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The key to any great teacher is knowing that they are first, foremost and forever a student. The process of learning is a mysterious one. We believe that the best teachers are able to tap into that great mystery and make it accessible, digestible and integrative for all. We promise to bring you the best facilitators from around the world, representing various modalities, to learn, play and safely explore the nature of truth and love together. Stay connected for details.
Jovinna Chan, E-RYT 500, leads transformational programs around the world to explore human potential in mindfulness living, creativity and love through Conscious Dance, Yoga, and Meditation. Born and raised in a village in Singapore, she continues to infuse her life and work with a sense of reverence and awe that she learned from the temples and forests that surrounded her home.
Jovinna spent eleven years in NYC as a Performing Artist and six years in studying Shotakan Karate. She has served as the Assistant Dean, 200-and 500-hour teacher trainer for the Kripalu School of Yoga and is currently a faculty member of Pranotthan School of Yoga and the co-director of the year-long Acharya Intensive program. In recent years, Jovinna co-founded Shakti Initiation Yoga Leadership School and A Wild Life Sanctuary™. She is a certified Soul Motion™ and LetYourYogaDance Teacher.
Devarshi Steven Hartman
Devarshi Steven Hartman, ERYT, Founder of Pranotthan Yoga School, former dean of the Kripalu School of Yoga and former Director of Professional Trainings at Kripalu Center 2004-14, has been a yoga student and teacher for over 40 years and lived in an Ashram (spiritual community) for over a decade. Devarshi is the creator of two best-selling audio series The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita, and Satori – Simple Secrets to Inner Peace produced by Nightingale-Conant.
Devarshi leads workshops and retreats around the country, teaches Yoga Teacher Trainings at the 200-hour and 500-hour levels, and maintains a private spiritual support practice in Palm Springs, CA. www.stevenhartman.com
Grace Jull has been an experiential educator in the field of human potential since 1984. Having trained over 3000 yoga teachers and massage therapists, Grace is gifted at catalyzing the resilience of mind, body and spirit through language, image and technique. Her passion as a guide has culminated in an online course, gracesanatomy.com which illuminates the body as a collaborative field of consciousness.
Grace remains an avid student and teacher of embryology, osteopathic principles, biodynamic anatomy, yoga, WATSU and massage. She has been adjunct professor at Saybrook University’s Mind Body Medicine Phd Program, and has taught in many mind-body medicine programs such as Harvard’s Rehabilitation Medicine Residency, Cirque de Soleil’s Inuit Intervention, the New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Scholar in Residence at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. Her popular presentation about anatomy and the subtle body has also been well received at yoga conferences such as Wanderlust.
Grace is deeply informed by growing up in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and now teaches and travels internationally. She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Toronto in Adult Education, and is also co-founder of Shakti Initiation, a women’s yoga leadership advanced training in Bali, Indonesia and New England.
She can be reached at www.gracesanatomy.com
Monika Nataraj leads tantra retreats and women’s transformational teacher trainings in 22 countries worldwide. She weaves a holistic model of empowerment, incorporating wisdom practices of sacred dance, yoga, philosophy, meditation, ceremony and inner work.
In 1999, Monika left her life in New York City, as corporate executive by day and professional dancer by night, to follow the call of her soul. She has spent the past 18 years, primarily in Asia, intensively studying and practicing with masters of Indian Tantra, Tibetan Buddhism, and Sufism. She’s had the honor of sharing a bevy of mystical traditions herself for 15 years, to many thousands of people across five continents.
Monika is the creatrix of Mystical Dance® and Shakti Spirit®. There are 230+ women from 42 countries to whom Monika has offered 200-hour teacher certifications in the tantric arts. Monika is a cosmic nomad, living on the road and in temple service.
She is a senior teacher of Agama Yoga in Koh Phangan, Thailand and held a tantra yoga, dance and meditation school in Dharamsala, India for a decade.