PROFESSIONAL KRIPALU YOGA TEACHER
ERYT 500, YACEP
- 200 Hr. Basic Level Kripalu Yoga Teacher Certification, all requirements met, March 2004.
- 500 Hr. Professional Level Yoga Teacher Certification, all requirements met, January 2007.
- 1000 Hr. Advanced Level Teacher Training, currently accumulating credits.
- Kripalu Core Assistant: Guided by Legacy Teachers I have taught hundreds of students in YTTs & at Yoga Tracher Conferences
SPECIALIZED COURSES Completed: Teaching Methodology, Practicum for Asana, Pranayama & Meditation, Theoretical & Applied Yogic Philosophy, General & Applied Anatomy & Phisiology, Professional Ethics, Vinyasa Technique, Restorative Yoga, Basic Aryuveda, Yoga for Pregnancy, Conscious Communication, Energy Anatomy/Chakras, Yoga Nidra, Science of Yoga, Trauma Yoga (ongoing) The Jaguar Path & Intro Pranakriya Yoga.
KRIPALU YOGA MASTERS; My PRIMARY TEACHERS * I was a Teacher Assistant ** I am Assistant
Vidya Carolyn Deluomo * Pioneer/Founder of Kripalu Yoga Center and International Yoga Teacher Trainings
She carried and lived the message of Swami Kripalu that “love is the first lesson.” As my MENTOR and "dear freind" she gave me Shaktipat, transmission of spiritual energy. I am humbly committed to carrying on her legacy. R.I.P. Vid,
Sudha Carolyn Lundeen ** RN, ERYT 1000, Holistic Health Nurse, Ayurvedic Health & Lifestyle Coach, Yoga Teacher Trainer
She is an Exceptional Teacher/MENTOR who models and guides her students in how to take care of their bodies, minds, and deep emotions using both ancient and modern healing techniques. I feel healed and whole being in her presence, We are forever Sisters.
Devarshi Steven Hartman * Pranotthan Yoga, former Dean Kripalu Yoga YTTs, Yoga Teacher Trainer
He models living authentically and being in "lifes mess" I cry hearing him teach the Gita, practicing yoga with him blisses me out, I have a place in his heart and he'll always have a place in mine.
Yoganand Michael Carroll, Pranakriya Yoga, former Dean Kripalu Yoga YTTs, Yoga Teacher Trainer
He was ordained in Kripalus renunciate order, practiced advanced yoga with Indian Gurus, and is an Interpreter of Esoteric texts and techniques. I recieved all my Pranayama trainings under his exqusite guidance.. Rescource; Pranayama (A. Gemmel LaFramboise)
NOTE: Sudha picked out the Sanskrit name I chose, Vidya and Devarshi “christened” me Ambika. It means “generous heart, mother, compassionate woman" & mango seed! I'm deeply honored for the talika I received from them. I go by AMBI
KRIPALU INSTRUCTORS CONT.: Rashmi Sue Jenkins, Megha Nancy Buttingham * Sudhir Jonathan Foust, Dr. Jeff Migdow, Steven Cope,Rouban Maddikians, Lee Albert, Ray Christ, Jurian Hughes, Jovinna Chan *( Google my amazing Lil Sis)
OTHER YOGA MASTERS: Shiva Ray/ Vinyassa, Sean Corn*/ Vinyassa, Sharon Salzberg* & Krishna Das* /Kirtan & Meditation, Janice Clairfield/Pregnancy Yoga, Sheika Khadja/Whirling Drevish Dance, Dr. Sat Bir S. Khalsa/Science of Yoga, Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk/Trauma Yoga. Jenn Turner/ Trauma Sensative yoga. Swami Pajamayama! PLUS SHOUT OUT to Mpls Yoga Studios; Mpls Yoga Center Retreat. And recently ONE YOGA, Mpls, where I've returned to practice post covid. Google them!!