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Adam Thomas

Adam started practicing yoga in 2014. He found stability in the practice after completing a 10-Day Hridaya Silent Meditation Retreat in 2016. During this retreat, he connected to a deeper aspect of his being which…

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Adrian Guillot

The thirst for Truth has been driving Adrian’s life since a very young age. After university, he began a relentless pursuit to understand reality through science, Buddhism, and a variety of mystical spiritual traditions. His…

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Adrian Guillot

La soif de Vérité est ce qui anime la vie d’Adrian depuis son plus jeune âge. Après l’université, il entreprend une recherche sans relâche afin de comprendre la réalité à travers la science, le bouddhisme…

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Amita Albini

Amita is a Leo born in 1974. After a professional nurse graduation, she met the yoga that practices since more than 20 years learning from various masters known in several trips to India. At young…

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Ann-Sophie Briest

It has always been Ann-Sophie’s enthusiasm to bridge the modern, scientific knowledge of the West with the ancient, experiential wisdom of the East. Being a medical doctor herself as well as a yoga therapist (C-IAYT),…

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Dr. Mihaiela Pentiuc (Ananda Maha)

Dr. Mihaiela Pentiuc is the director of Agama Healing Center and a member of the Agama Yoga foundation. She has studied and practiced medicine for more than 25 years, with a focus on integrative medicine…

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Ori Dahan

Originally from Israel, Ori is a spiritual mentor and transformation facilitator. He is here to illuminate, empower, remind, and celebrate all that is Real. And, to decondition, point at, face, uncover, and drop all that…

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Sahajananda

Sahajananda, the main founder of Hridaya Yoga, is a meditation and Hatha Yoga teacher with over 35 years of experience. His message conveys the non-dual Tantric teachings. An engineer in electronics by education, Sahajananda started…

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Sahajananda

Sahajananda, le fondateur principal de Hridaya Yoga, est professeur de Yoga, de méditation et de Hatha Yoga depuis plus de 30 ans. Son message transmet les enseignements tantriques non-duels. Ingénieur en électronique de formation, Sahajananda…

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Sahajananda

Sahajananda es un profesor de meditación con una experiencia de más de veinticinco (25) años en Yoga, Tantra y Vedanta Advaita. A través de su práctica espiritual, ha sido bendecido con una penetrante claridad acerca…

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Adam Caplan

Adam Caplan began practicing yoga in high school as a means of improving flexibility to enhance athletic performance. What started out as an experiment with a supplemental stretching routine eventually evolved into a conscious quest…

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Adina Riposan-Taylor (Saraswati Devi)

Adina is a Saraswati Devi, an introverted Leo who has dedicated her life to Self-realization, helping and guiding others and bringing the Truth into the world. Adina has studied meditation since 1992, and yoga since…

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Aimee Norton-Taylor

Aimee first came to Hridaya to discover how to live from the Heart and if it was really possible to have a quiet and peaceful state of mind. Hridaya’s 10-day silent meditation retreat and Module…

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Aliona Stratula

Aliona pratique le Yoga et la thérapie depuis plus de 10 ans. Elle a une vision globale de l’individu et une approche holistique du yoga, combinant un travail corporel et un travail thérapeutique. Depuis la…

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Alison Bond

When Alison first came to yoga for its health benefits in 2010, she had no idea that the profound spiritual path unfolding before her would become a deep calling. Upon finding Hridaya Yoga in 2012,…

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Alison Bond

Cuando Alison se acercó al yoga por sus beneficios en la salud en 2010, no tenía idea de que el profundo camino espiritual que se revelaba ante ella se convertiría en un insondable llamado. Al…

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Allie Reece

Allie Reece first started practicing yoga as a way to clean up her mind and heal her heart. From the beginning, she intuitively knew that yoga would help but she never imagined that she had…

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Andreas Daum

Andreas Daum is a meditation and hatha yoga teacher at Hridaya Yoga and currently serves as the Program Manager of the school. In 2014, he started to teach the Module 1 Intensive at the Hridaya…

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Andreas Daum

Andreas Daum es un profesor de meditación y hatha yoga en Hridaya Yoga y actualmente es el director de Programas de la escuela. En 2014, comenzó a enseñar el módulo 1 Intensivo en el Centro…

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Anja

À la recherche d’une vérité toujours plus profonde, Anja a découvert la méditation Vipassana (S.N. Goenka) et le yoga en 2001 lors d’un voyage au Népal. Après ses études de psychologie, elle a commencé en…

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Anneke Louise

Passionate about people, international connectivity, and what drives us to evolve, feel empowered, and inspire others, Anneke started her career supporting entrepreneurs to create sustainable solutions to health, clean energy, and food security issues. This…

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Antoaneta Gotea

Antoaneta Maria Gotea was born in July 1972, in Bucharest, Romania. The memories from her early age about her father practicing complicated physical exercises (known in yoga as uddiyana bandha) and unusual breathing (pranayama) synergistically connected with her mother’s…

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Antoaneta Gotea

Antoaneta Maria Gotea est née en juillet 1972, à Bucarest, en Roumanie. Lors de son enfance, elle se souvient que son père pratiquait des exercices physiques compliqués – uddiyana bandha – et des techniques de…

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Antoaneta Gotea

Antoaneta Maria Gotea nació en Julio de 1972, en Bucarest, Rumania. Los recuerdos desde su temprana edad cuando su padre practicaba complicados ejercicios físicos (conocidos en yoga como uddiyana bandha) y respiración inusual (pranayama) que…

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Bérengère

À 20 ans, Bérengère découvre le Hatha Yoga, et développe une passion qui la suivra au long de ses nombreux voyages. Quelques années plus tard, la méditation Vipassana et la pratique du service désintéressée ajoutent…

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Arjuna

Arjuna grew up behind the Berlin Wall and followed an academic career until taking his first Vipassana course in 1998, which made him realize what there really is to explore – the essence of who we…

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Arjuna Dharmadas

Arjuna creció en la época del muro de Berlín y siguió una carrera académica hasta su primer curso de Vipassana en 1998, lo que le permitió darse cuenta de lo que realmente hay que explorar:…

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Arnaud Philibert

Arnaud Philibert is a senior yoga and meditation teacher. As a child, he was passionate about history and spirituality. That led him to walk the Camino of Santiago in Spain and to explore ancient and…

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Arnaud Philibert

Arnaud Philibert est un professeur expérimenté de Yoga et de méditation. Enfant, il se passionne d’histoire et de spiritualité. Cela le conduit à marcher sur le chemin de Saint Jacques de Compostelle et à explorer…

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Ava Irani

Ava Irani first came across spiritually through a Buddhist teacher by chance (as it usually happens) in Sydney, Australia when she was 22. Although she was always thirsty for something greater, more profound, her entire…

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Beata Kucienska

While looking for meaning, I studied clouds, lightning, children’s stories and secrets in the eyes of cats. I came to Mexico City for one year to work as a volunteer and stayed ten years because…

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Beata Kucienska

Mientras buscaba sentido, estudié nubes, relámpagos, cuentos infantiles y secretos a los ojos de los gatos. Llegué a la Ciudad de México por un año para trabajar como voluntario y me quedé diez años por…

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Bérengère

When she was 20 years old, Bérengère discovered and became passionate about Hatha Yoga. During extensive travels, she later found Vipassana meditation and deepened her quest with the practice of selfless service in various Vipassana…

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Blanca Amezcua

Desde que Blanca conoció las enseñanzas de Hridaya en 2015 a través de un retiro de meditación con Sahajananda, un proceso profundo de transformación dio inicio, lo que la llevó a despertar el anhelo por…

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Burkhard Langemann

Burkhard Langemann has a passion for the integration of spirituality and science. A unified understanding of Eastern and Western Philosophies is the focus of his personal practice and academic research. He holds a Master’s Degree…

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Blanca Amezcua

Blanca first discovered the Hridaya teachings in 2015, when she participated in a meditation retreat with Sahajananda. Ever since, she has been through a profound process of transformation that has awakened her longing for Truth…

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Chris Van Der Weide

Chris works as a movement and dance facilitator around the globe. She facilitates women’s groups as well as tantra and dance workshops. She also works as a freelance performance artist. Through the years, she has…

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Claudiu Vaduva

Since 2005, Claud has dedicated his life entirely to spiritual matters. This came as a culmination of many intersecting circumstances and tributary interests that he had cultivated since childhood. In 2007, he met Sahajananada, and…

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Claudiu Vaduva

Depuis 2005, Claud consacre entièrement sa vie à la spiritualité, suite à de multiples circonstances et un fort intérêt présent et cultivé depuis l’enfance. Il rencontre Sahajananda en 2007 et rejoint l’école Hridaya Yoga en…

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Claudiu Vaduva

Claud se ha dedicado a cuestiones espirituales desde 2005, una culminación de muchas circunstancias entrecruzadas y diversos intereses cultivados desde la infancia. En 2007 conoció a Sahajananda. En 2011 se unió a la misión de…

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Craig White

Craig is originally from Northern England and has been practicing yoga and meditation since 2007. During his first 10-Day Silent Meditation Retreat with Sahajananda in 2010, Craig experienced a deep peak experience that changed his…

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Craig White

Craig White se graduó en 2013 del curso de formación de profesores de Hridaya. Además, de su experiencia como profesor de yoga y meditación, ha pasado más de 20 años como entrenador deportivo profesional de alto…

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Cristina Espinosa

Cristina Espinosa has been practicing hatha yoga since the age of 15 but her interests include  mountaineering, African dance and photography. She grew up in Mexico City and the need to connect to the natural…

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David Coleman

David’s spiritual journey began at a young age, with a deep intuition and longing for a connection to Truth. It was only when he came to Mazunte and first experienced the Hridaya Silent Meditation Retreat…

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David Coleman

El viaje espiritual de David comenzó a una edad temprana, con una profunda intuición y anhelo de una conexión con la Verdad pero fue sólo cuando vino a Mazunte y experimentó por primera vez el…

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Déborah Blin

Déborah discovered yoga in 2014 while living in San Francisco and working at a little theatre company. She started her practice exploring different schools from Vinyasa to Iyengar, and then Integral Yoga, slowly opening the…

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Déborah Blin

Déborah commença à pratiquer le yoga en 2014, alors qu’elle vivait à San Francisco et travaillait pour une compagnie de théâtre. Elle explora différentes écoles, allant du Vinyasa au Iyengar, en passant par le Yoga…

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Dee Vine

Dee was born to a mixed-race family in South Africa during the apartheid era. She was raised and very active in the Anglican church, but grew increasingly disillusioned by the incoherence perceived. By age 19…

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Dee Vine

Un sueño profético llevó a Dee al mágico Lago Atitlán, Guatemala en 2012. Su viaje se aceleró a través de experiencias metafísicas en silencio extendido mientras meditaba sobre el Árbol Cabalístico de la Vida. A…

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Diane O’Donovan

Diane es irlandesa y fue criada como católica. Su madre tuvo cáncer y dejó su cuerpo cuando Diane tenía sólo 18 años. Esta angustia ha llevado a Diane a cuestionar a Dios, a la vida…

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Diane O’Donovan

Diane is Irish and was raised as Roman Catholic. Her mother had cancer and left her body when Diane was only 18. This heartbreak has led Diane to question God, life, and death since 1998.…

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Dominik R. Graef

Dominik, a Taurus, was born and raised in the beautiful countryside of Southeast Austria. After watching a documentary about Shaolin monks in elementary school, he became fascinated by the power of spiritual practice. At an…

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Dominique Didinal

Dominique is a Hridaya Yoga and Mystical Dance teacher as well as the founder of WanderWomenClub, a virtual sangha (online tribe) for female spiritual seekers who love to travel. Dominique is incredibly grateful and indebted to…

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Dominique Didinal

Dominique es una profesora de Hridaya Yoga y Mística Danza, así como la fundadora de WanderWomenClub, una sangha virtual (tribu en línea) para buscadoras espirituales femeninas que les encanta viajar. Dominique es increíblemente agradecida y…

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Emma Carruthers

Emma trained as a Hridaya teacher in 2012 and now owns and runs The Hermitage Retreat Center with her partner Severin and baby Benzra on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. She is a deep admirer of Ramana…

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Enrique Fedez

Enrique es miembro de la comunidad Hridaya Yoga y fundador de Casa Hridaya en la Ciudad de México, donde a través del año comparte las enseñanzas que ha recibido de sus maestros y sus diferentes prácticas. Él…

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Enrique Fedez

Enrique is an international meditation and yoga teacher, member of the Hridaya Yoga community, and founder of Casa Hridaya in Mexico City. He shares the teachings he has received from his teachers and his different…

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Estelle

Estelle découvre la spiritualité par le mouvement et la danse. Pendant de nombreuses années, à travers l’improvisation, elle explore des états méditatifs, mais ce n’est que plus tard qu’elle les reconnaît comme tels. En 2015,…

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Estelle

Estelle found her way into spirituality through movement and dance. In dancing, she reached meditative states, but only years later recognized them as such. In 2015 she traveled to Guatemala, where she came into contact…

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Esther Greter

Esther Greter grew up in a little village in the heart of Switzerland where she spent most of her time in the fields and forests of the area either on the back of a horse…

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Georgian Cernat

Before finding yoga, Georgian earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, became a massage therapist, and trained in martial arts, kickboxing, swimming, basketball, and chess. Inspired to begin studying yoga by his uncle, he practiced for…

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Hannah Naomi Ruebig

Originally from Germany, Hannah is a trained professional dancer, yoga and meditation teacher, and cacao ceremony leader, and offers healing sessions and ceremonies combining all of these skills. After working in politics in Berlin for…

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Gesine Leicht

Gesine found in the teachings of Hridaya a well of personal transformation and a fountain of freedom. Being a practitioner of Hridaya Meditation and Yoga since 2012, a deep love and appreciation developed for the…

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Hadi Beyrouti

Hadi est né au Liban, puis a grandi en Allemagne. Il rejoint Hridaya en 2017 et enseigne depuis. Touché par la beauté des enseignements du Cœur Spirituel, et  profondément inspiré par Sahajananda, il se dévoue…

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Hadi Beyrouti

Hadi was born in Lebanon and grew up in Germany. He arrived at Hridaya Mexico in 2017 and has been living and teaching there since. Touched by the Heart, and inspired by Claud and Sahajananda,…

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Ian Marshall

Ian is British and completed the HTTC in 2014. He has taught Hridaya Hatha Yoga and Meditation in London on a regular basis at the Jamyang Buddhist Centre. In collaboration with other Hridaya teachers, he…

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Ian Wilkes

Ian is a Hridaya teacher, yoga therapist, breathwork facilitator, musician, and Holistic Life Coach from Vermont, United States. After going to business school and living in New York City as a hotel manager for seven…

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Ilaria Antonietti

Since childhood, Ilaria has felt a calling in her heart and a connection with the Divine Mother. While she was attending courses at ‘Association ASIA’ in Bologna in 2004, she came across yoga and meditation…

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Heather McFarland

Heather’s life-long fascination with the mystery of existence and innate dissatisfaction with conventional life led her to seek truth from a young age. She traveled widely, eventually encountering Hridaya Yoga. She fell in love with…

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Ingrid Goudsmit

Ingrid Goudsmit held a strong interest in Buddhism and Shamanism as a young girl but it was not until 2002 that she started practicing Zen with Jeroen Witkam, a Zen master and Benedictine monk in…

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Iris

My name is Iris. Everything I did in my life was to bring me closer to the truth, to love, to the perception of oneness. I am practicing Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Sound Healing, Pre-and Perinatal-Birth…

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Iris

Mi nombre es Iris. Todo lo que he hecho en mi vida ha sido acercarme a la verdad, al amor, a la percepción de la unidad, estoy practicando Terapia Craneosacral Biodinámica, Curación Sonora, Pre-y Perinatal-Nacimiento…

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Jasmin Clark

Jasmin’s spiritual path started at a very young age when she was sent to attend a Rudolf Steiner Waldorf school, where she cultivated an appreciation for the beauty of life, an innocent wonderment of this dream, creativity and an…

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Jessica Bornhäuser

“Deepening on the path of Love and the Heart, waking up to presence, serving for the benefit of all”– Jessica describes her inspiration to serve at Hridaya. With a background in psychology and an education…

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Juliane Bauer

 “Accepting with Love ‘what is, as it is.’” Juliane grew up between the Austrian mountains and the beautiful German countryside of Munich. Since childhood she felt a natural deep connection with the divine consciousness. She studied Art, Fashion-…

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Juliette Salas

Juliette’s first teacher (from age 2) was her father, Alexander, who led bedside prayers in the dark evoking Jesus, the Divine Mother and the Consciousness of Oneness.  From a young age she has been sensitive…

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Jürgen Reder

Jürgen felt a yearning early on in life for spiritual teachings and a pull for the East, which first started when he was 17 with reading Herman Hesse’s novel Siddhartha, prompting a journey to Asia.…

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Kalki (Martin Neufeld) 


Author of the award-winning book Hugging Life, meditation teacher, relationship counselor, and therapist, Kalki has been on the healing and spiritual path for over four decades. Canadian by birth, he has lived, studied, and taught…

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Karin Nyberg

Karin practicó  meditación Vipassana durante muchos años antes de que empezara a estudiar Hatha Yoga y Tantra Yoga en Suecia en 2011. Cuando encontró  Hridaya en 2014,  sintió que esto era como una hermosa combinación…

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Karin Nyberg

Karin practiced Vipassana meditation for many years before she began studying Hatha Yoga and Tantra Yoga in Sweden in 2011. When she found Hridaya in 2014 it felt like a beautiful combination of her previous…

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Keith McGuinnes

Keith, a Leo, resides in Boulder, Colorado, in the United States. He grew up in upstate New York, graduating from Syracuse University with a Computer Science degree and subsequently beginning a career as an engineer…

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Kilian Hübinger

Kilian Hübinger is a passionate and heartful teacher of yoga and meditation with over 10 years of practical experience. His classes and lectures are pervaded by his deep care for each and every student. He…

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Kirsten Reiss

Kirsten studied Architecture and Art History in Berlin. She later founded a development aid organization and traveled extensively in Asia and Latin America. In 2001, she discovered yoga and began a dedicated practice in a…

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Krista Novakowski

Krista began her studies of Yoga and Meditation in her homeland of Canada. She has always been fascinated with the potential of awakening to our Essential Nature. She began her studies with Agama in 2006 and…

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Kyle Brooks

Kyle’s spiritual seeking and aspiration to find a deeper Truth began when he was just a 15-year-old boy studying Buddhism in England. After traveling to Peru in 2013 to work with plant medicines, he met…

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Kyle Brooks

La búsqueda espiritual de Kyle y la aspiración de encontrar una verdad más profunda comenzó cuando él era apenas un chico de 15 años que estudiaba budismo en Inglaterra. Después de viajar a Perú en…

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Latifa (Alejandra Fonseca)

Latifa has aspiration for spiritual growth has inspired her to deepen in the yogic and tantric teachings. The need of Self-understanding and healing brought her to have her first approach to spirituality and non-dual teachings from a group…

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Latifa (Alejandra Fonseca)

La aspiración que Latifa tiene por crecer espiritualmente, la ha conducido a profundizar en las enseñanzas de yoga y tantra. Buscando sanación y sentido a su vida tuvo su primer encuentro con enseñanzas espirituales por…

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Lindsay Samuels

After practicing yoga and meditation for several years, when Lindsay encountered the Hridaya practice of focusing on the Heart she discovered a deeper purpose in life. In 2013, Lindsay attended a hatha yoga teacher training…

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Lindsay Samuels

Después de practicar yoga y meditación durante varios años, cuando Lindsay encontró la práctica de Hridaya donde nos centramos en el Corazón, descubrió un propósito más profundo en la vida. En 2013, Lindsay asistió a…

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Liviu Gheorghe

Liviu Gheorghe graduated from the Bucharest Polytechnic Institute, Department of Computers, in 1986. His first spiritual experiences related to the expansion of consciousness were at the age of 16 when he was studying Christian doctrine…

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Luna Cabasés Corral

Originalmente de España, Luna ha estado compartiendo las enseñanzas Hridaya informalmente desde que las descubrió por primera vez en 2012. Una fascinación profunda por las enseñanzas no-dual y un ardiente deseo de experimentar directamente su…

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Luna Cabasés Corral

Originally from Spain, Luna has been sharing the Hridaya teachings informally since she first discovered them in 2012. A profound fascination with the non-dual teachings and a burning longing to directly experience their truth led her…

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Maeioum Martínez

Hello! My name is Maeioum Martínez, I was born this lifetime in Mexico, I speak Spanish and English. I was blessed to have a mother who was into metaphysics so the spiritual dimension of life…

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Malgorzata Szostakiewicz

Teacher, Meditator, Explorer, Woman. Her Home is where her Heart is. In 2013, Gosia (short for Malgorzata) took a major turn to free herself from preconceived ideas of what life should look like. She took…

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Marco Trabucco

Marco is an Aquarius born in 1978. He began the practice of yoga over two decades ago with the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda and Kriya Yoga, deepening his studies of Indian philosophy in many years…

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Maribel González Tato

Maribel spent several years working for the most important Law firms in Spain as an International Tax Advisor after receiving a Master degree in business Law. Though she enjoyed this experience she felt something was…

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Molly Nixon

Molly Nixon is a 2015 graduate of the Hridaya Teacher Training Course. She and her partner Kyle are dedicated to serving the Heart by supporting refugees in crisis. She has shared a post on our…

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Naomi Carla White

Cuando Naomi descubrió por primera vez Hridaya Yoga a través de un retiro de meditación silenciosa de Hridaya de 10 días en 2011, tuvo la profunda sensación de que finalmente había llegado a casa. En…

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Naomi Carla White

When Naomi first discovered Hridaya Yoga through a 10-Day Hridaya Silent Meditation Retreat in 2011, she had the profound feeling that she had finally come home. At that time, she was about to embark on…

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Niamh Kavanagh

The romantic surroundings of Celtic nature during Niamh’s childhood evoked reflections on the wonders of our existence. Though this echoed throughout her life, it wasn’t until 2000 Niamh became fully conscious of her spiritual path,…

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Nicholas Currie

Born in Canada in an intentional community called L’Arche, Nicholas has always felt a deep calling towards community living and a life dedicated to service. In 2007, while traveling in India, he first stumbled upon…

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Nicholas Currie

Nacido en Canadá en una comunidad intencional llamada L’Arche, Nicholas siempre ha sentido una profunda vocación hacia la vida comunitaria y una vida dedicada al servicio. En 2007, cuando viajaba en India, tropezó primero con…

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Nirav

Nirav met Sahajananda in 2007 during a Hridaya Silent Meditation Retreat in Thailand. Hridaya was a practice that Nirav found to be very intimately close to his heart and soul. The practice awakened him to…

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Om, Ricardo Cristovao

Om (Ricardo Cristovao) was born in Portugal, star sign Aquarius, in 1979. Youngest son of 10 children, he always had many influences and visions of what life is and what it should be, but was never satisfied…

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Paige Munro

Australian born and raised in the Outback, Paige has always felt deeply connected to the earth. She has a background in psychology and counseling, and is a perseverant seeker of Truth. She first fell in…

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Paulina Gostomski

Paulina’s curiosity towards yoga started as a physical exercise around 2003. However, everything shifted when she did her first 10-day silent retreat in 2011. Since then yoga, in all its facets, is at the very…

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Phoebe Rose Douglas

It was only a matter of time before the Hridaya teachings beckoned Phoebe, a passionate lover of life, from Australia. She joined us in Mexico in 2014 and returned in 2015, when a 3-Day Hridaya…

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Radha Iveta

Radha is a Hridaya Yoga teacher and meditation practitioner who has spent many years living in our community in Mazunte, Mexico learning directly from Sahajananda. Inspired by the depth of the teachings, Radha has held…

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Rosanna Osterlund

Rosanna Osterlund ha sido buscadora de conocimiento desde la infancia, pero no fue hasta que comenzó a viajar en 2011 que empezó a encontrar respuestas. Cuidadora natural y dadora de amor, en el 2013 su…

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Rosanna Osterlund

Rosanna Osterlund has been a seeker since childhood, but it wasn’t until she started traveling in 2011 that she began to find answers. A natural caretaker and giver of love, in 2013 her journey finally…

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Sabina Macintyre

Sabina has been exploring different styles of meditation since first coming across buddhist teachings in 2004. Deeply inspired after completing a ten day Hridaya Yoga meditation retreat in 2017, she halted her legal career and…

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Sean Goldberg

Sean first came to yoga in 2006, though he has spent much of his life in Self Enquiry. His search started at a young age due to an intense yearning to understand what happens when…

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Sebastian Teodor

Sebastian Teodor found the attraction to spirituality in middle school. In high school, expressing his desire to learn yoga, he studied any book in the field which appeared in Romania and at 16, he started to…

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Severin Geser

Severin is a passionate meditator, astrologer and practitioner of Advaita Vedanta, and continues to study these subjects from his home in Guatemala. In 2013 he completed the Hridaya teachers training and in 2014 he built…

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Simona Trandafir

Simona Trandafir est une enseignante spirituelle depuis 1985. Professeur de Yoga expérimentée, reconnue par la Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 500), elle a inspiré et guidé un grand nombre de yogis. Alors qu’elle est diplômée de l’Université…

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Simona Trandafir

Simona Trandafir has been a spiritual teacher since 1985. During this time she has inspired and coordinated large groups of yogis. She is an experienced yoga teacher, as acknowledged by Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 500). Even…

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Sophie Weiser

Sophie Weiser is a 2015 Hridaya Teacher Training Course graduate from Berlin, Germany. Her struggle with the disconnection and perceived emptiness of the art world brought her to Hridaya. It was in Mazunte that she…

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Stephan Oesterreicher

Born and raised in southern Germany, Stephan Oesterreicher, began walking his spiritual path right after graduating from high school. It was then that he began traveling the world in pursuit of deepening his awakening and…

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Tamara Coughlan

Tamara’s thirst for depth, questioning, and inquiry has taken her around the world many times, through retreats, communities, and deep inner work and she continuously finds herself back teaching and facilitating from her Heart. From…

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Tara (Giselle) Trimmer

It was death that finally brought Tara Trimmer into the path of service. One day, she found herself at a point in her life where she was continuously daydreaming about all the things she would…

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Tasha Friedman

Tasha has been part of the Hridaya family since 2015, when she participated in her first retreat in Mazunte and fell in love with the path of the Heart. Born in Massachusetts, she was living…

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Tiffany Nicholson-Smith

Tiffany Nicholson-Smith, a radiant yogini, lover of life and devotee to service, brings her clarity, abundant energy and aspiration for truth into everything she commits herself to. Her interests span the globe and all aspects of…

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Uma Esmeralda Ritstier

Desde que comenzó el camino de Hridaya en 2013, el Corazón ha sido la guía de Uma Esmeralda. Le enseñó a confiar y abrirse más y más a lo que está aquí ahora mismo. Ha…

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Uma Esmeralda Ritstier

Since stepping on the path of Hridaya in 2013, the Heart has been Uma Esmeralda’s guide. It taught her to trust and open more and more to what is here right now. It has been…

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Valentina Cannavò

At a young age, Valentina was fortunate enough to travel. It was during these travels that she first encountered meditation at a Vipassana retreat. She immediately felt an urge to explore this deeper dimension of…

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Valentina Cannavò

A temprana edad, Valentina tuvo la suerte de viajar. Fue durante estos viajes que se encontró por primera vez con la meditación en un retiro de Vipassana. Sintió la necesidad inmediata de explorar esta dimensión…

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Veronica Cernat

Veronica Cernat, born under the sign of Leo, graduated in Forestry from the University of Brasov, Romania. She has been practicing yoga since 1991 and teaching yoga since 2004. Veronica worked as a translator and editor…

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Weston Wood

From childhood, Weston felt a yearning to explore and challenge the world he lived in. At age 18, driven by a dissatisfaction for materialistic society, he began exploring the earth, observing culture and lifestyle on…

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Xavier Lequarré

Originally from Belgium, Xavier is a seasoned traveler who is passionate about exploring other cultures, lifestyles, and traditions. In 2006, he became almost blind, which was a turning point in his life, forcing him to…

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Xavier Lequarré

Originaire de Belgique, Xavier est un voyageur passionné par l’exploration d’autres cultures, de modes de vie et de traditions. En 2006, il devient presque aveugle, ce qui constitue un tournant dans sa vie, l’obligeant à…

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Ximena Pérez Grovas Álvarez

From the first moment the teachings of the Heart touched Ximena’s life, she knew there was no way back. Born and raised in Mexico City, Ximena first came to Hridaya in 2016, where she found…

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Ximena Pérez Grovas Álvarez

Desde el momento en el que las enseñanzas del Corazón tocaron su vida por primera vez, Ximena supo que no había vuelta atrás. Nacida en Ciudad de México, Ximena llegó a Hridaya por primera vez…