Where were you trained: Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Center.
Teaching yoga: I am a certified personal trainer. I began practicing yoga a few years ago and it has been an amazing journey for me. I have been using yoga as a tool to help my client’s stretch, relax and center after a hard work out. It prevents injuries, muscle soreness, opens up muscles and joints. Most of all it helps slow down, focus, center and de-stress.
I often get clients who after getting hurt, while working out or just doing their daily chores, had to go through physical therapy. The physical therapy exercises they were prescribed were mostly yoga based strengthening routines. It became clear that yoga, if done correctly, is an injury preventive, stress reducing tool.
We work out to stay healthy, the same way, it makes sense to be strong and prevent injury rather than strengthen after getting injured. The benefits are countless and for each individual it’s a personal and unique experience. Yoga for Athletes is not about always breaking a sweat, or having the ability to twist into a pretzel. It’s about releasing the muscular tension and tightness while focusing on your energy and centering yourself. Yoga for athletes focuses on poses (Asanas), Breathing to control the energy in the body (Pranayama), and sensory detachment (Pratyahara). Whether you are a runner, cyclist, cross fitter, swimmer, basketball player or a mom pushing a stroller flexibility, controlled energy and acute focus is imperative to achieving your goals.
Come join me as we explore and reset our boundaries and work our bodies and souls.
Where were you trained: Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Center.Teaching yoga: I teach yoga part-time.
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Teacher and President
Teaches meditation, yoga philosophy and yoga related topics/practices.
Anil started meditating in college, and later met Swami Rama of The Himalayas. He studied with, and was initiated by Swami Rama. He has been a student of Swami Veda Bharati for fifteen years.
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Name: Charlotte Mogensen
Where were you trained Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Center located in Palatine, IL.
Teaching yoga:Part time at Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Center
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My 13 year yoga journey has revealed many benefits. What balance yoga has taught me is my inspiration to teach others. My Yoga path brought me to HYMC where I received my 200 hour teacher certification and now I am working towards my 500 hour certification. Iʼm so grateful to combine my knowledge from working full time at a localhealth food store and being a Reiki master teacher with my Yoga teaching. I feel that it allows me to come full circle in creating a holistic atmosphere.
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Dr. Buegel has practiced and taught hatha yoga and meditation for 35 years in seminars and in his practice of complementary medicine and psychiatry. Contributing author to Yoga International and Himalayan Path magazines, he has illuminated such topics as breath mastery and sacred connections of the heart. His expertise in the fine points of yoga techniques and in the use of simple, sequential steps for mastering advanced yoga practices have earned him the respect and appreciation of students in the U.S. and abroad. He is a faculty member for the Kanyakumari school for yoga teachers training and ayurveda in Milwaukee.
Diane is an E-RYT500 certified yoga teacher and Director of the Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Teachers Association (HYMTA). She is also the Director and Teasurer for Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Center (HYMC).
Diane attended Widner University in Chester, PA majoring in Business Management and graduated from Blue Sky Educational Foundation, in Grafton, WI as a massage therapist. She is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association, Nationally Certified by NCBTMB, a practitioner of Cranial Sacral Therapy, a Certified Zero Balancing Practitioner and she is a Reiki Master. She received her certification in 1993 as an instructor in Hatha Yoga from the Himalayan International Institute.
As a body worker, Diane owns her own business “Journey to Wellness” and practices in Wauconda at Serenity Health Resources and Palatine at Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Center. For an appointment please call 847-540-5712. She offers the following modalities: CranioSacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Stress Reduction Massage, Spinal Touch Therapy, Zero Balancing, Myofascial Release Therapy and Reiki.
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Our MISSION is to help individuals realize their full potential, lead a healthy and balanced life with mindfulness through teaching of yoga, meditation, and philosophy as taught by Himalayan masters.
Our VISION is to alleviate human suffering.