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Yoga Teacher Training (2)
Jeannie is here to help you discover how to be an alchemist for transmuting the pain of life into empowerment and growth. She has a passion and purpose to hold space for others on transformational journeys. Her teaching is practical, relatable, and authentic to her own continuous journey as a student and teacher. She has a master's degree in education specializing in contemplative pedagogy and transformative curriculum design. She is a 500-hour Vinyasa and Kundalini yoga teacher, mindfulness meditation instructor, and an Ayurvedic health practitioner.
Daniela specializes in leading transformational coursework in inquiry, awareness, spirituality, meditation, healing, and forgiveness practices. Daniela co-founded Yoga Farm Ithaca with her partner, Christopher, and works with individuals, couples, and groups to facilitate inner growth and transformation as access to the intimacy of one’s personal spiritual life. She created Soul Yoga Method for Grief, Radiance Course: Keys for Exceptional Living, The Wisdom of Grief Program, The Keys to Intimacy, and The Daily Soul Quest Program.
Zahra is a Toronto-based psychotherapist, mind-body fertility coach, and yoga teacher passionate about helping women answer the wake-up call of the divine feminine. Whether she’s speaking to you through infertility, painful periods, or a deep inner yearning to honor the dishonored feminine within you, Zahra helps you heal your relationship with your female body and soul. Her signature online yoga and meditation program, moon goddess, has helped hundreds of women conceive and/or heal hormonal health challenges in 25 countries worldwide.
Kim is a 200-hour Vinyasa yoga and meditation teacher. Her yoga style incorporates the 8-limb path and goes way beyond asana to bridge yogis back to the true goal of yoga - divine union with the source. Kim is a soul retrieval healer and founder of Inner Alignment System, a 6-layered-body approach to healing. She uses the IA system to help clients release the long-term effects of childhood trauma stored in the body through her soul retrieval for Healing Childhood Trauma Program.
Jaya is a trust coach and a seeker who does not aspire to enlightenment. She lives in a sunny spot at ground level, meeting consciousness as a real human being in a real life. She first discovered the Enneagram in high school when, in typical 4 styles, she was already geared toward trying to understand herself, since obviously, no one else did. As part of her work, she studies, uses, and teaches this system with an emphasis on total self-acceptance and acceptance of others, and in awe of the marvelous journeys that the types describe and unique human beings play out in their own ways.
Christopher is a Cornell Engineering grad and a certified instructor of yoga, meditation, and qigong. He specializes in practices and tools to cultivate and maintain excellent health in body, mind, and spirits. background as a 20 year veteran of several startups in the Internet software services sector, combined with 20 years of study of the science of yoga and meditation gives him a unique capability to serve.
Lazarra Leonard is a passionate yoga practitioner, teacher, and movement specialist who finds true joy in sharing this passion with others. Lazarra earned the status of a certified personal trainer in 2018 through NETA, achieved her RYT-200 yoga teacher certification in 2019 through Yoga Farm Ithaca’s Radiant Warrior yoga teacher training, and graduated with highest honors in 2019 with a degree in Exercise Studies through SUNY Tompkins Cortland. She strives to continually gain knowledge and creatively apply it to her life as well as the lives of those around her.
In June 2019, Shula completed her RYT 200-hour teaching certificate through Yoga Farm. She has taken multiple continuing education weekends including Restorative, yoga Nidra, meditation, Kundalini, and laughter yoga. She has received her Shamballa Reiki And Ancient Rainbow Consciousness healing initiation and offers private energy work sessions. She's also a spiritual life coach. She has taken many other courses and training in shamanism and mindfulness. She's always a continuing student and she loves learning, growing, and sharing her newfound knowledge.
In May of 2017, Pennee completed her RYT 200-hour teaching certificate through Yoga Farm, Lansing, USA, and in June of 2018, she completed a 30-hour Restorative yoga training at Kripalu with Judith Hanson Lasater. She has been teaching meditative, gentle flow classes and now a Restorative yoga class at Yoga Farm since then. She has received her fourth level Heart Path Reiki initiation and offer private Reiki sessions. Now retired, she served in public education for 30 years as a school psychologist.
With over 20 years of teaching group fitness and a long time desire to complete yoga teacher training, she completed her RYT 200-hour teaching certification through the School for Radiant Living in April 2019. She attended the Fingerlakes School of Massage, has completed the Radiance Course at Yoga Farm, and is currently enrolled in their Heartful Warrior Meditation and Mindfulness teacher training for certification in mindfulness, meditation, and qigong. She's a certified star level 3 spinning and SpinPower instructor.