10 International presenters of the International Yoga Festival.
From 1999; every year, the first week of March month is celebrated as International Yoga Festival. For 7 days, yogis of varied culture, color & creed make the meaning behind the word, Yoga, come into reality. Yoga i.e. union of breath with body, mind with muscles & self with the divine; Similarly, International Yoga Festival is a union of enlightened spiritual leaders with their followers, master yoga teachers with Yogic students & evolutionary thought leaders with thought appreciators. Parmrath Ashram in association with Incredible India, Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Ayush, Government of India organizes this 7 day Union every year. In 2019, this Union would celebrate its 30th anniversary at the birth-place of Yoga and also Yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh.
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During this time period, Rishikesh is home to many International Yogis who are International presenters of the International Yoga Festival.
Sadhavi Bhagwati Saraswati: An American born, Phd degree holder in Psychology, who left America in 1996 has called Rishikesh her home since last 22 years; Sadhaviji serves as Secretary General of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, President of Divine Shakti Foundation and Director of International Yoga Festival. Link to her website: https://www.sadhviji.org/
Seane Corn: National Yoga Ambassador for YouthAIDS in the year 2005, Global Green International Environmental Leadership Award for 2013, Co-founder of Seva Challenge Humanitarian Tours, Seane Corn, an internationally renowned Yoga teacher has spent time in USA, India, Cambodia, Haiti and Africa, teaching yoga, providing support for bringing child labor to an end & educating people about HIV/ AIDS. Link to her website: http://www.seanecorn.com/
Gabriela Bozic: Been a part of International Yoga Festival since 2005, Gabriela: founder of Jivanmukti Yoga Centers Munich, Germany; is a yoga teacher that conducts conferences worldwide. She is adept in blending mystical teachings of Yoga in her classes. Link to her website: https://www.gabrielabozic.com/
Dana Trixie Flynn: Lotus style Yoga, Dana’s initiative is what her name is renowned for! Yoga was a gift to Dana by her mom, something that he has had outrageous privilege of apart from Lotus style Yoga. Born in New Orleans, she opened a church in the same state in 2017 and has been united with Yoga since 25 years now. Link to her website: https://nyc.laughinglotus.com/
Laura Plumb: She has science, spirituality and arts to her contributions, cause she has been a physician, a priest as well as poet. Author of “Ayurvedic Cooking for Beginners,” Laura has been a host of international series called VedaCleanse. Link to her website: http://www.lauraplumb.com/
Mert Guler: A student of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, Gert is a yoga teacher, meditative guide and a lecturer in Turkey. Sufism is what he researches about in Konya i.e. his motherland. Link to his website: http://mertguler.com/
Katie B Happy: Her mission is to ignite inspirations in world through fundraisers, motivational speaking, online programs, international spiritual retreats and weekly mantras. Her research topic for masters was,” how to live from your innate divinity.” The countries she has travelled for her missions include Colombia, China, Belize, Costa Rica, Italy, England, Mexico, Ojai, Spain, India & USA. Link to her website: http://www.binspired.life/
Yujia: If you pronounce his name in Chinese language, it means Yoga. Who is now a Yoga teacher was once a CEO of management consulting firm. His initiative Yujia Yoga Sanctuary now has 20 centers in China. Yujia, aka Yu is a dedicated writer and is author of: Yin Yoga, Yoga 365 Days, Yin Yoga’s Introducer, The Yoga Sutra, The Gita, Iyengar Proverbs and Yoga English 900 sentences. In the 2019 International Yoga Festival, he will share with all yogis Yin Yoga and Yoga of Chinese Dao.
Paula Tapia: The Yoga Therapist who is also a Mindfulness Advisor, associate director of the Yoga and Healing Sciences Program at Loyola Marymount University and a Research Associate at Attune Health i.e. an Autoimmune and Inflammation Care and Research Center, in Beverly Hills, CA, Paula, who was born and brought up in Chile, is an international Yoga educator since 20 years now.
Eden Goldman: An enthusiastic sports chiropractor and human movement specialist, Eden is the co-author of Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine. Over the years, Dr. Goldman and his work have been featured on/in big media channels like ABC News, CBS News, Yoga Journal, Yoga Mind Body Spirit, Enlightened Practice Magazine, and the top-selling book & Yoga for Dummies.