama breathing techniques, Kundalini Yoga sequences, Laughter Yoga, Mantra chanting, and Yoga philosophy.
In the past twelve years Svetlana practiced many Yoga styles such as Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga, Bikram, Ayengar, Yin Yoga and Kundalini Yoga. Being a Psychology graduate Svetlana is very supportive and encouraging instructor. Her approach is enthusiastic and inspiring. She has an excellent understanding of physical, mental and spiritual benefits of Yoga practices. She’s very keen to inspire students with her knowledge and experience, overcome their physical limitations and fear.
My name is Valerie, coming from France .
I’m a mother of four children and I practice yoga for five years.
I’m looking after dogs which means that I’m walking every day for about three hours with them.
During that time I concentrate and “ meditate”.
I came to India to learn what is the real yoga, and I Think that with my Guru Raviji in sivasoorya Ashram, I finally understand that it is not all about asanas but really a philosophy, to feel better in your body and your mind and to help people to feel the same.
When I first enter the ashram, I just wanted to learn but now I would really love to improve and to teach others and particullary teenagers who very often don't feel good in their body and mind.
Vanessa practised Hatha yoga for 9 years in Sydney until she decided in 2012 to bite the bullet and learn to be able to teach others. An avid runner, Vanessa first embarked on the yogic course out of necessity to heal her broken body - and continued, as other benefits manifested.
Vanessa completed Asana, Pranayama and Kriya teacher training at SivaSoorya Ashram in Pachaloor, Kerala under Guru Raviji where she learnt to refine her concentration and developed her skill and passion for Hatha yoga. Vanessa's focus is strength and flexibility in the asanas along with knowledge of the healing, restorative & transforming properties of the practise.
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Rupi Parhar who is from India, now living in Vancouver, Canada is a certified Yoga Teacher. She did her 200 hour teacher training course in Siva Soorya Ashram, Kerala, India. She practises Classical Yoga, Kriya Yoga, Bhakti Yoga(Devotional Yoga) which includes Mantra Chanting & Meditation. She introduces yoga to beginners and also holds classes for students who are at the intermediate level of yoga. She also holds Meditation and Mantra Chanting Classes(Mantras for Healing, Wisdom & Knowledge, Obstacles,Proserity…)
She is also a certified Padi Scuba Divemaster, as well as a Mountaineer who did her Basic Course in Mountaineering from HMI(Himalayan Mountaineering Insitute) in Darjeeling, India. She has also done SkyDiving.
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Lenka Lovett, born in Prague, Czech Republic in 1980. I have lived 14 years in the United Kingdom where I worked as an accountant. I started practicing yoga regularly in 2011 and started to discover a whole new world. Because of the immense physical and mental benefits yoga has brought me, I decided to deepen my knowledge and attend Sivasoorya Divine School of Yoga in Kerala, India, where I obtained my YTTC 200 hour certificate. I have studied Kundalini and Hatha yoga, Asanas, Kriyas, Pranayamas and Meditation.
Tom Klemm, 37, German born Australian resident from Griffith, NSW. Qualified engineer in economics and trained singer with a classical repertoire. 12 years experience in yoga. Yoga teacher qualification obtained from Siva Soorya Devine School of Yoga, Kerala, India (200 hours). I am passionate about Hatha and Kundalini Yoga including Kriyas, Pranayama,, Chanting and Meditation. Long-time practitioner of Five Tibetan Rites.
Marcia Ortega, born in Sao Paulo Brasil resident of Hawaii USA. I have being involved with fitness since 1999.
I am certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist, trough National Academy of Sports Medicine. Pilates Instructor training trough Sttots.I have being practicing Yoga since 2010. I have obtained my Instructor
Teacher 200 Hours course in Kerala India, at Sivasoorya Divine Scholl of Yoga.
Surajo Doris Barosch- 60 yrs. Emailfirstname.lastname@example.org mobil nr. 49-163-8789562. Luebeck, Germany
Holistic Massage, Ayurvedic Massage and Thalasso Therapist with 20 years of Experience. Yoga Teacher Training Siva Soorya Ashram-Divine School of Yoga.
For me the Love to Yoga and Meditation started at the age of 20. That brought me to India 5 yrs later where my real journey with Yoga and Meditation continued. After many years of practicing many different kinds of Technics, travelling to Europe, India, USA I felt it is time to share all what I have learned in forms of Yoga and Meditation.
Mariella Kraft, I am 22 yrs. I am from Germany and I am
working as a Beautician, Makeup Artist and Ayurvedic
Massage Therapist in Munich. I am practicing Yoga (Hatha/Kundalini Yoga, Kiyas, Pranayama and Meditation) since 2009. My Yoga teacher qualification obtained from Siva Soorya Divine School of Yoga in India/Kerala (200hrs).
Countries where Susan teaches;
Dubai and Ireland.
Contact for Susan innerjoy40.@gmail.com
Dubai (00971)55 6974129
Ireland (00353)87 3936930
Susan is a Qualified yoga Teacher (200hours)
Trained in classic Hatha yoga, kriya yoga and meditation .
Susan trained in the Sivasoorya school (Ashram) in Thivandrum, kerala,India .
Susan is also a qualified nutrition therapist , massage therapist , Cti trained lifecoach and Pranic healer.
Susan is passionate on promoting holistic wellbeing and teachers yoga and meditation to all but specialises for beginners and intermediate levels.
Susan is available to teach group sessions along with private clients(also home visits) in their homes.
Susan is very involved with cooperate wellbeing programs and she runs regular “wellbeing in the workplace “seminars where she coaches meditation techniques and yoga that can be done at anytime in the work place.
Susan has over 20 years in the wellbeing arena and is highly professional in her approach yet keeps a large amount of light fun energy in all her Teaching.
Susan also hosts regular Transformational wellbeing yoga` retreats in luxury hotels in Ireland and Dubai.
Denise Vallianatos is a Certified Yoga Teacher dedicated to supporting and inspiring people's wellbeing holistically. She teaches Classical Hatha Yoga, Kriya Yoga, Bhakti Yoga (Devotional Yoga), which includes mantra chanting and meditation and has completed 200 hours of Yoga Teacher Training at Siva Soorya School (Ashram) in Kerala, India. She also delivers on a consciousness training course and has over 30 years experience in massage, health, fitness and pilates. She specialises in Corporate Yoga and one on one, or for anyone who is searching for more meaning in their yoga. Her classes are supportive of any age or background and are especially informative, nurturing and transformational. All enquiries welcome.
Mob: +61402 164992
My name is Yasuhiro Ideguchi.
I came from Japan.
I was doing the therapist's work for ten years in Japan.
I received siva soorya YTTC 200 hours last year.
Since I wanted to learn yoga more, it participated in siva soorya YTTC 200 hours this year also.
I received the program for a total of 400 hours of last year and this year.
My name is Rita Vidal. I am an Irish citizen.I have been practicing yoga for ten years.I am currently partaking in The Yoga Teacher Training course at Sivasoorya Divine School Of Yoga.I wish to be registered as a yoga teacher with Yoga International Alliance.
My name is Navaneeswari, I am a interior designer from Singapore. Yoga has always been part of my life and I have taken the next step to learn,teach and spread the goodness of Yoga by partaking in a Yoga teacher training course at Sivasoorya divine yoga school. I wish to be a registered yoga teacher under the international yoga alliance.
Melanie Lortie, RN, BSN, is a registered nurse originally from Chicago, Illinois. Her passion for yoga started over a decade ago when she first fell in love with Kudalini yoga. Over the years her spiritual journey has brought her practicing many styles of yoga with great teachers, and has spent months on end at Ashrams practicing Karma Yoga. Finally feeling ready, she found herself in India with a highly established yogi, Raviji, at Sivasoorya School of Divine Yoga completing a rigorous teacher teacher training course including Hatha, Ashtanga, Kundalini, and Kailoori yoga.
My name is Kaori Sakata.
I came from japan.
I was doing the therapist's work for 13years in japan.
Then, I worked in the yoga studio for one year in China.
I learned yoga for the first time then.
I was able to know the wonderfulness of yoga.
And I received the program for 200 hours of Siva soorya YTTC last year.
Since the program for Siva soorya YTTC 200 hours is received this year also, I acquire 400 hours in all.
I think that Siva soorya YTTC is a program which teachers real yoga.
Reconnective Healing Practitioner and The Reconnection. I also do
massage, Chakra balancing and Crystal Healings.
I live in the south east of France near Nice.
My philosophy (for now) is that we are manifestations of the great
universal source and mind. Our existence on this planet linked to a
dualistic perception of reality and that we must endeavour to keep our
balance and extend beyond such a state of consciousness. We are
spiritual beings having a holisitc human experince.
My thoughts on the Sivasoorya YTTC 200 is that it is impeccable. I came
with no expectation but I am extremely delighted with the quality os
their training and the rigour of the programme. They have found a good
balance between discipline and flexibility. I will recomend them to
Name: Anna-Maria Skartsila
Profession: Environmental Engineer
Has been doing yoga since 2009 since she moved to London. Has been practicing hatha yoga and vinyasa yoga. Recently decided to change her career and to do something that loves and that inspires her. And this is yoga. She will continue seeking opportunities to gain knowledge and experience on yoga and she feel that Sivasoorya Divine School of yoga will be the start of a new and exciting life for he
I'm Mélanie 26 years old. I've been studying in social psychology and got my master degree that allowed me to work as a human ressources manager at the Canadian government. Finally, I realized that yoga was my passion and was fulfilling me more. I then decided to go to Sivasoorya divine school of yoga to become a yoga teacher. What I can say is that life is beautiful and yoga is wonderful. So don't waste a minute of living a happy and equilibrate life!
I'm Josh from Sydney, Australia. I'm twenty six years old and loving life. I am a health and fitness professional and a musician. I'm passionate about helping people to get healthy through changing their lives for the better. I work with a variety of clients of all ages helping them through implementing exercise programs, guiding them with nutritional plans and general lifestyle advice.
I have recently completed the 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course at Sivasoorya Divine School of Yoga in Kerala, India. I'm so privileged to have been able to partake in the course and it has changed my life. I believe yoga to be a fantastic practice that should be shared by everyone in order to take control of their lives and become healthy in both body and mind.
My plan is to spread the yogic way of life to as many people as possible as only good can come from it.
'm Isabella- 28 years old from Chicago, IL. Passionate about empowering both myself and others to improve the quality and caliber of their lives- I worked as a Heath Consultant, implementing wellness programs in corporate settings. Interested in toning my body and alleviating work stress- I took to yoga. Through daily practice, I watched my life change. Seeing the mind and body transformation that yoga provided me with- inspired me to share the gift of yoga with everyone I came in contact with. I decided to dedicate myself to my yoga practice and completed an intensive 200 hour yoga certification at the Sivasoorya School of Divine Yoga in India. I believe that when you feel strong and confident, everything in your life changes for the best- this is what I hope to guide others to find within themselves as well.
Birthdate 06.04.1956. Profession: Maths professor. Taiji and Qi Gong teacher since 15 years
I am practicing Yoga since 3 years attending Hatha Yoga courses and classes in Kerala, India.
In August 2015 I completed the 200 h Yoga Teacher Training Course with Yogi Master Soorya Raviji.
CRISTINA VAZZANA writes:
Mom of two girls and commercial employee in a school. I am practicing HathaYoga simce 3 years.
In August 2015 I completed the 200 h Yoga Teacher Training Course with Yogi Master Soorya Raviji.
My passion is teaching Yoga to children and I will continue my Yoga training at AIPY, Italian Association Pedagogy Yoga in Milan.
Profession: project manager.
I have been trained as a certified energetic Kinenologic couch. I am regularly pratcticing yoga since three years. I have followed the Yoga Teacher Training Course at Siva Soorya Divine School of Yoga where I learned Hatha Yoga, Kriyas, Pranayama and Yoga Nidra techniques. In September 2015 I will open my own Yoga studio and will enjoy teaching the divine science to other people.
I am Eliane Wergeland, born 22.12.1989 in Bergen, Norway. I am an English and drama teacher educated in the University of Bergen. My passions and skills are in theatre, yoga, classical ballet, project management and teaching. I want to develop my skill as a yoga teacher so that I can integrate the science of yoga in my daily life and competently guide others who wish to do the same.
GAETANA CAMAGNI,who completed her YAI-certifed 500-hour level TTC under the guidance of Soorya Raviji, writes:
I have started practicing Yoga in my youth. Since 2010 I have been trained in Hatha and Kriya Yoga by Yogi Master Soorya Raviji at Siva Soorya Divine School of Yoga, Kerala.
I am a 300 h registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. My practice and study about Yoga is constantly evolving over the past 5 years reflecting my passion and devotion for Yoga and adding knowledge about Ayurveda.
Ingrid Loy writes:
"I am 49 years old, I was born in Vienna, Austria on 27th of March 1966, my citizenship is Austrian.
I am a lawyer and actually looking for work in the real estate business, where I have worked before for the last 15 years.
I am doing yoga now for 10 years, I came into touch with yoga during an Ayurveda treatment here in Kerala at Dr. Franklins, I was touched also by the spiritual and intellectual background also, which I missed in all the other Ashtanga Yoga and Vyniasa yoga classes I attended in Europe. That is why I do the Yoga teacher training course and why I apply for the yoga teacher certificate of your organization. By teaching other people, I want to give them advice how to heal their body problems with the help of Yoga. "
Jadi Carboni writes:
I am 34 years Old , i was Born in Italy but i live in Berlin in Germany.
I am a Professional Dancer , teacher and choreographer. Since 2011 I hold a Pilates trainer certificate and I practice Shiatzu and Reiki. I practice yoga since 2001 , beside my dance and massage practices.
My passion for body and spiritual work, as well as the inner call of helping others, brought me to the ideas and the need to deepen in the yoga practice.
I am very happy to have chosen Sivasoorya Center, to get my 200 hours yoga teacher training, because it is giving me the possibility to deepen in both my physical and spiritual practice.
MONICA CORIO writes:
43 years old
August 2015 Completed Yoga Teacher Training Course with Yogi Master Soorya Raviji.
2014-2015 Yoga Teacher DECS Canton Ticino “Adult Courses” and classes to children at Ostello dei Cappuccini, Faido
2010-2013 Private Yoga Teacher, Lugano
2008-2009 Private Yoga Teacher, Mexico
2006-2007 Yoga Teacher Training Certification (200 hours) Centro Cultural Yoga Devanand, Aguascalientes, Mexico
2004-2006 Yoga, Mantras, Pranayama studied with. Devaya Bari S. Levin, Montezuma, Costarica
2001-2004 studied and practiced Mantra Yoga, Costarica
1991-1996 Practiced Yoga Classes in Locarno, Switzerland
1987-1989 Practiced Yoga Classes in San Francisco, California - USA
1986 Started self practice Yoga (continuing till today)
NICOLETTA FRANSIOLI writes:
Profession: Holistic Therapist certified in Reflexology, Reiki and baby massage.
I am practicing Yoga since 20 years attending Hatha Yoga courses and classes in Switzerland.
In August 2015 I completed the 200 h Yoga Teacher Training Course with Yogi Master Soorya Raviji.
My name is Ruth Reichel, I´m 41 years old and I live close to Vienna. My profession is operations and customer service manager in a small family business, but my passion is Yoga. I started Hatha Yoga in 2010 where I attended the first lesson in India held by Guru Soorya Raviji. Since then I am practicing regularely at home and in Yogazentrum Mödling (Austria). This year I also was in Malaga (Spain) and in Hannover (Germany) for a total of 2 weeks to attend Hatha Yoga courses that focused on alignment and Vinyasa Krama. I had several longer stays in Kerala and Switzerland where I concluded my Yoga teacher training in August 2015.
Date of birth: 20.08.1985
Place of birth: Darmstadt, Germany
Profession: fashion designer
Reasons for doing the YTTC: I am doing yoga since a couple of years but unfortunately so far only came in touch with the physical practice of Yoga, the asanas, whereas I kept seeking for more. I always felt quite drawn to spirituality, but some incidences in my life as well as living in a spiritual community in California last summer increased my intention to learn more about the science of self-realization and to finally get the full picture of what yoga really is, so that I will be hopefully able to teach and help more people on their path of self-realization.
My name is Sophie Nicod born on Jan 3rd 1959. I am a Swiss citizen.
I started to practice yoga in the early 80's in Goa, Iyengar yoga with a teacher called Rolf, "Yoga Bones".
Yoga is part of my life and I wanted to validate all those years of practice in order to be able to teach myself.
I came to Sivasoorya divine school of yoga and I am now doing the YTTC 200 hours wish will end on the 31st of October 2015.
I look forward to receiving this certificate.
My given birth name is Morten Kok and I was born on the 16th of December 1982 in Copenhagen Denmark.
I have practised yoga since 2008 and it has become something that I can't live without. It is one of my biggest passions and it's not only a tool for me any more – it's a lifestyle.
For a couple of years now I have given basic lessons to friends and family because I love sharing my passion for yoga and that's why I have chosen to go deeper in to yoga by doing a 200 hour yoga teacher training course.
I finished my education in marketing, sales and economy in 2008 and have been working with it for some years in a marketing company but also in my own companies. Now it feels like the right thing to unite my knowledge from prior experiences with my passion for yoga so that I can share this love of mine with others.
I'm Marina from Rome, Italy. My occupation is selling my handicraft at events and festivals. For the last 15 years I have spent half of my time travelling through India to learn more about the Hindu Philosophy and Oriental culture.
I've been practicing yoga for over four years.I've always believed in a power, an energy source of wisdom that lives in all of us.
Through the practice of yoga and meditation I believe it becomes possible to understand and experience the energy of the divine which is hidden in everything. The biggest challenge is to take control of my inner world and achieve the real peace.
I thank the Sivasoorya ashram and all my teachers for the opportunity to deepen my experience and I'm excited to share all that i have learned to everyone who is open to it.
My name is Laura Hall. I am a Florida native working as a personal chef on a private yacht. It's no secret that working in a kitchen/galley as a profession is very taxing on the body. After almost a year of enduring chronic pain I decided to give yoga another chance. Unfortunately my previous experiences with teachers were very poor and neglectful on their part. I decided to take the 200 hour yoga course in India at Sivasoorya to understand the potential of the asanas and meditation. I wanted to learn the correct breakdown and variations of the practice for myself and am now inspired to share with others what I have learned; how I am living with more peace daily and my once haggard body is adjusting and healing itself through practice of the asanas.
Hello. My name is Jake Ku. I'm a journeyman Ironworker from Toronto Canada. I first became involved with yoga whilst recovering from a back injury. Having experienced it's healing, calming, and strengthening power first hand, I have come to Sivasoorya Divine school of yoga to deepen my knowledge further. It is my intention to continue to heal and balance myself through this sacred, beautiful, essential practice, and to one day teach others how to heal themselves.
Erin Rachel Doppelt
Erin has traveled from Italy, to Israel and finally India to study meditation, yoga and holistic medicine. She is a functional medicine health coach combining healthy personalized nutrition with yoga asanas to help each individual heal and flourish. She is pursuing her Masters in Clinical Psychology and mind, body, spirit at Columbia University in New York where she will continue examining the beneficial relationship between yoga and mental health.
My name is Diana Marques, I am from Lagos,Portugal. I have been travelling around the world and working with tourism, as a receptionist.
Since the first time I tried yoga it became impossible to stop. Yoga practice started be part of my life, my passion - because of that I decided to do the 200H yoga teacher training with Sivasoorya, Divine school of yoga in India as a first step of many to become a professional Yoga teacher.
I feel that it is the right time for Yoga to develop in the world and the right moment for me to follow this path, by deepening my yoga knowledge and be able to share this knowledge with others.
Hello, my name is Dascalu Magdalena and I am from Romania. I have been practicing different sports since childhood. Gymnastics was my favourite. It involved a lot of stretching, similar to yoga asanas. I was able to transfer these skills to yoga when I began practicing four years ago. After a period of self study and much reading, I decided to come to India and engage in a professional yoga teacher training course here at Sivasoorya, Divine school of Yoga.In the future, I plan to teach and share my passion for yoga with friends, family and professionally.
My name is Benjamin Sommer, I am german national but I come from Portugal. I am a studied (BA) business manager, more in detail my job is managing kitesurfing schools. Being a qualified kitesurfing instructor, stand up paddelboarding and surfing instructor I am always keen to learn how to teach others about what I love. I believe Yoga is one of the most blissful arts we can teach each other, therefore I am undertaking the 200H Yoga Course with the Sivasoorya Yoga School in Kerala India to deepen my own Yoga knowledge and how knows, maybe one day teach yoga?
My name is Ivana Hovancová, I was born 2.5.1980 in a small village in Czech Republic. My original profession is civil engineering and now I work as a Yoga instructor at yoga studio Yoga Brno and as a Massage Therapist in several fitnessstudio`s in Czech Republic. I started with yoga 9 years ago and my self practice began to evolve gradually from physical deepening of Asanas to the knowledge of it`s therapeutic effects. Yoga became an inseparable part of my life.
Thanks to the chance to practice with European teachers and two years of studies of yoga in Czech Republic, I started with my own teacher practice and gradually found out that Yoga as Therapy is the purpose of my life.
Last Year was important for me,because I visited an Ayurvedic Resort where I tried Pancha Karma and practiced Hatha Yoga with Indian Teachers. The whole experience was amazing. For me Yoga reached a new dimension. That`s why I decided to study traditional yoga in India, which I want to add to my daily yoga practice and to share with others in Czech Republic.
My name is Lenka Waisova, I was born in Brno, Czech Republic on the 20th of May 1988. I finished my Bachelor and Master degrees in Translatology at the University of Vienna.
I had my first yoga lesson when I was fifteen years old and fell immediately in love with it. However, for a long time I did yoga only in “European style” - not regularly and with focus only for Asanas. I tried different styles and found the benefits of regular practice through Bikram yoga, when I started to do a volunteering job in one Viennese yoga studio and could visit their classes regularly. I kept helping and practicing in the studio for three years and thanks to this I could experience the benefits of regular yoga practice. This led me to wish to start with more traditional yoga styles. In winter 2014 I travelled to India, where I worked as a translator in one Ayurvedic centre in Kerala and participated every day in their yoga lessons and spent my free time with selfstudy of yoga philosophy. Already before leaving India I have chosen a place, where I wanted to do my 200 hours Yoga TTC and came to this place - Sivasoorya Ashram in Kerala - in February 2016. I hope to keep coming back to India regularly and improve here my self-practice as well as my teacher skills, so that I can help other people in Europe and other places I might teach at to find the magic of Yoga.
19 Krieger cres.
Feb. 15. 1989
From Canada, 28 years old.
As a holistic Nutritionist I see the importance of taking care of the mind, the body and the spirit. It is of great importance for us to fuel our bodies with clean foods that nature has provided us. It is also important to balance ourselves through movement and controlling our thoughts. Yoga is a beautiful practice along with nurturing the body with proper foods to bring our bodies into a harmonious balanced state. I look to share what I have learned with my clients to bring more joy into their everyday lives.
Samantha always had a passion for health and wellness. At a young age, she became conscious of her health and made it a priority to eat nutritious food and exercise regularly. In 2014, her perspective of health began to change after attending her first yoga class at a local studio. Falling in love with how her mind and body felt after the class, she spent the next 4 years exploring different styles of yoga and studying the history and philosophy behind the yogic science. In 2018, she decided to travel to the birthplace of yoga, Kerala, India to obtain her 200 HR teaching certification at SivaSoorya Divine School of Yoga. Inspired by Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Samantha developed a yoga style in Hatha Yoga with a touch of Kundalini. After experiencing the life-changing effect of yoga first-hand, she hopes to share yoga with others in the US and around the world. Her goal is to show others the transformational power of yoga as a healing process that purifies the mind, body, and soul. Her yoga class elevates students beyond Asanas, incorporating pranayama, mantras, and meditation techniques; leaving students with a holistic practice that is both energizing and restorative.
146 Fulton Avenue
Sarah Deas is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT), which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with a Registered Yoga School (RYS). She is also a recent graduate from The Institute of Holistic Nutrition as a Certified Nutritional Practicioner (CNP), as well as a Certified Personal Training Specialist (PTS).
Her yoga training is based on Sivasoorya Yoga techniques, which emphasise traditional spiritual training, as well as basic Ayurvedic teaching. She integrates a balance of basic and advanced Hatha yoga asanas, Kriya yoga, chanting and meditation into her practise. She has also been trained in Kundalini yoga, Kallori yoga, Ashtanga Yoga and Vinyasa yoga.
Sarah is based in Toronto, Canada where she teaches yoga, and provides nutritional counselling to clients both individually, as well as in group settings and workshops. She also offers her services online.