I was fortunate to begin my practice and study of yoga and meditation with Yoga’s pioneering youth of the sixties and studied with renowned teachers in those early days.
My practice, training, and work experience in yoga and meditation span over four decades and have included a 200 hour certification through the the International Kundalini Yoga Teacher’s Association and the National Yoga Alliance. These include two Prenatal Yoga certifications under Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa and one under Stephanie Keach. I opened the Yoga and Wellness Center of Columbia in 1994 as “Kundalini Rising”, and held proprietorship of the center for sixteen years at 2740 Devine Street, relocating to 2730 Millwood for seven years. My associations have included the South Carolina Bar teaching yoga and meditation for substance abuse and mental health risk management, an International Association of Yoga Therapists membership and a license for professional massage therapy in the state of SC.
I was a staff member for the Mind Body Medical Institute’s licensed affiliate program in Columbia S.C. and received training through the Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard University under Professor Herbert Benson to teach Yoga and Stress Management skills for medical symptom reduction. To this day I have continued with my practice sharing yoga skills for health and self care.
WHAT IS KUNDALINI?
WHAT IS KUNDALINI YOGA?
Kundalini Yoga practice builds strength and flexibility as in other forms of yoga. It emphasizes awareness of the patterns of the mind body and emotions that are self sabotaging and offers applications for the complex challenges of being you. Kundalini Yoga increases oxygen capacity, improves circulation, balances the glandular system and strengthens the nervous system. It increases self-awareness, vitality, peace of mind, concentration, and self-confidence.
There Is Something For Everyone At Any Age Or In Any State Of Health: If you are an absolute beginner, I suggest private classes or participation in the Stretch & Relax Class. You can also participate in my Beginner’s Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Course. If you are already experienced with pranayama and asana, you are ready for the deepening yoga experience of ongoing Kundalini Yoga And Meditation Level Two classes.
Yoga and Wellness Classes & Events
MANTRA MASH & Gong Bath Relaxation
Tuesday March 26th 7:00 – 8:30 PM | Call (803) 765-2159 To Register by 6 PM on Monday March 25th MORE...
FULL MOON MEDITATION FOR EVERYONE
Wednesday March 20th 6:30 – 8:00 PM | Call (803) 765-2159 To Register by 6 PM on Tuesday March 19th
Yogic Cleanse & Detox | March 24, 2019 | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm @ Yoga Masala
WORKSHOP Sunday March 24, 2019 2:00 – 4:00 PM @ Yoga Masala | 711 Bluff Road Columbia SC 29201: Stay Healthy With The Seasons And Experience Self – Renewal!... Learn how to unclog physically and mentally. MORE...
Moon House: The Pelvic Floor | Apr 27, 2019 | 9:00 am – 11:00 am @ Yoga Masala
WORKSHOP Saturday April 27, 2019 9:00 – 11:00 AM @ Yoga Masala | 711 Bluff Road Columbia SC 29201: The What? Yes The Pelvic Floor! Bring your sisters, girlfriends, mothers and daughters in yoga practice MORE...
Beginner’s Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Course Starting Again Wednesday March 27th, 2019
10-WEEK COURSE Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:30 PM @ Prem Zura Bodh: Solutions For Tension And Conflict | Life Enhancement Skills For Your Workplace | The University Of Adversity And How To Graduate | True Self, True Value | Positive Changes And Possibilities | Ways To The Wealth Of Health