Our Training Program
HYMC-TA's mission is to serve the teacher graduates of HYMC Teacher Training Program (HYMC-TTP). HYMC is affiliated with the Association of Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Societies INternational (AHYMSIN), headquartered in Rishikesh, India under guidance of Swami Veda Bharati.
HYMC-TTP is aligned with the AHYMSIN teacher training program. HYMC-TTP incorporates the teachings of Himalayan Tradition, the most ancient and authentic teadition in yoga. Teachers within the HYMC-TTP are taught Hatha yoga with emphasis on awareness, with the objective of promoting total mind-body development.
OUR BOARD MEMBERS ARE ALL CERTIFIED YOGA INSTRUCTORS AND HAVE BEEN PRACTICING YOGA AND/OR TEACHING CLASSES FOR SEVERAL YEARS.
Diane McDonald, LMT, E-RYT500, was certified to teach Hatha Yoga in 1992 and is presently teaching classes in Park Ridge and Palatine. She is also a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and a member of the American Massage Therapy Assoc. and The International Assoc. of Healthcare Practitioners. She is skilled in several therapies and is presently seeing clients in Palatine and Wauconda.
Kathy Czach, Programming, completed her training at The Lotus Yoga Centre in 1973. She is teaching more than 100 students weekly in Hoffman Estates, Barrington Hills and Arlington Heights.
Bill Kvistad, Upcoming Events, is E-RYT200 certified, and has been practicing yoga for over 5 years, was certified by the Lotus Yoga Centre and is teaching two very popular classes in Hoffman Estates.
Chenoa Lorenzo, Hospitality, has been practicing yoga for several years, and is soon to be certified through HYMC Teacher Training Program.
Renee Chwaszczewski, Newsletter, Renee received her teacher certification from Lotus Yoga Teachers Association. She teaches yoga in Wauconda, Palatine, and Carol Stream.