Enjoy the start of the new year with Dr. Mehrad Nazari as he provides sessions at beautiful Rancho la Puerta. Mehrad will provide sessions unveiling the joy (jewel) within through authentic and time-tested classical style of Raja Yoga, which is inclusive of all Yogas. Michele Hebert will be leading Art of Meditation. A special time and place to start the year, with extra special people.
Raja Yoga, The Authentic Practice
Our true nature is joy! Unveiling the joy (jewel) within through this authentic and time-tested classical style of Raja Yoga, which is inclusive of all Yogas. It combines the flowing physical postures, utilizing the breath with explanation of the Yoga philosophy and psychological aspects of each pose.
Dr. Mehrad Nazari’s balanced approach, in this flowing session will guide you through a consciousness-based and joyful journey into the heart of “Yoga” for the purposeful evolution of consciousness. In each posture there are different stages that practitioners are encouraged to use the suitable level. Mihaly Csikszentmihaly, the leading researcher in Positive Psychology and the pioneer in Peak Performance and Flow says: “the best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.”
For practicing yogis the session will serve to deepen your practice. For new practitioners it will provide you with a solid base and time-tested tradition from which to grow. this classic method of Yoga will connect you to your underlying essence
Michele Hébert is a Raja Yoga Master Teacher, meditation guide, award-winning author, and founder of the first meditation-based stress management program at the renowned Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, CA. Currently, Michele teaches Yoga, Meditation and Stress Management for the Cardiac Rehab Program At UC San Diego Health.
She was personally trained by Raja Yoga Master Walt Baptiste who instilled in her the philosophy ‘from a sound base upward’. She has studied extensively with Swami Veda Bharati of Rishikesh India and H.H. The Dalai Lama.
Former media representative for the American Council on Exercise in the area of Mind-Body Integration, Michele pioneered the principles of yoga and meditation within the Health and Fitness Industry. Drawing from over 35 years of international teaching experience she has developed yoga/meditation programs at Esalen Institute, Kripalu Yoga and Health Center, Marriott Hotels, University of California at San Diego, Scripps Clinic, Rancho la Puerta and The Golden Door Spa-at-Sea Program. These principles can be found in her multi-award winning book The Tenth Door: A Yoga Adventure.
Michele is a personal leadership coach providing transformational practices that set the stage for personal and spiritual growth through thought management, emotional mastery, and meditation. Her mission is to inspire others to dive deeply within and make a conscious decision to grow and to live from their highest ideals.